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    Political hardliners ‘cannot see when they are wrong,’ study shows

    We’ve all had uncomfortable conversations with family that are political hardliners at Thanksgiving. If it feels like you’re talking to a brick wall, it’s not that you’re debating skills are bad. Turns out, research is showing that people with deeply held political views – and those of the fringes of the left or right wing […] More

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    Spiders could eat the entire human population, if only they could unite

    Spiders are everywhere. This isn’t the beginning of a paranoid delusion, or the start of a horror film. They are literally almost everywhere. A recent survey from PubMed states that 100% of the North Carolina homes they visited had spiders in them, including 68 percent of bathrooms and more than 75 percent of bedrooms. The most common […] More

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    Studies find organic farming is bad, contributes more to climate change

    The ‘all-organic’ lobby doesn’t sound as sinister as the lobbies peddling tobacco, oil, or pharmaceuticals. Most people would associate all-organic foods with healthy, wholesome, salt-of-the-earth goodness. Which is exactly what they want. They don’t want you to know that organic farmers use carcinogenic pesticides, many of which are far more dangerous than their conventional counterparts. […] More

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    Woman left brain-dead after chugging a liter of soy sauce for a ‘detox’

    I’m sure you’ve heard of many ‘cleanses’ that promise miraculous results. There’s the Master Cleanse, made famous by singer Beyonce. There’s the oldie but goodie Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanse. The you have actress Shailene Woodley, who notably eats clay everyday. But clay is one of the less crazy fads (and that’s saying a lot, as […] More

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    Rick and Morty creators may gift us with a surprise Christmas episode

    If you’re a Rick and Morty fan, you’ve probably been patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for the promised 70 episodes Adult Swim ordered back in May in a long-term deal with the creators, Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Well, we might have some good news for you. There’s evidence that there will be a […] More

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    Year’s brightest comet, the ‘Christmas Comet’, visible this weekend

    This Sunday, December 16th, star lovers everywhere will get the chance to see this year’s brightest comet with the naked eye. Dubbed the ‘Christmas Comet’, or 46P/Wirtanen, it’s an opportunity for space enthusiasts to find a dark place an hurt their necks looking at the heavens. Astronomy Magazine reports: The year’s brightest comet makes its […] More

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    ‘Genius’ rats overrunning DC because they’re adapting too quickly

    When we talk about DC rats we think of shady politicians on Capitol Hill signing bills behind closed doors. They’re is countless jokes and analogies that can be made here, especially in our political climate today. But DC has another rat problem that’s spiraling out of control: Rattus Norvegicus, the common Norway Rat. Or what locals […] More

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    Cutting edge Russian robot turns out to be just a guy in a robot suit

    The Rossiya 24 news channel aired footage of Boris — what was said to be a high-tech robot — dancing, singing, and talking at a technology forum for school pupils. He was even filmed saying; I’m good at maths but now I want to study art and musical composition. With the human-like movements and impressive […] More

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