SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
WHAT IF EARTH STARTED SPINNING BACKWARD?
If Earth were to spin in the opposite direction, it would transform the world as we know it.
THIS EERIE HUMAN-LIKE FIGURE IS TWICE AS OLD AS EGYPT'S PYRAMIDS
A towering, human-like figure carved from wood and discovered in a Russian peat bog is more than twice as old as the Egyptian pyramids, scientists have found.
Gold miners discovered pieces of the elongated structure, dubbed the Shigir Idol, in 1894.
FACTS ABOUT CHLORINE
If you have ever taken a prescription medicine, driven a car or drunk tap water, you likely have been exposed to chlorine.
Chlorine, element No.
PENIS TRANSPLANT IS LATEST SURGERY HELPING PEOPLE FEEL LIKE THEMSELVES
“I finally felt more normal.”
AI COULD START A NUCLEAR WAR. BUT ONLY IF WE LET AI START A NUCLEAR WAR
Simon says “Nuke ‘em.”
WHY NEW GUINEA WARRIORS PRIZED HUMAN BONE DAGGERS
When facing rivals, the warriors of New Guinea had a choice of deadly bone daggers; they could fight with daggers crafted from human thighbones or weapons shaped from the thighbones of cassowaries, flightless, dinosaur-like birds.
BARELY BUZZED OR SUPER STONED? AN APP COULD ONE DAY REVEAL HOW HIGH YOU ARE
How stoned are you, really?
That's the question researchers challenged marijuana users to answer in a prototype app called "Am I Stoned?" in which they completed a series of tasks evaluating their memory, cognitive speed, reaction time and fine-motor skills.
E-CIGARETTES IN DANGER OF BECOMING 'LIFESTYLE CHOICE' BEFORE SAFETY IS PROVEN, WARNS HEALTH PROF
E-cigarettes are being marketed as ‘edgy lifestyle devices’ which could encourage people to use them for too long, the deputy chief executive of the NHS health watchdog has warned.
A GOOGLE STREET VIEW CAR DROVE RIGHT THROUGH THE PATH OF THE 2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE
The most-viewed eclipse in history had an unexpected witness: A Google Street View car drives right through totality, offering a surprising celestial treat for visitors scoping out the event in Maryland Heights, Missouri.
CHILDREN HAVE ENERGY LEVELS GREATER THAN ENDURANCE ATHLETES, SCIENTISTS FIND
Parents run ragged by their children may have suspected it all along.