Photo of the Day: Lo and Behold, the Spider the Size of a Cat

This bizarre creature looks less like a spider and more like a full-grown cat wearing a spider costume
by Laura Sinpetru, October 18th, 2014
 

Watch: What Ecstasy and Its Sibling, Molly, Do to the Human Brain

Video explains how the so-called party drug Molly toys with serotonin levels in the body, makes people feel good
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
 

Why Skipping Rocks on a Frozen Lake Makes the Coolest Sound Ever

The “pew pew” noise is strikingly similar to the ones made by bizarre weapons featured in science-fiction movies
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
Watch: The Chemistry Behind Pizza's Exquisite Taste

Watch: The Chemistry Behind Pizza's Exquisite Taste

by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
Video details the reactions that must take place in order for pizza to turn into the flavor bonanza we love and adore
 

Crocodiles Sometimes Hunt in Packs, Researcher Says

Evidence indicates crocodiles and alligators sometimes work together to catch prey, secure their next meal
by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
 

Light Is What Activates New and Totally Awesome Diabetes Drug

The light-activated type 2 diabetes drug is the brainchild of scientists with the Imperial College London in the UK
by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
 

Report Warns of 1.8 Meters (5.9 Feet) Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise is caused by the fact that, as the climate is getting warmer, ice sheets and glaciers are melting
by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
 

Particles Look like Liquid Droplets on the Outside, Have a Solid Core

Researchers say it is only the outermost layers of these particles that constantly move across their surface
by Laura Sinpetru, October 13th, 2014
 

Stress Seems to Affect Women More than It Does Men

Study finds men and women respond differently to mental stress, women are the ones who have it worse
by Laura Sinpetru, October 13th, 2014
Historians Manage to Read Magna Carta Badly Burnt in 1731 Fire

Historians Manage to Read Magna Carta Badly Burnt in 1731 Fire

by Laura Sinpetru, October 11th, 2014
To make head and tail of the document, specialists resorted to a technique known as multispectral imaging
 

Watch: Stunning Time-Lapse Shows Earth as Seen from Space

This positively stunning video comprises images taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station
by Laura Sinpetru, October 11th, 2014
 

Bizarre Celestial Body Might Be a Dead Star Nestled Inside a Dying One

The supposed hybrid star, known as a Thorne-Zytkow object, is located in a galaxy 199,000 light-years from our planet
by Laura Sinpetru, October 10th, 2014
 

Scientists Use Light to Give Laboratory Mice Amnesia

Even cooler, the UC Davis researchers managed to erase specific memories in the mice whose brains they toyed with
by Laura Sinpetru, October 10th, 2014
 

Dog Put Down for Fear It Was Carrying Ebola

The dog belonged to a 44-year-old Spanish nurse that contracted the virus while treating a missionary
by Laura Sinpetru, October 9th, 2014
 
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