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    Watch the magnus effect thanks to a basketball ball thrown from a dam

    The magnus effect is the consequence of a ball dropped with a spin. The spinning motion along with the power of the throw can produce a deviation of the depression created at the back of the ball. It finally deviates it from the intended longitudinal path. And if you...
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    Why do men get erections in the morning?

    It’s an amusing, albeit often highly inconvenient, phenomenon that half of the world’s population has to deal with on a regular basis. So what’s the science story behind that morning glory? Let’s find out. Morning glories, or nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) as they are correctly called, are spontaneous erections that occur...
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    This is the most relaxing song according to neuroscience

    Once in a while, we all feel the need to relax and music appears quite often as an obvious way to calm our nerves. A group of neuroscientists eventually worked on this phenomenon and they created a playlist composed of the 10 most relaxing songs in the world. Using sound...
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    10 good reasons to eat chocolate

    All those chocolate lovers can celebrate:  bars of chocolate are good for your health! As long as you don’t go overboard……… Here are 10 good reasons to no longer feel guilty! 1/ Chocolate is an excellent antidepressant Cocoa slows down memory loss and reduces the risk of decay thanks...