Pop Science

Home Pop Science

Understanding Vitiligo: the skin condition that causes loss of skin color...

Vitiligo. You’ve probably heard of this skin disease. Pop singer Michael Jackson had vitiligo. And Canadian model Winnie Harlow has recently become a vitiligo...

Ever wonder why people are ticklish? Simply put it’s a defense...

Most people are ticklish. But why is this? To understand, first you need to know just what tickling is. Tickling refers to 2 different...

This Cat Adopted A Bunch Of Baby Hedgehogs And Other Incredible...

These 8 baby hedgehogs (or hoglets) lost their mother in a tragic lawn mowing accident. Just being newborns, the hoglets desperately needed milk and...

This Crazy Looking Fish Creates The World’s Best Beaches By Pooping...

There are many amazing things about the parrotfish, not least of which, its poop makes the best beaches. No, really. Parrotfishes are found throughout...

Studies are finding that tattoo ink can end up in your...

Here’s a look at what happens to tattoo ink after it gets injected into your skin and the risks associated with a certain type...

What exactly is a coma and what happens to you when...

You’ve probably seen comas on soap operas and other TV shows, but what is a coma, and how does it work? A coma occurs when...

The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board

You may have used a Ouija board before. But where did they come from, and how do they work? Ouija boards are also known as...

Ever Wonder Why Cats Purr? It’s Not Just Because They’re Happy.

You’ve probably heard a cat purr. But why do they do this? Cats seem to purr when they’re relaxed and feeling good. But purring is...

This Creepy Creature Is Not A Giant Cockroach. In Fact, It’s...

This is not a giant cockroach. In fact, it’s not even an insect. So what is it?   It’s a giant isopod, a bottom dweller...

Have You Ever Had Déjà Vu? Here’s Everything You Need To...

Déjà vu. It’s that strange experience where you feel like a situation seems more familiar than it should be. But why do we get...