As a human, I enjoy being comfortable. I enjoy relaxing at home where the temperature is just right and food and water are always at the ready. I enjoy being comfortable so much that sometimes I even have nightmares of extremely uncomfortable (and life-threatening) conditions. Suffocating in the dark hole of space, freezing to death […]Read More Science Word of the Week: Cryptobiosis
The subtle beauty of desert plants is often masked by their rugged features. Sharp spikes, furry leaves, and woody branches are not going to win any plant beauty pageants any time soon. But these features are amazing adaptations to have if you live in the harsh desert 24/7. Desert plants use fur and spikes as […]Read More Science Snapshot: Desert Plants
Water– the universal life blood for all living things. Water is the common denominator when it comes to survival on this planet. Whether you are a plant, animal, or microscopic organism, obtaining water is surely a top priority in your daily routine. Humans can only survive for 3-4 days without water. Plants also need water […]Read More Science Snapshot: Water and Plants Part 1
In the past, there have been talks among scientists of we humans extending our species to inhabit the moon. This could be valuable if the Earth no longer has enough resources to support human life or if something catastrophic happened on Earth. Well once the human race makes it to the moon, it may find […]Read More Science Word of the Week: Tun
The term, “love at first sight” is commonly used to describe an extreme liking for someone or something upon first seeing them in person. Usually this term matches with a beautiful woman or a delicious cheeseburger. Well, while camping in the Coastal Redwoods of California, I had truly experienced love at first sight! I exited […]Read More Science Snapshot: Banana Slug
Extra, extra, read all about it! Coal and other fossil fuels, which have provided a steady energy source for many years, is running out. Plus, the use of such fossil fuels is hurting our planet and contributing to global climate change. Experts are urging humanity to make a push for cleaner, renewable, and sustainable energy […]Read More Methane Hydrate=The Currency of the Ocean?
Since the beginning of mankind, humans have been obsessed with exploring. With every exploration came new discoveries. With every new discovery, humans became more advanced as a species. We explore, we learn. We learn, we survive. Once we had discovered everything we could on land, we decided to press our luck and take our explorations […]Read More Ariel, Take It From Sebastian, It Is Better Under the Sea