Brady Haran’s mile of Pi

Ok, that guys is crazy. Brady Haran printed out one mile of Pi, meaning 1 million digits for number Pi. Matt Parker checks out the mile of Pi and then presents some interesting things that can be found along the way. What Matt Parker has found: – Feynmann point : 999999 at position 762 – […]

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Mental floss: misconceptions about food #2

Elliot Morgan kills some food myths and explains why they are simply that, myths. MSG, or monosodium glutamate, can be found in soy sauce and it does not pose a risk to health, unless eaten too much. Twinkies do expire: after 45 days. Tomatoes are fruits, but the food chefs want us to look at […]

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Now, that’s how you promote science, bitches: Ambition, the movie

Ambition is a collaboration between Platige Image and ESA. Directed by Tomek Bagiński and starring Aiden Gillen and Aisling Franciosi. Ambition was shot on location in Iceland, and screened on 24 October 2014 during the British Film Institute’s celebration of Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder, at the Southbank, London. Ambition is a movie created […]

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Bigcommerce templates: customization and store design changes at the best price [S]

You own a Bigcommerce ecoomerce store. You have the products, the resources, the people and are ready to sell. Big Time, as BIG from Bigcommerce also says. Now, you have chosen a Bigcommerce template that is great, even responsive, and does a lot of things the way you wanted to, but not quite what you […]

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How to see time travel

Joe Hanson explains how we can see time travel or, better said, how subatomic particles feel the dilation of time as they fly around us at near the speed of light. Using what is called a cloud chamber, a particle detector, you can detect muons, secondary radiation particles that are generated after particles from the […]

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How Gutenberg’s printing press revolutionized the glass industry

At first only few clergies would have books to read and, if they would not read those tiny letters, then they would use glass monoculars that were big and clunky. Their shape was the one of a hemispehere and they had limited use. When Gutenberg had its printing press invented in 1450, the revolution of […]

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First actual hoverboard: Hendo

It is not and antigravity hoverboard like you’d expect, but at least it is a maglev device that you can master and use. The Hendo hoverboard has four circular magnets that repel a metallic surface like copper or aluminum from underneath and can keep even 300 lbs 1 inch afloat. The Hendo team have a […]

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All you need to know about Ebola în 1 minute

The guys at Vox created a short video about Ebola and it puts a perspective on what it is and its actual effects. Ebola’s mortality rate sis 70%, there is no cure for it, 4500 are dead this year only because of it, in 2014 died three times as more people as have dies since […]

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What would happen if we would live on the Moon?

Well, not many good things actually, as there is no air in there, sun’s radiation would boil everything and the nights cold would freeze everything. Also, the gravity is three times smaller than on Earth and this would mean bone mass loss and inherent health issues. We could live underground, in craters, but it would […]

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The telegraph cable that connected the Old and New world was installed in 1866

In 1866 the Old and New World were connected via an undersea cable that span from London to New York. This way the news would travel via the telegraph in an instant. Otherwise it would take 3 weeks by ship. The Science Museum, the ones who created this awesome video, explain a ton of things […]

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