Amazon Now Has a Store Focusing on STEM Toys

Amazon wants your kids to grow up knowing more about the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The online retailer has just launched a dedicated marketplace for STEM toys for kids of all ages. “STEM toys encourage kids to…

Anne Boleyn Portraits May Not Actually Be Her

Anne Boleyn is one of the most famous faces and stories in all of history, but that famous face in now under speculation. Anne Boleyn had many portraits painted of her while she was Henry VIII’s second wife. These portraits…

Technology’s Impact On Our Understanding of the Brain

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Google Talk Deals With Zombies And Neuroscience

On Halloween, Google hosted a talk with neuroscientists Timothy Verstynen and Bradley Voytek about neuroscience and zombies. Now as the holidays draw near, Google has made the talk available for our viewing pleasure (and in Night of the Living Dead…

Annie Jump Cannon Gets Google Doodle On 151st Birthday

Annie Jump Cannon is the subject of a doodle today on Google’s homepage, as the search giant celebrates her 151st birthday. Cannon was an astronomer whose work was considered instrumental in the development of contemporary stellar classification. She, along with…

ADHD Doesn’t Have To Be All That Bad

ADHD is often described by doctors and educators as one of the worst things a child can have. After all, it’s terrible if a child can’t pay attention, right? As it turns out, ADHD does have some benefits as well.…

Puppy-Sized Spider Killed By Scientist Sparks Outrage Online

Piotr Naskrecki, a Harvard researcher, was recently crucified online for killing the puppy-sized spider he found while walking through a rainforest in Guyana at night. Naskrecki reportedly killed the spider, which was a South American Goliath birdeater, and brought it…

Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Associated With Pregnancy

Rheumatoid arthritis risk among women has always been higher than men, and now a new study finds that women who carry babies could be getting rheumatoid arthritis much more often. Rheumatoid arthritis has been tied to many factors, including lifestyle…

Good Eats Hits Netflix Alongside Other Food/Travel Shows

Here’s some good news as you head into the weekend. Alton Brown’s instant-classic cooking/science show Good Eats is now on Netflix. For years, fans of the show have pestered Food Network, as well as Brown himself, to make this happen.…

Stephen Hawking Says He’s An Athiest

Stephen Hawking is a man who loves to talk science and very rarely religion. While Hawking references God often in reports and findings, he recently admitted that he is an atheist and doesn’t believe in God. While attending the Starmus…