It is easy to take the stethoscope for granted when you consider the advancements in medical technology since its inception. However, this vital diagnostic tool..
When returning to Earth after becoming first to land on the Moon the Apollo astronauts had to go through U.S. Customs at the airport and..
The Earth doesn’t quite keep an exact 24 hour day due to the speed at which it rotates. A complete rotation of the Earth actually..
When is a 2×4 not 2 inches by4 inches? When you actually measure it! In fact, all dimensional lumber commonly used in building construction is..
In Stockholm, Sweden there is a tower with colored lights that can be controlled by anyone with a smartphone. This ingenius mix of architectural design..
In theory every time you sufficiently shuffle a deck of cards you are making history by creating a new unique order of cards that has..
The primary ingredient used in traditional root beer recipes was found to cause permanent liver damage and cancer in 1960 so the United States FDA banned..
The human brain can burn up to 20% of our calories and burns more calories per pound than muscle. The human brain only accounts for about..
In 1988 NOAA scientists predicted a section of the Pacific Ocean would contain plastic marine pollution drawn there by converging ocean currents. It was later..
The United States Food and Drug Administration has a clear set of guidelines that states what the acceptable contamination levels are for our food. Small..
The mosquito, due to the diseases it carries, is the deadliest animal on Earth for humans. People fear many animals of all varieties and sizes..
Eating carrots will improve your vision, at least that’s what you have probably heard. This concept was popularized via wartime propaganda designed to explain why..
If you’ve ever noticed those radar signs that show how fast you’re driving seem to be a bit off, you’re not the only one. This..
Once your cell phone, or any GPS enabled device, detects itself reaching a speed greater than 1,000 knots (1,200 MPH) at an altitude of 60,000..
Avocados may be loved by many people but to much of life on Earth they can also be highly poisonous. Dogs, cats, cattle, goats, rabbits,..