How Do We Acquire our Own Unique Taste for Foods &...
Mar 29, 2019 | General Interest, Science |
Why Were Some Dinosaurs so Large ?
Oct 12, 2018 | Science |
Why Are Eggs Egg Shaped ?
Aug 24, 2018 | General Interest, Science, Trivia |
What Colour Were Dinosaurs?
Aug 14, 2018 | General Interest, Science |
What is the Mozart Effect & How Much Can Babi...
Apr 27, 2018 | General Interest, Science |
Were the Dinosaurs Cold-Blooded like all today’s Reptiles ?
Apr 24, 2018 | General Interest, Science |
The problem with dinosaurs is that they lived a very long time ago- between 250 million and 65 million years ago - and the vast majority of our knowledge of them is based on fossilized bones and skeletons, which are all that have survived the ravages of time. So can we tell if dinosaurs were warm or cold-blooded ?
Is it Possible to tell what Jesus looked like ?
Jan 16, 2018 | Religion |
Scratchy Problems – What is Itching all about ?
Oct 20, 2017 | General Interest |
Synesthesia – Can you Really “Hear” a Flash of Light
Sep 12, 2017 | Science |
Why Do We Get Pins & Needles?
Aug 22, 2017 |
Whether you are sitting still for hours, perhaps with your legs crossed, or wake up sleeping on your arm the “wrong way,” you have no doubt experienced pins and needles – sometimes referred to as your leg “falling asleep”. Though this pain soon alleviates itself – what is happening in your body to cause such an irritating sensation?Read More
Why Can’t We Fly?
Jul 7, 2017 |
Birds, bats and insects fly, so why can’t we?Read More
What is Love ? (Scientifically Speaking)
Feb 10, 2017 |
What is Love ? : A very deep and involved question. However in this article we will restrict ourself to the scientific point of view. What is going on in our bodies, and brains when we fall in love or see the object of our inner most desires.Read More
Which Came First – The Chicken or the Egg ?
Jan 3, 2017 |
Okay as questions go this is a ‘doozy’ – as our American cousins would say. It’s a question that has perplexed humanity from as early as the ancient Greeks all the way to us in the 21st century, and we’re still dying to know : Which came first-the chicken or the egg ?Read More
What Makes Animals Hibernate?
Sep 30, 2016 |
Imagine being able to trigger hibernation in humans to reduce tissue damage caused by strokes, heart attacks and surgery. Well Japanese researchers have uncovered the chemical switch that controls an animal’s hibernation pattern.Read More
Why do men have nipples?
Sep 6, 2016 |
Why do men have nipples? – In a Nutshell : Men have nipples because women do.Read More
Why Can’t We Photosynthesise?
Jul 29, 2016 |
It would be handy wouldn’t it – photosynthesising all our food rather than having to stop to eat three times a day – so why can’t we do it ?Read More
How do chameleons camouflage themselves?
Jun 10, 2016 |
Chameleons camouflage themselves in a variety of different ways but most famously by changing the colour and pattern of their skin.Read More
Why do we have five fingers on each hand and five toes on each foot?
May 10, 2016 |
We seem to have the exactly the right number to do the job – but why 5 fingers and five toes on each appendage – Why not 6 or 10 on each ? In this article we look at what is believed to be the reason it is “just so”.Read More
How do Caterpillars turn into Butterflies ?
May 6, 2016 |
As children, many of us learn about the wondrous process by which a caterpillar morphs into a butterfly. The story usually begins with a very hungry caterpillar hatching from an egg. But what does that radical transformation entail?Read More
The Rhythms of Life – Our Body Clock
May 3, 2016 |
The human body is a pretty remarkable thing to the point that it actually has several different types of internal clocks that helps to keep us ‘ticking along’ for both the daily and seasonal rhythms of life.Read More
Shock Scientific Discovery – “Men & Women are Different”
Aug 11, 2015 |
Sometimes science has a strange way of proving what every body else has known all along, so here it is : Apparently “Men and Women are different”. Not only that but their brains are wired differently!Read More
Why doesn’t the Earth move when we move our eyes ?
Jan 20, 2015 |
This is another of those questions to which the 1st response is often ‘Why should it?’ But think about it – when something moves in the external world, its image moves across the retina, the ‘screen’ at the back of the eye. If something is stationary in the external world and we move our eyes past it, its image will move across the retina in the same way. – How do we tell the difference ?Read More
Do Animals have a built in compass ?
Apr 2, 2013 |
How do birds migrate ? And do other animals have a built in compass ? In this article we look at ‘Animal Magnetism’.Read More