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10 Most Toxic Places on Earth

10 Most Toxic Places on Earth

Any substance, no matter how seemingly benign it may be, can cause damage to an organism. Something as simple as water can be considered toxic as most toxins are dose dependent. Whether whole or in part, toxicity is a huge problem on this planet we all rely on for survival. Though we do our best...

10 Most Bizarre Looking Sharks on Earth

10 Most Bizarre Looking Sharks on Earth

Forget outer space; there are aliens far closer to home! These bizarre looking and strangely fascinating sharks look like they’re from another world.

15 Ways Science Will Kill Us All

15 Ways Science Will Kill Us All

15. LHC The chances of the Large Hadron Collider actually producing a miniature black hole—or anything life threatening for that matter—are so small as to be minute. Like, crazy minute. As in, will probably never happen so minute. And even if the LHC does start producing tiny little baby black...

15 of the Craziest Biological Hoaxes

15 of the Craziest Biological Hoaxes

The world of biological hoaxes is a great one. Some of them are pranks, some are there to make money, and some are just to laugh at those who don't know any better. There's something about slapping together of a handful of different animals and convincing tourists that it's a real thing that exists...

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What Is Polymerization?

Polymerization is the process where monomers—or single molecules like amino acids and hydrocarbons—bond to create polymers. There are two kinds of polymers. The first are natural polymers, like deoxyribonucleic acid (or DNA), cellulose and rubber. The second are artificial or man made polymers,...

The 13 Scariest Australian Animals

The 13 Scariest Australian Animals

Australia is a land of deadly creatures that seem to take obscene joy in killing you — and not just Queenslanders hunting down anyone who's brown. No, the entire ecosystem seems specifically designed to kill, what with the horrible desert, deadly animals, annoying insects, and constant worry of...

10 Best Science Kits for Kids

10 Best Science Kits for Kids

Every budding biologist or scientist needs the opportunity to explore and investigate the wonders of science in a safe, educational environment. Many science kits are available to provide the tools and equipment necessary to incite the imagination and increase learning beyond the average science...

15 Incredible Applications of Biomimicry

15 Incredible Applications of Biomimicry

The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry listed such great ideas as Velcro, Gecko Tape and Whalepower Wind Turbines to illustrate some applications of the developing engineering practice of designing sustainable human technologies inspired by nature. Here are some more examples coming out of the biomimetics...

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

15 Historical Inaccuracies Widely Believed as Fact

Believe it or not, some of the most widely accepted historical "truths" are actually very inaccurate.

Ecstasy Study Shows MDMA Won't Harm Your Brain

Ecstasy Study Shows MDMA Won't Harm Your Brain

Startling results of one of the most extensive studies regarding the illegal drug Ecstasy shows that MDMA won't harm your brain. The study was published during the second week of February in the journal Addiction and found that 3,4-Methylenedioxyethampetamine (MDMA or Ecstasy) will not effect...