Recent studies have confirmed that the dagger blade in the mummy wrapping of the Egyptian King Tutankhamun was not your regular dagger, so to speak. Though the blade was always knowng to be iron, scientists now know this iron...
There are countless people throughout history who have changed the lives of millions, yet many of them are little-known or not known at all. While a myriad of inventors, painters, and celebrities are household names, there are plenty of...
The lost city of Atlantis is one of the oldest and most well-known mysteries of all time. As early as 360 B.C. the ancient philosopher Plato spoke of the lost civilization in several written dialogues. In these writings the...
"Running around like a chicken with its head cut off." We've all heard the phrase countless times. It is such a widely used idiom that the McGraw-Hill Dictionary includes a definition for it: 'to run around frantically and aimlessly;...
The borough of Centralia is located in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. In the late 1800s it was a thriving anthracite coal mining town with a population of close to 3,000, but as of 2013 the population is no more than...
There are certain things you can go through your whole life without questioning. Then one day your whole world comes crashing down when you find out those things never actually existed. Unfortunately, today is about to be one of those...
Sure, bananas taste delicious. You've obviously seen them used in fruit bowls, smoothies, and as the go-to food choice of certain cartoon monkeys. But there are tons of amazingly helpful uses for bananas and banana peels that you most...
Have you ever wanted to find a way to walk on water? Of course you have. Everybody has. The video above is a quick glimpse at how it's possible with Non-Newtonian Fluids. A Non-Newtonian Fluid is a one that has...
Global Warming has obviously been a prominent and contentious issue in recent years. The advancement of science and the ability to accurately track data has led many of the top environmental scientists to conclude that the planet is undoubtedly...
Ume.net, a fiber optic broadband provider decided to conduct an experiment for 2 days. They wanted people to see how it would be like if they lived their everyday lives with the internet's biggest problem, lag. They created a device...
Every woman who has ever given birth has told a man that nothing he will ever encounter in life will be as painful as giving birth. They always wave it men's faces, that no matter how much struggle they...