Pluto on Pluto? Cartoonist Provides the Evidence

Walt Disney knew all along. Recent NASA images of Pluto appear to have a silhouette of the famous Disney dog. Cartoonist Scott Johnson tweeted out this image of the dog’s face superimposed on Pluto. His tweet has been retweeted over twenty-eight thousand times. The best thing about the Pluto image from NASA today is the silhouette […]

Ball Dropped Over Edge of Dam Surprised Everyone; ‘We Had No Idea It Was Going to Do That’

A YouTube video that has more than 4 million views since being posted online Wednesday, shows the results of dropping a basketball over the edge of a 415 foot high dam. When a little backspin was applied to the ball, something amazing happens. A person on the video can be heard saying,  “I literally just dropped it, with a […]

Mysterious sounds reported around the world

People around the world have reported hearing strange sounds from the skies over the past month. Sometimes they describe it as a hum or low rumble; other times it’s a whine, thump, or even a melody. Often the sounds have been recorded and posted online, fueling rumors and conspiracy theories. One blogger wrote, “either the […]

Flourescent gel identifies bacteria in wounds

  Polymers that light up in the presence of bacteria could offer a new way to quickly detect infected wounds. When contained in a gel and applied to a wound, the infection’s severity can be detected by the level of fluorescence, helping clinicians decide whether or not to use antibiotics, and the most appropriate type of […]

Video: Making Dinosaurs From Chickens

In Michael Crichton’s Jurasic Park, dinosaur DNA was extracted from a mosquito trapped in amber. Paleontologist Jack Horner talks about how attempts to extract dinosaur DNA in real life have not been successful. Since birds are modern dinosaurs (“You can’t argue with it because we are the classifiers, and we classify that way.”), he has […]

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