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Archive for June 2018

June 1, 2018

 

Glitter Pollution

It's okay if you hate glitter; it's probably bad for the environment.

June 4, 2018

 

Is That Bug Really a Bug?

True bugs are distinguished from other insects by the structure of their mouthparts and the way they feed.

June 5, 2018

 

Pessimism Can Be Good For You

Defensive pessimists use their worries about the worst possible outcomes as catalysts to work toward good outcomes.

June 6, 2018

 

Juiced Up

Thanks to the simple but powerful battery power indicator, you will once again be able to change channels at lightning speed.

June 7, 2018

 

Why Is Fiber Good For You?

Because fiber is indigestible, it's good for you.

June 8, 2018

 

Your Cat Needs Protein

Cats are obligate carnivores; the protein they get from meat is necessary for their survival.

June 11, 2018

 

Pain in the Wallet

Sitting on your wallet can cause severe lower back and leg pain.

June 12, 2018

 

Vampiric Spiders

Did you know that some spiders, East African jumping spiders, that is, don't just have an appetite for meat, but for blood as well?

June 13, 2018

 

Where Have All the Dead Birds Gone?

Besides after hearing a thud on your newly cleaned window, have you ever found a dead bird in your lawn? Why is it so unusual?

June 14, 2018

 

Dry Skin

What's really happening to your skin when it's dry? How can we prevent this itchy, flaky and scaly skin?

June 15, 2018

 

Why Don’t More Species Have Weaponized Tails?

Even though a porcupine's quills can scare off fearsome predators, they're nothing compared to the tail weaponry of dinosaurs.

June 18, 2018

 

Porcupine Quills

Are porcupine quills poisonous? Well no, let's start with the basics...

June 19, 2018

 

A Better View Of The Mayan Empire

In 2018, scientists announced a breakthrough in our understanding of the Mayan empire.

June 20, 2018

 

I’m Ready For My Jetpack!

Our current jetpack technology only allows for a dangerous thirty-second ride.

June 4, 2018

 

Turkeys Need Wingmen Too

A UC Berkeley study shows that wild male turkeys operate using cooperative courtship between dominant and subordinate males.

June 12, 2018

 

Sleep Through The Ages

Ever feel like there weren’t enough hours in the day? Before the Industrial Revolution, people took their downtime in the middle of the night.

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