1. Analyzing John Brooks’ Dream About Scoring the Winning Goal Source: Time.com, ‘HEALTH’ section (17 June) One-line summary: A US soccer player scored a goal and then says he previously had a dream … Continue Reading Bandwagon latest: ‘Science news’ with tenuous World Cup relevance doing the rounds right now
Greetings from Riyadh Airport. Saudi Arabia is, well, different. And, moving on… Here in Riyadh the government have been having to deal with mass panic over an outbreak of Middle … Continue Reading Keep away from camels; crowds (of humans) okay
Waterford, Michigan apparently. As seen on imgur…
Well, for geek pet owners at any rate… Although it must be pointed out that said Science Diet does not appear to be up to much:
When I first sniffed the internet buzz surrounding a woman being attacked by a stampede of rabbits, I admit I was both confused and intrigued. But basically, this is what … Continue Reading Who cares about these darned rabbits?
Consider this a test post. Testing internet access from here (Hong Kong Airport- yay for free WiFi), WordPress access from here, and your nerves from everywhere. Popular Science are going … Continue Reading Being bitten by a cat causellates depression
I know that a picture is worth a thousand words. Sometimes words can be used to paint pictures. In return, therefore, sometimes word-based pictures can end up saying a thousand … Continue Reading Come back ‘Weekly World News’, all is forgiven
Penguins. Nature’s best dressed flightless birds. Apparently, the UK climate is getting them down, what with all that rain. And contrary to meteorophobic stereotype, penguins actually like it sunny. So … Continue Reading Why give penguins antidepressants when they don’t even work?
Here’s this guy: I just wanted an excuse to post that Vine (on what is supposed to be a science blog). I was wondering what I could say. Then I … Continue Reading Zoology special: Entirely justified post featuring talking squirrel
The week in six bits: 1. Nope, pruny fingers and toes don’t give you a “better grip”. Researchers claim to demonstrate that people with wrinkly hands are no better at … Continue Reading Favourites List (17.01.14)
Here are the top ten most read posts on The Science Bit in 2013:
It’s official. Dogs poop and wee in non-random directions, taking their cue from the Earth’s magnetic field:
Okay, 2013 is as good as over, and you’re no doubt currently bombarded by countdowns and reviews describing cultural highlights from the last 12 months. Basically, it was all twerking, … Continue Reading Yes, it’s a list! Five Profoundest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2013
Here’s a picture of two Pseudobiceros bedfordi having sex. Looks quite action-packed doesn’t it? The term used to describe this procedure is fun as well. It’s called “penis fencing“. Yeah, … Continue Reading NSFW? Oh, go on then
Say hello to Ippo. No, not the Japanese manga boxer (after whom he’s no doubt named), but this little fella: He’s a zonkey. Or a zebroid. Or a zorse. Or a zony. Or a zemule. … Continue Reading My kingdom for a zorse (kind of)
The week in six bits: 1. Self-tickling is impossible even if you think someone else is doing it. Allowing me to break new ground by posting a picture of a cat … Continue Reading Favourites List (29.11.13)