In the fight against Malaria, Science has once again doomed us all

Malaria kills over half a million people each year, but science has a new ally in the war on the blood-borne illness.

Which is great news! Let’s take a look at our friendly little helper so we might heap accolades on..



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Punching Our Way to Success

It’s happened to all of us. You see someone and you just want to punch them in the face.

You don’t have to know the person or have any reason to want to do that, except they just have a very punchable face.

Sometimes there are other reasons too.

Sometimes there are other reasons too.

Now science is letting us in on an interesting fact. It turns out everyone has a punchable face. Continue reading

The House of Representatives has all the science we need

Climate change has been a popular topic in the news lately, what with the dire reports released by the United Nations and the National Climate Assessment stating that the effects of global warming are upon us and are irreversible.

This has concerned the military, as the Department of Defense has stated it “expects climate change to challenge its ability to fulfill its mission in the future.”

Thankfully, the House of Representatives has the Science Committee to do the military’s thinking for them on this issue. And they’re requesting the Department of Defense not spend any time worrying about climate change.

I’m sorry. I misspoke. They’re trying to make it law that the Department of Defense spend no resources studying climate change or any of its effects. Continue reading

Swearing: The New Superpower

Good news has come out of Britain, for, what, the first time since Beatlemania?

Scientists there have done some research into the one of the most amazing phenomena humanity enjoys: swearing.

As it turns out, peppering your speech with curses can give you superpowers. Continue reading

Ears are the new gateways to the soul

Scientists have made a recent discovery that puts our privacy at even greater risk.

The next time you throw away a used Q-Tip, just know you’re giving the NSA details about yourself you never thought possible.

Like how gross you are.

Like how gross you are.

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The RoboProgram: it’s happening!

Faced with veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries, the Pentagon is looking into ways to help them recover memories.

Along with another defense project, it’s clear what the military is doing: they’re working to create RoboCop.

Or RoboSoldier, I guess.

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