Scientists take to twitter to reveal the hilarious truth behind their not so scientific methods Continue reading
Guest post by trystanapsteffan
In the days of way-back-when, if you wanted to rid yourself of fear you would have no choice but to carry a blue flower all the way to the top of a freezing mountain in Bhutan, where Liam Neeson would throw bats at your face until you stopped crying like a little girl. Continue reading
Embarrassingly, I only heard about this amazing annual event today when my boss mentioned that we should cover it for the more light-hearted section of the monthly science magazine I work for (that’s right, I am now employed!)
The Ig Nobel Prizes are basically a beautiful parody of the actual Nobel Prize ceremony. Ten awards are given out annually for unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research.
Did anyone see Horizon on Monday? If you managed to tear yourself away from Olympic coverage, BBC 2 showed an interesting feature about a huge robot rover NASA is sending to Mars, due to land on The Red Planet in the early hours of next Monday.
Pucker up! If you’re in a long distance relationship and feeling the sexual frustrations of being far apart, a new messaging device, dubbed Kissenger may well be for you.
Here’s something I wrote for The Vagenda a few weeks ago. Showcasing it on here because it is sort of sciency: http://vagendamag.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/no-im-not-on-my-period.html