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You’ve Been Tying Your Shoelaces Wrong

April 27, 2017

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Breaking News: According to the International Institute for Studies, studies have shown more studies are needed. Study 1: Science on a shoestring budget This is embarrassing. I’ve been tying my shoelaces wrong for three decades. Scientists have solved the mystery of why our shoelaces untie when we walk. A team at UC Berkley spent two […]

Stop Trying to Prove Doctors Wrong

August 12, 2015

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I came across a headline that read ‘The World’s Most Precise Clock Could Prove Einstein Wrong’. Apparently a clockmaker invented an atomic clock so precise that it could disprove some of Einstein’s theories on the constancy of certain physical properties. Guys like this clockmaker annoy me to no end. Don’t you hate those people who […]

How Not to Spill Your Coffee When Walking

May 11, 2012

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Scientists at the University of California at Santa Barbara have just published a study revealing how not to spill your coffee when walking. Apparently the human gait moves at roughly the same frequency as coffee sloshes back and forth in a mug so each step amplifies the coffee’s sloshing. But these scientists have developed a […]

Astronauts or AstroNots

November 17, 2011

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Dear NASA, I saw your job posting on USAJOBS seeking astronauts.  Apparently many veteran astronauts are leaving and NASA will need upwards of fifty-five new astronauts in the next few years. Here’s my favorite part of the job description: “Frequent travel may be required.”  I’m glad this detail was included before I applied because I […]