Antarctica May Hold the Key to the Future

Antarctica May Hold the Key to the Future

Antarctica, the mysterious, desolate continental freezer of the world, may hold the key to the future of humankind. The wilds of the frozen tundra have claimed the lives and riddled the minds of explorers for centuries. According to some scientists, Antarctica holds the answers to the most basic, yet insurmountable questions of life, locked inside […]

Penguins Cannot Taste Food

Penguins Cannot Taste Food

Penguins, it has been discovered, cannot palate the sweet or savory flavors of their foods of choice. For the waddling, artic-dwelling birds, foods come in just two flavors – sour and salty– according to a novel study, published in the current issue of the journal Current Biology. Jianzi Zhang, a researcher at the University of […]

Earth Magnetic Shift of Poles Could Flip in Near Future

Earth Magnetic Shift of Poles Could Flip in Near Future

New research has reported that a magnetic shift of the poles could happen in the near future. It was about 800,000 years ago, that magnetic north drifted over Antarctica and reindeer were found in magnetic south. The poles have reversed numerous times during Earth’s history. Scientists have predicted that a flip sequence begins when the […]