Heather Brough

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This very cool periodic table explains how we use all the elements

But whether you're looking at something common like calcium, iron, and carbon, or something more obscure like krypton and antimony, how well do you know their functions? Could you name just one practical application for vanadium or ruthenium?<p>Lucky for us, Keith Enevoldsen from elements.wlonk.com …

Chemistry

Say goodbye to science class as you know it

In California, the guidelines for how to teach science are changing.<p>It should be hands-on, education officials now say, and its concepts should be connected to other subjects.<p>California is one of a number of states that in recent years adopted what are called Next Generation Science Standards — …

Teaching

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Psychology

The giraffe is not one species but four, scientists discover

Scientists have stuck their necks out and decided that the giraffe is not one species, but four.<p>Until now, only a single species of giraffe made up of several sub-species had been recognised.<p>But new DNA evidence shows that four distinct species of the animals exist - and they are genetically at …

These Countries Have the Best Weather in the Whole Entire World

Everyone has a different idea of primo weather, but it's safe to say that once you find your happy spot, you feel like a whole new woman. So whether you like it warm and sunny or super snowy, we've rounded up a list of places with near perfect conditions.<p><b>Best Temps: Ecuador.</b> <b>View Panoramic.</b><p>This …

Panoramic Photography