We never put sunscreen on our hair, right? Well, why don’t we ever get burned there? Does hair or a beard block the sun? And if so, how much? Well to find out some scientists put beards on mannequins in the sun. You know, for science. And it turns out beards make good sunblock! Good thing movember is almost here!
Also in this edition: The Great Dismal swamp and it’s history as a shelter for escaped slaves, the new gravitational waves findings, Bigfoot, and how we once tried to catch your commuter flight in a net. Get science facts and science knowledge to start your week every Sunday!