Students often say ‘what’s the point of learning this, never gunna use it?’ and they’re often talking about calculus. But calculus is legit important, even if you don’t end up using it
NASA, you’ve done it again. Find out why they just became a little more awesome. Not what you think!
Dung beetles appear to be pretty gross, and understandably so. I mean, they literally roll around in filth. But these misunderstood creatures are on the rise, thanks to some fashion savvy researchers that have transformed these insects from trailer trash to fashion icons, all in the name of science
Stats, the very word is enough to put a shiver down any sane persons spine. But I have discovered that its not so bad and heres why
How is that sun shining on droplets of water is capable of producing rainbows in all their glory and variety? A chance sighting of an uncommon rainbow, a poor attempt at describing it, a quick google search to discover the depths of my ignorance and I’m off on a tangent to find out more about these bows of light and water that I’d been taking for granted.
So being a social media noob, it’s probably not all that surprising that I didn’t know much about “trolling,” but I was enlightened after an episode of Insight a couple of weeks ago. In its mildest form, trolling just seems like a waste of time to me and in its most vicious form, it seems extremely cruel and unwarranted. But maybe that’s just the way I’m wired. Literally.
You may have heard reports that our Jurassic Park dreams are over, and we can’t hope to resurrect dinosaurs back from the dead. But is that true? Maybe mammoths hold the key?
Are you a red-blooded he-man who scoffs at vegetarians? Do you laugh and mock other men for not eating meat? Well your laughing days are over
When you think about it, it doesn’t make sense that so many people like to eat chilli. It’s hot and therefore, can be a bit painful/irritating when eaten.
Last week, Julia Gillard ripped into Tony Abbott, calling him sexist and a misogynist. But what does research tell us about differences between men and women? Are the comments Tony Abbott made misogynistic, or is he backed by science?