Why Can’t Chimpanzees Speak?

Chimpanzees are very smart animals, so why can’t they speak? Tara is here to explain how a gene mutation allows humans to speak, but not chimps. Read More: Humanized Foxp2 accelerates learning by enhancing transitions from declarative to procedural performance “The human form of forkhead box P2 (FOXP2) is the leading genetic candidate for human …

Why Is There Homosexuality?

Over the past 2 years, we’ve covered numerous scientific breakthrough, but one question has yet to be answered: How did homosexuality evolve? In Tara’s final episode, she decided to tackle this tough question. Tara Long on Twitter Read More: Homosexuality may help us bond “Homosexual behaviour may have evolved to promote social bonding in humans, …

7 Things We Don’t Know About Earth

Did you know Earth might have a secret underground ocean? Are you aware that scientists recently discovered the existence of a new species of man? And have you been paying attention to the news that the number of creatures on this planet just multiplied by 100,000? Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com There …

Ancient Doll Discovery Disproves Evolution?

Mysterious doll found in Nampa, Idaho suggest the Theory of Evolution to be false. This strange miniature ancient doll artifact could be a game changer. The Impossibly Ancient Miniature Doll How could a tiny doll cause scientists to completely rethink the theory of evolution? In 1889 at a site in Nampa, Idaho, a small figurine …

5 Weird Ways Plants Can Eat Animals

Why have some plants evolved to eat meat? Follow Julian on Twitter: Read More: Energetics and the evolution “Carnivory has evolved independently at least six times in five angiosperm orders.” The Venus Flytrap’s Lethal Allure “Native only to the Carolinas, the carnivorous plant that draws unwitting insects to its spiky maw now faces dangers of …

The Weird Thing Everyone Does After A Handshake

When you shake someone’s hand, do you find yourself smelling your hand after? Is this common, and why do people do it? Read More: Nice to sniff you: Handshakes may engage our sense of smell “Why do people shake hands? A new Weizmann Institute study suggests one of the reasons for this ancient custom may …

How Common Are Gay Animals?

Did you know that homosexuality is extremely common in the animal kingdom? Follow Natalia on Twitter: Read More: Homosexuality is biological, suggests gay sheep study “A study of gay sheep appears to confirm the controversial suggestion that there is a biological basis for sexual preference.” Homosexual Animals Out of the Closet “From male killer whales …

Why Pandas Suck At Being Pandas

Pandas rely on bamboo as their main food source, but research shows that they are very bad at digesting it! Will this cause their extinction? Read More: Undigested Bamboo Showing Up in Panda Poop “Even though bamboo is their main food source, giant pandas are horrible at digesting it, a new study of their gut …

When Did Dogs Become Man’s Best Friend?

At some point, dogs evolved to become man’s best friend? When did this take place? These Epic Dog Portraits Will Melt Your Heart: Read More: The Incredible Explosion of Dog Breeds “From a teacup-size Chihuahua to a Great Dane, there is an incredible amount of variety among dog breeds. But all breeds belong to a …

7 FAMOUS Firsts that Weren’t First

From the Wright Brothers to Thomas Edison to Penicillin, these are 7 Famous Lies You Learned in School. They and many other western media outlets reported that a successful flight carrying a different cosmonaut had actually taken place on Friday the 7th, but that the pilot had suffered such severe injuries after landing off course …