Posts tagged "science"

Great News For Floor Food Enthusiasts: Scientists Say The 5-Second Rule Might Actually Be True

The 5-second rule has been providing a comforting layer of germ security to anyone who doesn’t mind picking dustbunnies off their peanut butter toast for generations. While the theory has…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 14, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Are We Ready To Design Our Babies In A Lab?

I can still remember some of the quieter moments of my pregnancy: laying on the couch, my fingers trailing over my ever-expanding belly, wondering about the baby inside and if…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Study Says You Have Only 4 Emotions

Scientists have traditionally held that people have six basic emotions: happy, sad, angry, surprised, afraid, and disgusted. But a new study reduces that number to just four by combining “angry”

Newser | February 8, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Be My Boyfriend: Bill Nye The Science Guy To Debate Founder Of The Creation Museum

One thing I always say about men: it is so hot when they believe that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old. That’s why the rest of The Frisky staff…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2014 - 10:00 am

Glow-In-The-Dark Piglets Created In China Using Jellyfish DNA

Just in time for Christmas, a team of scientists in China were able to create 10 little piglets that glow green under black fluorescent lights, thanks to a technique developed by…

Huffington Post Weird News | December 26, 2013 - 4:45 pm

Science: Marijuana Use Might Be Causing Man Boobs

Oh man, I better call up all my high school boyfriends and tell them the news before it’s too late. Actually, on second thought, I’ll let them suss this one…

Rachel Krause | December 5, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Science Reporter Emily Graslie Reads Her Sexist Hate Mail

Meet Emily Graslie, the Chief Curiosity Officer of the Field Museum in Chicago. (Now that’s a job title I’d like to have!) She’s also the host of a YouTube series

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Are Silent Farts Really More Deadly?

You know you’ve wondered. And lucky for us, there’s a video that answers that very question! Spoiler alert: Unless your audible farts are packing an excess of sulfur, your silent…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 16, 2013 - 9:00 am

4 Bigots Using ‘Science’ to Further Their Dumb Theories

For centuries, science and intolerance have been natural enemies, as ideas like “everyone who isn’t me is a subpar crap smear” don’t really stand up to scrutiny.

But…

Cracked | November 14, 2013 - 2:50 pm

Science Figured Out The Best Times Of Day To Drink Coffee

Ever wonder why sometimes your morning cup of coffee leaves you totally energized while other days it seems like it does absolutely nothing? I certainly have, and it’s driven me…

Claire Hannum | November 13, 2013 - 9:20 am

Be My Boyfriend: Yves Rossy, The Swiss Daredevil Who Circled Mt. Fuji With A Custom Jetpack

Dear Yves Rossy AKA “Jetman,”

Ever since I was a kid, the technological advancement I’ve been most impatient for is the personal jetpack. Flying cars? Meh. Teleportation? Whatevs.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 11, 2013 - 9:40 am

Very Serious Study About Dog Tail Wagging Reaches Important Conclusions

How happy is your dog?  Is she anxious?  Does she need puppy Prozac?!?!  All these answers and more are closer to being resolved following a very serious study recently published…

Jessica Wakeman | November 2, 2013 - 10:00 am

New Study Claims Women Are Inherently Catty

Next time I gossip, I’ll just blame it on evolution.

A scientific review of almost 100 evolutionary psychology papers has left researchers with the … shall we say…

Claire Hannum | October 31, 2013 - 3:30 pm

How A Happy Marriage Can Save Your Life

Healthy people aren’t just the happy ones — they’re now the married ones. And if you thought that a significant other was more woe than it was worth, turns out…

YourTango.com | October 27, 2013 - 2:30 pm

New Breast Implants Contain A Microchip And Now They’re Smarter Than You Are

Breast implant technology is growing by leaps and bounds (just like those cup sizes, I know you bros hear me), and a company called Establishment Labs has announced its latest innovation: a…

The Gloss | October 21, 2013 - 5:45 pm

5 Ways You Sabotage Your Love Life (Explained By Science)

Over the years, I’ve made a commitment to helping you get laid. And if you followed the advice in those articles, you’re probably having some trouble reading this one because the writhing mass of naked…

Cracked | October 19, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Science Blog Editor Calls Black Female Science Writer An “Urban Whore” For Turning Down Unpaid Gig

A blog editor called Danielle N. Lee, Ph.D., a black female science writer, an “urban whore” after she declined an unpaid blogging gig for Biology-Online.org, a partner site of Scientific American. When Lee blogged…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 14, 2013 - 6:30 pm

6 Reasons Life In Space Sucks (That Sci-Fi Doesn’t Show You)

Obviously, life in outer space would be no vacation — you’re out there braving the final frontier, battling meteors and malfunctioning airlocks, and knowing you’ll die horribly in the abyss…

Cracked | October 3, 2013 - 10:50 am

This Study Of Gendered Words Used On Facebook Looks Pretty Dismal On Both Ends

Gender stereotypes: let’s pretend, for a moment, that they exist for a reason, reason being that they are sometimes (sometimes) applicable. The largest analysis ever undertaken of words we use…

Rachel Krause | October 1, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Kids Who Begin Dating Earlier More Likely To Engage In Delinquent Behavior

I have been achingly cool for almost as long as I can remember, but circa fifth and sixth grade was the absolute low point of my coolness. I know it’s…

Rachel Krause | October 1, 2013 - 1:40 pm
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ...