Is There Anybody Out There…?

So scientists may have found a giant object in space, which could only have been built by another civilization. I mean, can you believe it? In this lifetime? That we may have finally found something--someone--completely alien to us? Sure, it could also be a spectacular cloud of dust, but who the hell really wants THAT to be … Continue reading Is There Anybody Out There…?

Growing A Penis At Twelve

Yes, you read that right. In the Dominican Republic, there is a small town where many men first present as girls when they are born, and grow a penis later, during the onset of puberty. The absolutely fascinating article above explains it has to do with a deficiency in a certain enzyme that affects the conversion of testosterone … Continue reading Growing A Penis At Twelve

Amazon In Space

So apparently Jeff Bezos is not content with taking over the entire retail world on Earth. He's expanding his reach to the stars. I'm not sure I really want the same guy who sells me my discount historical novels to be dallying with everything from on demand TV to space flight. I fear it distracts him … Continue reading Amazon In Space

The Tree Of 40 Fruits

This is amazing. An artist developed a tree that grows 40 different fruits. The article talks about how he manages to do all this with a technique called chip grafting. And that's not all. He plans to do it to many trees. He's using resources that farmers think people don't want to build something beautiful … Continue reading The Tree Of 40 Fruits