Science & Tech

  • Infographic: Mars One Plans to Colonize Mars by 2023

    Posted Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Founded in 2011, the Mars One team has been working on a plan to have humans settle on Mars by 2023. Mars One is a non-profit foundation led by Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp. Endorsed by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Gerard’t Hooft, astronauts from all over the planet applied to be one of the four lucky […]

  • Lake Natron In Tanzania Literally Turns Animals To Stone

    Posted Sunday, October 27th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4

    Unless Medusa is roaming the lakes of northern Tanzania, there has to be some reason for this phenomena. Animals on Lake Natron have literally been turning to stone. Why? Magic, of course! Photographer Nick Brandt has created a new photo series that includes the bodies of animals that were calcified by Lake Natron in northern […]

  • New Chrome App Warns You of Spoilers

    Posted Thursday, October 24th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4

    The biggest issue plaguing our country these days is the advent of the spoiler. Oh, how unfortunate we are that we’re only on season 2 of ‘Game of Thrones’! Do you know the massive letdown I felt after everyone and their mother tweeted about the Red Wedding? It was like a little part of me […]

  • Two Rare Oarfish Wash Ashore – Is A Major West Coast Earthquake Imminent?

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4

    For the second time within a week, a rare oarfish appeared on a Southern California beach, making people wonder if an earthquake is imminent. An oarfish is the largest bony fish in the sea. It can grow up to 50 feet in length. They live way deep down in the bottom of the ocean and rarely […]

  • Scientist Finds Link Between Yetis and Bears

    Posted Sunday, October 20th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Bryan Sykes, a genetics professor at Oxford University believes that the Yeti is a descendent from an ancient polar bear. How can he know this if we barely have proof that Yeti’s exist? Well, there’s a few people out there who claim to have Yeti hair. Last year, Sykes contacted museums, scientists and Yeti-enthusiasts to […]

  • 5 Reasons Jellyfish Will Cause the Apocalypse

    Posted Saturday, October 19th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4

    After reading Gwynn Guilford’s article, “Jellyfish Are Taking Over the Seas, and It Might Be Too Late to Stop Them”, we can quite easily come to the conclusion that jellyfish will cause the end of times. Forget zombies. Forget robots. Forget aliens. Jellyfish will bring on the apocalypse, people. Here’s why: 1. Jellyfish can shut […]

  • NASA Discovers Martian Soil Contains Water

    Posted Sunday, October 6th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4

    One can only imagine the exquisite desert oasis that awaits tourists on the planet Mars. Well, it looks as if we’ve taken another important step toward the possible colonization of the Red Planet. Apparently, water exists within the soils of Mars. According to a recent NASA report published in ‘Science’, the Curiosity Rover has discovered […]

  • 97% of NASA Employees Furloughed Due to Government Shut Down

    Posted Saturday, October 5th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Notice a lack of Tweeting from NASA? You have the government shut down to thank. Due to the shut down, 97% of NASA employees have been furloughed. NASA has around 18,000 employees and about 17,500 employees haven’t been at work since October 1, 2013. The only NASA employees that are going to work are “essential” […]

  • Scientists Find Tiny Aliens Living in Our Sky

    Posted Saturday, September 28th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4

    We often ponder our origins and if life exists elsewhere in the universe. While it may always seem to be a mystery, a team of British scientists believe we are closer to an answer than we realize. How did they achieve such a belief? Oh, it’s just the tiny aliens living in our sky. Professor […]

  • Man In China Grows Second Nose

    Posted Thursday, September 26th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4

    If you have allergies, you can barely handle one nose. But two noses? With flu season approaching, I can barely imagine… Either way, a man in China is currently growing a second nose on his forehead. No, this isn’t some new double-nose fashion trend. He’s actually growing a second nose for medical reasons. The man’s […]

  • Traveling Forward in Time Is a Piece of Cake

    Posted Sunday, September 15th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4

    At the British Science Festival in Birmingham on September 10, famed physicist Brian Cox shared his theory that time-traveling forward may be simpler than we thought. However, you may run into a few obstacles traveling back in time. As you and I already know, time slows down when you travel at the speed of light. […]

  • Naughty Images Depicted on Ancient Roman Coins

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4

    The pornographic playing cards you found in your grandfather’s basement may seem ancient, but nothing compares to this. Ancient Roman coins have been found with depictions of some racy sex acts. Known as “spintriae”, these coins were made from bronze or brass. They date as far back as the first century CE. One side of […]

  • London Skyscraper Has Become A Death Ray

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 02:16 pm GMT -4

    Strange things are happening in London’s financial center. Cars are melting. Stores are catching fire and tiles are shattering. It feels like the next Roland Emmerich flick. However, that’s not the case. The London skyscraper known among locals as “The Walkie-Talkie” is melting cars and creating fires in other nearby buildings. This sounds like it […]

  • Marvel’s New JARVIS App Allows Voice Control, Interactive Content And More

    Posted Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 02:22 pm GMT -4

    Introducing Marvel’s new JARVIS app, available on iTunes and compatible with iPad, iPhone or any iOS device, which you can use in your everyday life to wake you up, check the weather and post to Facebook.  The voice of the movie JARVIS, Paul Bettany, provided over 20 hours worth of voice recordings including nine downloadable […]

  • NASA Developing Warp Drive Technology

    Posted Sunday, September 1st, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Star Trek fans, get ready! While scientists have developed phasers and teleportation calculations, NASA, too, is working on the ability for a spacecraft to go into warp drive. NASA scientists, including physicist, Harold “Sonny” White, have been experimenting with the idea of warp drive at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. At the Starship Congress […]