FLIES

Scientists Just Discovered 30 New Species Of Flies In Los Angeles

Most of the new flies were properly identified by closely examining their genitalia. Hot.

ANIMAL RESCUE

Meet The Lucky Tortoise Who Got A Brand New 3D-Printed Shell From University Students

Thanks to 3D printing, Cleopatra the tortoise is now the most stylish reptile on the block.

FIRE

Watch Two College Students Put Out A Fire Using Only Sound

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Seth Robertson and Viet Tran of George Mason University can put out a fire with just some bass.

#Archer

From Bionics To Brown Notes: All The Sloppy Fun Science In ‘Archer’ This Season

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Did you know that the Tunt Conservatory housed the world's largest collection of carnivorous plants? Ray's right arm knows.

poop to gold

Scientists Want To Mine Your Poop For Gold

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It turns out that we've been pooping enough gold and other precious metals to make it worth sifting out.

science

A New Study Says Watching Porn Is Great For Your Sex Life

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UCLA tried to figure out if watching porn is bad for bedroom performance, and found the exact opposite.

Remote controlled bugs

Scientists Have Found A Way To Turn A Beetle Into A Remote-Controlled Helicopter

Researchers have created remote-controlled cyborg beetles, because science is awesome.

indian food

Scientists Have Discovered What Makes Indian Food So Goddamn Good

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Data scientists at the Indian Institute for Technology analyzed ingredients from thousands of recipes and crunched the numbers. The result? Indian food is still good.

Aliens

Wait, There’s Life On Saturn’s Moon, Titan? We Explain.

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Titan, a moon of Saturn, may just have a form of life impossible on Earth. In theory, at least. We explain.

Medicine

Science Has Finally Determined The Average Penis Size

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British researchers have established what the average penis really is. Suffice to say, it's not what people self-report.

united states

Thanks To This New U.S. Map, You Can Pick Where You Want To Live Based On Noise

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The U.S. is a loud place, but not everywhere. Where are the quieter spots? A new map has the answer.

Dogs

Yes, Your Dog Can Actually Tell Whether You’re Happy Or Sad

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Dogs, it turns out, can read human faces much better than we thought.

VALENTINE'S DAY

Heart Your Heart: The Health Benefits Of Eating Chocolate

There have been over 40 different health benefits discovered to eating chocolate. Here's some of the best.

Prosthetic limbs

The US Military Is Officially Developing Prosthetic Limbs With A Sense Of Touch

DARPA is going full sci-fi and working on replacement limbs with full sensory feedback.

geology

The Earth’s Core May Have More Layers Than We Thought

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The Earth's core is a fascinating place... and it may have more to it than we realized.

BUZZFEED

Test Subjects Were Unable To Tell The Difference Between Filtered Sewage And Bottled Water

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It's only a matter of time before we're all drinking poop water, so get used to it people.


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