Tag: Science

  • If We Don’t Make Some Drastic Changes, We Could Lose These Heritage Sites Forever

    Earth Day is right around the corner, which makes the fact we’re losing more wonders every year — both natural and man-made — particularly devastating. Earlier this month, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reported that over half of all World Heritage Sites are now threatened by human development. This means that almost 230 locations are […]

  • A Dedicated Team In Austria Has Brought A Previously-Extinct Bird Back To Life.

    After 400 years of extinction, Northern Bald Ibises are flying high again. A dedicated group of individuals at Waldrapp Team successfully helped foster a small population of the birds back into the skies. Over the last ten years, Johannes Fritz and his team in Austria have been caring for groups of ibise hatchlings as their human “parents.” The […]

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  • Shooting Boiling Water From Water Gun In Extreme Canadian Cold Has Amazing Results

    The web has seen countless examples of what happens when you toss a bucket of boiling water outside in subzero temperatures. The water instantly turns to a cloud of steam and frost.  But Chrisgsauce has finally innovated.  In this new video, he demonstrates what happens when you fill a Supersoaker with boiling water and fire the water […]

  • R.I.P. Prince…But Is His Death Part Of A Massive Conspiracy Involving Chemtrails?

    The world was shocked this week to learn of the death of award-winning musician Prince. At the time of this writing, the cause of Prince’s death has not been released to the public, but there is plenty of speculation out there. While, of course, reasonable explanations have arisen, there are also the slightly unhinged explanations […]

  • You’ve Probably Heard About Zika, But This Is What You Really Need To Know

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  • Ways to Burn 200 Calories

    Nearly all of us have a couple extra pounds we’re trying to drop, but we often have trouble finding an activity to burn off the excess fat. To start on a path of weight loss, one should start by burning at least 200 calories a day. But running around the block for 20 minutes can […]

  • Man Flies In Winged Bird Suit

    For millennia, man has yearned to fly in the air like a bird. Even all early flying machines were based flying like a bird, such as the ancient Greek story of Icarus who, as the legend says, flew with his father on wings made from feathers and wax. After the Wright Brothers, humans finally realized that […]

  • It Started Off As A Tiny Rockslide, But Soon They Were Running For Their Lives

    Now that everyone and their mom, grandpa, and toddler has a smartphone, we’re presented with daily evidence for the true nature of humanity. That is, our tendency, when we’re in very apparent mortal danger, to stand there and watch. Or nowadays, to film what’s happening instead of running to safety. (Because if you didn’t film […]

  • When You See This 78-Year-Old Woman Lifting, It’ll Inspire You To Do SOMETHING

    There are more than 30,000 gyms in America…but if you look around, you quickly realize that we’re not utilizing them to the fullest. According to a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, more than two in every three adults are considered overweight or obese. Roughly 80% of people who join a gym in January will […]