Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta The COVID-19 pandemic has put life as we knew it on hold for more than a year, but as things finally settle back into a new normal, people are returning to the workplace. For two co-workers catching up during a chance encounter, swapping news… Click here to view the original article.
Many of us have some cure for the hiccups, whether that’s drinking water upside-down or holding our breath, but a peculiar type of drinking straw, developed by a peculiar type of scientist, seems to be impressively effective. Stopping 92% of attacks on the spot, the L-shaped drinking… Click here to view the original article.
YouTube/CNET For years, the ambiguous yet contented face of Mr. Trash Wheel has been an icon of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The googly-eyed trash collector has been gobbling up millions of pounds of the city’s river-borne garbage for years, and led to the creation of several… Click here to view the original article.
SWNS An extremely rare colony of orchids previously believed to be extinct in Britain has been discovered growing on a City of London rooftop. The small-flowered tongue orchid, or serapias parviflora, is normally found in the Mediterranean, and hasn’t been seen in the UK for over a… Click here to view the original article.
Rebecca Mix The gods of the Twitterverse are mercurial and unpredictable. All hashtags aside, why some tweets trend and others tank is anyone’s guess. So when a doting daughter’s random tweet recently scored a dream job interview for her dad, it came as a huge cosmic surprise to… Click here to view the original article.
Bangladesh’s floating gardens, built to grow food during flood seasons, could offer a sustainable solution for parts of the world prone to flooding because of climate change, a new study has found. The study suggests that floating gardens might not only help reduce food insecurity,… Click here to view the original article.
What beats a cup of joe in the morning? Nothing after you realize the myriad beneficial health outcomes that are now associated with drinking coffee. For example, a new study from the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh, published today in BMC Public Health, found that drinking… Click here to view the original article.
An induced feeling of awe, or state of wonder, may be the best strategy yet for alleviating the discomfort that comes from uncertain waiting. Kate Sweeny’s research explores the most excruciating form of waiting: the period during which one awaits uncertain news, the outcome of which… Click here to view the original article.
LEGO The LEGO Group has revealed the new LEGO Ideas Typewriter set, which is set to delight the most seasoned wordsmiths and fans of all things vintage. The #21327 LEGO Ideas Typewriter is based on a contemporary typewriter model of a bygone era, including the one used by LEGO Group… Click here to view the original […]
If every snake has a different pattern on its scales, and every cat has a different pattern on their fur, why wouldn’t fireflies all flash different patterns of light? As it turns out, they do. And with 2,000 species described, the potential diversification of twinkling is enormous…. Click here to view the original article.