Japan Himawari-8 Satellite Earth Photos

Japan’s new space satellite has captured the most beautiful images of Earth

By on July 13, 2015 at 10:00 PM.

Japan’s new space satellite has captured the most beautiful images of Earth

It’s always neat to look at pictures of Earth from space but Japan’s Himawari-8 weather satellite has just outdone every beautiful set of Earth photos we’ve ever seen. The New York Times brings us word that the satellite is now snapping a picture of Earth every 10 minutes and the publication has used them to create a stunning timelapse of the planet over a 24-hour period. More →

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Electronics Sniffing Dog

Meet the police dog who can sniff out hidden SD cards, thumb drives, hard drives, iPads and more

By on July 13, 2015 at 7:40 PM.

Meet the police dog who can sniff out hidden SD cards, thumb drives, hard drives, iPads and more

Across the world, police dogs are used at airports and by every type of law enforcement agency imaginable to help sniff out explosives and other types of contraband. With a sense of smell that’s more than 40 times greater than what humans possess, these specialized dogs can help detect suspicious materials that might otherwise go completely unnoticed by authorities.

But that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to a dog’s extraordinary sense of smell. More →

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North Korea Unicorn Lair Discovered

Actually, This Was North Korea’s Craziest Proclamation… and It Involved Unicorns

By on July 7, 2015 at 12:28 PM.

Actually, This Was North Korea’s Craziest Proclamation… and It Involved Unicorns

A couple of weeks back, we marveled at just how crazy North Korea really is. What prompted our sense of awe was the reclusive country’s proclamation that it had discovered a single drug that could cure AIDS, MERS and Ebola all at once. At the time we said we thought it was the craziest thing North Korea had ever come up with, but that’s only because we forgot about its amazing proclamation back in 2012 that its archaeologists had discovered a unicorn lair in its capital city of Pyongyang. More →

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Self-Healing iPhone Android Display

Will Cracked Smartphone Displays Soon Gain Self-Healing Powers?

By on July 6, 2015 at 5:35 PM.

Will Cracked Smartphone Displays Soon Gain Self-Healing Powers?

One of the most annoying things that can happen to your smarphones is screen damage. Whether it’s smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, or other devices, replacing broken screens is always an expensive hassle. But researchers have created a magical “glue” that would turn various materials into self-healing surfaces that could automatically fix scratches and cracks. The technology could very well be used in future iPhone and Android devices, but also in other products like nail varnish or car paint. More →

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What Food Additives Look Like Images Book

This is What Food Additives Look Like Before They’re Added to Food

By on June 29, 2015 at 9:45 PM.

This is What Food Additives Look Like Before They’re Added to Food

Are you looking to live a healthier lifestyle and maybe lose a few pounds? You could try some complex medical procedures and wild weight loss miracles, or you could go for a more balanced approach, one that includes exercise and better managing your food intake – there are apps to help out with that. Eating healthier is easier said than done though, so what better way to understand your next meal than by checking out what additives look like before being mixed with your food. More →

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Python Digesting Alligator X-Ray Images

Crazy X-Ray Images: See a Python Digest an Alligator Over the Course of a Week

By on June 29, 2015 at 5:27 PM.

Crazy X-Ray Images: See a Python Digest an Alligator Over the Course of a Week

Pythons are ready to consume anything they can catch, regardless whether it’s a 30 pound porcupine that might kill the snake by piercing its guts, or a dangerous alligator that you’d imagine can put up a fight. That’s right, pythons can apparently swallow an entire alligator and then digest it in about a week. More →

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Plastic Sperm Male Reproductive Disorders

Is That Plastic Water Bottle You’re Drinking From Making You Infertile?

By on June 26, 2015 at 12:08 PM.

Is That Plastic Water Bottle You’re Drinking From Making You Infertile?

There’s no clear answer to that question. Some studies suggest that the abundance of plastic around us may have negative effects on the male reproductive system, but the problem with these studies is that there’s too much plastic in our lives to enable completely believable research. More →

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