Category: SCI/TECH

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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Sep 9, 2015

This Algorithm Turns Your Photos Into the Style of a Famous Painting

This Algorithm Turns Your Photos Into the Style of a Famous Painting

Researchers at the University of Tubingen have devised an algorithm that can analyze a painting and then apply its ‘style’ to any image.

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Sep 7, 2015

Picture of the Day: Ferrofluid Up Close

Picture of the Day: Ferrofluid Up Close

A ferrofluid (portmanteau of ferromagnetic and fluid) is a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. It was invented in 1963 by NASA’s Steve Papell

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Aug 31, 2015

Chameleons Change Color to Stand Out, Not Blend In

Chameleons Change Color to Stand Out, Not Blend In

There’s a misconception that chameleons change their color to blend in to their surroundings but research shows the opposite is true.

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Aug 18, 2015

Astronauts on ISS Eat Veggies They Grew in Space

Astronauts on ISS Eat Veggies They Grew in Space

It’s the first food ever grown, harvested and eaten in space by NASA crew members.

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Aug 17, 2015

A Showerhead on Kickstarter Just Raised $2M and Was Even Backed by Apple’s CEO

A Showerhead on Kickstarter Just Raised $2M and Was Even Backed by Apple’s CEO

The Nebia shower promises a superior experience with 70% less water. The secret? Rocket science.

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Aug 10, 2015

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

A curated collection of 1500 striking and enigmatic landscapes available in Google Earth as desktop and mobile wallpapers.

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