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The World’s Deepest Holes

The World’s Deepest Holes

Relatively Interesting September 30, 2014 0

When you were a kid, did you ever dig a hole just to see how deep you could go? I did, and even though I was probably only a few feet down, I could

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All the planets could fit between the Earth and the Moon?

All the planets could fit between the Earth and the Moon?

Relatively Interesting September 24, 2014 1

  Here’s a relatively interesting fact:  If you lined up all the planets in the solar system right next to each other, they could fit between Earth and the moon. Here’s the math to prove

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26 Atheist Memes That Will Make You Reconsider the Value of Religion

26 Atheist Memes That Will Make You Reconsider the Value of Religion

Relatively Interesting September 23, 2014 1

Do you have the courage to question your beliefs and worldview? Arguably, there is no stronger belief than one’s religion.  What would it take for you to entertain the thought that you – and the

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NASA Spinoffs:  How the Space Program Helps Everyone

NASA Spinoffs: How the Space Program Helps Everyone

Relatively Interesting September 18, 2014 0

From materials, mechanical, chemical engineering and more, NASA’s space program has provided humankind with technology that’s used commonly every day. The space program is much more than learning about the cosmos:  it’s about innovation

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How to Distinguish Science From Pseudoscience

How to Distinguish Science From Pseudoscience

Relatively Interesting September 16, 2014 0

Sometimes, it can be difficult to distinguish science from pseudoscience… Good science… Follows the evidence wherever it leads Embraces criticism Uses precise terminology with clear definitions Provides claims that are conservative and tentative Properly

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Atheist Discrimination:  By the Numbers [infographic]

Atheist Discrimination: By the Numbers [infographic]

Relatively Interesting September 10, 2014 0

Atheist discrimination is a reality in the USA.  People just plain don’t trust them. In fact, according to a study conducted by the University of British Columbia and the University of Oregon in 2011,

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The Number One Reason Against The Existence of UFOs

The Number One Reason Against The Existence of UFOs

Relatively Interesting September 4, 2014 2

Let’s start by clarifying something. There is a distinction to be made between UFO’s and the idea that there might be life elsewhere in the Universe. By UFO’s I’m referring to the popular myth

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8 Marbles and a Balance Scale Puzzle

8 Marbles and a Balance Scale Puzzle

Relatively Interesting August 29, 2014 2

PUZZLE Let’s say you have 8 marbles and a two-pan balance. All of the marbles look the same. Each marble weighs 2.0 grams except for one, which is slightly heavier at 2.05 grams. How

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Amazing Facts About the Human Body

Amazing Facts About the Human Body

Relatively Interesting August 25, 2014 0

Did you know that you’ll shed roughly 40 lbs of skin over your lifetime?  Or in that same lifetime, that you’ll produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools?  Did you know that a male’s testicles

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The Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense

The Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense

Relatively Interesting August 20, 2014 1

Created by Crispian Jago over at The Reason Stick, The Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense attempts to rationalize the irrational. Great success? (click it to see a larger version)      

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