How real is the Higgs Bosson?

Nick, from Science Asylum, explains that most of the mass of an atom doesn’t come from the electrons of from the quarks, the particles that create neutrons and proton, but it comes from the energy that binds those particles together. Nick does not agree with the premise of a Higgs Field that gives objects mass […]

Read more

Five things you didn’t know about your body

Head Squeeze comes with the facts: being left-handed is a hereditary thing, fevers are a good thing because they kill off the viruses that are comfortable at 37.5 degrees Celsius, the brain is massive because the cortex is 3500 centimeters squared, laughing keeps you fit and the eyebrows help you see. The last bit was […]

Read more

Mental Floss: 41 facts about dogs

Did you know that dogs sweat only through their paws or that the behave like they are guilty because they know that this way they might escape any punishment we would give them? Yes, dogs don’t feel guilt. Other facts: Poodle haircuts are practical for hunting, Malinois Shepeherd Dog can smell prostate cancer, dogs detect […]

Read more

Aloha: bacteria which feeds on and poops electrons

Isn’t that neat? These bacteria, Shewanella and Geobacter, cut the middle-man, metabolism, and eat up energy directly from the electrons. As you know, metabolism is responsible for transforming food into sugars like glucose which is then used to power up our bodies. Ultimately, our need for energy can be summed up into one single fact: […]

Read more

Yup, they have moonquakes and marsquakes over there

I didn’t knew that the Moon has quakes. Most of the quakes come from the tidal forces, the gravitational pull from Earth of Moon’s surface. This pull makes the layer of Moon dilate and contract and cause quakes which propagate easily through the entire satellite as the Moon does not have a liquid layer to […]

Read more

Call of Duty presents: Superpower for Hire

Did you play Call of Duty? I did. All of them. Now they come into the real world to find out what real armies are doing and how private contractors use mercenaries to protect their teams or conduct various missions around the globe. Mercenaries are as real as the Call of Duty games are. Academia, […]

Read more

Cool: Star Trek stabilized

What happens when the ships in Star Trek fight in space? Their teams simply jump here and there in the control rooms like crazy. But that is only true for the cameras, as the actors are simply faking any such jumps. Great idea to see Star Trek stabilized :d Via Presurfer.

Read more

Real life Holodeck using Oculus Rift – Computerphile

The guys at Computerphile showcased a real life Holodeck using an Oculus Rift. Joe from Max-Planck-Institut für biologische Kybernetik explains how this holodeck works and what tricks to they use to make people feel that they are in a bigger environment than that actual room. They use 16 cameras to track the head position and […]

Read more

2 minutes to understand that vaccines save your kid’s life

It is appalling to see the increase of death among people who could’ve been saved if they took those damn vaccines. People don’t even comprehend what the heck they are doing as they prepare the way for a disaster due to refusal of vaccination. Vaccination is one of the best things that science has done […]

Read more

Crazy Russian Hacker is suicidal: dry ice will KILL you

Thunderf00t analyzed one of the videos of Crazy Russian Hacker where the later one used dry ice, cooled CO2, to cool down the room he was in. There is a MINOr issue, tough: CO2 from the dry ice becomes a gas that will KILL you. Watch the video from above for more details.

Read more
Page 1 of 10512345...102030...Last »