Volume 25 Issue 6

Top Ten

Top Ten Ways Science Ruined Sports

Written by: The MQ

1. Now that you know the exact size of a football field, it’s kind of lost its magic as a unit of measurement
2. In order to get statistically significant results, baseball players have to play 90 innings
3. Global warming means that eventually the only sport left will be water polo
4. It stopped being fun when a zoologist gave you a literal pigskin to play football with
5. Scientists invented concussions
6. Drug testing
7. You can never figure out how much acidball to balance out your baseball
8. They made you use the metric system, so now you have to play 0.3 meterball
9. They forced you to wear that stupid helmet
10. Someone came up with an unethical psychological experiment called golf


this experimental self-driving tank will change the way we commute to work

Written by: Adam Yoshinaga

Traditional automobile makers create their cars in this predictable shape: four wheels attached to a body. Of course, there’s more to it than that — there’s …


this almond farmer uses less water so he can take long showers

Written by: Dan Kaliblotzky

When it comes to almond farming, water is the main event. From the groundwater to the plumbing, water runs deep in the lifestyle of the Brightson …


urban engineer transforms water tower into self-sufficient home, is better than you in every way

Written by: Jack Yang

Cameron Mayfield has been living off the grid for a year now. However, rather than living in some secluded lodge in the woods or agrarian collective, …


Men are Taking Credit for Women’s Work, and Now We Know Why

Written by: Hannah Lykins

Following a recent study, scientists claim to have discovered the reason why men always seem to take credit for women’s work: “‘Cause we can, duh.” “It’s …


the future of the unicycle: adding a wheel

Written by: Robert Renfro

Since the dawn of time, and according to some as early as 2007, one question has dazzled, bewildered, and possibly even bedazzled humankind. What is the …


how to tell the difference between a honeybee and a wasp

Written by: Jay Noonan

A lot of people have an irrational fear of bees, and some of it can be due to other creepy crawlies that may look like them. …

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Human Interference in the Animal Kingdom

Written by: The MQ

Since the dawn of time, humans have taken advantage of other animals. Today, we continue to discover new ways to profit off of suffering ecosystems. this …


an interview with creator of the world’s most dangerous superbug

Written by: Jack Yang

Dr. Francine Ye has come forward with a newly discovered superbug, drawing the concern of the international science community. What surprises scientists, however, isn’t the superbug’s …


scientists say eating your neighbors could solve global warming

Written by: Quoc Tran

Countless studies in recent decades have pointed to climate change as a very real threat with possibly disastrous effects. Scientists have urged for large scale changes, …