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The velocity of penguin poop and other odd scientific studies

Okay, all you climate change doubters and intelligent design believers: I get it. I understand why sometimes it’s hard to take science seriously. Well, not really…I just wanted to reel you in with a little empathy. But the truth is, when you read about some of the crazy stuff that supposedly legitimate scientists spend time […]

Fish farts & other weird science news

The sometimes-bizarre stuff that scientists choose to study never ceases to amaze me. Here’s some research that may having you shaking your head in awe—or disbelief: Fish fart to communicate Letting ‘er rip generally is frowned upon in polite company. But in the fish world, flatulence appears to play an important social—even lifesaving—role. Scientists discovered […]