Category: SCI/TECH

Sep 29, 2015

Super Permeable Concrete Drains 4000 Litres of Water in 60 Seconds

Super Permeable Concrete Drains 4000 Litres of Water in 60 Seconds

You (water) shall pass

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Sep 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Water on Mars

Picture of the Day: Water on Mars

An imaging spectrometer on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes of the Red Planet.

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Sep 28, 2015

Controlled Demolition Makes Two 500 ft Chimneys Perfectly Collide and Crumble

Controlled Demolition Makes Two 500 ft Chimneys Perfectly Collide and Crumble

Watch the amazing, controlled demolition of the Cockenzie Power Station’s twin 149m chimney stacks using 160 kg of nitro glycerine.

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Sep 28, 2015

11 Photos of the Super-Mega-Ultra-Blood-Moon-Eclipse That You Probably Didn’t See

11 Photos of the Super-Mega-Ultra-Blood-Moon-Eclipse That You Probably Didn’t See

“Ahhh so that’s what that amazing celestial event, that I totally couldn’t see, looked like!” – me every time

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Sep 21, 2015

Using Lasers to Tell If You’re Drilling Straight

Using Lasers to Tell If You’re Drilling Straight

The ‘BullseyeBore’ is a nifty gadget that uses lasers to tell if you’re drilling straight. The attachment can be affixed to any drill.

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Sep 18, 2015

A Senior Learning to Use the Internet Just Wrote This Letter to Her Teacher

A Senior Learning to Use the Internet Just Wrote This Letter to Her Teacher

This hit me right in the feels.

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Sep 17, 2015

A Hiker Found a 2-Year-Old GoPro that was Launched Into Space and the Footage is Awesome

A Hiker Found a 2-Year-Old GoPro that was Launched Into Space and the Footage is Awesome

In 2013, Stanford students launched a weather balloon into space. Two years later, a hiker found the lost payload and returned the footage.

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