Mega brain infusion: six things about the brain that will make it crumble

The brain is almost the most important thing in our bodies. In the past physicians would prescribe brain operations, meaning just pulling brains out, in order to cure illnesses. Needless to say that such operations cures the patient for ever. Now we know more and we experiment more on it, but we are still puzzled […]

Read more

Learning to create better barriers. Nature teaches us well

If you want to create the best ever fence, then you need to get into the mindset of the animal. Animals won’t see a window or a fence as a barrier. It may see it as an invitation to go over or under it and we need to create barriers they can understand. In Africa, […]

Read more

Aloha: black holes also create stars. Bet you didn’t knew that

It seems that the very same process that leads to matter being eaten up and destroyed by a black hole can lead to the formation of new stars far away. As the black holes gobble up matter that matter will first rotate in a vortex like path around the black hole while it is falling […]

Read more

Venus, not the best place for your holydays

Hank Green, from SciShow, explains why Venus is NOT Earth’s twin and why is it dangerous to live in there. In any case, you won’t be able to live in there not for even one second. The probes that landed there in the 70s and 80s coudl not even last for more than 50 minutes […]

Read more

Graphics cards comparison: Radeon R9 285 vs R9 290 vs GTX 760

Only recently I found out that the R9 graphics line from ATI was build upon the HD7000 series and so on. In any case, the guys were going up with the numbers like crazy. Setting on R9 as name is a good choice. While R9 280 is build upon an older HD7000 graphics card, the […]

Read more

Why you shouldn’t put metal in your microwave oven?

Because science. You can put metal int he microwave oven, but if it has sharp edges it will spark and it may create big electric bolts. Those might destroy the oven if you let them be in there like that for too long. People have tested various metal things in the microwave oven and it […]

Read more

Stop believing these 5 dinosaur myths

Sweet Jacqueline Howard talks nerdy to us and explains why we should not believe 5 dinosaur myths that are floating around the everywhere. Dinosaurs dies out 65 million years ago when an asteroid finished off the extinction job started by Earth back then. Those 5 myths are: – dinosaurs were dumb – nope, they weren’t […]

Read more

Vsauce about coincidences: we see them because we want to see them

It is as simple as that: coincidences pop up all the time here and there. It is our brains that make connections and want to see patterns and personifications where it should not. We should be very thankful that our brain is able to see patterns. Patterns discerning is what makes us special on this […]

Read more

The history of submarines: those things are quite old

The first submarine was a home made wooden craft built in the 1770s by David Bushnell. His first design was a simple wooden barrel with some levers that would make the vessel move around and dive. It wasn’t very robust, but it sparked a new era in navy combat. David bushnell’s “turtle” could not be […]

Read more

Use science to keep your drinks cool

If you have a can of Coca-Cola or any other refreshment, it is hard to keep it cool when left outside the fridge. The guys at Inside Science explain why the can looses its cool: it is due to the condensation of water vapors outside the surface of the can. Water in the form of […]

Read more
Page 1 of 11812345...102030...Last »