Science

 

pongopeteScientists at Harvard University have successfully taught a monkey to understand the theory of evolution.

According to a new paper published today in Nature, a team of primatologists used basic sign language and symbols to teach an orangutan named “Pongo Pete” that humans and other primates shared a common ancestor.... Read More →

 

sharknadoAs of last week, most Americans may associate the word "Sharknado" with a silly, so-bad-it's-good television movie.

Not so fast, say scientists who warn that real-life "sharknadoes" as depicted in the movie have already been reported – a few times, in fact.... Read More →

 

mars-rover-landing-sequence-landed_57831_600x450NASA announced today that its Curiosity Rover has found an unambiguous message from God written on tablets in a Martian cave.

According to an official press release two giant stone slabs the size of small elephants were located deep inside a cavern abutting Aeolis Mons, a large mountain.... Read More →

 

342407_005Christian minister Ray Comfort claimed today that the existence of pineapple disproves the Big Bang theory.

In a video uploaded to his official YouTube channel, the New Zealand-born leader of The Way of the Master ministry said that the spiny fruit could only exist in a universe created by God.... Read More →

 

elizabeth-eckfordPeople who believe in their own racial supremacy tend to be a very poor representation of their race, a new study has found.

Researchers at the University of North Haverbrook spent a year studying the lives of about 5,000 people who espoused white supremacist views, visiting isolated communities in the American Midwest, central Russia, eastern Germany and rural South Africa.... Read More →

 

the-marble-cathedral-of-general-carrera-lake-L-7qhVulResearchers from Stanford University today announced the discovery of a cave in South America full of colorless green ideas.

An entire colony of colorless green ideas, or CGIDs as scientists have dubbed them, was found sleeping furiously in the vicinity of Lake General Carrera in the Patagonian south of Chile. ... Read More →

 

imagesResearchers at Harvard University announced today that they have found what appears to be a message from God written inside the human genome.

In a little-explored section of non-coding DNA, a team of top geneticists discovered a 22-word snippet of ancient Aramaic in which God confirms his existence and his role in creating life on Earth.... Read More →

 

4301542879_82e597f8dd_zScientists at NASA discovered overnight a relatively large asteroid which will collide with Earth tomorrow around noon Eastern Standard Time.

Emergency preparations are being made at the highest level of the U.S. government for the impact of the object, which measures nearly 1/2 a kilometer long and is predicted to land somewhere in either Europe, North America, or the northern Atlantic Ocean. ... Read More →

 

The international particle physics laboratory CERN was bombed today by radical terrorists from a rival school of theoretical physics.

The Calabi-Yau Martyr Squadron, an extremist group associated with string theory claimed responsibility for the attack, which caused no injuries but severely damaged CERN's particle accelerator - the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) .... Read More →

 

Science educator Bill Nye intensified his ongoing feud with Congressman Todd Akin today by releasing a freestyle rap video that calls out the Missouri politician for his controversial recent statements and his lack of knowledge about science.

The bad blood began when shortly after Akin's comments regarding "legitimate rape", he fingered Bill Nye's denial of creationism as a casual factor in the arrival of Hurricane Issac.

The 56 year old Nye responded by lambasting Akin in a live television interview and challenging him to a debate, an invitation which Akin accepted.... Read More →

 

Bill Nye may still be The Science Guy, but he's no longer Mr. Nice Guy.

During a live interview this morning with the Smithsonian Channel, the mild mannered science educator unloaded on U.S. Congressman Todd Akin, calling him "a fucking idiot" for accusing Nye of personally provoking Hurricane Issac.

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U.S. fast food restaurant chain McDonalds has added a "healthy" new option to its menu by introducing a new antioxidant loaded Pomegrante Double Big Mac, The Daily Currant can reveal.

The new sandwich will launch in test markets next month, and is set to be introduced worldwide by the end of the year. It esentially consists of a Big Mac doubled in size with six pomegranate arils sprinkled on top of the cheese. ... Read More →