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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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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Scientists prove Barcelona scoring at Nou Camp cause earthquakes!

Barcelona fans literally made the earth move at the Nou Camp when Sergi Roberto’s dramatic late goal saw them claim a remarkable win over Paris St Germain on Wednesday. Roberto scored five minutes into stoppage time to complete a 6-1 win on the night as Barca, who trailed 4-0 after the first leg, progressed to the quarter-finals […]

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Scientists discover penguin ‘super-colony’ so large you can see it from space

Keep tabs on various animal species can often be quite difficult for researchers. Sometimes the creatures are predictable, while other times they can pop up in the most unexpected places. That appears to be the case with a newly-discovered super-colony of Adélie penguins which, thanks to the incredible size of the group, was actually spotted […]

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How McDonald’s inspired an extraordinary Eye Hospital in India

We need to warn them: this will be the most exciting story you will read today. Maybe this week. The inspiring force behind Aravind was its charismatic founder, Govindappa Venkataswamy, or Dr. V.. A farmer’s son, he studied medicine, specializing in gynecology. Afflicted by rheumatoid arthritis at a very young age, he turned to ophthalmology […]

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