bird chirp

Can different bird species understand each other?

Birds communicate in various ways, but i'll be focusing only on audible communication in this post. Robert D. Magrath, a behavioral ecologist at the Australian...
Tickling Feather

Why can’t I tickle myself?

According to neuroscientists at the University of London, there are two parts of the brain responsible for how tickling is processed. These regions work...

Why does sugar make kids hyper? (HINT: It doesn’t)

All of the studies I could find on this topic have found that there is nothing in sugar that makes kids hyper. This doesn't...

Why do FM radio stations end in odd numbers?

FM radio stations end in odd numbers to prevent interference. The reason they are odd numbers rather than even numbers is that 1 (odd...
Furnace Creek in Death Valley

Where is the hottest place on Earth?

There are different types of temperature measurements so it depends on which type of measurement we are talking about when answering this question. I...

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