There's a new IPCC report coming out and that, inevitably, leads to confusion about what scientists mean when they say things like "we are 95% certain that climate change is being caused by human behavior." The AP's Seth Borenstein used this as a jumping off platform to talk about certainty, and other (less popularly/politically controversial) ideas that also have 95% certainty attached to them. Are scientists 100% sure that climate change is caused by people? No. But they're at least as certain of that fact as they are of the fact that smoking is hazardous to your health.
High tech bowls and spoons use electricity to add the illusion of saltiness to your food, reports Sora News 24. "This works by passing a specific wavelength of electricity from the surface of the utensil to the food which keys into the ions such as sodium chloride that trigger our sense of saltiness. In doing… READ THE REST
Have you ever been struck with the sudden fear that a rat is going to wiggle its way up your toilet and bite your bum? If you were living in bliss, unaware of this phenomenon, I'm sorry for breaking the news to you: rats CAN sometimes do this. Watch to see how rats can find… READ THE REST
When a bombardier beetle is swallowed by a frog, it will excrete boiling chemicals from its anus to make the frog throw it up. Basically, these beetles know how to fart their way out of death. If you have a desire to watch this disgusting yet fascinating phenomenon, here's a video of it from National… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. When people think of terms like innovative, stylish, and sleek, Apple often comes to mind, and for good reason. The company has constantly delivered products that have caught our attention and made us… READ THE REST
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