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Science Just Discovered Smart Genes

Science Just Discovered Smart Genes

If you've been waiting for science to make you smarter then you're in luck. Scientists have discovered a link between intelligence and 52 specific genes.

Why Curing Cancer is so Difficult

Why Curing Cancer is so Difficult

Cancer has destroyed the lives of people everywhere with various types claiming lives. But as much as we think we know about cancer there is still a lot to learn, this is why it's so hard fighting cancer.

Microbes and You - A Disgusting Story

Microbes and You - A Disgusting Story

Believe it or not but you are filthy, every inch of you is covered in microbes and whats worse, they're inside you too. Take a look at how far the microbe world penetrates your very being.

The 2017 Physics Nobel Prize Was Awarded for Detecting Gravitational Waves

The 2017 Physics Nobel Prize Was Awarded for Detecting Gravitational Waves

Every year the best and brightest are awarded for their contributions to mankind. This years Nobel Prize in physics goes to the team who detected gravitational waves, here's why.

Slicing a Water Balloon in Two with a Rocket Knife

Slicing a Water Balloon in Two with a Rocket Knife

Have you ever seen a giant water balloon slice in two with a rocket knife? Me neither. Enjoy this beautifully odd moment all captured in glorious slow motion.

Numbers Banned in History

Numbers Banned in History

I'm sure you're aware of books that have been banned, but did you know that at one point certain numbers were banned? Take a look back in time to when irrational numbers were a big no no.

Is Reality Just a Simulation?

Is Reality Just a Simulation?

As advanced as the human race is we are still limited in experiencing the world through our senses. But could our senses be fooled? Are we even real or are we all living in a giant simulation?

Self Driving Cars get the Human Touch

Self Driving Cars get the Human Touch

This guy dressed up as a self driving car is part of an experiment to see how people react to self driving cars. While his car seat costume may seem weird it's all in the name of science.

Everything You Need to Know About Gravitational Waves

Everything You Need to Know About Gravitational Waves

Gravitational waves have long been hypothesized but it wasn't until recently that their existence was confirmed. But what exactly are they and what do giant black holes have to do with it?

Why Bringing the Sun to Earth is a Bad Idea

Why Bringing the Sun to Earth is a Bad Idea

What do you think would happen if you brought just a piece of the sun here to earth? The short answer is we would all die, the long answer is a lot more fascinating.

Would You Walk in a Nuclear Waste Dump?

Would You Walk in a Nuclear Waste Dump?

Buried under 7 storey's of rocks in Weldon Spring, Missouri is an old Nuclear Waste Dump . The site contains over 1 million cubic meters of toxic waste.

Everything You Need to Know About Smog

Everything You Need to Know About Smog

Smog is a combination of the words smoke and fog. There's a been a long history of smog hanging over cities but do you know how it comes about and it's affect on your health?

Why is Fahrenheit Still Used in America?

Why is Fahrenheit Still Used in America?

While the rest of the world uses the metric system and Celsius those in America refuse to leave the Imperial system and Fahrenheit. But why is that, why won't they change?

You Won't Believe How Much Freeze-Dried Urine Costs

You Won't Believe How Much Freeze-Dried Urine Costs

While most of us aren't in the market for Freeze-Dried Urine if you were to buy some you could pick up some from the US Government for $983. The National Institute of Standards and Technology or NIST sells this and other items as what are termed Standard Reference Materials for science. Think of all the money you just flushed down the toilet.

Black Holes Will Be the End of Us

Black Holes Will Be the End of Us

Black Holes are the most powerful force in all nature and when the universe comes to an end it will be thanks to one. Take a look at just how powerful Black Holes really are.

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