Tag: Science

[Pics] The Newest Shade Of Blue

You didn’t think this could be a thing, until now.

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How Much Santa Will Eat & Drink On Christmas Eve

A team of scientists from the U.K. has calculated the realities of being Santa Claus this year. They calculated that based on current population figures, Santa will deliver gifts to 1.6 billion children.  This requires visiting 5,556 homes per second

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NASA Confirms Flowing Water On Mars

Nasa scientists say Mars not only has frozen water, but flowing streams of salty water too – at least in the summer months. This discovery “suggests it would be possible for there to be life on Mars today.” WOW! So, where

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Dairy Queen Takes Pop Off The Kids Menu

Following in the footsteps of competitors like McDonald’s and Burger King, Dairy Queen will be removing sugary pop and soft drinks from their kid’s menu.  DQ announced the menu change in

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NORAD Reveals The Specs On Santa's Sleigh

NORAD’s Santa-tracking program released info on St. Nick’s sleigh. NORAD, which confirmed Friday it is ready to track Santa’s Christmas Eve flight, released a fact sheet with “technical data” on the sleigh on the Santa-tracking program’s official website. Designer & Builder: K. Kringle &

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Cool Meteor Shower Happening Tonight

Late tonight the earth is passing through the debris field of an old 18th century asteroid. It could be an exquisite shower of stars dubbed the May Camelopardalid. Earth is expected to come into contact with multiple streams of debris ejected from

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[Pics] Scientists Claim This Is The Holy Grail

Apparently the long-lost Holy Grail has finally been found and is on display in a Spanish museum.  The onyx chalice has been sitting in the Basilica of San Isidoro in Leon, north Spain, for 1000 years. Until now visitors were

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Science Project Saves Government $400 Million Dollars

The science fair project of a 14-year-old student from Pennsylvania could help save the government nearly $400 million a year. Suvir Mirchandani found that millions of dollars a year could be saved by his school district and government agencies, simply

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Ontario Had An Earthquake Last Night

Did you feel the ground shake last night? According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there was a minor earthquake under Lake Ontario late last night. The quake was recorded as a 2.9 magnitude. It happened just before

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Spotify's Ultimate Workout Playlist

If you’re struggling to get fit, it could be because you’re listening to the wrong kind of music during your workout.  Sports psychologists from Brunel University have discovered that specific genres of music are best suited to specific types of exercise. 

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Important: Keep Your Champagne Chilled

Keep this in mind if you will be popping champagne this New Years Eve. Researchers in the Champagne region of France have discovered that the warmer the bottle of bubbly, the faster its cork travels

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15 Year Old Wins Google Science Fair

A 15-year old Canadian girl has won Google’s annual international science fair.

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Do Copper Bracelets Really Work?

According to a new study, the copper and magnetic bracelets that people wear to help cope with the pain of arthritis are not the miracle treatment that some believe they are.  In the first scientific study into this type of treatment,

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The Worst Fast Food Meal In America

Long John Silver’s now has the (dubious) honour of being the restaurant that sells America’s most unhealthy meal.  The restaurant’s “Big Catch” fish platter won the “Worst Restaurant Meal in America” by the

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Why Beer Is So Good For Women

A beer is as good for your heart as red wine or even aspirin.  This, from a new Italian study which found that women who drink 1 or 2 beers a day are 33% less likely to ever have heart

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