The (dead) Elephant in the Room
When faced with five tons of dead Jumbo, a zoo typically chooses the most common means of disposal. But what are the options?
Although you are more likely to be hit by lightning than attacked by Jaws… is it possible to scare off a shark?
Such a simple word that unlocks many doors.
Discover answers to questions you might not yet even have considered
What goes up must come down… so is it possible to be killed by a bullet shot straight up into the air?
Shock and Awe
Why does static electricity build on televisions, computer monitors and human hair?
Farewell My Sun
According to current estimates the sun will be around for at least another five billion years. But what if it were to suddenly disappear?
If you are, you breath. If you breath, you talk. If you talk, you ask. If you ask, you think. If you think, you search. If you search, you experience. If you experience, you learn. If you learn, you grow. If you grow, you wish. If you wish, you find. And if you find… you doubt. If you doubt, you question. If you question, you understand. If you understand, you know. And if you know, you want to know more. And if you want to know more, you are… alive.
The more we don't know.
A comet tale
We are not alone in the universe. There is a massive amount of celestial activity constantly occurring throughout the cosmos, so what would happen if the Earth were to pass through the tail of a comet?
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If human adults are so clearly superior when compared to other animals, why are human babies so inferior?
Thunder Bolts and Lightning, Very Very Frightening
If there is no smoke without fire, can there be lightning without thunder?
Tickle Me, Myself and I
As well as being fun, the humble tickle has been used as a form of torture… but have you ever tried to tickle yourself?
Return to Sender
The boomerang is a type of throwing stick most closely associated with Australian aborigines. What makes a boomerang return to the person who threw it?