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Is coconut oil unhealthy?

According to the American Heart Association, coconut oil is not as healthy as people believe. Although there is not a lot of research available to support their assumption, they believe that it is "as unhealthy as butter and beef fat". It contains 82% saturated fat which can raise LDL (bad)

Ticket to Mars, anyone?

For years the Californian company SpaceX has a fascinating colony plan. Elon Musk, the chief executive officer of the company presented last year a plan to build a million-person city on the neighbor planet Mars. The reusable ITS spaceship is still under development, but when it's finished it could carry

China launches X-ray satellite

China successfully launched the Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT), an X-ray satellite from the Gobi Desert. The satellite is a telescope that will search the sky for black holes and neutron stars and other energetic phenomena. The satellite orbits 550 kilometers (342 miles) above our planet. We don't have to be

Jupiter is the oldest planet in our solar system

An international group of scientists confirmed the predictions that Jupiter is not only the largest planet in our solar system, but also the oldest one. The scientists from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Institut fur Planetologie at the University of Munster had to find a way to determine

Undiscovered Diaries of the Holocaust

The diary of Anne Frank is not the only diary of its kind. Many war victims wrote about their daily experiences during the Second World War. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum started a Kickstarter project to make undiscovered diaries of Holocaust victims and survivors available to everyone. They want to catalog,

The floor is lava!

The floor is lava is a game in which people have to imagine that the floor is made of lava. At random moments players can challenge a player by shouting "The floor is lava!" After that the player has five seconds to find a "safe" place. Although the game is years old,

The best classical tearjerkers

There are many things that can cause terrible feelings of grief: death, divorce, separation, job loss, the victory of the president that you didn't vote for, etc. Paulo Coelho once said: "Grief is like an ovum. It is alive. It is hidden in a deep, safe place, but sooner or later

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