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,... read more
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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
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.... read more
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... read more
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... read more