These 15 GIFs Prove Science Is More Amazing Than Fiction

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Warning: Don’t try some of these things at home. 1. This is what happens when you cut a water droplet using a superhydrophobic knife on a surface that doesn’t get wet. View this image › Arizona State University/Sploid / Via journals.plos.org 2. This is the view from the Soyuz capsule, the spacecraft that takes astronauts […]

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Vampirism May Be More Real Than You Think. Don’t Scoff, Just Read!

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Vampires aren’t real, right? Of course they aren’t. … That said, we humans have more in common with these fictitious beings than you may have thought. Apparently, we have all sorts of traits and diseases that fit with the description of vampires we’ve been given throughout the ages.  It’s no wonder why the legends of […]

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10 Amazing Photos Of The Human Body Under A Microscope

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Some of these photos are artistic, others are terrifying. Colin Salter’s new book, Science is Beautiful (Batsford, 2015), shows us some amazing images of the human body under a microscope. When the photos are colorized they look like masterpieces of art. Check them out below: 1. This is what bone marrow making blood looks like. […]

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What These Dragon Blood Trees Do Is Straight Out Of Mythology. Except It’s Completely Real.

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These amazing trees are native to a small group of islands in the Indian Ocean called Socotra. What makes them so amazing is the red sap which exudes from the bark after wounding, which is what gives the trees their name; Dragon Blood Trees. They aren’t just odd looking tress that “bleed” red either, the medicinal […]

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