Quantum Physics, a poem

It is true that science needs very good PR. Anti-science groups, usually religious ones, are doing a fairly good job to further their cause, but science needs more boost. Until science reaches pop-culture in such a way that it will never leave the center of our lives is a very long road. In the video […]

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A clever way to determine longitude and latitude

When you’re lost, you can still find out where you could be on the Globe. For that you need to know the latitude and longitude. As the video from above explains, latitude can be found out by watching the angle the horizon does with the North Star. Then longitude can be found out knowing the […]

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Some guys just are bad-ass

There aren’t many guys that would climb a 1500 feet high tower to replace a light bulb. But this guy does this. It’s his job and he doesn’t seem scared at all. I’ll just skip the high climb, ok? 😀 Via Fulgerica.

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A super geek present: a Kelvin dropper

A Kelvin dropper is a device that generates electricity by simply letting water pour down through two metal rings. While the setup is fairly complicated, the effect is incredible: you obtain a couple of thousands of volts that generate a spark between two metal balls. Thunderf00t has created the experiment with minimal cost and it […]

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Does the Sun have siblings?

It is believed that yes, the Sun does have siblings, but they’re hard to locate. Some believe one of the siblings is 100 light-years away, in the Hercules constellation. It seems that the Sun came from a group of several hundred stars and then it simply went away. Since the Sun has a specific combination […]

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Enter anatomy and physiology crash course with Hank Green

That’s a course we all need to follow. Once we know what we’re made of and how our body functions we will be able to take better care of our selves. And we will know not to believe shmucks like Dr. Oz who’s selling all kinds of crappy things. I have high hopes from this […]

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How does salt melt ice?

Well it ain’t. It does not melt ice. Salt is just moving the melting point below 0 degrees Celsius and thus you will see water becoming liquid when salt comes into play. The way ice make water liquid is by injecting the sodium and chlorine ions between the water molecules in the ice breaking it […]

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How does it rain on different worlds? What does it rain in there?

ASAP Science shared a greta infographic made by American Infographic and its amazing to see how it rains on other worlds, planets or satellites from our Solar System and beyond. For example, it rains with different substances on different worlds: – Earth – water – Venus – sulfuric acid – planet HD189733b – glass – […]

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Amazing bills or banknotes from around the World

Vox presented a list of 11 amazing bills from around the world. You can be stunned by the way some guys build their bills or if you see how much some of these value. A good thing to know is the fact that China used the first the paper banknotes or bills. Several cases: – […]

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How much water do you need to extinguish the Sun?

Fraser Cain has a great video responding to this very question: how much water would extinguish the Sun? The answer is: none, nada. Any water you add to the Sun will make the Sun shine brighter and get bigger and “burn” hotter and faster. The Sun does not burn in the sense that you got […]

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