Amusing News Aliquots
Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Lauren Wolf.
It’s hard to compete with the Higgs Boson this week. But these bees reverse the aging in their brains when placed into a new social situation. Let’s see the God Particle do that. [Science Daily]
These women get the Booby Prize: Researchers study classical mechanics of the breasts of women who are running. Surprise! Motion increases with cup size. [Improbable Research]
Michael Phelps, take note: A mechanical engineering professor says if you want to win gold, you’d better spread your fingers a little bit when swimming. [Daily Mail Online]
Stephen Hawking’s being a party pooper. He says time travel isn’t possible. [HuffPost Tech]
Self-cleaning lawn furniture. Because Lord knows we all need yet another excuse to be lazy. [Gizmodo]