Weird Science Roundup: Non-Sick Pigs, Nutty Humans, and Dancing Polar Bears

By Rachel Cernansky | May 1, 2009 3:11 pm

polarbear.jpgVideo of the week: A dancing polar bear and a Daft Punk soundtrack with voiceover by Coolio took first prize at a student environmental film competition in England.

• Shocker of the week: Putting lithium in your water reduces your risk of suicide! And putting Viagra in your water increases your risk of…well, we’ll let you figure it out.

• Web-hosting company GoDaddy is using its .tv domain names to educate people about the sinking island of Tuvalu.

• Most obvious study of the week (a title given only to the most deserving studies): People in higher socioeconomic classes choose better diets, and pay more for them.

• Save the poor swine! Farmers worry that humans will give swine flu to pigs.

Image: Flickr / zyphbear

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  • http://www.princebubulabbusimbob.com prince bubulubusimbob

    I love polor bars and I have 333336 in total they cost me £1,000,000 each! They are amazing

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