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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... 

The Assault Rifle You Can Make At Home, For A Mere $1,200

Are you a fan of rifles? This might sound like good news then: making semi-automatic rifles at home without any background checks, serial numbers and waiting period is about to become a piece of cake. The guy responsible for the world’s first ever 3D... 

14 Things About Coffee You Didn’t Know Before

Here are 14 things about Coffee you didn’t know before. 1. It is believed that coffee was first used in Ethiopia but it was eaten rather than drunk. The beans were ground up and turned into energy bars after they were mixed with animal fat. 2.... 

This Cancer-Detecting Yoghurt Could Replace Colonoscopies

I am sure most people would agree that anything entering something as sensitive as the anal cavity is sure to bother. Yes, anything at all. This puts invasive medical procedures such as colonoscopy into question. Physician Sangeeta Bhatia has been busy... 

Woman Gives Birth To First Child Born Following A Womb Transplant

We have heard of all sorts of organs being transplanted but what about a mother’s womb? Could that be transplanted, one wonders. A successful experiment in Sweden seems to have made it possible afterall. A Swedish woman with a transplanted womb only... 

This Is How You Can Make An ‘Invisibility Cloak’ At Home For Less Than $100

We all have something or the other to hide, don’t we? Physicists from University of Rochester were well aware of that and went on to create a cloaking device that serves that purpose. However, that’s not even the best part about it; you can create... 

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Mosquito Bites

Here’s a list of 9 things about Mosquito bites that you didn’t know before. 1. Not every mosquito bites With 3,500 breeds of mosquito across the world, it seems clear that not all of them will bite. Only the female ones suck blood and not... 

This 24-Karat iPhone 6 Could Be Yours For Just $50,000

Don’t you think there has been too much news on those first ones who got their hands on the Apple iPhone 6? What about those few who wait for their “collector’s edition”? Ofcourse, there is always that group of people that eagerly waits till the... 

Those Little Plastic Microbeads In Your Soap Are Damaging The Environment

If you’ve ever used a scrub or a face wash, chances are it contained something called microbeads. These microbeads are what ‘scrub’ your body. They’re plastic and extremely small (ranging in size from .0004 to 1.24 millimeters... 

19 Things You Didn’t Know About The Periodic Table

  Here are 19 things about the Period Table you didn’t know before. 1. Don’t write off the Periodic Table of the Elements as just another boring scientific chart, as it is actually a really good cheat sheet. 2. It was created back in 1869...