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Back by popular demand, we have 5 more crazy optical illusions: The shapes in the two triangles have been moved around. If the partitions below are the same, shouldn't every space be filled? Is this window on the right or...
Several years ago, I injured my knee while exercising and then re-injured my knee two years later.  I recently received the results of my MRI, and found out I had a joint effusion, which is basically a small bubble...
From the site Listverse.com: "The human mind is a wonderful thing. Cognition, the act or process of thinking, enables us to process vast amounts of information quickly. For example, every time your eyes are open, you brain is constantly being...
The chupacabra, or "goat-sucker" is known to some as a terrifying creature, undiscovered explained by science, and killing/mutilating animals in Miami, Nicaragua, Texas, and Mexico (among other locations - some spreading as far north as Maine, and as far...

Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons is a freely distributable video introduction to critical thinking. Download it HERE. Most people fully accept paranormal and pseudoscientific claims without critique as they are promoted by the mass media. Here Be Dragons offers a toolbox for...

The Birthday Paradox

The Birthday Paradox is not a "paradox" in the true sense of the word. It's more of an "astonishing realization" once people are presented with the proof. It asks: How many people are needed in a room before there is...

5 Incredible Science Photos

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council - the UK's leading funding agency for academic research and training in the non-clinical life sciences - recently released the winning images for their science photo contest. Here are the top 5: Ant...
Failed Doomsday Prediction

Doomsday and TEOTWAWKI

It's going to be the end of the world as we know it. This is true, though probably not any time soon. And probably not in 2012. As our Sun runs through it's main sequence, we'll have about another 500 million...