Why Do Old Films Play Fast?

Why Do Old Films Play Fast?

It was a simpler time, it was a better time. Back in the black and white times of history, technology was at its infancy and the video cameras of...

The Origin of 420

The Origin of 420

Marijuana has been under scrutiny for years regarding its legalization and its use in the medical field. While still illegal for the most part, it has...

How Does Tanning Work?

How Does Tanning Work?

With the coming of spring and the rising temperatures, many people are heading outdoors to enjoy the weather and get some color back on their pale, winter...

The Birthday Problem

The Birthday Problem

If someone came up to you in a party and said "I bet you that two people here have the same birthday," what would you say? It would seem rather unlikely...

What Causes a Brain Freeze?

What Causes a Brain Freeze?

Scenario: it's a hot summer day. You're outside hanging with friends trying to find something to do. One of them suggests going to get ice cream; you...

The Whiter the Bread, the Faster You're Dead

The Whiter the Bread, the Faster You're Dead

It's an old saying that you may have heard your parents tell you: the whiter the bread, the faster you're dead, which implies...

How Does Smoke Calm Down Bees?

How Does Smoke Calm Down Bees?

When you think of bees and honey you may picture a beekeeper in one of those full body suits, removing the lid from a hive and pumping smoke into it. While...

The Origin of the Amber Alert

The Origin of the Amber Alert

If a child has been abducted in your area then you've most likely seen messages on the news or on electronic highway signs providing information about...