Posts tagged "science"

3D Printed Organs May Mean End To Waiting Lists, Deadly Shortages

Dying patients could someday receive a 3D-printed organ made from their own cells rather than wait on long lists for the short supply of organ transplants. Such a futuristic dream…

Huffington Post Weird News | September 26, 2013 - 9:20 am

Life Dream Status: NASA Will Pay You $18,000 To Lie In Bed For 70 Days

Do you spend all of your free time lounging in bed? Have you always wanted to be an astronaut but are afraid of heights? Would you like to use your…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 20, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Research Suggests That More Intelligent People Drink More, And Begin Earlier In Life

Science is full of surprises, that much is true, but I can’t say that this would be one of them. The latest installment in an ongoing series of studies continues…

Rachel Krause | September 16, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Scientific Proof That Heartbreak Really Does Hurt

Anyone who’s ever had their heart broken can tell you that shit hurts way more deeply and intensely than a stubbed toe or sprained ankle. This video by AsapScience explains…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 12, 2013 - 5:30 pm

6 Ridiculous Sex Myths (You Probably Believe)

You’d think that by now, we as a species would have pretty much figured out sex, what with Hollywood and the Internet constantly pumping us full of messages on the…

Cracked | September 1, 2013 - 11:30 am

Guys, You’re Just As Depressed As Women

Depression might be known more as a women’s disease, but new research shows men suffer just as much—only differently. When rage, risk-taking, and substance abuse are taken into account, men…

Newser | August 31, 2013 - 9:30 am

This Year’s Perseid Meteor Shower Doesn’t Disappoint

I’ve been staring at this photo of the Perseid meteor shower streaking across the milky way over the Lindisfarne Castle in the UK for the past 20 minutes. I guess I…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 13, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Sanjay Gupta: “I Was Wrong About Weed”

For years, Sanjay Gupta has been among the voices calling medical marijuana illegitimate, even writing a 2009 Time article entitled “Why I Would Vote No on Pot.” “Well, I am…

Newser | August 11, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Could Your Designer Bag Prevent Your Boyfriend From Cheating?

Back in college, a girl had a crush on my longtime boyfriend and she was persistent in letting him know it. She flirted with him shamelessly and she even did…

YourTango.com | August 4, 2013 - 5:00 pm

This 1962 Letter From NASA Says That No Girls Are Allowed In Space

Apparently in 1962, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (that’s NASA) had no interest in sending women into space. They were also pretty sure that they would never need such…

Mary Odell | July 10, 2013 - 2:30 pm

If You’re In The Market For A Brand New Body, Now’s Your Chance

Listen up, self-loathers and body-snarkers worldwide! If you, like me, often find yourself ruminating on how, if the technology were to exist, you would happily surrender your current body, preserve…

Rachel Krause | July 3, 2013 - 9:30 am

The Future Is Here: You Can Swallow Computers Now

It’s official, we are living in a bizarre Jetson’s future age. Doctors and scientists have worked together to create an ingestible computer, that basically puts Google Glass to shame. The…

Julie Gerstein | June 25, 2013 - 9:20 am

Jane Goodall: Still Awesome After All These Years

Jane Goodall is one of my personal heroes, so I was delighted to see this pair of photos of her — one as a young researcher playing with a chimpanzee…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 12, 2013 - 9:40 am

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Dr. Mica Endsley, Air Force’s First-Ever Chief Scientist

For the first time ever the U.S. Air Force has a female chief scientist. Her name is Dr. Mica Endsley and we think she’s pretty kickass. She assumed her official…

Mary Odell | June 10, 2013 - 9:40 am

Kiera Wilmont Talks About The Science Experiment That Almost Ruined Her Future

We were thrilled to report a mostly happy ending to the story that was high school studentKiera Wilmot being expelled and arrested for attempting a science experiment on school grounds. No formal charges…

The Mary Sue | May 25, 2013 - 11:30 am

The Kiera Wilmot Story Has A Happy Ending (That Includes Space Camp)

A couple weeks ago, we brought you the crazy story of Kiera Wilmot, a 16-year-old student in Florida whose ill-fated science experiment got her arrested and charged with a felony.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 17, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Science Explains Your Relationship With Mom

It’s Mother’s Day this weekend. If you’re lucky enough to spend time with your mom, you might spot some of these mother-daughter relationship realities explained by science. Many research dollars…

Pop Sugar | May 11, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Science Discovers What Causes Gray Hair — And How To Stop It

If you, like me, spent a portion of your morning delicately pulling out gray hairs from the crown of your head, you’re going to want to hear about this. Science!

Julie Gerstein | May 6, 2013 - 4:20 pm

You Guys, Eating Boogers Is Good For You

When I was a kid, my oral fixation was gum. Grape or blueberry Hubba Bubba. I used to take my ABC gum and hide it in my dollhouse, under my…

Ami Angelowicz | May 2, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Exclusive! Poop Donors Needed For Important Poop Study

Searching for something to do with your old poop? Does flushing it down the toilet just seem sad? Perhaps you should consider a fecal transplant — give the gift of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 10, 2013 - 2:40 pm
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