Mashable

Not everyone’s thrilled Cheerios gave away 1.5 billion wildflower seeds to save the bees

[ad_1] Cheerios’ recent campaign to give away flower seeds was both wildly popular and, no surprise, controversial. General Mills, maker of the O-shaped oat cereal, said it initially planned to dole out 100 million wildflower seeds to customers who requested them.  The goal? Boost the ranks of North America’s imperiled bees. Cheerios instead gave away […]

Mashable

Shaq is a flat-Earther too, apparently

[ad_1] Image: Jessica Hill/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Adam Rosenberg2017-03-19 14:18:16 UTC Now Shaq is doing it. Is it possible that current and former members of the NBA have mutually agreed to troll the planet — which is provably spherical in shape — with preposterous flat-Earth theories? The only other explanation is that they believe it, and just […]

Mashable

Why itchiness is contagious

[ad_1] Mice, just like humans and monkeys, will start itching if they see a compatriot scratching itself, a new study finds. The finding is the first evidence that “socially contagious itching” exists in rodents, the researchers said. Moreover, the researchers’ neural analysis revealed that socially contagious itching is hardwired into the mouse brain. “The mice […]