Why Does Orange Juice Taste So Bitter After Brushing?

Why Does Orange Juice Taste So Bitter After Brushing?

One of the mistakes I learned growing up was brushing my teeth right before eating breakfast, sitting down, and with a minty mouth,...

What Causes Thunder?

What Causes Thunder?

Perhaps one of the most exciting aspects of the warmer seasons is being able to experience the fierceness of a thunderstorm, watching lightning turn the...

The Higgs Boson

The Higgs Boson

On July 4th as America celebrated its 236th birthday, people came together for a conference in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss important data regarding...

Half-mast is Eerier Than You Thought

Half-mast is Eerier Than You Thought

Most people have seen it before, a flag positioned halfway down the pole to represent the passing and mourning of a prominent figure. Whether it be the...

Reversed Flag Patch?

Reversed Flag Patch?

If you have seen someone in Army uniform, then you may have seen an American flag patch on their arm. It isn't too tough to imagine why they would wear...

Blue Skies and Orange Sunsets

Blue Skies and Orange Sunsets

I once heard that the sky is blue because it reflects the ocean and the ocean is blue because it reflects the sky. It's not a very satisfying answer....

The Origin of the Teddy Bear

The Origin of the Teddy Bear

Every kid has their favorite stuffed animal growing up, and for many it is the stuffed bear. Maybe it is the smile it has, or the soft fur you can lay...

Do Power Wristbands Actually Do Anything?

Do Power Wristbands Actually Do Anything?

You have probably seen the commercial before. A wristband that, when worn, gives the user amazing abilities. Suddenly they can breath easier, they have...