What Happens Inside A Black Hole?

We were recently wondering what would happen to you if you fall into a black hole. Julian decided to tackle this tough question based on what we know. Get 15% off s domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Follow Julian on Twitter: Read More: What Would Happen If …

Why Birds Can’t Stop Flying Into Things

Birds seem to constantly fly into things! Why do they do this? Read More: Why Birds Keep Crashing Into Cars And Planes “Most birds are idiots. They fly into airplanes, smash into cars and fling themselves at pigs with reckless abandon.” Bird-Window Collision Reduction: Tips And Techniques For Residents “Birds cannot see glass. birds see …

How Big Can We Get?

Some animals, like the blue whale, keep getting bigger and bigger over time! How big are humans able to grow? Download the TestTube App: Read More: How much does buoyancy in air affect the weight of a person? “We can do a few quick back-of-the-envelop calculations to get a rough idea of these effects. To …

This Building Is Completely Powered By Algae

Renewable energy is a huge issue across the globe, and some companies are looking to create a sustainable future. Trace is here to discuss an apartment building in Germany that is completely powered by algae! Read More: Google Science Fair Hamburg Now Has an Algae-Powered Building “Last spring, Arup, the design and engineering firm that …

The Sun Is About To Flip

Ok, don’t freak, but the the sun is flipping out! Scientists are spreading the word that it’s about to undergo a complete polar reversal that will be felt throughout our solar system. Laci explains what’s going on and how it will impact you. Read More: Sun’s Magnetic Field To Flip In Complete Reversal That Will …

Why Do We Get Hiccups?

Have you ever wondered why you get the hiccups? Tara recently got a bad case of the hiccups, and brought Nick Uhas onto DNews to discuss why we get them, and offer some possible cures. Subscribe to Nick on YouTube: Follow Nick on Twitter: Read More: Hiccups (Hiccoughs) “Short bouts of hiccups are common and …

Why Does Everything In The Universe Spin?

The Earth and the Milky Way are constantly rotating, but why? Read More: How Fast Does the Earth Rotate? “The ground feels firm and solid beneath your feet. Of course, the Earth is rotating, turning once on its axis every day. Fortunately gravity keeps you firmly attached to the planet, and because of momentum, you …

How To Control Your Dreams

Lucid dreaming is a dream where you’re in control. Want to win the lottery, fly faster than Superman– done and done! Anthony is a lucid dreamer himself and he explains how lucid dreaming works, and tips on how to do it yourself. Read More: WHAT PARTS OF THE BRAIN PRODUCE DREAMS? “When Sigmund Freud began …

DNews Taste Test: How Spicy Works

There are some foods out there that seem as though they’ll burn a hole through your tongue. What’s spicy food got that causes such a reaction? And why does it make you sweat? Trace explains how spicy foods work. Read More: How Chili Peppers Work “The heat in chili peppers is called pungency, and it …

Nobel Prizes: Who Won & Who Got Snubbed

All of the 2013 Nobel prizes have been announced! This year’s prizes went to people doing amazing work, but not everyone can be a winner. Trace looks at who won, who was snubbed, and which deserving scientists from the past never took home a medal. Read More: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 Without Test …