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Scientist Discover A Spider The Size Of A Puppy

“The South American Goliath Bird Eater” – It sounds like the title of a 30s horror film like the “50 foot creature” or “The Menace from Outer Space”, but in truth it’s the official name of the second biggest... 

If You Can’t Smell Anymore, The Grim Reaper Maybe Knocking On Your Door

The sense of smell is most important in sensing danger. Smoke, poisonous gas, any familiar odour may help save your life at any given moment. As it turns out, the sharpness of this particular sense also helps to determine whether the grim reaper is near. A... 

Supplements That May Help Fight Against Depression

Depression has been recognised as a widespread medical problem in the past few decades. It has been categorised as a potentially fatal psychological disorder if left unchecked. Floating around the market are a variety of pills for countering depression,... 

Artificial Sweeteners May Cause Glucose Intolerance, Study Says

Fans of artificial sweeteners better go easy on them, especially aspartame. Reason? Simple enough, they tend to induce glucose intolerance. This has been witnessed among mice and is true in case of certain humans as well. The study published in Nature... 

Scientists Capture The Sound Of An Atom

Ever since the late 19th century there has been painstaking research in to the quantum world. Experiments have been carried out by scientists that yielded the discovery of the electron, the nucleus of the atom, its constituent protons and neutrons and... 

Burger King Japan Now Offers All-black Burger With Black Buns, Cheese, and Sauce

There is no denying that black looks exotic wherever you see it (more often than not). However, Burger King in Japan seems to have taken its fixation with black to the next level. A black sandwich containing black sauce and black cheese in between two... 

24-Year-Old Woman Found To Have No Cerebellum In Her Brain

Part of the brain that accounts for balance, posture, speech and motor learning is the Cerebellum. It has one-half of the total neurons found in a person’s brain. It is not uncommon for people to lack some functions of the brain because of an accident... 

Taking the Ice Bucket Challenge With Liquid Nitrogen

Talk about revolutionizing the means and methods of the ALS ice bucket challenge. Muhammad Qureshi is a chemist from Canada who dumped a bucket full of liquid nitrogen over himself. As dangerous as it may sound, Qureshi was able to survive the possible... 

These Beautiful Beaches Glow Like Millions of Stars at Night

The Beaches in Maldives have been getting a lot of attention for the fascinating phenomenon observed on their shores at night. Bioluminescent Phytoplankton render the shores aglow in a feat of incredible beauty. It looks like something out of a fantasy... 

What Would Happen To Your Body In Space Without A Spacesuit?

I don’t know about you but I have always thought to myself what would happen to a human body present in space with no spacesuit on. Some of the movies I have watched suggest that it would shred to pieces but is that really true? The protective atmosphere...