According to a study conducted by the National Audobon Society, 314 species of North American birds are in serious trouble in the face of climate change. 588 species were studied meaning that more than fifty percent of the species are at risk.
Recent comparisons between the oldest rocks on the earth and more modern ones bolster the theory that the infant earth was not as hellish as we we once thought it was. Depictions of earth when it was a baby less than 500 million years old often show it to be a red-hot planet with magma
Scientists have developed a device, inspired by the spleen, that is designed to filter many different types of infections from the blood. The “biospleen” filters blood using magnetic nanobeads which mind to bacteria or viruses and remove them from the blood.
Arizona State University researchers have built a prototype “JetPack” that won’t let anyone fly but aims to help soldiers run 4 minute miles even loaded with gear.
Let me get this out of the way first. This is NOT A JETPACK. Everyone’s calling it a jetpack (including researchers) but just strapping a jet to your back doesn’t make it a jetpack unless you can fly with it. Am I right or am I right?
Ok, I feel a little better.
Stephen Hawking has been quoted in the news recently saying that the Higgs particle could be the utlimate doomsday device, potentially destroying the entire universe in one (light-speed traveling) fell swoop.
You may want to read this fast.
Seriously though, Don’t Panic 😛
New millimeter sized radios using pennies-worth of silicon and requiring no batteries could usher in a new interconnected era in which everything can communicate with everything else.
Are you ready for a radio small enough for your pet ant to carry? It may seem like just a crazy-small electronic device and nothing more but the implications could be like us looking back to the pre-internet era and wondering how the hell we got anything done.
According to the Harry Potter Wiki, “Riddikulus” is a charm that is used in defense against a Boggart. It causes the creature to assume a form that is humorous to the caster, thereby counteracting the Boggart’s ability to terrorize. And in the real world, it is a phrase used to describe something that is absurd. So to help showcase the absurdity of some muggles, here are the latest top 5 “Riddikulus” comments.