This new device claims to ‘switch off’ period pain in women

This new device claims to ‘switch off’ period pain in women

It’s estimated that nine out of 10 women suffer from period pain each month, and an unfortunate 10 percent of those will get it so bad, they could be incapacitated…

There’s a surprisingly awesome reason for the holes on the top of pen caps

There’s a surprisingly awesome reason for the holes on the top of pen caps

Sometimes, science is all about the mind-aching big picture. Like the idea that our Universe is just a giant hologram, or that we’re on the brink of discovering a new…

New study suggests we’re sending our kids to school too young

New study suggests we’re sending our kids to school too young

How old should our children be before they start a formal education? That’s the question asked by new research from academics at Stanford University in the US, and it turns…

Selfies have killed more people than sharks this year, reports show

Selfies have killed more people than sharks this year, reports show

According to media reports, at least 12 people have been killed in selfie-related incidents so far in 2015 and many more injured, while only eight have died as a result…

Homo Naledi: A new species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

Homo Naledi: A new species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger’s house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the…

This lamp runs on a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt

This lamp runs on a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt

An engineering start-up called SALt has invented a lamp that burns for eight hours at a time, running on nothing but a glass of water and two teaspoons of salt….

Technology that uses water-repellent paint to deter public urinators

Technology that uses water-repellent paint to deter public urinators

Earlier this year, we wrote about the nightclub district in the German city of Hamburg that painted its alleyways with a hydrophobic substance to bounce pee back at public urinators….

There are now just four northern white rhinos left in the world

There are now just four northern white rhinos left in the world

On the back of the devastating news that Zimbabwe’s largest lion Cecil had been killed and skinned by a hunter, zoo keepers reported overnight that one of the world’s five…

Life Saving Bulbs

Life Saving Bulbs

Ever switched on the lights in your room just for a swarm of insects to dance around the warm light being emitted and irritating you to the ends of the…

Have You Drunk Dinosaurs Pee?

Have You Drunk Dinosaurs Pee?

We are still very much living in the land of the dinosaurs — well, their urine, at least. Dinosaurs were on Earth way before humans, and they spent a great…

Don’t Fake It Till You Make It

Don’t Fake It Till You Make It

We are all familiar with the mantra fake it till you make it which has been drummed into our skulls as a tool to help us hit it big time…

Why Your Man Hasn’t Noticed Your New Hairstyle

Why Your Man Hasn’t Noticed Your New Hairstyle

Many women have probably gotten mad at their significant others when they fail to notice a supposedly obvious changed appearance such as a new hairstyle. Scientists attribute this behavior to…

Faeces contains gold worth millions – study

Faeces contains gold worth millions – study

Human faeces contains gold and other precious metals that could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars, experts say. Now the trick is how to retrieve them — a potential…

Wildlife ‘WikiLeaks’ targets Africa poaching elite

Wildlife ‘WikiLeaks’ targets Africa poaching elite

Poachers slaughtering Africa’s elephants and rhinos with impunity are often shielded from police by powerful connections, but a group of conservationists has turned to the anonymity of tip-offs to try…

Itch-scratching elephant terrifies occupants of car

Itch-scratching elephant terrifies occupants of car

An elephant in Pilanesburg National Park in South Africa used a small car apparently to scratch an itch while terrifying the passengers inside. The elephant rubbed against and sat on…

Satellite full of lizards having sex is spinning out of control

Satellite full of lizards having sex is spinning out of control

Leapin’ lizards — they’re lost in space! A Russian satellite full of geckos having sex in space has stopped responding to ground control, the Washington Post reports. The unmanned spacecraft…

Mysterious Giant Siberian Crater Discovered At End Of World

Mysterious Giant Siberian Crater Discovered At End Of World

A huge, 262-foot crater has been discovered in Yamal — a region north of Siberia whose name means ‘end of the world’ — and scientists are unsure how it happened,…

Biggest car cemetery unearthed

Biggest car cemetery unearthed

These spooky apocalyptic images are not scenes from “Walking Dead” movie, but actually taken at one of the biggest car cemeteries in the world – the Chatillion Car Graveyard, Belgium….

Massive sea creature attacks, kills and eats a 3 meter long great white Shark

Massive sea creature attacks, kills and eats a 3 meter long great white Shark

According to Australian scientists, a tagged 3-meter-long (9 foot) great white shark was killed and eaten by an even bigger predator, most likely a “colossal cannibal great white shark” Gizmodo…

Antarctic glacier collapse means sea-level rise now ‘unstoppable’

Antarctic glacier collapse means sea-level rise now ‘unstoppable’

Climate change is a large, multi-faceted issue so it is hard to name any one aspect as being most important. However, one aspect that is hard to ignore is the…


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