The Fellowship of the Ring needed 675 pieces of lembas bread to reach Mordor, study finds

They would have needed fewer pieces of lembas if it weren’t for those hungry ‘stinking hobbitses’.

Organized information may be creativity’s death knell, study found

Sometimes, we need a little chaos to get the cogs turning.

Largest ‘artificial sun’ switched on in Germany to research hydrogen production

German engineers turn on a huge light bulb to better understand solar energy.

Why woodpeckers don’t get headaches

Despite the serious head banging, the woodpecker suffers no concussions or any kind of head injury. What’s this bird made of?

This YouTube time-lapse of cellular division in action will have you hitting replay again and again

Enjoy!

Watch out for small studies, they could be more biased

But overall, science research is reliable.

These are the world’s fastest growing cities. They’re all in Africa

Worldwide, more and more people are starting to move from rural areas to urban areas. But nowhere is this as prevalent as in Africa.

Beijing shuts down its last coal power plant, replaces with natural gas

A step in the right direction.

Medical breakthrough: first patient cured of a rare and painful blood disorder called CDA

Fewer than 1,000 cases are reported worldwide. Now, a breakthrough procedure offers hope to these patients who have to undergo blood transfusions every couple of weeks.

Intellectual humility might just be the most underrated personality trait

How likely are YOU to change your beliefs based on facts?