Modeled after a Nerf gun--but with 200,000 volts under the hood While browsing a bookstore near his home in Seattle last year, Rob Flickenger came across a graphic novel titled The Five Fists of Science.
A new diagnostic test involves a dollop of peanut butter. You may not have heard of "the peanut butter test," but it could become a fantastically low-cost and non-invasive way to test for Alzheimer's.
While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say. During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically,
A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that getting
These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will
Ready for the most adorable fact in the universe? Prairie dogs always greet one another with a kiss or nuzzle, according to National Geographic. Redditor v3rmillion89 posted this picture of two prairie
It's 36 years since Voyager 1 was dispatched in 1977 on a mission to send back images of Jupiter's turbulent atmosphere and volcanic eruptions on one of its moons, Io. Then it was due to travel on to to
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Bloomberg reports that Samsung's long-rumored smartwatch is a "wristwatch-like smartphone" that will launch on September 4th. The news source specifically points to the Android-powered device being able
Barking bad A zoo in China is facing an uproar of criticism this week, after it was revealed that its African lion is in fact a dog. The zoo, located in the People's Park of Luohe in the province of Henan,
Breastfeeding is so protective against breast cancer that it can delay the onset of the disease by 10 years – but only among women who do so for over six months and do not smoke, new research has found.
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope to peer some 11 billion light-years into space and as many years back in time have seen something they didn't expect: fully formed galaxies when the universe
In honor of Jenny McCarthy's new seat at "The View" Jenny McCarthy—savvy, telegenic, and pulchritudinous—is joining the popular daytime talk show "The View." McCarthy is a strident proponent of not vaccinating
Hey aliens, you have about 10 years to reveal yourselves before we launch a science missile. Scientists at University College London have designed a 44-pound bullet that could gather scientific information
New papers describe an unexpected boundary region at the edge of the influence of the Sun. Voyager 1 entered a strange and unexpected part of space within the solar system last August, scientists announced