When you lose weight the fat goes out through your breath as carbon dioxide

In an interesting turn of events, Ruben Meerman, researcher, and Andrew J Brown, professor have researched where does the fat in people go when we “burn” it. Well, surprisingly many doctors and nutritionists would say that the fat is transformed into heat or energy, but the researchers have concluded that this is not possible. Why? […]

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Where is the most radioactive place on Earth?

Derek Muller from Veritasium went on a wild hunt for the most radioactive place on Earth. Regularly we get about 4 micro Sieverts of radioactivity in our bodies daily, which is a-ok, but you can get about 1.5 mSv, miliSieverts in one year. A CT scan is about 7000 micro Sieverts or 7 mili Sieverts. […]

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Did we just discover what dark matter is made of? Maybe sterile neutrinos are the solution!

DNews reports that sterile neutrinos could be the candidates for dark matter. Those are neutrinos that have masses between the electron neutrino (0.3 eV) and muon neutrino (0.115 MeV). In fact, it seems that the sterile neutrino might have a mass of just about 3.55 keV as it gives off X rays in that band […]

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5 most dangerous chemicals on Earth

Hank Green, from SciShow, presents a list of top 5 dangerous chemicals int he world. Some of these were so dangerous that not even the nazis would dare touch or use them. What 5 chemicals is it about then? Here they are: 1. ClF3, chlorine trifluoride, also called “substance N” by the nazis – blows […]

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Why the upper Earth’s atmosphere is green

If you look closely at the night sky you will see that, at the horizon line, you will see a faint green glow. This is called airglow and happens allover the world. The lower parts of it are green, but in the upper atmosphere the color is actually red. What causes this airglow? The excited […]

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PC gaming: 3 GTX 970s vs 2 GTX 980s and what is M.2

Linus tested 3 GTX 970s vs 2 GTX 980s and found out that it is better to use 2 GTX 980s. Why? Because you won’t need to consume that much power with only 2 cards instead of 3 and the cards will not heat as crazy. Using three cards in SLI mode will result in […]

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The clouds are teeming with life aka bacteria

Yes, the clouds are home to tons of lifeforms, especially bacteria. They are small and easy to carry in the air. Clouds are a good home for dust particles, dust mites, bacteria and who knows what else. There a whole jungle in there! Bacteria was found even at 40 km high up, in the air, […]

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Motor proteins, the things that make the cell work and divide

The motor proteins are proteins from within our cells that have the role of carrying cellular material around the cell (food, signaling molecules, genetic information). It uses the cells highway system called microtubule cytoskeleton created from a protein called tubulin. This cytoskelton gives the cells their structure. One of the motor proteins Hank Green speaks […]

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Watch these incredible animated optical illusions by Brusspup

Brusspup is the master of optical illusions on YouTube. Many videos will show you how the brain is tricked in numerous ways. In this case you can see how two sliding sheets will generate the illusion of movement. Much the same as with early cartoons where you saw a ton of still images on a […]

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Your phone won’t give you cancer and you don’t get the flu from the flu shot

Aaron Carroll is ready to fight the medical myths again. This time it is about the phone and its cancer giving properties, which have not been demonstrated even after 2 decades of studies from around the world. Phone use microwave radiation, liek the one from your microwave oven, but at much lower intensity and thus, […]

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