Category Archives: Interesting

Spinning Top in a Vacuum Chamber

A top spinning in a vacuum chamber lasts much longer than outside. This is because the friction with the air.

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Incredible non-stick coating has solved a universally annoying problem

No more struggling to get condiments out of the bottle. One of the most frustrating feelings in the world is struggling to get the last bit of ketchup out of the bottle or the last squirt of toothpaste out of … Continue reading

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What Happens If All The Bees Die?

Will we go extinct if the bees all die?

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CD Shattering at 170,000FPS!

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Can you remember the first time you saw a train?

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Induction forge blade heat treating

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How to lay a train track

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3 Things You Might Have Wondered About

1. If our blood is red, why are our veins blue? No matter what people try to tell you, our blood is always red. So why do our veins look blue? Well, first of all, you need to know that … Continue reading

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4 Lesser-Known Scientific Discoveries!

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

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Under Pressure

This is the Idol Rock, a classic balanced stone located in the Nidderdale “Area of Outstanding National Beauty” in Yorkshire, UK. The rock is made of layers of the “Millstone grit”, a set of carboniferous-aged sedimentary rocks found throughout Northern … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Amazing Archer

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A gun silencer cut in half looks really weird inside

I have always wondered about two things since I was a kid and saw James Bond screwing a silencer into his gun: How the hell does a silencer look inside and how does it work? The picture above answers the … Continue reading

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The Hala Fruit

It might look like a cross section of the Earth, but it’s actually a Hala fruit – a sweet snack found in some parts of Australia and the Pacific Islands. Locals have nicknamed it the ‘stink nut’, because it smells … Continue reading

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The size of stuff!

Every time you get upset about something small, just remember this.

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Amazing Worlds Within Our World

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Watch a Rotten Orange Full of Fireworks Explode at 62,000 FPS

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Every wonder what it would look like if you exploded an orange and filmed the carnage at 62,000 frames per second? Turns out, it looks a lot like the end of a very small world. Via Technology.

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The Real Railgun of the U.S. Navy

Railguns: weapons that can tear through walls like a pencil punctures a balloon. If you thought lasers were going to change the game, rail guns are going to blast the doors wide open.

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Plane miraculously landing with one wing

Thanks to Phil Krause for sending us this video. Brilliant bit of flying.

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Would You Take This Bet?

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