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Secrets from the Unabomber Collection at University of Michigan

Secrets from the Unabomber Collection at University of Michigan

It has been 20 years since the Unabomber’s terrifying saga came to an end with the arrest of Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski. Kaczynski is now serving 8 consecutive life terms for sending bombs through the mail. Although the public was fascinated and repulsed by the mathematician turned anti-technology zealot, Kaczynski has […]

by December 15, 2016 4 comments Trending
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
Discovery Channel’s Miniseries Charts Rise of Harley Davidson

Discovery Channel’s Miniseries Charts Rise of Harley Davidson

Discovery Channel’s new miniseries, Harley & the Davidsons, will premiere on September 5. The drama will be a six-hour exploration about the birth of iconic motorcycle brand Harley Davidson. The six hours will play out over three nights into two-hour blocks. Arthur Davidson and William Harley founded the company in […]

by December 11, 2016 6 comments Arts, 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
How the Rise of Virtual Reality Poses Both Challenges and Possibilities for Humankind

How the Rise of Virtual Reality Poses Both Challenges and Possibilities for Humankind

For years, proponents of virtual reality have proclaimed that the immersive technology – which uses headsets to transport humans into virtual worlds – has life-changing potential. The VR revolution has been a long time coming. Technology companies have been hyping VR devices for the last thirty years. You may not […]

by December 8, 2016 3 comments Trending, World
Police Question Motives of UCLA Gunman Who Murdered Wife, Professor

Police Question Motives of UCLA Gunman Who Murdered Wife, Professor

The motives of former University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), graduate student who killed a professor, his estranged wife and then himself are being questioned amid allegations that another professor may also have been on his “kill list.”  It is now known that Mainak Sarkar’s first victim was his estranged […]

by December 7, 2016 5 comments Trending, World
Food Labeling Act of 2016 Targets Mystery Behind “Use By” Labels

Food Labeling Act of 2016 Targets Mystery Behind “Use By” Labels

Food wastage is a growing concern in America. 40% of all food produced in America is wasted, and 90% of American consumers toss food prematurely, wasting perfectly good, safe food. Have you ever shopped for groceries, and been confused by the food expiration date and label? We look to those […]

by December 6, 2016 6 comments Food
Essential Tips for Your Last-Minute Memorial Day or Summer Party

Essential Tips for Your Last-Minute Memorial Day or Summer Party

Memorial Day is the traditional beginning to the summer for many Americans. People gather to watch fireworks, commemorate veterans, spend time with family, and barbecue. If you are planning a big bash for Memorial Day – or are looking to throw a graduation party, family reunion or other summer party […]

by December 5, 2016 6 comments Food, Trending
Captain Cook’s Ship Endeavor Discovered off the Coast of Newport, Rhode Island

Captain Cook’s Ship Endeavor Discovered off the Coast of Newport, Rhode Island

Marine archaeologists have announced that they may have solved a mystery dating back 200 years to the loss of Captain Cook’s ship, Endeavor. The announcement comes after a decade of underwater exploration. Captain Cook’s Endeavor was built in Whitby for the purpose of carrying coal from the north east of […]

by December 4, 2016 6 comments Trending, World