science

Hold All My Calls, A New Type Of Yeast Can Home-Brew Morphine And Codeine

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It's now possible to brew opioids using three new genetically-modified types of brewer's yeast.

BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY

Thirty-One Episodes Of ‘Bill Nye The Science Guy’ Are Streaming On Netflix

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'Bill Nye the Science Guy' episodes are available on Netflix streaming for your nostalgic learning pleasure.

science

Suuure, Our Brains Have To Work Harder To Understand Sarcasm. Whatever You Say, Science.

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Sarcasm, it turns out, is a mental workout and an effective communication strategy. It also totally doesn't make people want to hit you.

movies about space

Explore The Cosmos With These Great Movies And Documentaries About Space

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Imagine the expanse of the universe through these movies and documentaries about space travel.

studies

Study: You’re Going To Give Up On New Music At 33

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New research suggests your music taste gets old even sooner now. Give in to your ageist overlords.

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

Watch Neil DeGrasse Tyson Talk To This Little Girl About Dyslexia

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Even though he's busy with 'StarTalk' and 'Cosmos', Tyson's always willing to keep it real with little scientists.

WTF

Meet The Woman Whose Brain Tumor Was Really Her Evil Twin

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A woman with a brain tumor discovered that she had absorbed her embryonic twin.

NORWAY

It Rained Earth Worms In Norway For Some Reason

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It's happened before, but scientists still can't explain it.

knuckle cracking

Researchers Used This Live MRI Footage Of A Knuckle Cracking To Disprove A Popular Theory

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Turns out knuckle cracking isn't the result of tiny dynamite explosions rigged up by lunatic miniature gremlins that live inside our hands.

Microwave Ovens

A Rash Of Mysterious Radio Signals Turned Out To Actually Be A Bunch Of Microwave Ovens

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Mysterious radio signals that have puzzled scientists for years have just been revealed to be the result of people using their microwaves.

FARTS

Can You Fart Your Way To The Moon? PBS’s ‘Space Time’ Investigates.

Fart me to the moon. Let me toot among the stars.

BEER

Is Beer The Healthiest Drink? Here’s What Science Has To Say About It.

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Beer is good for you! Well, to some degree. Here's the science behind healthy suds.

#Avengers: Age Of Ultron

The Muppets Helpfully Explain Why Quicksilver Is The Worst Avenger

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The Muppets, with a little help from professional science nerd Jake Roper, explain why Quicksilver would kill you just by running past you.

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Kinda-Sorta Defending Scientology

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The famous astrophysicist doesn't think we should all take a personality test anytime soon, but he did make some good points.

BEER

Artists Prove You Can Do Anything With Beer By Making It Into A Dress

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It sounds like an April Fool's Day joke, but this beer dress is real. Is there anything beer can't do?

APRIL FOOLS DAY

Why Do We Fall For April Fools’ Day Pranks? Science Has An Answer.

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It seems counter-intuitive our brains would make us gullible, and yet, they do.

beards

Science Has Discovered Why Hipsters Grow Beards

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The hipster beard is inescapable these days... and science has determined, precisely, why.


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