5 things you have to do differently in space

Not everything works the same way when you live in microgravity. Our exploration of space is full of wonder — but it’s also subject to the ordinary minutia of day-to-day living. When you live aboard the International Space Station, everything from crying to controlling fire has to be handled differently. So, what can you do in […]

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10 of the world’s biggest unsolved mysteries – Part 2 of 2

Who does not like a good mystery story? For despite all the technology and access to information we have today, there are some facts, messages and intriguing objects whose purpose and provenance could never be explained. The staff of the mother nature network site has posted an interesting story that brings together some of the […]

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10 of the world’s biggest unsolved mysteries – Part 1 of 2

Who does not like a good mystery story? For despite all the technology and access to information we have today, there are some facts, messages and intriguing objects whose purpose and provenance could never be explained. The staff of the mother nature network site has posted an interesting story that brings together some of the […]

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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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26 Hilarious Times People Beat The System In Ways Nobody Expected – Part 1 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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Why You Should Spend Time Doing Nothing, According to Science

In the 1950s, scholars worried that, thanks to technological innovations, Americans wouldn’t know what to do with all of their leisure time. Yet today, as sociologist Juliet Schor notes, Americans are overworked, putting in more hours than at any time since the Depression and more than in any other in Western society. It’s probably not unrelated to […]

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Why Cosmonauts Pee on the Bus That Picks Them Up for Launches

IMAGINE IT: You´re an astronaut and launch day for your first spaceflight has arrived. Years of intense study and training have culminated in this moment. You’re suited up and ready to go. In mere minutes, you’ll be getting strapped into your spacecraft and blasting into the cosmos. So, how do you spend these final precious […]

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