Biology Thought Of The Day: Irish Flu

Since the upcoming March 17 holiday seems to encourage everyone’s Irish side, the imbibing of too many green beers can result in unwanted side effects.  Notwithstanding the potentially toxic effects caused by acetaldehyde during the liver’s metabolism of ethanol, most folks are impacted by the more noticeable physical effects including nausea, headache, dehydration, and the ability […]

Biology Thought Of The Day: Constancy

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, the Internet is divisive on some subject.  If you have managed to focus on something entirely more important I am referring to the “What Is The Dress Color” debate that you can find on a simple search.  The phenomenon at play here is something known as color constancy. In order to […]

Physics Thought Of The Day: Before The Quadcopter

DIY: CD Hovercraft TOOLS: Balloon CD or DVD Dishwasher bottle top (some sports drinks have the popup top too PROCEDURE: Place a piece of tape over the center hole of the CD and poke a few small holes in the tape to regulate the amount of airflow Glue or otherwise attach the larger opening of […]