A Brief History of Plastic

Today, plastics are everywhere. All of this plastic originated from one small object— that isn’t ev…

The mysterious science of pain

In 1995, the British Medical Journal published an astonishing report about a 29-year-old builder. H…

How much electricity does it take to power the world?

You flip a switch. Coal burns in a furnace, which turns water into steam. That steam spins a turbin…

Where Does Gold Come From?

In medieval times, alchemists tried to achieve the seemingly impossible. They wanted to transform l…

How does Artificial Intelligence learn?

Today, artificial intelligence helps doctors diagnose patients, pilots fly commercial aircraft, and…

The three types of tears

Our story is about a girl named Iris. Iris is very sensitive. So much that she is always in tears. …

This Post will Hurt!

This post is going to hurt. There's a study about different colors and how some cause headaches:…