8 Ways to Not Sweat the Small Stuff When Public Speaking

The idea of public speaking in front of a group is not easy for everyone. It makes some people very nervous or anxious. When people get nervous and anxious, they tend to sweat. When I am nervous and anxious, I sweat.  If I’m speaking to people and I’m thinking about how sweaty I am, I get distracted, which causes more...

The History and Evolution of the Wheel

The Wheel is one of the most fundamental inventions we use in our everyday lives. Invented sometime between 4500 – 3300 BCE during the Chalcolithic era, the wheel gave rise to everything from transportation to modern day machinery and almost everything in between.The idea of the wheel may have been influenced by nature, as many inventions are. The closest evidence to a...

Man Builds the World’s Largest Rolling, Mechanical Planetarium in His Backyard

Inspired by the beauty of the sky when he was a kid, high-school graduate Frank Kovac built the largest rolling, mechanical, globe planetarium of the world in his backyard.Frank Kovac, an ordinary guy from Wisconsin, fell in love with the sky at the age of 13. In over ten years, he built his own planetarium. Although he wanted to be...

Harvard Unlocks the Holy Grail of Physics: Metallic Hydrogen

Harvard scientists shook the world after they officially published their success in creating an entirely new material which may not exist anywhere else in the universe: Metallic hydrogen. The findings were recently published in the journal of Science.It was last October when Harvard University physicist Isaac Silvera created quite a stir after he invited a few colleges to witness something they have...

Scientists Create Human-Pig Hybrids to Grow Organs for Transplant

Published in the journal Cell last week, researchers have successfully created the first human-pig hybrids by growing human cells inside early-stage embryos. This breakthrough raises the prospect of growing human organs in non-human hosts.As of November 2016, there were 121,678 people waiting for lifesaving organ transplants in the U.S of which 100,791 were awaiting kidney transplants. These human-pig hybrids...

The Essential Guide to Surviving a Nuclear Attack

With the current global tension we have not seen since the Cold War, we thought it would be a good idea to provide you with a quick guide to surviving a nuclear attack.Having a plan is essential to increase your chances of survival during and after the fallout.The best thing is that you don’t need to be super rich...

The 12 Biggest Nuclear Tests in History

If you’re anything like me, you’ll spend an unhealthy amount of time asking yourself (and then the internet) silly questions. Today’s happened to be “I wonder what the 12 biggest nuclear tests in history were?” Well, you’ll be happy to hear the “interweb” has delivered. Strap in, this will “blow” your mind – sorry couldn’t resist.The very first nuclear test...

Researchers Create Perpetually Moving Time Crystals

It sounds like something pulled straight from the pages of a Marvel comic book: strange crystals that can move without energy. The crystals’ structure repeats in both space and time. These time crystals, first theorized in 2012, are now a reality thanks to two independent research teams. This discovery could confirm an entirely new type of matter and become...

Top 10 Most Dangerous Chemicals in the World

Chemicals and chemical elements are all around us and very few are actually harmless to life in sufficient doses. Historically, poisons have claimed the lives of millions, either intentionally or accidentally. Many can be found in your home. In the right dose, exposure to the following will significantly shorten your time here amongst the living. It might be a...

10 of the Best Presentation Software for 2017

Need to make a neat looking and engaging presentation? Fed up with Microsoft’s vanilla PowerPoint? Then you’ve come the to right place. We’ve scoured the internet for great presentation software that offers a better and more flexible creator. Here is our list of  10 of the best presentation software for 2017.The following is no particular order and we have...