Copper Soars To 1 Year Highs – Up For A Record 12 Days In...

Despite lower Chinese imports (for the 7th month in a row) and surging supply, copper prices have just surged to 12-month highs, breaking through...

Top 10 Most Amazing Elements

It’s hard to think of elements being, of all things, ‘cool’, but the basic building blocks of every thing that has come into common...

10 Sobering Facts About Drunkenness

Most of us have overindulged in alcohol at some point. Usually, the consequences of such activity are no more serious than spending an hour...

Explosive Underwater Volcanoes Drove Huge Changes During “Snowball Earth”

Between 720 and 640 million years ago, Earth was thought to be entirely frozen, with global temperatures reaching -50C (-58F). This hypothesis, known as...

Why Campbell Soup Company is changing the recipe for their most iconic product.

Campbell Soup Company announced a revised recipe for their chicken noodle soup. They say they're giving the people what they want by leaving out ingredients...

Man Praised For His Honesty In Classy Rejection Text

From “I found out he was sleeping with his cousin” to “she ate a tin of cold beans after we had sex, saying she...

Scientists Discover First New Polymers in 20 Years

Dr. Garcia performing a chemistry experiment in IBM's polymer lab. Image: IBM Research The world welcomed two new polymers on Thursday, codenamed Titan and Hydro, both...

Are HIV-Infected Bananas A Threat To Your Health?

Eating healthy is important, but you don’t want to get AIDS in the process. You may be fueling yourself with HIV-infected bananas without even knowing it. HIV-infected...

Self-Assembling Nano Flowers Grown in Lab

At a laboratory at Harvard University, scientists have grown complex self-assembling nano- and microstructures using a solution of chemicals and minerals. Some of the...

If I Teach You A Free Science Class, Would You Scratch My Belly?

Dogs teaching chemistry. That is all. Sit. Stay. Watch. Good boy. Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-i-taught-you-a-free-science-class-would-you-scratch-my-belly

How to make Sudafed out of Meth

Because the active ingredient in Sudafed — Pseudoephedrine — is used in the concoction of meth, it is increasingly regulated by law, and thus...

Bees Get A Buzz From Caffeinated Flowers

Bees enjoy caffeine, and new research suggests its appeal is so potent that plants can get away with offering pollinators a nutritionallyinferior productif they...

Why You Should Never, Ever Drink Water After Eating Hot Peppers

Anyone who has ever wondered why eating certain spicy foods makes your mouth feel like its on fire should take a look at a...

Hybrid Electrolyte Fills Battery Gap

In the quest to build batteries that will store electricity at prices...