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Bright City Lights Mean Bad News For Urban Bats

Bright City Lights Mean Bad News For Urban Bats

David Freeman  06. 8.2015
Bats just don't seem to be able to catch a break. The nocturnal creatures are facing all sorts of potentially lethal threats, from climate...
What Is the Science Behind Hypnosis?

What Is the Science Behind Hypnosis?

Quora  06. 3.2015
Hypnosis is a real phenomenon, and even animals can be hypnotized. But what hypnotism is, exactly, remains unclear. In a remarkable experiment...
Can We Clone a Neanderthal?

Can We Clone a Neanderthal?

Quora  05.29.2015
Not with the technology available right now. In the next few years, it may be possible to come close, but there are a number of scientific...
Is It Better to be Tasered or Pepper Sprayed?

Is It Better to be Tasered or Pepper Sprayed?

Quora  05.28.2015
Now, both are awful -- I wouldn't recommend either for a leisurely afternoon. However, the difference is in how they're bad.
What Is the Scientific Answer to

What Is the Scientific Answer to "Why Do Living Things Die?"

Quora  05.27.2015
It's not that living things die; it's that multicellular organisms die. But why? Every single-celled organism alive today has been in existence...
How to Survive Coming Face-to-Face With a Growling Lion on an African Safari

How to Survive Coming Face-to-Face With a Growling Lion on an African Safari

Quora  05.27.2015
The first thing you do when coming across a "growling lion" is freeze and avert your eyes. You also do not point at it. If a lion is not...
Cow Chips and Politics

Cow Chips and Politics

Don Ringe  05.26.2015
Several years ago, I bought into the notion that GSR (Galvanic Skin Response) technology could be a measurement used in political focus...
Young & Entrepreneurial: Social-Impact Startup Soceana Founder Tess Michaels -- Your Not-So-Ordinary 21-Year Old CEO

Young & Entrepreneurial: Social-Impact Startup Soceana Founder Tess Michaels -- Your Not-So-Ordinary 21-Year Old CEO

David Ongchoco  05.24.2015
Young and Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world....
The Family Dinner

The Family Dinner

David Katz, M.D.  05.22.2015
The forests that produce our oxygen are in turn dependent on animal species that are sustained by them, and pay it back in various ways,...
Scientists Shocked To Find Life In The Driest Place On Earth

Scientists Shocked To Find Life In The Driest Place On Earth

Jacqueline Howard  05.20.2015
In northern Chile's Atacama Desert -- known as the driest place on Earth -- a region called María Elena South is so incredibly arid that...
The Nature-Nurture Debate May Finally Be Settled

The Nature-Nurture Debate May Finally Be Settled

Macrina Cooper-White  05.20.2015
It's an age-old debate: do our genes make us who we are, or is it the environment in which we were raised? There's long been agreement...
It's 'Serial Killers' vs. Cancer Cells In This Dramatic New Video

It's 'Serial Killers' vs. Cancer Cells In This Dramatic New Video

David Freeman  05.19.2015
"Inside all of us lurks an army of serial killers whose primary function is to kill again and again." That might sound like something...

Gratitude Speaks: Dr. Mario Martinez, Author of the No. 1 Bestselling 'The MindBody Code'

Miriam Ava  05.17.2015
I'm Miriam Ava, founder of ColorsofGratitude.com and ambassador of good taste. I love sharing messages that matter and Gratitude Speaks...
WATCH: Tiny Ants Have Amazing Way To Escape From Death Pits

WATCH: Tiny Ants Have Amazing Way To Escape From Death Pits

Macrina Cooper-White  05.15.2015
That's one small snap for an ant, one giant leap for antkind. The trap-jaw ant, Odontomachus brunneus, is well-known for its ultra-fast...