Can Groundhog Predictions Be Trusted? The Science of Groundhog Day.

Groundhog Day
Groundhogs are known for their extreme psychic abilities on Groundhog Day. But what is the actual science behind their psionic prognostication? Every year on February 2nd, groundhogs across the world embark on the task of making the most accurate weather predictions known to science. Hundreds of spectators gather at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to await the emergence of a groundhog named...

Wind Turbines: How Do They Work?

Have you ever seen a wind turbine? If so, you may have wondered what it is, what it does, and how it works. Wind turbines are essential to wind energy, an important alternative energy source and a rapidly growing industry. Wind energy currently comprises 4% of the world's total energy, which is significant for an alternative energy source. Solar power, by comparison, produces less than 1%...

Timed Farting May Improve Your Running Pace

Four women, bundled up in their warmest running gear, are keeping a steady pace down a road that runs through a park in Elgin, Illinois after a snowstorm dumped 4 inches on the ground the night before. They are all dilligently training for a marathon that they signed up for in Chicago in the spring. Their fingers are protected from the numbing cold with gloves,...

Meme About Using Lottery money To “Solve” Poverty is just hard to understand for Americans.

Powerball Lottery Math
The meme shown below has been wildly popular across Facebook, bringing home every liberal’s favorite talking point: sharing the wealth. It's pretty amazing how quickly this has circulated. That image was shared more than 1.08 million times in less than 24 hours. The popularity of the image was then written about in the mass media, including on Snopes, Gizmodo,...

Is Your Lip Balm Killing You? 5 Ways To Check.

Blistered, Red, or Chapped Lips Are your lips red, blistered, chapped, or irritated after you use your lip balm? You might be allergic to ingredients in your lip balm that are trying to kill you. Herpes Do you have herpes? It's probably from your lip balm. You should throw it out before that spreads. Tiny Swords Are there tiny swords in your lip balm that...

Is Skateboarding In Your Genes? New Research Says It Might Be.

Top geneticists with an undisclosed research institute announced today under the condition of anonymity that they believe they have isolated a previously unknown gene that is responsible for skateboarding. It sounds far-fetched, but the researchers are adamant that they have found substantial evidence to support the theory that skateboarding is actually a disease. Dubbed the olliegene by the researchers, this newly-discovered gene could...

ScienceHacks: Clever Re-purpose Uses for 7 Old Household Items

New Uses for Old Things
1.) Buzz Lightyear Toy Remember when your favorite son threw a temper tantrum in the middle of K-Mart just to get his hands on this little fella?  So, do we! Now lil' Tommy is an adult, spending his time off with his militia friends holding the Oregon National Wildlife Refuge hostage in exchange for his "freedoms" rather than playing "Toy Story"...

Science Breakthrough: Ostrich Skiing is all the Rage (Video Footage)

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For decades the Scientific community has been plagued with one serious question.  Can we teach an Ostrich to Ski?  Thanks to a small team of scientists financed by Monsanto the question is finally answered, and that answer is Yes.  Yes, we can teach a common ostrich to ski, and very well we might add. "Initially we merely wanted to use...

Groups of Scientists That Wish to Destroy Earth?

For years the scientific community has scrutinized the Large Hadron Collider and everything it has aimed to do in the name of science. Despite worries and claims of black holes and parallel universes, the scientific team at their 16 mile deep, Switzerland headquarters seems excited about the new wave of tests.  The machine was fired up roughly 2 years ago...

Sexbot Beta Testing Baffles Public

Robot Sex Dolls
The case for artificial intelligence has been in the making for roughly 30 years.  Small robots are available for purchase for a myriad of reasons.  Some robots help amputees function, some clean your house, and some even wash your car. Although the robots being manufactured today are a little more sophisticated than, say, the maid robot in Rocky V, the...

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Human-Food Bonding Is Real, Science Says

A recent study conducted by the Sharp Research Institute's Center for the Human-Food Bond concluded that a dynamic relationship exists between humans and food, suggesting...

Evolutionary Cure for HPV: Say Scientists

In a world rampant with sexually transmitted disease and where infection lurks as a silent killer, HPV lies dormant in most men and women....

7 Signs Your Lover’s Chakra Is Incompatible With Your Own

Ever feel like you're talking at your partner and not WITH your partner?  Bickering, household fights, slow loss of intimacy can all be explained...

Paleontology Is Rife With Fraud, Experts Conclude

Experts at the Stanford Research Institute for Educational Advancement have released a report with a controversial conclusion about paleontology. After an exhaustive study of nearly 200 years...
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New “Miracle Car” fueled by stem cells

A new development has everyone in the automotive community talking-- imagine a family sedan that can go 200 miles to a gallon of fuel,...