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New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

When they say the phrase “love is in the air,” they probably weren’t referring to Smell Dating. Nevertheless, other mammals put a lot of stock in their olfactory systems when attracting a mate, so it was just a matter of time before humans decided to look into matchmaking based on […]

by December 13, 2016 3 comments Science, Trending
What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

What You Can Learn About Food from the Healthiest Countries in the World

The results are in and the facts about the American diet are not good. Data from 2009-2010 concluded that 78 million Americans are obese. By 2030, more than half of all adults will be obese. Americans are in the midst of a crisis of diet and exercise. In remaking the […]

by December 10, 2016 6 comments Food, Science, World
The Dose Makes the Poison: The Reason Most “Toxins” Are Harmless

The Dose Makes the Poison: The Reason Most “Toxins” Are Harmless

A bowl of cereal contains Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT). So does lighter fluid. Does that mean that your cereal is unhealthy and poisonous? According to many people, it means the cereal is filled with toxic chemicals that may cause serious harm. However, what this example leaves out is the principle known […]

by December 9, 2016 10 comments Food, Science
Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Harris Cooper, the well-regarded homework researcher at Duke University, recently made the blanket statement that “[t]here is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students.” The statement is a strong one, especially as it completely challenges the orthodoxy that elementary school homework is necessary […]

by November 25, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
Willie Nelson Has His Own Brand of Weed

Willie Nelson Has His Own Brand of Weed

Willie Nelson’s brand of weed is now available everywhere that marijuana is legal. Nelson is an outlaw country singer who has long extolled the virtues of smoking dope. He has been stopped on tour buses and arrested for possession of marijuana on multiple occasions, so the coming of legal weed […]

by November 6, 2016 6 comments Arts, Food, Politics, Science, Trending
Tesla’s Master Plan Part 2: Gallery of Elon Musk’s New Big Ideas

Tesla’s Master Plan Part 2: Gallery of Elon Musk’s New Big Ideas

Tesla’s Elon Musk is at it again, dreaming up a new slate of vehicles that he hopes will further reduce humanity’s reliance on fossil fuel. The head of Tesla Motors is coming off a victory of sorts for the Mark 3, which scored nearly 400,000 pre-orders for an electric car […]

by November 4, 2016 7 comments Science, Trending
Stone Age Spheroids May Be As Much Weapon as Tool

Stone Age Spheroids May Be As Much Weapon as Tool

Scientists have revised their opinion about prehistoric stones known as “spheroids.” Long thought to have been mere hand tools used by prehistoric people, scientists have now decided that the evidence points to more dynamic uses as projectiles for hunting. The scientists published their findings in an article entitled “A Dynamical […]

by October 19, 2016 6 comments Science
There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

The Curse of the Pharaohs suggests that there will be terrible implications whenever humanity dares to open a the mummy of an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. The idea of the curse started in the 19th century when bad things seemed to happen when the tombs were discovered. The curse became infamous […]

by October 17, 2016 4 comments Science, Trending, World
Scientists May Be Preparing to Announce Discovery of an Earth-Like Planet

Scientists May Be Preparing to Announce Discovery of an Earth-Like Planet

The incredible advancements of scientific instrumentation and technology has led to an exciting new era in the discovery of exoplanets. Now, new reports indicate that scientists may be hiding the discover of an earth-in-waiting. According to German newspaper Der Spiegel, astronomers have discovered a new planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, which […]

by October 13, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending, World
Research Shows Employers Want Students With Skills Honed Through Liberal Arts Education

Research Shows Employers Want Students With Skills Honed Through Liberal Arts Education

Employers prefer to have employees who have liberal arts degrees. That was the conclusion of a Hart Research Associates study which surveyed 318 employers about their hiring preferences. Of the employers, over 90 percent said that “innovation” was a key aspect of their mission, which means they are searching for […]

by October 10, 2016 7 comments Arts, Science