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A Butterfly Species Is Evolving Without Any Males, Which Is Pretty Amazing

Misandrist butterflies are real. More »


Studies Show Doing Mushrooms Might Help Alleviate Depression, So Get Your Guy On The Horn ASAP

Call your guy! More »


John Oliver Finally Calls Out The Bullshit “Science” We’re All Sick Of Seeing On Facebook

A quick scroll through your Facebook feed can make you second-guess everything you thought you knew about science. And your friends and family. And your will to live. More »


Finally, An Answer For Why We Hate The Word ‘Moist’

Words are powerful. Yes, there’s the whole “sticks and stones” theory that words can’t hurt you, they can for sure make you feel uncomfortable. Broadly recently interviewed a speech specialist to see why we hate words like “moist” according to science. Finally! an answer for the world’s most pressing question and some proof that words doMore »


Happy Earth Day: The Ocean Is Melting And We Are On Fire

This whole ocean-death scenario is like the plot of a dystopian action adventure movie, except we can’t solve our problems with guns and ammo because the production of those are also destroying the earth! More »


Wait, Do I Have Resting Bitch Face? It Might Be More Scientific Than You Think

Really though, the unveiling of this science also posits the question: is RBF actually a bad thing? More »


NASA Probe Finds ‘Alien Dust’ Near Saturn

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft that orbits and studies Saturn, has found a tiny bit of dust that has come from beyond our solar system.

The special ‘alien dust’ (only 36 grains) is vastly different from the other dust that the spacecraft has detected since 2004. Scientists have concluded that these specks of material came… More »


Sarah Palin Doesn’t Believe That Bill Nye Is a Scientist

Sarah Palin has moved on from being simply a climate-change denier to an apparent expert on all matters scientific.

At a recent press event for her new film Climate Hustle, she reportedly trashed beloved children’s television host Bill Nye the Science Guy (why??).  “Bill Nye is as much as scientist as I am,” she said. “He’s a kids’ show… More »


Kickass Woman Of The Day: This High School Student Who Got Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna has won accolades for her scientific research and gotten acceptance letters from four other schools, too. More »


Scientists Have Created Artificial Skin That Sweats And Grows Hair

Sick of your boring old natural human skin? Well now you don’t have to have that stupid biological stuff anymore because researchers from RIKEN University and Tokyo University in Japan just announced that they have created the first lab-grown skin that has hair follicles and sweat glands.

Biologist at RIKEN in Tokyo, Takashi… More »


The Grammar Police Are Jerks, According To Science

Thank goodness we have science to tell us when people are rude. More »


Science Says Your Lazy Coworkers Might Be More Useful Than You Think

If science says it’s true, then certainly, it must be, right? More »


The Fewer Friends You Have, The Smarter You Are

I used to have a lot of friends. In fact, one of my friends recently commented on how easy it is for me to make friends. This may have been true once, but I’m not so sure of my friend-making abilities these days.

I’m not very confident in my friend-keeping abilities. If you… More »


Siri Is Real: A Full-Blown Female Robot May Be Coming To Your Workplace

Much of the focus with Nadine’s development is that she be an emotionally intelligent robot, well-versed in the ability to simulate humanness through story telling, laughter, game playing and listening. More »


Boy Wins A Competition Aimed At Girls In Tech

People are not please with EDF, an energy company in the UK, after they awarded a 13-year-old boy with first place in technology competition marketed for young girls. The Pretty Curious program was originally meant to attract teenage girls to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and still currently has this branding.

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Forget The Super Bowl And Puppy Bowl, Here’s The ‘Fish Bowl’

Do you hate football and its alternative, total cuteness? Do you prefer aquatic boredom?

Well then the Fish Bowl is the correct viewing alternative for you.

Nat Geo’s brilliant program has actually been airing since 2014.

Here is a preview its genius:

I know what… More »


Study Finds That Rom-Coms Can Make Stalking Seem Normal

We all know that movies are meant for entertainment and that romantic comedies are not real life. Yet every so often we also insanely entertain the idea lying to your best friend of the opposite sex for several years, in the hopes of tricking them into loving you. Or was that just my move?

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Scientists Find A Daddy Long Legs With A 99 Million-Year-Old Giant Boner

He died doing what he loved. More »


This New Study Links Dinosaur Horns To Acutal Horniness

Scientists have been trying to figure out for some time why certain dinosaurs like the triceratops were decorated with horns and frills, while others were not. However, new research from the journal Palaeontologia Electronica suggests that these characteristics may have been a result of “socio-sexual signaling.”

In other words, they put the horns in horny.

The… More »


Study Shows Women Suffer Insomnia At Higher Rates Than Men

In a comprehensive study that looked at sleep patterns and disturbances in America, it was revealed that while a high number of 51 percent of men suffer from weekly insomnia, women top out those numbers at a depressing 57 percent. More »


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