What Does History Mean?
History. How much do we really know about what happened before we were born? Sure, our parents, grandparents, and maybe some aunts and uncles will regale us with their memories of specific events and times, possibly passing along stories they … Continued
Is Immortality Within our Grasp?
We’re all going to die someday. That’s a fact. But what if the leading cause of death, aging, were taken out of the equation? Scientists may have come across the means to slow, if not actually stop, our cells from … Continued
According to NASA, gamma-rays have the smallest wavelengths and the most energy of any wave in the electromagnetic spectrum.
Is Venus Next?
I was thrilled to learn that NASA is Working on a Battery that can withstand the intense heat of Venus because this means they are planning to land something on Venus’ surface. It makes sense. We’ve made it to Mars … Continued
Forget Space–What About Beneath Our Feet?
It didn’t make a huge splash in the press but apparently the Earth’s core has stopped rotating in one direction and may have reversed, spinning in the opposite direction. Yes, let that all sink in. The Earth’s core? Spinning? Wha-a-a-a-t? … Continued
Not All Fossils Belong to Dinosaurs
Let’s face it–dinosaurs are more exciting than the “other” residents of our distant past. But that doesn’t change the fact that they existed. After taking a look at this article, I realized there is far more to ancient history than … Continued
PFAS: Do We Really Know What We’re Doing?
PFAS–also known as “Forever Chemicals”–are used in products that provide convenience and solve problems in our daily lives. But per this article, they also create health risks that we’ve endured for many years, and are now believed to be worse … Continued
Whatever Happened to Flying Cars?
In today’s news you’ll read a lot about electric cars and how they are saving our environment from the byproducts of fossil fuel processing. Unfortunately, this is not quite as cut and dry as it may sound. The reality of … Continued
Are We Amazed Humanity Exists?
Earthquakes. Tornados. Hurricanes. Oh my! These are all examples of natural disasters we’ve come to accept as normal, yet what exactly are these horrific acts of nature that can utterly devastate humanity without mercy? Researching hurricanes, it becomes clear we … Continued
Who Would Be the Dominant Species if We Weren’t?
Dolphins have social networks very close to humans, according to this article. Which made me wonder–if humans had not evolved to where we are today, would another animal have taken our place? We know that having hands with opposable thumbs … Continued