Posts tagged "science"

Scientists Resurrect Ice Age Flower

This story sounds like the stuff of hardcore science fiction, but it’s really a heartwarming squirrel success story. Over 30,000 years ago, some industrious Siberian squirrels collected nuts and seeds…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 21, 2012 - 3:20 pm

5 Insignificant Things That Determine Who You Have Sex With

If nothing else, this website is devoted to helping you find a mate … using science. After all, attracting a partner is still a thankless chore full of wearing pants…

Cracked | February 4, 2012 - 11:30 am

8 Scientists We Want To Date And Why

Ever since I implored the fungus guy to be my boyfriend, I’ve been thinking about all the different types of scientists who would make excellent partners. I polled my biologist…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 26, 2012 - 10:00 am

Study Says Creative People Cheat More

Are you creative? Have you cheated? Well then, it might be because you’re creative. We’re not necessarily talking about cheating on a partner or anything — but say cheating on…

Julie Gerstein | November 30, 2011 - 2:20 pm

18 Inventions We Need Now

Science is a beautiful thing. Science has brought us many technological advancements, such as and including, air travel, tanning beds and mini-pizzas. But there are many things that science has…

Julie Gerstein | November 23, 2011 - 10:00 am

Science Can Now Turn Your Brown Eyes Blue — Permanently

Science, man. It’s a mystery. It seems that lately, science — rather than focusing on curing diseases or solving impending environmental disasters — has taken it upon itself to address…

Julie Gerstein | November 4, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Roaches Love Dancing To Lady Gaga

When a cockroach wants to shake a tail feather, what music does it prefer? Apparently, Lady Gaga. This summer, four teenagers in an engineering program at New York’s Cooper Union…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | August 11, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Three Girls Win The Google Science Fair

Three girls are the winners of the Google Science Fair, a co-ed science competition. Lauren Hodge studied the effects of different marinades on the level of carcinogens in chicken (wait,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Beware Of Guys With Wide Faces

Ruh roh. Does that cute guy chatting you up at the bar have a wide face? According to scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, you might want to proceed with…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 8, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Monkey Behavior Advertising, Just Like Human Beer Advertising, Appeals To A Male’s Penis

Anyone can make a beer ad: boobs, butts, more boobs, and an ice cold brewski. Don Draper, we have a winner! It turns out that monkey advertising is very similar…

Jessica Wakeman | June 28, 2011 - 3:40 pm

A Test For Depression? Plus, Three Other Unexpected Things You’ll Soon Be Able To Test Yourself For.

In a few years, the following scenario could actually happen. If you’ve been feeling down, sleepy, and just generally like the color has been zapped out of the world, you…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | May 27, 2011 - 11:40 am

How Do We Feel About Cows Producing Human Breast Milk?

I, too, await the cyborg overlords who will colonize the Earth, imprison us all, and incubate alien babies in our fertile wombs.

But what I cannot wrap my…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Science Explains Cat Ladies

Science explains everything, even cat ladies. But can science explain sad, creepy, old bachelors, too? [CNN]
This weekend, 6,000 men and women — including Amelia! — gathered in New…

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Behold: The Bacteria Living Inside Your Belly Button

We all get a little lint stuck in your belly buttons every now and again, but have you ever wondered if there was anything, uh, growing inside of it? Scientists…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Keep Pounding Those Lattes, Ladies

Here’s a reason to heart your morning coffee even more (as if you needed one). A new study says that caffeine may be a lady’s little helper in times of…

Ami Angelowicz | January 24, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Friendship Is All In The Genes

We choose our friends based on many factors — common tastes, sense of humor, interests, and, according to a new study, gene patterns. Researchers discovered that friendship circles share more…

Ami Angelowicz | January 20, 2011 - 6:40 pm

A Man Can Have Two Penises! What?

Hi kiddies, it’s time for your science lesson of the day. I have learned of a rare condition called diphallus in which a man can have duplicate penises. There have…

Ami Angelowicz | December 15, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Love Potion Is Being Used To Treat Mental Illness

Oxytocin, that amazing hormone that gets you high when you fall in love, may be the miracle cure for mental illness. Researchers have been using the love spray as an…

Ami Angelowicz | December 6, 2010 - 4:10 pm

An STD App? For Real?

So, when I first saw this story, I thought it was science fiction. But apparently it’s real, or at least may be real in the near future. A group of…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | November 9, 2010 - 7:45 pm
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