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Science Explains: 6 Common Fantasy Tropes

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  →

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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  →

8 Animal Hybrids That Stretch the Limits of Science!

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  →

Revenge of the Science Fact or Science Fiction Quiz!

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  →

These Geeky College Courses Are For Real!

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  →

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

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  →

20 Scientific Errors in Gravity

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  →

FAQ: Higgs Boson For Dummies

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  →

Here Comes the Sun! 12 Insanely Futuristic Solar Power Designs

Here Comes the Sun! 12 Insanely Futuristic Solar Power Designs

By Becky FerreiraOctober 8, 2013

It's crazy that in the 21st Century, we're still running on non-renewable power that muddies the skies and gut-punches the planet. What's...More  →

5 TV Space Disasters that Rival Gravity

5 TV Space Disasters that Rival Gravity

By Ryan BrittOctober 7, 2013

Over the weekend, the boundaries of space and limits of the human body confronted movie audiences as Gravity made everyone really dizzy....More  →