The Dueling Nature of Intoxication

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Researchers recently got some Prairie voles drunk and introduced them to new mates to see if males were always dicks and females always clingy under the influence of alcohol. The results? Humans are not animals.

Lunchtime Laughter

Maximize Your Brainpower By Firing Every Neuron At Once

Getting Cross-faded

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The science of being drunk and high at the same time. It really depends on the order of ingestion though.

The case of the vanishing honeybees

Magma Rising

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According to Geoscientists, Mount Hekla in Iceland is ‘bulging.’ By monitoring the expanding surface via GPS, the scientists have determined that there is more magma under the crust than in 2000 when it last erupted and that it ‘could erupt soon’. Which means that if you have to go to Europe, get there fast and be ready to stay.

photo by Axel Kristinsson

From the Big Bang to Tuesday Morning

Beautiful work by Claude Cloutier

Meet the “Chicken from Hell”

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The newly discovered Anzu wyliei  was 11.5 foot long, and weighed 500 pounds. The raptor with a beak, feathers, and extremely sharp claws roamed the earth 66 million years ago.

 

Neil deGrasse Tyson In Slow-Motion

Answering the question Who’s The Greatest Physicist In History?

Wet Spots in the Deep Earth

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aka ‘Subterranean Oceans’

Pizza Physics

“People want it to be described as a dream, but it’s not — it is actual”

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Psychedelic drug research is on the rise once again, and while the drug is not “a brand new antidepressant,” it’s definitely helping some.

Printables

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The Blood Harvest by Alexis C. Madrigal

Each year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive to create an unparalleled biomedical technology.

Elephant Empathy

Printables

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The Mammoth Cometh by Nathaniel Rich

Bringing extinct animals back to life is really happening — and it’s going to be very, very cool. Unless it ends up being very, very bad.

The Science and History of Popcorn

Seth Rogen’s Opening Statement Before a Senate Hearing on Alzheimer’s Research

Funny, yet touching.

How Hot Sauce Works

The Chemistry of Sriracha

Game of Thrones Marketing Reaches Amazing New Levels

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The Northern Lights recently took the form of a dragon’s head in images captured by photographer Juan Carlos Casado in the Arctic Circle.

Newly Discovered Ways to Die From Above

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Crocodiles can climb trees, some species as high up as 32 feet.

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