Scientists are too smart to agree on the definition of a sandwich. It’s a top, a bottom and a middle and those three pieces have to be separate. Discuss.
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In what will no doubt strike many readers as common-sense, especially those who have lived in poverty or know people who have, the Atlantic covers a paper finding that growing up poor affects people throughout their later lives no matter what their later economic situation.
It turns out that when someone turns you down for a date, it’s scientifically apt to compare the pain to a kick in the balls. At least as far as your brain reacts.
In addition to pulling out of the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification, the Harper government has decided to stop putting money into the community pastures that are keeping the prairies from turning into Canada’s Sahara.
The short answer: No.
In addition to being a famed astrophysicist and science educator, Neil deGrasse Tyson has also become an internet celebrity of sorts. Here’s a GIF of the man doing the moonwalk.
German environmental group Global Nature Fund has singled out Lake Winnipeg, Canada’s sixth largest freshwater lake, as the world’s Threatened Lake of 2013. This dubious honour has previously been held by poisoned lakes in Colombia and Peru.
The best title on an academic paper you’ll see this month is, without a shadow of a doubt, “An In-Depth Analysis of a Piece of Shit.”
Two women from northern Quebec claim to have encountered a mysterious beast while berry picking last weekend that was not unlike the legendary “bigfoot.”
Recent video obtained by the Albatross clearly demonstrates that octopi are developing alarming problem-solving skills, and may well pose a very real threat to the human race.
Scientists are sounding warning bells like mad this week, as new studies reveal that Arctic ice cover this summer was at its lowest point in recorded history, shattering 2007′s record.
Researchers at the University of Montreal followed 1,314 children between the ages of 2.5 and 4.5 years, finding that watching television can lead to weaker and fatter kids. Who could have predicted that?
On Tuesday, July 10, hundreds of scientists dressed in white lab coats protested on Parliament Hill against federal budget cuts to science and environmental monitoring.
Apparently adults who were spanked and otherwise physically punished as children have much higher rates of mental disorders like depression and anxiety, as well as alcohol and drug abuse. Who could have predicted such a thing?!
Federal Minister of Science and Technology Gary Goodyear doesn’t like questions about whether he believes in evolution. How dare you ask! He also doesn’t like you jerking off in an unsafe way.