You Wont Believe Your Eyes!

An artist depiction of a black hole (c) CC BY-SA 3.0 The General Theory of Relativity created by Einstein in 1915 predicted an object with such a high mass that nothing can escape from its … [Read more...]

Is Super-Strength Possible?

Superman, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Can you imagine having the physique of an Olympic athlete without the training? This is the reality for 11-year-old Liam Hoekstra.  He has a rare genetic … [Read more...]

WATCH out

A picture of a radium watch (c) Mdf, CC BY-SA 3.0 When we look back in history, it is easy to look at tragedies in hindsight and realize the errors. For instance, I would often think that if … [Read more...]

1000 years into the past…

Time Travel, CC BY 2.0 Imagine waking up one morning suddenly in the middle of nowhere. Confused you look at your phone and notice something is off.... How would I deal with being … [Read more...]

Amazing Inventions

Since the beginning of time, humans have always been inventing things to help make our lives easier. However, creating a list that ranks each invention has not always been easy, because different … [Read more...]

Imitation – Mirror Neurons

We often think of ourselves as people with their own personal identities but what if I told you that our imitations of other people make us up? From walking, to eating and even learning a new … [Read more...]

What Makes Duct Tape Sticky?

Duct Tape via Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA-3.0 I was trying to think of a blog post to write about when my mind trailed off. I thought about duct tape. Why is it sticky? Is it a physical or chemical … [Read more...]

Don’t FORGET to Read This! Ways to Improve Your Memory

Forgetfulness (C) Mdf, CC-BY-SA 3.0 "I forgot." Most likely, you have uttered the previous two words countless times in your life. I know I definitely have. Thus, I decided to turn to science so … [Read more...]

The Early Universe

In 1964, 2 American astronomers named Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias made a really profound accidental discovery. It shaped our understanding of the universe and of cosmology. Robert Wilson (c) CC … [Read more...]

The treatment of bunions

Onions you say? No, I meant bunions. What are bunions? Your typical view of how a foot should look like is probably the following: A picture of a normal foot (c) Mdf, CC BY-SA … [Read more...]