Hunter-Gatherers Are Masters of Smell

What’s easier for you: identifying what color something is, or identifying a smell from a source you cannot see? If you’re like most people, color comes more easily. That, however, isn’t the case for all humans. According to a new study published Thursday in Current Biology, those who practice a hunter-gatherer lifestyle […]

Droning While Drunk Is Now Illegal in New Jersey

Alcohol affects everyone a bit differently—some people take a few sips of beer and they’re stumbling all over, while others can ingest far more and still walk straight. You see, consuming alcohol affects the brain, which can impact your coordination and ability to think clearly—both of which are important to safely […]

You Can Do More to Combat the Flu than Just Get a Flu Shot

If you feel like this year’s flu season is a rough one, that’s because it is. CBS News recently reported that this year’s flu virus is dominated by a particularly nasty strain, H3N2, which has reached almost every corner of the country, causing prolonged illness in many and in some […]

People Keep Seeing the Mothman in Chicago

It was a normal summer night for John Amitrano, working a Friday shift as security for Chicago’s popular Logan Square hangout The Owl—but when we went outside, he saw something odd. “I saw a plane flying, but also something moving really awkwardly under it,” he told VICE. “It didn’t look […]

Crawling Robot Baby Bravely Explores Carpet Gunk

To find out just how your relaxed vacuuming schedule is affecting your baby’s airway, researchers built a slightly frightening robotic infant. This legless, metallic baby crawled across five wool rugs from real people’s homes in Finland. (The grounded aluminum tape covering the robot helped to minimize static during its 25 crawling […]

Can a computer predict romantic chemistry?

Romantic attraction is complex and hard for humans to quantify. That’s why these scientists turned to machine learning to see if computers can do a better job. They asked participants to fill out a questionnaire with “more than 100 self-report measures about traits and preferences that past researchers have identified […]

Daily UFO Headlines 1/17/2018

Brooklyn Today January 17: Brooklyn Has Second Most UFO Sightings After Manhattan – Brooklyn Daily Eagle ‘Surprising’ UFO Sightings Are Skyrocketing in Italy—And These Government Files Back Them Up – Outer Places What has the U.S. government been hiding about UFOs? | Guest column – TCPalm Chasing U.F.O.s across the […]