GTA V with lightsabers

The Verge has a neat treat for this week-end. They’ve posted an article with the video from above. Now, let us just think through: lighsabers would be really cool in the game. You already are able to withstand ton of bullets hitting you. Why not lightsabers?

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Genetics, stranger than you thought

Some are scared of genetics, the study of DNA and how it can be manipulated. GMOs are one of the best things people could ever conceive. Call it forced evolution or directed evolution and we’re at a point where we can create salmon which is more nutritious or plants which can handle bad weather or […]

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Yay, David Tennant, one of the Doctors in Dr. Who TV series, explains why General Relativity is important

David Tennant, who is well known for his role as one of the Doctors in the Dr. Who TV series which airs on BCC, explains the importance of General Relativity. Why do we see such a video? Because this month is 100 years since it was published by Albert Einstein. For those who do not […]

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Science craze: 7 hours of science. I dare you watch them all in one day!

Yesterday and Saturday were lazy days for me. I had some work to do, but otherwise made sure to spend hours upon hours watching documentaries, online videos of courses. In the first video you see a team from Fermilab, US talking about a specific topic, like what are neutrinos or the importance of an operator […]

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Crazy: Minecraft timelapse

Some guys simply have too much time on their hand. And this is good, because they are creating great art, even if it is in Minecraft. In any case Minecraft offers you the ability to construct whatever you want and however big it may be. Last year someone had created the Enterprise ship in full, […]

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Gaming pc, buyers guide. Bonus: CPU cache and things to try in Fallout 4

Linus explains, once again, what parts you need to use in order to create a gaming pc. Incredibly enough you can build a 1080p gaming pc even with 700 dollars. You can then move one to $1200 and even $2200 to build performance based workstations which can also be used for video processing. Although my […]

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Chemistry and physics: bonds and the Periodic Table of Elements

Chemical bonds are mainly about electrons and how are they shared with the neighboring atoms. A bond is made when an electron or more are more probably to be found in an area between the atoms than around specific atoms. You cannot say that an electron jumps from one atom to the other and then […]

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Health jam: mixing drugs, vitamin supplements and the science of placebo

Mixing drugs is harmful, even deadly. Didn’t your doctor tell you that already? Mixing drugs with alcohol has the same deadly effect. People need to be very careful and ask their doctors if some drugs can be taken with other drugs. This is why it is always good to tell your doctor that you’re already […]

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ESOcast 78: what is airglow and why do we see so much of it in the Paranal, Chile area?

The ESOcast 78 is here. ESO has a series of video podcasts in which they explain a ton of things from what a telescope if, to how a black hole works. In this newest ESOcast we learn about the airglow, the coloured light which can be seen at night. In the last decades the airglow […]

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Polarization of light explained

When I first wanted to learn about the polarization of light I found it hard to understand the concept and how do polarized filters work and why is this important. For example, if you use polarized glasses while you drive, then the horizontally polarized light scattered off the road or off the lake surface will […]

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