Is fruit good for you? ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is an old English proverb, intended to instill healthy eating habits. It does beg the question, is fruit actually good for us?
PROCRASTINATION IS THE 1 THING EVERYONE HAS TIME FOR! When I started this blog a year ago, I decided to write a post about procrastination. After all, procrastination is the 1 thing everyone has time for! Plus, I am an expert at procrastination. An authority. I promptly (the audacity of using that word!) spent a
In life, one way or the other, you have probably eaten broccoli. After all, broccoli a superfood! One cup is chock-full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
But, do you like broccoli? The answer behind why you like broccoli –or force it down– is rooted in science: the science behind acquired taste!
I’ve mapped out two fun, easy experiments that you can do with your kids, grandkids, highlight in a zoom meeting, or classroom.
I shouldn’t call science a trick, but both of these easy experiments make great practical jokes.
So let’s get to it. Time to trick…I mean impress your posse with science at home!
Monarchs are mythical and mysterious! I wanted more butterflies in our yard, to help the monarchs, and to learn more about them! It was trickier to raise monarchs than I thought.
Hand sanitizers or soap? Which is scientifically proven to work best? Let’s look at the science of soap. Compare with the science of hand sanitizers. That way, we’ll know which works best.
Will science fiction become fact and restore sight to the visually impaired? With bionic aka cybernetic eyes….yes!
People in movies and books find their way out of the woods by making their own compass out of who knows what. This skill is COOL.
In the interest of us all being cool, a blog post was in order.
Whenever I see an article about a new species, it’s usually about some bacteria or slug. Not that they don’t deserve a spot in the ecosystem, but slugs are not exciting. Octopuses are!
If you want to impress your kids, grandkids, significant other, neighbor or your dog, I’ve got a few cool tricks you can show them! No advanced degrees needed.
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