How does Laser Eye Surgery work?

In 1948, Spanish ophthalmologist Jose Ignacio Barraquer Moner was fed up with glasses. He wanted a …

How fast are you moving right now?

How fast are you moving right now? That seems like an easy question. The first tempting answer is, …

What makes something "Kafkaesque"?

"Someone must have been telling lies about Josef K. He knew he had done nothing wrong, but one…

The hidden treasures of Timbuktu

On the edge of the vast Sahara desert, citizens snuck out of the city of Timbuktu and took to the w…

Can 100% renewable energy power the world?

" I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't…

You Live In The Past

Hey y'all, Merry Christmas. Today we are going to be talking about the past. But not like histo…

This Post will Hurt!

This post is going to hurt. There's a study about different colors and how some cause headaches:…

The science behind Rainbows!

A few days ago, somebody asked me this question: "Has an end of a rainbow ever been found?&quo…

You Can't Touch Anything

Today we're going to get close, like really close. In fact, I want to answer the question what&…

The science of smog

On July 26, 1943, Los Angeles was blanketed by a thick gas that stung people's eyes and blocked…

This tool will help improve your critical thinking

Socrates, one of the founding fathers of Western philosophical thought, was on trial. Many Athenian…

How to stay calm under pressure

Your favourite cricketer closes in for a victorious win. The crowd holds its breath, and, at the cr…

Are the illuminati real?

The year was 1776. In Bavaria, new ideals of rationalism, religious freedom, and universal human ri…

What Color Is A Mirror?

Did you know that the human eye can differentiate 10 million different colors? But what color is a …

Why do we feel nostalgia?

In the late 17th century, a medical student named Johannes Hofer noticed a strange illness affectin…

How do cigarettes affect the body?

Cigarettes aren’t good for us. That’s hardly news -- we’ve known about the dangers of smoking for d…

Is fire a solid, a liquid, or a gas?

Sitting around a campfire, you can feel its heat, smell the woody smoke, and hear it crackle. If yo…