Google Science Fair 2013 Winners

Yesterday, September 24, 2013, Google Science Fair 2013 winners were declared. Let us get to know them one by one.   Eric Chen (17 yrs. old) USA Project: A New Anti-Flu Medicine Grand Prize Winner ~ +17 – 18 Age Group Winner Eric wanted to prevent recurrence of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic that infected 500 […]

Control Your Dreams

When I was still in my elementary years, nightmares used to visit me at night. These dreams included witches, ghosts, all unexpected events. They are haunting me almost twice a week. I even cry while sleeping and my mother would wake me up to stop it. One dream was about running away from something I did […]

Filipino fishermen uses refrigerator as makeshift boats.

Relief goods might be rushing to the highly affected areas in the Philippines hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Super Typhoon Yolanda). But lives and livelihood of the survivors should be rising up again and once more. To some of the survivors, aside from relying support from the government, resourcefulness will put their […]

Demonstration of the new hydrophobic surface on flattened water and water broken to droplets.

Because you usually slip on a wet floor (that’s true to me at least), scientists offer a new solution to your pains: Waterproof Surfaces. The image featured in this article is an animated proof of this new profound invention. Hydrophobic surfaces act like a lotus flower. When water is in contact with the surface, it […]

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Today October 18, 2013

Skywatchers better be prepared today for another chance to witness a penumbral eclipse. Penumbral eclipses happen when the moon passes directly behind the earth. This means the sun, moon, and earth should be exactly aligned or very closely aligned. The shadow of the earth will then be casted on the moon making the penumbral lunar […]

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Bohol ~ October 15, 2013.

While we let our beloved fellowmen in Bohol to recover from the tragic 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the island, let us differentiate what are the difference between a magnitude and an intensity. Magnitude According to British Geological Survey, magnitude is the earthquake size and is determined from the logarithm of the maximum displacement or amplitude […]

On Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at around 8:12AM, the island of Bohol, Philippines was stricken by a deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake. The unexpected calamity left millions of families affected with several death and injury tolls and several bridges and roads left unpassable as of writing. Tremors were left to our beloved fellowmen. Until now, aftershocks, […]

This is a topic that is a usual question to a growing man but is always been the most difficult to answer. This is when you are torn between choices and you know you could only have one and should let go of the other. This does not happen ones in our entire life, but […]

September 2013 Harvest Moon Photo by Stephen Rahn

Autumn season is it! And time to capture photos of the harvest moon! For the information of everybody, the harvest moon is the full moon that is seen nearest to the time of the autumnal equinox. Autumn this year starts in September 22, 2013 and ends on December 20, 2013. Since September 22, 2013 is […]

The mysterious Bermuda Triangle were unusual disappearances occur.

Several incidents claimed that anyone who passed by the Bermuda Triangle was the last time he was seen. The popular Bermuda Triangle still left mysteries unsolved of these unusual disappearances first reported in 1950. This resulted to dub it as the Devil’s Triangle by Richard Winer in 1974. The Bermuda Triangle is a body of […]