What’s the smallest item ever photographed? An Australian University research team was been able to photograph the shadow of a single atom. Professor Dave Kielpinski, from Griffith University’s Centre for Quantum Dynamics, said his research team was curious what they could investigate with visible light. “We wanted to investigate how few atoms are required to cast […]
BOTTOM LINE: The male Superb Lyrebird has the fanciest mating ritual in the animal kingdom. According to researchers at Cornell University, “On a carefully cleared patch of forest floor, he begins by fanning elaborate tail plumes over his head, then coordinates a precisely timed song-and-dance sequence. He finishes off with a rapid-fire recital of borrowed songs. […]
Witness dozens of different types of flowers unfurling in this stunning time-lapse video from filmmaker David de los Santos Gil. He used 5,000 out of 50,000 shots of his floral subjects for the final video, which was filmed over a period of nine months. https://youtu.be/LjCzPp-MK48
Here is a video of ten fun, interesting and entertaining scientific experiments that you can try at home: https://youtu.be/NkyEOrQiGMQ If you do so, we are not responsible for spills, burns, or failures.
We enlisted the help of our Facebook community for today’s Answer Journal. Our own Priscilla Wood McCarthy asked, “If a tornado may arrive after bedtime, do you prepare? Or go to bed? Or stay up and Google weather?” The key to surviving a storm can be summed up using the letters PMA: Prepare, Monitor and […]
You know where to find Antarctica on a map. And you have a strong guess what it could look like, but chances are you have never found yourself looking live at the land at the bottom of the globe … before now. Thanks to the National Science Foundation, you can have a live peek via […]
Who is the world’s most intelligent woman? Using the standard of IQ tests as the basis for this answer, our designation then goes to the author, commentator and columnist Marilyn Vos Savant. In the 1980’s Vos Savant was listed as having the world’s highest IQ by the Guinness Book of World Records. She was measured […]
The following slide show features some of the most engaging and interesting photos of nature we have seen in some time. These amazing places are the work of mother nature and are some of the more amazing shots which you will see.
The following science experiments are categorized under “Uncontrolled,” but are fun to watch from the safety of our smartphones, tablets and laptops. Enjoy the video and try them only if you dare … I warn you against #4. https://youtu.be/8xHXx5HARC8
BOTTOM LINE: Are Cats Right- or Left-Handed? The truth is that 42% of cats are ambidextrous, 38% favor their left paws, and 20% favor their right. Humans aren’t the only species that favors their left or right hands. Cats also have a preference, although a large percentage can use both paws equally well. About 42% of cats are ambidextrous, […]