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Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Mystery Solved, Scientists Have The Answer

Zebra stripes are considered to be the epitome of the Almighty’s stunning creations by plenty. Many have come up with explanations to prove this. Ofcourse, it’s easy for anyone to suggest that those stripes offer good camouflage. However, Charles... 

Facebook Knows When You’re About to Update Your Relationship Status

It’s not unusual for people to share nearly every moment of their lives on Facebook by updating their statuses by the minute. Whether you’re happy, excited, annoyed, sad – let yourself loose on Facebook is the way to go these days. It’s... 

Smoking Right After Waking Up Can Put You At A Higher Risk For Lung and Oral Cancer

Smoking has always been bad but researchers found out recently its effects are amplified when a smoker starts puffing the moment he or she wakes up. In a study, these types of smokers are found to have higher levels of a tobacco carcinogen metabolite... 

Medical Research Suggests Antiretroviral Drugs Can Help Fight HIV

A two-year old baby and fourteen adults infected with HIV are said to have been ‘cured’ after blasts of Antiretroviral drugs (ARV). The baby was said to have been born to a woman with HIV. The child underwent treatment almost immediately... 

World’s Most Used Painkiller Being Linked To Heart Attack Risk

Diclofenac, according to studies, is the most used and most popular painkiller in the world. It may not be as popular as other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in the United States, its popularity is boosted in, at least, 15 countries as it... 

Lifetime Heartbeats For Every Living Creature Average Up To 1 Billion

An interesting theory claims that a lifespan for every living creature is equivalent to about 1 billion heartbeats (in average). The theory is based on the correlation between metabolic rate (heart rate) and size of the species. Thus, referring to this... 

IBM Predicts the Next 5 Years of Computing

IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) is a computer titan that has become stock in the world of business and supercomputers. After being founded in mid-1911, their main focus was providing top-quality tabulating and computing machines for... 

Shake ‘n Charge – A New Way To Power Your Cellphone [Research]

We’ve seen the Shake-Weight become a huge infomercial success, either as a gag gift or for actual exercise. But what if there was a more practical use for shaking something repetitively? Well, a few scientists created a cell phone charger to solve... 

Titan – The World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

What does it take to be the world’s most powerful computer? Is it still the towering colossus of a machine like that of Deep Thought from the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, or can it fit in a normal office building? Well the United State’s... 

Researchers Crown Buddhist Monk The Happiest Man In The World

Happiness is a wonderful feeling but how does one judge who is the happiest person in the world? Well neuroscience has come a long way to show how one Tibetan monk/molecular geneticist truly has the world’s happiest brain. Matthieu Ricard is a...