Ancient Egyptians were burying (and, presumably, domesticating) cats 2000 years earlier than scientists previously thought.
Cody from Cody's Lab bought 10 kilograms of bananas at the store, then proceeded to extract 9 grams of potassium from them. He could have gotten about twice that, but his condensation device had a design issue that caused the condensate to solidify and clog the tube. Great fun to see him toss it in… READ THE REST
The administration of outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump is close to a deal with Pfizer that could provide tens of millions more doses of the coronavirus vaccine to Americans in 2021, the NYT reports. Pfizer and Moderna are the two pharmaceutical companies whose COVID vaccines have been approved for accelerated use by the U.S. FDA,… READ THE REST
Funny how times change! The Vatican has declared that it is "morally acceptable" for Roman Catholics to receive coronavirus vaccines developed from research that used fetal tissue from abortions. The Catholic Church still says that abortion is a grave sin. From the Associated Press: The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican's watchdog… READ THE REST
If you only think of drones as silly diversions or big kid toys, you're selling the technology and its overall impact short. In Southern California, police drones and the AI running them are changing how law enforcement is being done. In Australia, companies are using drones to install bird protectors on power lines. And, news… READ THE REST
For most of us, our pets are the center of our universes. They get a Christmas stocking above the fireplace, a birthday celebration most kids would envy, and, of course, we make sure they never miss a meal. So why do we hesitate when it comes to investing in their health and wellness with an… READ THE REST
No one is immune from the aches and pains of sore, tight muscles. The good news is that that tightness often means those muscles are actually getting stronger. Of course, that doesn't wipe away the bad news that it can occasionally be pretty darn painful. For athletes, or for those who spent a good portion… READ THE REST