NASA looks into robot bees for Mars exploration

Tiny mechanical creatures would be fitted with sensors and wireless communication devices The rocky landscape on Mars is hell on rover wheels, so NASA researchers are considering ways to explore the Red Planet by taking flight there instead. The space agency is looking into developing a swarm of robotic bees called Marsbees. The objective of the proposed work is to […]

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Most Common Last Names by Country

Surnames are the strongest historical tie we have to our ancestors. Though there might be plenty of mystery surrounding less popular last names, they tend to traditionally come from one of the following origins: geography (e.g., Hamilton), geographical features (Brooks), occupation (Weaver), personal characteristic (Short), estate name (Windsor), ancestry (Watson), or patronage (Hickman). But some surnames […]

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10 Civilizations That Disappeared Under Mysterious Circumstances

For almost as long as we’ve had civilization, we’ve lost it. There are records going back hundreds of years of explorers discovering huge temples encrusted with jungle, or giant pits full of treasure that were once grand palaces. Why did people abandon these once-thriving cities, agricultural centers, and trade routes? Often, the answer is unknown. […]

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This Is Peru’s Rainbow Mountain – Which No One Had Ever Seen Until 2013

Though the mountain and the sediments that form its rainbow face are eons old, Rainbow Mountain was only discovered about five years ago. Deep in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, there lies a ridge of mountains unlike any other. Along this ridge is one particularly magnificent mountain. Lined with layers of red, orange, yellow, […]

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26 Hilarious Times People Beat The System In Ways Nobody Expected – Part 2 of 2

Laws and rules are there for a reason, marks of orderly and successful societies that serve to keep us from descending into anarchy. However, some rules are just stupid and unnecessary. Smart and enterprising people know this, and refuse to bow to an unjust system. And so they must find creative ways to bend the […]

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