Category: science

Canada in Australia

Border disputes arise over ambiguously assigned territories. A country is only a country if someone says so and that someone has disciples. Countries are not predetermined, no matter what one’s national anthem solicits. Nor are they grafted into stone by the forces of nature. Nature disregards our stakes and trills for power, showing us time ...

a shocking sneeze

Sneezing is an odd, useful way for the body to remove irritants. Anyone with allergies or a cold in vogue will also feel the incredible frustration over serial sneezing. Big sneezes are enough to shock our neighbours and disrupt any quiet once gathered. Bigger sneezes can rupture your throat. The sneeze that broke Recently, a ...

it’s just a UFO

UPDATE Jan 9 2018: Please check the UPDATE below (SPOILER) Something was in the sky last night. While many were out stargazing on the red carpet, something was launched into the sky. If this sounds cryptic, then you’re right. This thing is cryptic. Its purpose is unknown to the general public. What do we know? ...

oxygen dissolution

Oxygen in oceans is disappearing, an event aided and abetted by human activity.   A paper recently published in Science studies the declining oxygen levels in global waters. As creatures that survive on oxygen, this claim is naturally alarming to us. But, it is also unclear. Which oxygen? Oxygen in this case does not refer to ...

chocolate change

Chocolate is a beautiful thing. As with many beautiful things on our planet, it too can be marred by the climate change we see. Recently, there was an article that chocolate, or the cacao plants used to make it, could disappear in a few decades. It claims that the warmer, drier climate will lead to ...