Chemistry Thought Of The Day: Measuring My Sausage

This is more of a chemistry experiment of the day brought to us by a fellow guest scientist.DIY: How do you measure the speed of light with a hot dog?TOOLS:Microwave ovenSausage (or hot dog… bar chocolate will work too, although it may be more cleanup)RulerPROCEDURE:Disable the turntable / plate feature that most modern microwaves haveTurn […]

Biology Thought Of The Day: Garbage

At my current age, I feel that I am old enough to not have to eat things I do not like. This was not always the case though, and there were some meals throughout my childhood that earned various monikers based on edibility. But what if there was something that made unpalatable food taste good? […]

Biology Thought of the Day: Monkey See

How often is a job so easy that even a monkey could do it? That may not be such a bad thing after all. In addition to all the other stuff we share with our closest relatives, add mathematical ability to the list. Rhesus monkeys have been found to be able to learn simple addition, […]