You Will Feel Unclean Watching This Video of Bee Sex

You Will Feel Unclean Watching This Video of Bee Sex For those who came here expecting the uncut version of Bee Movie, you’re in the wrong place. This is a blog about some very unnerving bee-on-bee action—not some culmination of sexual tension between Renee Zellweger and Jerry Seinfeld’s characters in the 2007 cult movie. Apparently, […]

Fly on a Treadmill Uncovers Potential Hearing Aid Problem

Fly on a Treadmill Uncovers Potential Hearing Aid Problem You’re a tiny parasitic fly, minding your business stuck with wax to a tether, standing on a spherical treadmill. Why? You don’t quite remember, but it’s fine. This is what you do now. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Fly on a Treadmill Uncovers Potential Hearing Aid […]

Adorable Tadpoles Become Hungry Murder Machines When Dad Goes Away

Adorable Tadpoles Become Hungry Murder Machines When Dad Goes Away Splash-back poison frogs (Ranitomeya variabilis) are generally devoted parents, with the amphibian dads taking on the bulk of the childcare responsibilities. But when the frog fathers skip out on their young, it’s every tadpole for themselves, and that means a horrifying cannibalistic melee from which […]

Plants Can Tell Time Way Better Than You Can

Plants Can Tell Time Way Better Than You Can Telling time seems easy enough—just look at a clock, dummy! Not so easy if you’re a plant without any eyes or ears, though. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Plants Can Tell Time Way Better Than You Can

We're Ignoring Women Astronauts' Health At Our Peril

We're Ignoring Women Astronauts' Health At Our Peril WASHINGTON, D.C.—It’s 7pm, and the Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University, which was packed with investors, aerospace tycoons, and scientists just hours ago, has dwindled to a dedicated few. It’s a very different crowd than the folks who came earlier in the day to watch Buzz Aldrin […]

Disruptive Undersea Air Gun Blasts Okayed By Trump

Disruptive Undersea Air Gun Blasts Okayed By Trump Extremely loud air gun blasts have not been used to hunt for oil deposits in the mid and south Atlantic ocean for the last 30 years, but since the industrial practices of the ‘80s are apparently in vogue again, on Wednesday the Trump administration restarted the application […]

Something Wonderful Happens When You Mix Microwaves, Soda, and Wood

Something Wonderful Happens When You Mix Microwaves, Soda, and Wood The next time you accidentally spill soda, or water, plus a little baking soda on one of your cutting boards, don’t complain about having to clean it up. Instead, tear the safety cover off your microwave and use it as a high-voltage power source to […]

These Rare Color Photos From the Second World War Are Incredible

These Rare Color Photos From the Second World War Are Incredible A new book published by the Imperial War Museum features a rare collection of color photos from World War II, some of which havent been seen in over 70 years. From P-51D Mustangs and Flying Fortresses through to anti-aircraft spotters and flame hurling tanks, […]

A 'Lost' Neptune-Like Planet Has Finally Been Found

A 'Lost' Neptune-Like Planet Has Finally Been Found Its gotta be hard to be an exoplanet these days, living in the shadow of the everyones new favorite system, TRAPPIST-1. But the reality is, there are tons of exoplanets that deserve our loveaccording to NASA, as of last month, 3,472 exoplanets have been confirmed. Many more […]

These Ancient Texts Might Help Us Predict the Next Massive Solar Storm

These Ancient Texts Might Help Us Predict the Next Massive Solar Storm Spotting the Northern Lights anywhere in the United States (except for Alaska and the Upper Midwest) would probably be one of most notable experiences in an American space fans life. Now imagine if it was China or Japan a thousand years ago and […]

The Morning After: Wednesday, March 8th 2017

The Morning After: Wednesday, March 8th 2017 Good morning! Wikileaks is at it again, this time going after the CIA. Flickr has learned a new trick, offering a Google Photos-like "similarity search" and we know the name of Star Trek's next captain. But first things first — make sure you've ent… Source: Engadget Link: The […]

Scientists Have Created the First Artificial Embryo Without Using an Egg or Sperm

Scientists Have Created the First Artificial Embryo Without Using an Egg or Sperm Using stem cells in grown-on 3D scaffolding in a laboratory petri dish, scientists have for the first time created an embryo made entirely from stem cells. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Scientists Have Created the First Artificial Embryo Without Using an Egg […]

It's Not Just You, Americans Seem to Be Having Less Sex

It's Not Just You, Americans Seem to Be Having Less Sex Sex is great, so great that recently some researchers concluded it makes life at work better. Information on the greatness of sex is useless if we arent actually doing it, though. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: It's Not Just You, Americans Seem to Be […]

Human-Pig Chimeras Suggest a Long Road to Organ Farming

Human-Pig Chimeras Suggest a Long Road to Organ Farming Several dozen embryos sat in a lab that seemed straight out of a David Lynch filmpart pig, part human. Its just the first step in a strange journey that may one day lead to a new way to grow and harvest human organs. Read more… Source: […]

Alien Planets Have No Respect for Their Moons

Alien Planets Have No Respect for Their Moons Though NASA has confirmed 3,440 planets outside our solar system, no one has ever been able to confirm an exomoon. While we know theyre out there, huddling around their respective planets, new research could clue us into why we havent been able to find one yetand it […]

MIT finds actual wisdom in the wisdom of crowds

MIT finds actual wisdom in the wisdom of crowds To paraphrase Men In Black's Agent K, a person is smart, but people are dumb, panicky and dangerous animals. Researchers at MIT and Princeton wanted to see if, despite this, they were able to extract better information from crowds. They appear to hav… Source: Engadget Link: […]

D-Wave has its first customer for a $15 million quantum computer

D-Wave has its first customer for a million quantum computer The last time we reported on Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave, it'd extended a contract for its 500-qubit D-Wave Two machine. Now, the firm has announced a major step forward: commercial availability of the D-Wave 2000Q, which it says has 2,… Source: Engadget Link: D-Wave […]

University Very, Very Sorry It Gave Lab Students 'Easily Fatal' Doses of Caffeine

University Very, Very Sorry It Gave Lab Students 'Easily Fatal' Doses of Caffeine During a lab test at Northumbria University last March, sports science students were supposed to receive around 300 milligrams of caffeine. Due to a misplaced decimal point, prosecutors say two of them were given 30,000 milligramsequal to 300 cups of coffee or […]