Dr. Yan’s Time Lapse Video of Rotting Food

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I’m always amazed by the life cycle of everything on our Earth.  It’s so incredible how every organism seems in perfect harmony (no matter how big or small).  OK, sometimes it can be a bit gross to see (this video is icky and interesting at the same time).

 

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16 Year Old High School Student Discovers Microbe That Eats Plastic

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PhDs have been searching for a solution to the plastic waste problem, and this 16-year-old finds the answer.
It’s not your average science fair when the 16-year-old winner manages to solve a global waste crisis. But such was the case at last May’s Canadian Science Fair in Waterloo, Ontario, where Daniel Burd, a high school student at Waterloo Collegiate Institute, presented his research on microorganisms that can rapidly biodegrade plastic.
 
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The Invincible McDonald’s Happy Meal

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1 year old McDonald’s Happy Meal

The picture you’re looking at above isn’t of just any Happy Meal. It’s a Happy Meal that’s an entire year old. Yup, author Joann Bruso decided to undertake a little experiment with McDonald’s most recognizable icon (besides that bizarre man-clown, that is). So she bought a Happy Meal, took out the hamburger, and plopped down in her office. For a year. This is what happened.

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Woman Roused by Leaking Corpse

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Beauty can be found in death… but not in this story

 

A Modesto woman had to move out of her apartment when something horrible happened to her neighbour. Her upstairs neighbour died and no one knew for days… until she experienced it firsthand.

“It’s been a total nightmare,” says Sylvia Pena, Modesto resident. “I was sleeping on the couch… I was awakened by some drops that hit my face… I thought I was drooling,” explained Sylvia. It wasn’t drool or water dripping from her ceiling…

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Researchers Discover Reason Garlic Is Good For Us

Researchers Discover Reason Garlic Is Good For Us 

 

A Queen’s-led team has discovered the reason why garlic is so good for us.  Researchers have widely believed that the organic compound, allicin – which gives garlic its aroma and flavour – acts as the world’s most powerful antioxidant. But until now it hasn’t been clear how allicin works, or how it stacks up compared to more common antioxidants such as Vitamin E and coenzyme Q10, which stop the damaging effects of radicals.

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