Category: science

spitting for sport

Spitting is a repugnance. Sometimes we see someone slosh saliva as they eat, or sometimes, people purposefully hurl wet globs onto the sidewalk. Whatever it may be, it’s not something I’d stretch to witness. It may be a cultural preference or my meandering dogma, but I find it an unpleasant act. I was recently reminded ...

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 ...

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