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35 science jokes that are so cringe-worthy they might make a scientist groan

Whether it's charting the possible consequences of climate change, helping predict when we might die, or keeping tabs on nuclear weapons stockpiles, their work can take on a huge gravitas.<p>But we all need to unwind, and sometimes nothing feels better than the rush endorphins from laughing at a good …

Top 10 Homemade Organic Fertilizers - Quiet Corner

Go no further than your pantry, backyard or the beach for materials to make your own organic fertilizers:<p>BANANA PEELS<p>Eating a banana helps replenish …

GMO Dangers: Facts You Need to Know

By training, I am a plant biologist. In the early 1990s I was busy making genetically modified plants (often called GMOs for Genetically Modified …

Cat-astrophic dogfight: Felines nearly wiped out all dogs in ancient times, scientists say

There is a widely-held notion that dogs hate cats. It turns out this could have some scientific merit. Some 40 species of canines that originated in …

This is how super smart octopuses are

<b>The cephalopod’s genome reveals how the creatures evolved intelligence to rival the brightest vertebrates.</b><p>We humans think we’re so fancy with our …

Scientists Say Climate Change Has Reached the 'Point of No Return' – 5 Things You Can Do Today - One Green Planet

Rolling Stone recently released a sobering article on the state of the planet in regards to climate change. It would appear that quite a few signs …

One of the newest, most viable forms of clean energy could beat all other existing options

One of the newest, and seemingly most viable forms of clean energy, could be poised to outperform all of the existing options, including solar: algae biofuel.<p>Algae are found throughout the Earth's oceans, where they employ photosynthetic processes to create energy using sunlight. Some types of …