Order of Lettering Does Matter, Actually

Order of Lettering Does Matter, Actually

A while back there was a popular paragraph floating around the internet where most words were scrambled and yet the paragraph it was still readable as...

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...

How Do Smoke Detectors Work?

How Do Smoke Detectors Work?

Smoke detectors, which have been commercially available since circa 1969, have proven to have a huge advantage in promising the safety of people if a fire...

On Meteors

On Meteors

The past few months have been busy with meteor showers ranging from the Perseids in August, the Orionids in October, the Leonids in November, and the Gemenids...

The Science of the Neighbor's Music

The Science of the Neighbor's Music

Have you had to deal with someone playing loud music? In college this is a popular occurrence, and it's always at the most inconvenient times. Something...