Category: science

Jul 12 2007

Nine brain quirks you didn’t realize you had

Your brain is not a machine. It’s an eccentric neighbor who’s constantly muttering under his breath.

Sep 17 2005

Power-dressing man leaves trail of destruction

An Australian man built up a 40,000-volt charge of static electricity in his clothes as he walked, leaving a trail of scorched carpet and molten plastic and forcing firefighters to evacuate a building. Frank Clewer, who was wearing a woolen shirt and a synthetic nylon jacket, was oblivious to the growing electrical current that was …

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Jul 13 2005

An alternative to the same old grill

Don’t do this at home.