(23 September 2014) While previous studies have suggested a connection between contagious yawning and empathy, new research finds that contagious yawning may decrease with age and is not strongly related to variables lik... Read More


(22 September 2014) The Wright brothers, Orville (1871-1948) and Wilbur (1867-1912), were two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are credited with inventing and building the world's first success... Read More


(21 September 2014) As the world becomes more global and developing countries change their way of life - and also what they eat - the demand for meat in the world is rising. But keeping or increasing livestock uses many ... Read More


(20 September 2014) Again and again, the prices for food and drinks at the so called "Wies'n" (nickname for the largest beer festival in the world) are cause for a complaint. For the current Oktoberfest 2014 in Munic... Read More


(19 September 2014) In GPS technology, the phrasing "COCOM Limits" is also used to refer to a limit placed to GPS tracking devices that should disable tracking when the device realizes itself to be moving faster than 1,0... Read More


(18 September 2014) The present coat of arms was granted by King George V in 1912. It consists of a shield depicting the badges of the six Australian states, enclosed by an ermine border. The shield is a symbol for the f... Read More


(17 September 2014) Salvador Dalí was born on the 11th of May 1904 in Figueres, Catalonia, and died on the 23rd of January 1989 in the same place. He was a famous Spanish artist, designer, author, sculptor and stage des... Read More


(16 September 2014) There is a new secret weapon that is so terrible that even the most feared pirates in Africa are afraid of it. The secret weapon works with insidious sound waves. And it does not hurt in the long run,... Read More


(15 September 2014) If a human is allergic to cats, the solution is simple: have no cats. But what if the house cat responds to their owners with itching, sneezing or asthma? Researchers at the University of Edinburgh h... Read More


(14 September 2014) What do Miss Piggy and Yoda have in common? Surprisingly, it's their voices. Frank Oz who was born in England in 1944, played the two puppets and lend them both his voice. Originally, he never wan... Read More