Sweat can’t evaporate on humid days in Summer, so we feel hotter; damp air contributes to feeling cold in Winter.
“The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.” ~1984 A few days ago, I lost a Facebook friend who (as it turns out) is rather partial to Donald…
Brazil’s Bolsonaro is bad for the Amazon
Probiotics don’t live up to the hype, scientists say
The largest bird that ever lived was probably blind
Modular robots remake themselves on the fly to do new tasks
Archaeologists find evidence that chocolate is older than the pyramids
10 YEARS!!! Can someone please tell me how it’s been a decade since I wrote my very first blog post? We’re celebrating today with this incredible vegan dessert and a week-long OSG Recipe App sale for charity (deets below). When I started my blog on October 31, 2008, Eric and I were newly married and […]
Neanderthals played doctor, caring for their ill and injured
Antarctica is singing the blues with seismic signals about melting ice
Hook injuries could hamper fish’s ability to feed
Was Earth once a purple planet, and is there more purple life out there?
Evolution in cities is happening faster than Darwin could have imagined
Why is the sound we hear with both ears not twice as loud as the sound we hear with one ear?
Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words. The photo above is of the Doug Ford Progressive Conservative government of Ontario cheering and applauding as they repeal an increase in the minimum wage slated for next year, junk…
As the climate gets warmer cold beer could be rarer
Sexually transmitted worms make excellent babysitters for dung beetle offspring
Not just ravenous meat-eaters: This shark is an omnivore
Taking stock of alpine species in our country while we have a chance
One thing that’s been especially hard during my recent health struggles is that I’ve had some negative feelings resurface surrounding food and restriction. Those of you who’ve been reading for years may know that one of the reasons I started blogging back in 2008 was to share my journey to health. I spoke a lot […]
There has been much ridicule directed at Trump adviser Stephen Miller for an alleged childhood habit of drying glue on his arm, and then eating it . Obviously, I disagree with the guy’s politics but many people don’t realize that glue i…
What we know and don’t know about how cannabis affects us
Cannabis botany: what’s really behind the labels
A lab in Colorado is driving around regulations to study high potency cannabis products
Contrary to popular belief, cannabis addiction is a real thing
Guest blogpost from reader Jim Owens. ******** Had I remembered to pick up tinfoil the other day, I might have escaped the latest emanations from the mind of Stephen Harper, as radiated by his book excerpt in yesterday’s National Post….
Physics professor is only the 3rd woman to win the prize in physics.
A look at the brain of surgeons can detect surgical skill level.
How environmental DNA helps to sniff out white sharks
The first new moon outside our solar system may have been found
A Canadian women describes her late diagnosis.
“Our keynote speaker will be Maxime Bernier!” – Ezra Levant, promoting the November Rebelklatsch in Calgary. Plop. Diving right into the pool too toxic for Andrew Scheer and Jason Kenney. Because THAT worked so well for Kellie Leitch….
How a man with narcolepsy can help you sleep better