KFC Deep Fried Rat DNA Test

KFC Runs DNA Test on Alleged ‘Deep Fried Rat’ – Guess What They Found

By on June 23, 2015 at 8:55 AM.

KFC Runs DNA Test on Alleged ‘Deep Fried Rat’ – Guess What They Found

Last week the Internet recoiled in horror when a man in California posted a video of what appeared to be a deep-fried rat that had been served to him at a local KFC. However, it seems that KFC got hold of this alleged rodent and ran some DNA tests on it and found that it really was just a piece of chicken that happened to be oddly rat-shaped. More →

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Tiger Shark Tracking

Longest Tiger Shark Trackings Reveal New Insights Into Migration Patterns

By on June 21, 2015 at 9:30 AM.

Longest Tiger Shark Trackings Reveal New Insights Into Migration Patterns

The fearsome tiger shark is not the shore-hugging beast scientists long believed, according to a new study by Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute in Florida. The study tracked several of the fish over a two-year period and recorded them crisscrossing oceans and, in one case, logging more than 27,000 miles – this might be the longest track ever recorded for any shark – in both coastal and open waters. More →

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North Korea Cure For AIDS Ebola MERS

North Korea Says a Lot of Crazy Crap… But This Might Take the Cake

By on June 19, 2015 at 3:03 PM.

North Korea Says a Lot of Crazy Crap… But This Might Take the Cake

Ah, North Korea. We’d find you really funny if you weren’t such a horrible monument to human misery. The Associated Press, via ABC News, reports that North Korea claims it has discovered the cure to not one, not two, but three! Yes, three! Major diseases that are plaguing humanity right now. More →

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Why Does Beer Give You Man Boobs

The Depressing Truth About Why Beer Gives You Man Boobs

By on June 19, 2015 at 8:30 AM.

The Depressing Truth About Why Beer Gives You Man Boobs

If you’ve ever brewed beer then you know what really gives it its distinctive flavor is its hops. Without hops, beer would be an overly sweet concoction made of malted barley, yeast and water. With hops, however, beer acquires a bitterness that balances out the sweetness of the other ingredients. But unfortunately, it seems hops also have an unwanted side effect: They give you man boobs. More →

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Coffee Study Depression Penis Dysfunction

Greatest Study Ever Reveals Coffee May be Good for Your Penis

By on June 18, 2015 at 5:20 PM.

Greatest Study Ever Reveals Coffee May be Good for Your Penis

This goes to all men out there: You really should drink more coffee, regardless of whether you like it or not. In fact, if you don’t already, you might want to start right away. The coffee you drink today might help you not only manage stress better on a daily basis, but also give you strong, healthy erections.  More →

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terminator

The Real ‘Terminator:’ Robots Compete in the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge

By on June 18, 2015 at 4:32 PM.

The Real ‘Terminator:’ Robots Compete in the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge

While “Terminator Genysis” brings back a fictional world ruled by robots to movie screens later this month, thanks to the U.S. military, the prospect of military robot military warfare became closer to reality thanks to the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge. More →

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NASA GRACE Aquifer Water Supply

We’re Running out of Water

By on June 17, 2015 at 6:05 PM.

We’re Running out of Water

It’s not happening today or tomorrow, but we’re slowly running out of water, new NASA data shows. Looking down at the planet using its GRACE satellites over a period of ten years, the researchers at NASA discovered that more than half of Earth’s 37 largest aquifers are being depleted at an alarming rate, far faster than they can be replenished. More →

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Counterfeit Goods Detection

Researchers Develop Special Fluorescent Ink to Reveal Counterfeit Products

By on June 17, 2015 at 4:36 PM.

Researchers Develop Special Fluorescent Ink to Reveal Counterfeit Products

One day soon, the simple act of taking a photo with your smartphone could help fight crime, and prevent you from getting ripped off in the process. With just one snap, you could instantly know whether or not someone is trying to sell you a fake. How is this possible? Northwestern University scientists have invented new advanced fluorescent inks – revealed through a phone’s ultraviolet light – that serve as the product barcodes of the future. More →

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Dinosaur Mystery

Mystery Solved: Why Large Dinosaurs Avoided the Tropics For Millions of Years

By on June 16, 2015 at 5:50 PM.

Mystery Solved: Why Large Dinosaurs Avoided the Tropics For Millions of Years

New research has revealed why it took more than 30 million years for large Triassic dinosaurs to populate the tropics after they first appeared on Earth, ending a mystery that has kept researchers baffled for decades. Using new geological evidence culled from Ghost Ranch, N.M., researchers from the University of Southampton in the U.K. have found that an extremely unpredictable hot and arid climate due to elevated carbon dioxide levels (four to six times of what they are today) kept large herbivorous dinos at bay until after 200 million years ago. More →

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Overpopulation, Overdevelopment Photos

Stunning But Depressing Photos Show Us How Humans Are Destroying Earth

By on June 16, 2015 at 2:41 PM.

Stunning But Depressing Photos Show Us How Humans Are Destroying Earth

In the Wachowskis’ wildly popular movie The Matrix, one of the most popular monologues features Agent Smith recounting a “revelation.” Smith, a computer program, was tasked with classifying the human species and he determined that humans were not mammals at all, because their behavior patterns followed another organism much more closely: A virus. More →

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