When an arm wrestling challenge arises in bars or backyards, one person is always accused of having an unfair advantage because he or she has longer or shorter arms.
Trees usually die from disease and other outside environmental factors. This raises the question, can trees die from simply being too 'old'? Today we'll take a look at how old age affects trees.
We've had this question asked a few times recently and decided to investigate it. Which method of driving is more efficient; driving with your windows down and AC off or driving with your windows up and AC on? Today we find out.
Ever stub your toe and feel the urge to yell out something as a result - usually a curse or swear word? You may not be entirely sure why you feel the need but it seems to lessen the initial pain. But does it?
In parts of China, Korea and Japan it is very common to see people wearing surgical masks. Are they simply hypochondriacs or do they have good reason to wear masks? A better question might be, do the masks actually work?
It is estimated that between 70-90% of the human population is right-handed. This leaves left-handed individuals vastly outnumbered. But why? Is it our genetics, the brain or even parental/societal pressure which decides our do...
The average person spends 1/3rd of his or her life sleeping. It's quite a sizable portion of our lifetime. So why is it that we never sneeze while we're unconscious? Or do we? Today we explore this little life mystery.
Cats go crazy for catnip. They will get excited, drool and frolic around when in its presence. Some claim the cats get intoxicated or 'high' off the smell. But why? And are they really getting 'high' off the scent?
A popular tale, usually told at weddings, is that rice can cause birds to explode if they consume it. Is there any science to back up this claim or is it just an urban legend? Today we find out.
Lakes typically aren't thought of as deep and many would incorrectly assume that one of the Great Lakes holds the spot for the deepest - after all, they were carved out by glaciers during the last ice age. So then, what is the ...