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How Fruit Fly Brains Help Improve Computers

How Fruit Fly Brains Help Improve Computers

So what exactly would a fruit fly and search engines ever have in common? Of course, this does sound like a weird joke or something, but this is actually something very serious.  Just ask scientists from the prestigious Salk Institute and at UC San Diego. The thing is that our search …

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Yet Another Heart-Warming Way Apes Better Us at Being Human

Yet Another Heart-Warming Way Apes Better Us at Being Human

All of us admire someone who demonstrates common courtesies such as holding the door open for someone. But many people are not aware that it is not just humans who show have human decencies. Bonobos, who are considered the friendliest hippies in the primate world, are always willing to help …

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Why Dogs Eat Poop and Other Crazy Pet Behavior

Why Dogs Eat Poop and Other Crazy Pet Behavior

We have all seen these bizarre behaviors from our pets. Many of us keep them secret for fear of some negative social ridicule and how it reflects on us as a failed pet owner. But let us examine close. All the way from our dogs that exhibit some very odd …

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Mosquitoes Use Spy Methods to Steal Your Blood

Mosquitoes Use Spy Methods to Steal Your Blood

Regardless of where you live, there is no doubt that you have probably battled with a deadly foe called the mosquito. There are very few places in the world that is immune from the attacks that these little guys dish out to humans. Little Hummers Keep Stealing Our Blood They …

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Scorpions Can Adjust Their Venom for Changing Threats

Scorpions Can Adjust Their Venom for Changing Threats

There is interesting new research that indicates that there are some scorpions who can adjust their venom depending on the threat at hand. This could take place during the hurting of its very next meal or during times when it is merely protecting itself from predators. This study is marking …

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6 Pointers on How to Talk to Your Kitty

6 Pointers on How to Talk to Your Kitty

Many people who have good friends that are cat lovers tend to struggle with why they get so attached to these felines. But one of the things that non cat people have trouble understanding is the ability to communicate with cats. To most people, they like to compare how cats …

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The Fastest Shark on the Planet is in Trouble

The Fastest Shark on the Planet is in Trouble

We have heard all the great things about thee shortfin Mako shark. It is described as a striking blue shark that has amazing athleticism. But it also has a rather dubious honor too, and that is the fact that it has delicious meat. Other species of sharks are shunned for being …

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