science

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

Misandrist butterflies are real.

Karen Fratti | July 21, 2016 - 4:19 pm

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.

Lauren Holter | May 9, 2016 - 7:05 pm

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…

Liz Magee | May 4, 2016 - 1:39 pm

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

Bronwyn Isaac | April 22, 2016 - 12:49 pm

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?

Bronwyn Isaac | April 19, 2016 - 12:34 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | April 17, 2016 - 9:37 am

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

Leah Prinzivalli | April 15, 2016 - 1:44 pm

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.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 6, 2016 - 5:30 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | April 2, 2016 - 9:30 am

The Grammar Police Are Jerks, According To Science

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

Robyn Pennacchia | April 1, 2016 - 6:00 pm

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

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

Megan Reynolds | March 28, 2016 - 5:20 pm

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…

YourTango.com | March 26, 2016 - 5:00 pm

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.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 7, 2016 - 4:00 pm

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…

Lauren Vinopal | February 26, 2016 - 3:45 pm

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.

Katrin Higher | February 7, 2016 - 12:30 pm

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…

Lauren Vinopal | February 3, 2016 - 3:15 pm

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

He died doing what he loved.

Lauren Vinopal | February 3, 2016 - 2:45 pm

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

Lauren Vinopal | January 25, 2016 - 12:45 pm

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,…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 6, 2016 - 4:15 pm
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