Today’s weird, fun, interesting little bits of news that the Discovery News Editors thought you should know about:
Students at Manhattan’s prestigious and nerdy Stuyvesant High protested a dress code by going to class in clothing that the school intends to ban.
Though movies would have us believe out every window is a beautiful view of the Eiffel Tower or the Golden Gate, it just isn’t true.
China is known for its forgeries, from fake hand bags and electronics to Apple stores.
According to a recent Gallup poll, the proportion of the US public that believes God had a hand to play with the ‘creation’ of humans has remained unchanged for 30 years.
“Did You Ever Grow Anything in the Garden of Your Mind? You can grow ideas in the garden on your mind.” Those lines are about where this autotuned Mr. Rogers video really pick up.
There have been about 50 percent more suicides among U.S. troops this year than soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan.
This year the focus of World Oceans Day seems to be the surprising discoveries of beachcombers — from tsunami debris, to headstones in San Francisco and even whale poop.
The U.S. military has made great high-tech strides in its uniforms from “thinking” underwear to wearable batteries.