Video games: how to choose the best video card for your needs?

Jay knows best when it comes to video cards and he knows best not to say you definitively need card X or Y. But he does share some principles you should obey if you want to get the best video game card ever. In the video from above he outlines thee things you need to […]

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Crazy stuff: go-kart with jet engine by Colin Furze

You go to admit it: Colin Furze is kinda damaged. Adding a jet engine to a go-kart is not something that anyone can do. If there is some one who could do a stunt like this, then Colin Furze is the one. The jet engine is able to propel the go-kart to speeds of up […]

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The evolution of phones

Phones have evolved a lot during the few decades since it has become wireless. Motorola created first true mobile phone in the 70s and then Apple hit the market with the first true smartphone, the iPhone, in 2007. During this time the screen of the phones has increased from a square inch sized one to […]

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Herding sheep with drones. A new era has come!

Yup, you can now herd your sheep with drones. These flying things have become more ubiquitous than we’d like to admit. And they are getting cheaper and cheaper by the month. In the video from above the drone sheepdog “Shep” is handling sheep like a pro. Of course, all the thinking is done by the […]

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Yup, there are animals on your face right now. And they poop only when they die

Each of us is inhabited by the microbiome, those bacteria that help us digest food. On our skin we can locate bacteria, viruses and also mites. These mites are called Demodex mites and they are brothers to arachnids, spiders. Those mites are tiny, they feed on our dead skin cells and they never poop. Their […]

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How do chameleons change color?

Nope, it is not about color pigments. It is about pigments and crystals. Within the skin the chameleons have tiny cells full with nanometer sized crystals. When the position of the crystals in those cells change, the color it reflects changes too. This process is called structural coloration and the colors created through this process […]

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What is data compression?

As Linus explains it: is cramming a ton of info into a tiny file. The more homogeneous the data in a file is the more can it be compressed. Let’s take the example of an image. If it is only white, then the compressed file will say something like this: put a white pixel in […]

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Check the list of 5 misconceptions regarding evolution

I’ve see this first on Science Alert. The infographic from below was created by Molecular Life Sciences. The 5 misconceptions are: 1. it is just a theory: theory means fact in science 2. survival of the fittest: nope. Better say: be able to reproduce and ensure the survival of the population. Nothing to do with […]

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How to Make a Matchbox Microphone

Have you ever thought of creating a microphone? For this you need a matchbox and pencil leads. Also need a battery, some wires and clips, and a pair of headphones or a speaker. This is a simple experiment that you can do at home and prove the concept of sending sounds through electrical wires to […]

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The super science music video of the day: Science STYLE – Taylor Swift Acapella Parody

The guys at ASAP Science have created an awesome Taylor Swift Acapella Parody called Science STYLE. In the hands of great communicators science does blossom in ways you would never think of. Science is great and truly amazing, but many regards it as a fringe domain, something on the far side of the World. Science, […]

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