Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Isopods FOUND!

Yes you read that right.
I was dissecting the Indian Meckerel I bought from a local mart this morning to get rid of its innards when I discovered that I actually bought home, together with those meckerels, a pair of alien-looking lifeforms.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Kissing--A Universal Language?

When you're kissed by someone, either on the cheek or on the lips, you get a surge of electricity flowing through you. 
You get aroused, and you think it's the universal language of desire.
Image: instructables.com
But who started kissing first? How did different communities around the world come to the same conclusion that the occasionally disgusting act of  pressing lips against the lips or other body parts of another person signifies love? In this modern age kissing is ubiquitous we think it's natural for humans to kiss.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

How The Zebra Got Its Stripes?

The explanation I saw from documentaries stated that zebra evolved its stripes to confuse the lion.

Lions are color blind, so a group of rampaging zebras can be extremely confusing and headache-inducing.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Dog Ate My Homework: It's Legit!

My dog ate my homework excuse is really a lame one. 
But it's legit, i.e. you can now tell your teacher that your dog ate your homework, because a dog in the United States apparently chomped down some scientists' labwork and got sick.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Plastic-Eating Fungi Pestalotiopsis microspora

Plastics are non-biodegradable-- or so we thought.

A group of scientists from Yale University recently discovered a species of fungi in Ecuadorian Amazon that feeds on synthetic polymer polyester polyurethane in anaerobic environment. They're like the Chuck Norris of the fungi world.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Evolution of Sweet Tooth

We love eating sweet food because, errr.. they taste good. Chocolate anyone?

But do you know that cats are oblivious to the taste of sweet food?

Saturday, May 5, 2012




Friday, May 4, 2012


Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia New Tune Live Performance (15th) 2012.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Nokia To Patent Haptic Feedback Tattoo--Irrelevant?

For all you tattoo + Nokia fans out there, the cellular giant is considering filling a patent for a, well, creepy technology which I personally think is kind of irrelevant (even after slashing 1000 jobs in Finland recently).

What is haptic technology?


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