Nov 30, 2014

How To Make the World’s Simplest Electric Train

How To Make the World’s Simplest Electric Train

All you need is some copper wire, a few magnets a battery and voila! A simple electric train you can make at home. However the best part of this video doesn’t happen until the very end… Best URL ever! Alternatively, you can subscribe to “AmazingScience 君” here.

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Nov 30, 2014

Putting Our Solar System Into Perspective

Putting Our Solar System Into Perspective

This amazing graphic was created by Roberto Ziche and shows our solar system to scale. Roberto explains: “At the Chabot Space and Science Center there were some old, poor quality images, probably downloaded from internet and printed on office paper, showing the Sun and the planets to scale. I found the images content to…

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Nov 30, 2014

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Picture of the Day: Love Never Dies

Artwork by Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard | Photograph by Sanding Ovations Seen here is the 2014 Sanding Ovations Master Cup 1st Place Winner and People’s Choice Winner, Jonathan (Jobi) Bouchard’s “Love Never Dies” sand sculpture. The 6th annual competition took place from November 19-23, 2014 in the beach town of Treasure Island, Florida. You can…

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Nov 29, 2014

Clever Animal Comics by Shanghai Tango

Clever Animal Comics by Shanghai Tango

Shanghai Tango is an artist and illustrator from China. In an ongoing series of comics and doodles, Tango’s simple and clever drawings ‘say it all’ without saying a word. You can find all of the artist’s work on his Tumblr page, Shanghai Tango. [via Bored Panda] 1. Artwork by Shanghai Tango …

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Nov 28, 2014

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

All 253 Lionel Messi Goals in La Liga

On 22 November 2014 Lionel Messi netted a hat-trick against Sevilla for his 251st, 252nd and 253rd goals, surpassing Telmo Zarra as the all-time leading scorer in La Liga. Zarra had held the previous record (251 goals) for nearly 60 years. It took Messi just 289 games to reach the record, his first goal…

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Nov 28, 2014

Snorkeling With Humpbacks

Snorkeling With Humpbacks

Watch Cecil and Mallory Johnson snorkel with a group of majestic humpback whales off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada.

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Nov 28, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 293

The Shirk Report – Volume 293

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 25 IMAGES – Thursday Friday! –…

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