Mexican Fruit Fly

Do insects get fat?

A Florida entomologist in the 1960's found that he could turn about half of a mosquito's body weight into fat if he handfed it...
Gatorade

Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is named after the "gator," which is the mascot for the University of Florida sports teams. In early summer of 1965, the coaching staff...
Candy

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...
Fortnight

How do fish survive when ponds and lakes freeze?

When a lake freezes, only the top layer actually freezes over. The area beneath the ice is where fish survive. This is due to something called...
Oasis of the Seas

What kind of gas mileage do cruise ships get?

Just like larger cars, larger cruise ships generally have lower fuel efficiency than smaller ones. The Royal Carribean 'Oasis of the Seas' cruise ship...

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