Nature Is Amazing In Slow Motion

Have you ever taken the time to think about what really happens around us when living things- insects, cats, people move? There is more than meets the eye in these seemingly simple movements. These three videos by The Slow Mo Guys on YouTube show you exactly why that damselfly may Continue Reading →

Play a Video Game, Help Cure a Disease : Discovery News

I set this up as a twitter post at first and then decided to share it here, on the blog.Here’s an excerpt from the article: “Video gamers are advancing the frontiers of science. Already, they’ve played games that ultimately help map the shapes of proteins. Now they’re also advancing scientists’ Continue Reading →

Of compound eyes and hallucinogenic evolution

I’ve always been a fan of the paleontology and like many children I went through a dinosaur phase. (Complete with making my parents buying those mail order fossils and chunks of petrified wood.) It is the reason why this article about the apex predator of the seas, 500 million years Continue Reading →

Solution to Global Food Crisis Lies With Poop

Yep, they finally started making meat from people to solve the global food crisis, but not in the way that you would have thought. In a weird twist, the meat is being made from human waste a.k.a. poop! This video explains the process. Also, the new meat has fewer calories Continue Reading →

Iceland’s Grimsvotn volcano erupting (via BBC)

The world may not have ended, but air travel in Europe may run into some nature-induced trouble again. ~~~~~~~~~~ Iceland’s most active volcano, Grimsvotn, has started erupting, scientists say. The volcano, which lies under the Vatnajokull glacier in south-east Iceland, last erupted in 2004. In 2010, plumes…Read More: Iceland’s Grimsvotn Continue Reading →

Susquehanna River Top Most Threatened for 2011

Pennsylvania has landed the top spot on a national list, but unfortunately the list is America’s Most Endangered Rivers. According to the national environmental group American Rivers, the Susquehanna River is America’s most endangered river . The group said the Susquehanna is being damaged by hydraulic fracturing, also known as Continue Reading →

A Blood Test That Shows How Long You’ll Live? (via Huffington Post)

The wonders of technology and modern medicine. You can have designer babies, see whether you are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease and various cancers, and now you can even check how long you are going to live all for about a $700: Ever feel like you’re 30 years old but Continue Reading →