Yep, it's not enough for space to make us feel small -- it needs to make us feel stupid, too.
We know what you're thinking: You're far too cynical to fall for the ads you fast forward through on your DVR or the little tricks employed by marketers and politicians to push your subconscious buttons. But are you sure?
Humanity's only effect on the animal kingdom isn't just pure destruction; in fact, sometimes our ecological footprint looks more like a clown shoe.
There exist special occasions where the universe up and does a magic trick that seems to be designed by an unjust, all-powerful entity dedicated to making scientists ask, 'What in the hell?'
how far away are we from transporters? Well, it turns out that there are a few complications ...
Who among us hasn't been asked by a teacher or a boss to think outside the box? It's all well and good when you're looking at a word problem on a Denny's application, not so much when you're staring down a problem with lives on the line.
Despite what you've seen in Monty Python movies or at Renaissance Faires, people in olden days were a lot smarter than we give them credit for.
The following surgeries prove that even the smartest of doctors can have crazy ideas. But is an idea really that crazy if it works? Yes. Yes it is.
If you want your memory to stay strong, you probably already know what to avoid -- excessive alcohol, beating your head on things, getting any older. What you probably didn't know is that there are other, lesser known everyday threats that may be slowly turning you into that guy from 'Memento.'
In real life, people don't suffer freaky events like getting struck by lightning or getting part of their brain removed and then suddenly find themselves with new superpowers, like heat vision or flight. However, people do apparently suffer freaky events and then gain the ability to do art.
Somewhere, right now, an adult is quoting an interesting animal 'fact' that he actually learned from an old cartoon. And this is how animals became one of those subjects particularly vulnerable to laughable misconceptions.