You wont believe: the smallest possible star is just a bit bigger than Jupiter

It is said that Jupiter is a failed star. It is so massive that, if it were a couple of times more massive, it would have become a star. Stars can be way smaller than our Sun. For example, theoretically, a red dwarf star has only about 7.5% the mass of the Sun. Poxima Centauri, […]

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13 things you didn’t know about the snowflakes and snow

DNews’ Trace got it right: we don’t know a lot of things about snow and he’s here to make some light. Snow is great. Winter is also great. Those who live in warm climates won’t ever know how it feels to fight with snowballs. The snowflakes have always six sides, although the particular pattern will […]

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If you drink 6 L of water at once you die

The guys at Reactions have created an explained video in which we learn that the dose makes the poison. For example, were you to drink 6L at once, then you would die. You die because of loss of Na ions in your body and thus the electrical activity inside us is decreased. Heart and brain […]

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Holiday life hacks are here :D

John Green, from Mental Floss, is ready to go through a series of Holiday life hacks again. Most of them are valid, but there are some others that didn’t make the cut. I’d say the choices were rather subjective, but on most part i agree with John here. Life hacks that work: – turn a […]

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Greetings from Pripyat, Chernobyl [video]

A must watch video about the Pripyat, Chernobyl area more than 26 years after the disaster. What we can say is that the animals are back, wolves roam the woods in here again and the plats grew astonishingly well. Any other animals are suites to live in there. While most of them are sick of […]

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Watch this mesmerizing video of mechanical principles at work

The 19th century was a magnificent era of mechanical wonders. It was the time of Babbage’s differential engine and a time when Niepce created the first photograph. A time when Maxwell created the mathematical equations for the electrical and magnetic field paving way for Hertz to create microwaves in the lab. Mechanical engineering was at […]

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How many bridges has Pittsburgh? Only 446!

The only city i the world to have the most number of bridges, 446, is Pittsburgh. The city is build right at the confluence of Monongahela and Allegheny and where they meet they form the Ohio River which flows into Mississippi. With that many bridges you can see why it beats Venice. It is amazing […]

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Neat experiment with honey: it will be attracted to a plastic cup when the cup is electrically charged

Thunderf00t tried to explain why does the water get attracted to a plastic cup when you rub it against your hair. It seems that water behaves like an electrically charged medium and people don’t really know why it does that. in order to observe these things better Thunderf00t used honey, which contains water, to see […]

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Things that are radioactive and you don’t know it

Everything on Earth is radioactive. Do not forget that the Earth is also radioactive and gives off heat due to radioactive decay that is happening inside it. Due to this radioactive decay Earth will have enough heat for 1 billion years ahead. So, a couple of things that are radioactive that we often might encounter: […]

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Could life be older than Earth?

Alexei A. Sharov and Richard Gordon published on Arxiv.org a paper that shows their calculations: given the fact that the complexity of life doubles once every 376 million years, it seems that, going back in time, life could be about 9 billion years old. Or it could simply mean that life took more steps in […]

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