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This avocado chocolate pudding is sugar-free dessert heaven

Presented by Pyure Organic<p>Sometimes, you just really crave something sweet. But most of the time, you can’t afford the immediate urge to take a nap …

Dessert

The tree that bleeds... metal?

<b>Heavy metals like nickel and zinc are usually the last thing that plants want to grow next to in high concentrations.</b><p>But a specialised group, known as hyperaccumulators, have evolved to take up the normally toxic metals into their stems, leaves and even seeds.<p>Researchers have been studying <i>Pycnandra</i> …

Study Skills

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

16 Physics Jokes Every Science Lover Will Appreciate

We’re not just fission for laughs here.<p>Q: Why does a burger have less energy than a steak?<p>A: Because it’s in its ground state.<p>Einstein developed a …

Physics

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

Meet Goliath, a Massive Tadpole as Long as Your Face

An enormous tadpole recently found in the wild is bigger than a can of Coke — and it's still growing.<p>Biologists discovered the sizable swimmer in a …

This Parasite Drugs Its Hosts With the Psychedelic Chemical in Shrooms

It also makes their butts fall off.

To Solve a Medical Mystery, This Doctor Drank Live Bacteria

Dr. Barry Marshall swallowed helicobacter pylori to prove it was the cause of a common ailment.<p>For more than a century, doctors believed they understood the cause of stomach ulcers: stress. But in the 1980s, one Australian doctor dared to challenge that concept, and he put his own stomach on the …

10 signs the Republican Party is now a full-blown cult

The Republican Party is no longer a political party—it’s a full-blown cult. Look at any list that has the features of a cult spelled out and you’ll …

For The First Time, Scientists Witness a Single Hurricane Season Change The Anatomy of a Species

Natural selection happening in front of our eyes.<p>Caribbean lizards that survived the tough 2017 hurricane season have larger toe pads, on both front …

An Australian doctor’s stark note to parents is a devastating blow against anti-vaxxers

Australian doctor Rachel Heap has seen people suffer from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines throughout her career. She’s got a direct message for parents who refuse routine shots for their children—and it’s making waves across the internet.<p>A patient snapped a photo of the sign …

Donald Trump Is America's Greatest President

Before voicing their exasperation over the Trump/Putin/Pence administration, all the white liberals, the people at the helm of the resistance …

Trump Family Flees to Moscow

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Bringing a tumultuous chapter of American history to an abrupt conclusion, Donald J. Trump and three of his adult children fled to Moscow in the early hours of Friday morning.<p>Accompanied by Ivanka, Eric, and Don, Jr., Trump boarded a specially chartered Aeroflot …

There Was No Big Bang Singularity

Almost everyone has heard the story of the Big Bang. But if you ask anyone, from a layperson to a cosmologist, to finish the following sentence, “In the beginning, there was…” you’ll get a slew of different answers. One of the most common ones is “a singularity,” which refers to an instant where …

What Is (And Isn't) Scientific About The Multiverse

The Universe is all there ever was, all there is, and all there will ever be. At least, that’s what we’re told, and that’s what’s implied by the word “Universe” itself. But whatever the true nature of the Universe actually is, our ability to gather information about it is fundamentally limited.<p>It’s …

Dark Matter

Archaeologists prepare to open huge granite sarcophagus in Egypt

Untouched for millennia, tomb was found during construction work in Alexandria<p>Archaeologists are preparing to open a large black granite sarcophagus unearthed in the Egyptian port city of Alexandria.<p>At almost two metres high and three metres in length, the sarcophagus is the largest of its kind to …

Archaeology

Arrest made in beating of 91-year-old who reportedly was told to 'go back to Mexico'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A week after a 91-year-old Mexican man says he was beaten with a concrete block in Southern California, a woman has been arrested in connection with the assault, authorities said.<p>Laquisha Jones, 30, was arrested Tuesday night in Los Angeles on suspicion of beating Rodolfo Rodriguez last …

Los Angeles

Spiders fly on the currents of Earth’s electric field

Spiders don’t have wings, but they can fly across entire oceans on long strands of silk. For more than a century, scientists thought it was the wind …

Spiders

Endangered baby frogs bred in zoo find new life in San Bernardino Mountains

The population of a near-extinct Southern California frog took a leap forward this week.Scientists liberated 250 baby southern mountain yellow-legged …

Santorum’s Racist Welfare Rant: ‘I Don’t Want To Make Black People’s Lives Better’ With Taxpayer Money

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has been trying to pull off an upset in the Iowa caucus, but he’s drawing criticism ahead of tonight’s …

Here’s what global warming looks like month by month for 137 years

The Earth is warmer now than at any time since reliable record-keeping began in 1880, and we're continuing to warm at an accelerated rate. In fact, …

A New Kind of Photosynthesis Has Been Discovered, Pushing The Limits on Life

Our living world is just incredible.<p>A type of chlorophyll discovered just a few years ago is pushing the limits of photosynthesis and the role this …

ONYX motorbikes electrifies retro-inspired mopeds from the 70s and 80s

aiming to reintroduce popular mopeds from the 70s and 80s, <b>ONYX motorbikes has electrified two fun-to-ride and built-to-last motorcycles.</b> their clean, …

President Trump Is What Happens After Republicans Spend Decades Rebranding Knowledge as Elitism and Ignorance as Bliss

Thursday morning, after hearing that Donald Trump got huffy with Justin Trudeau over Canada “burning down” the White House in the War of 1812, I sent …

Donald Trump

"Mind-boggling" Stanford research turns human blood cells into functional neurons

In breakthrough new research described as "somewhat mind-boggling," a team at Stanford University has developed a technique than can transform human …

Building Blocks of Life Found on Mars

Exploring Mars<p>Two landmark discoveries reveal organic carbon on the red planet, shaping the future hunt for life on Mars.<p>Day to day, it’s easy to lose sight of an astonishing fact: Since 2012, humankind has been driving a nuclear-powered sciencemobile the size of an SUV on another planet.<p>This …

Methane

Bill Gates Is Gifting This To Every College Graduate

If you’re graduating college this spring, Bill Gates has a free gift for you.<p>Yes, that Bill Gates.<p>It’s his go-to gift, so consider it a friendly gesture.<p>You probably have a lot on your mind now: starting your new job, preparing for graduate school, paying off student loans, building credit and …

Bill Gates

Water Has More Than One Type of Molecule, And That's Even Stranger Than We Thought

Scientists have finally managed to separate them.<p>Not that you could tell by looking at it, but the glass of water sitting on your desk contains two …

Tiny 'Hawk' Mummy Revealed To Be a Far More Tragic Ancient Corpse

This isn't just a large mummified bird.<p>In a bold marriage of medical technology and archaeology, researchers have unlocked the mystery of a …

Scientists Just Found a 240-Million-Year-Old "Mother of All Lizards"

Wow.<p>Here's a fact you should know about the world in which you live: It's home to more kinds of scaly reptiles than all the mammal families …

University of Alberta