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Science Explains: Why Werewolves Are Better Than Vampires

By Abbey ClarkeNovember 20, 2013

What’s this, you say? Some whippersnappers are claiming that vampires are better than werewolves? The first thing that comes into my crotchety...More  →

Science Explains: Why Werewolves Are Better Than Vampires

Science Explains: What the Fox REALLY Says!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 14, 2013

Surprisingly, contrary to popular belief, the fox has never been known to say "Gering-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!", nor does it say "Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow!". To tell you...More  →

Science Explains: What the Fox REALLY Says!

Science Explains: 6 Common Fantasy Tropes

By Steven RomanoNovember 14, 2013

Legitimizing fantasy with scientific fact is like trying to mix oil and water: It just isn’t going to happen, bud! By it’s...More  →

Science Explains: 6 Common Fantasy Tropes
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Drink Your Chemistry With These Nerdy Science Mugs!

By Becky FerreiraNovember 13, 2013

The holiday season is coming up, and we all have at least one glorious science nerd on our gift list (indeed, odds...More  →

Drink Your Chemistry With These Nerdy Science Mugs!

8 Animal Hybrids That Stretch the Limits of Science!

By Steven RomanoNovember 6, 2013

Ancient myth is stuffed to the gills with stories of strange creatures composed of a grab bag of parts from other animals—talk...More  →

8 Animal Hybrids That Stretch the Limits of Science!

Revenge of the Science Fact or Science Fiction Quiz!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 1, 2013

Did you know that female Galapagos turtles secrete a flesh burning oil during their pregnancy to ward off predators? Well, there's a...More  →

Revenge of the Science Fact or Science Fiction Quiz!

These Geeky College Courses Are For Real!

By Robert PunchurOctober 24, 2013

Students are told to study what they love. For geeks, that can be difficult. Course names can be misleading. For example, a...More  →

These Geeky College Courses Are For Real!

Science Explains: Why Can't Miley Keep Her Tongue in Her Mouth?

By ChauntonOctober 11, 2013

Greetings masterminds. Science here. I get asked a lot of questions about Miley Cyrus. If she sprains her butt, does she qualify...More  →

Science Explains: Why Can't Miley Keep Her Tongue in Her Mouth?

20 Scientific Errors in Gravity

By Becky FerreiraOctober 10, 2013

Gravity has only been out for a few days, but it's already a critical and commercial juggernaut. Alfonso Cuarón really hit it into...More  →

20 Scientific Errors in Gravity

FAQ: Higgs Boson For Dummies

By Jeremy BlachmanOctober 8, 2013

It's official! Peter Higgs and Francois Englert won the Nobel prize for discovering the Higgs boson particle! So, what is a Higgs...More  →

FAQ: Higgs Boson For Dummies