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Does the Universe Have a Purpose?

Does the Universe Have a Purpose?

Relatively Interesting July 23, 2014 0

 “To assert that the universe has a purpose implies the universe has intent. And intent implies a desired outcome. But who would do the desiring? And what would a desired outcome be? That carbon-based

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Do UFO’s and Aliens Exist?  20 Reasons to be Skeptical

Do UFO’s and Aliens Exist? 20 Reasons to be Skeptical

Relatively Interesting July 16, 2014 1

UFOs exist – that much we should all be willing to concede. But let’s quickly clarify that UFOs are very likely not aliens from outer space.  They are simply objects that are flying and

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25 Painfully True Facts About Life

25 Painfully True Facts About Life

Relatively Interesting July 11, 2014 0

These 25 scenarios pretty much sum up the facts of life.  A combination of clever observations and Murphy’s Law, these infographics are sobering reminder that life is, indeed, out to get you. All image

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If you’re on the beach, this map shows you what’s across the ocean

If you’re on the beach, this map shows you what’s across the ocean

Relatively Interesting July 9, 2014 5

Have you ever lay on the beach, looked out across the ocean, and wondered what you could see on the other side? Well, then you might find this relatively interesting –  a map that

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50 Facts About Plants

50 Facts About Plants

Relatively Interesting July 3, 2014 0

Did you know that bamboo can grow 91cm in a single day?  Or that before the 17th century, purple was the color of almost all cultivated carrots?  And that rhubarb’s stems are delicious (especially

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Life Magnified:  A Gallery of Macro Photos

Life Magnified: A Gallery of Macro Photos

Relatively Interesting June 27, 2014 0

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has launched a Web companion to the 2014 exhibit at Washington Dulles International Airport entitled Life: Magnified.  The exhibit displays scientific images showing cells and other scenes of life magnified

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More Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Get

More Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Get

Relatively Interesting June 23, 2014 0

Back by popular demand, here’s a few more jokes that only intellectuals will understand… Us average folk might not be able to fully appreciate the hilarity of these jokes, but with or crowdsourced powers

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The Evidence For and Against Evolution

The Evidence For and Against Evolution

Relatively Interesting June 17, 2014 0

Thanks to the folks over at the Atheist Memebase, were able to present two lovely infographics presenting just some of the evidence for evolution as present by a scientist, and all of the evidence

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50 Facts About Water

50 Facts About Water

Relatively Interesting June 12, 2014 0

Here’s some relatively interesting facts about water: 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, but if you were to visualize it as a sphere, it wouldn’t look like that much: The age

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Isaac Asimov:  I Believe In Evidence… [quote]

Isaac Asimov: I Believe In Evidence… [quote]

Relatively Interesting June 4, 2014 0

“I believe in evidence. I believe in observation, measurement, and reasoning, confirmed by independent observers. I’ll believe anything, no matter how wild and ridiculous, if there is evidence for it.  The wilder and more

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