Silly samplings from this week’s science news, compiled by Bethany Halford and Jeff Huber.
As if they weren’t scary enough already, crocodiles are also smart enough to set traps to catch prey. [ScienceDaily]
Finally, a color palette to help you figure out what the color of your urine really says about you. [Cleveland Clinic]
“Studies show there might be a positive correlation between intelligence and alcohol consumption.” The Newscripts gang would be smug if we didn’t think this was bunk. [New Republic]
German scientists discover the best way to get a bartender’s attention. It’s easier than you think. [Seriously, Science?]
Feeling weighed down by all your self-esteem? Then use this online calculator to determine your “vitality age”—that is, the actual age of your body given your lifestyle choices—and feel the self-esteem melt away. [Daily Mail]
We suggest you check out this long read on insomnia drugs just before bedtime. [New Yorker]
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