even unladen, the swallow would produce an explosion 16 times greater than the eruption of Krakatoa in 1883
the inability to control one’s train of thought has important real world consequences
There is also the question of whether people who search for online recipes are representative of the population in general.
When transplanted into rats, they produced only around one-third as much urine as normal kidneys
No one is sure what particular star might have exploded at this time
Scientists have long struggled to find physiological signs that can reliably tell “ouch” from “@#%!”
One Hundred Thousand
It finally happened:
I’ve never actually posted anything here that wasn’t a quote, but I felt like an enormous thank you was in order. So, to all the researchers, bloggers, and reporters — thanks for learning amazing things and sharing them with all of us. I don’t just quote you because you’re funny, but because what you do is fascinating.
And to all my followers — thanks for reading, and for clicking through to learn more about all those quotes. I’ve met many of the bloggers I quote in person, and they love when a bunch of new readers suddenly show up on their sites.
I’ve been doing this for over two years now, and seeing that number climb up every day is the best reason to keep going. I hope you’re all having a good laugh, and discovering new things along the way.
And finally, it wouldn’t be science without graphs!
One of the first experiments that the United Kingdom’s NIMR will conduct with the coveted virus is to put it in ferrets.
The aim of the new study wasn’t to rake neuroscientists over the coals
We can test things that until now were just mathematics
Why should nine-month-olds prefer looking at cuddlier-shaped men?
His paper was translated in ancient Greek so only his fellow researchers would know about the perversity he had seen.
when people are closer to their average location, they are more likely to laugh using words like “hahaha”.
ratings of dominance based on smell were only accurate when people were rating the smell of the opposite sex