Tag: science

Mar 22, 2017

Meet The Tardigrade aka The Water Bear aka The Toughest Animal on Earth

Meet The Tardigrade aka The Water Bear aka The Toughest Animal on Earth

They can go without water for decades, survive the hottest and coldest environments on Earth, and can even withstand high levels of radiation

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Mar 21, 2017

Incredible Timelapse Captures Cell Division in a Tadpole Egg

Incredible Timelapse Captures Cell Division in a Tadpole Egg

An unbelievable macro timelapse by Francis Chee Films. Elapsed time: 33 hours

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Mar 15, 2017

The Problem with Counting Calories

The Problem with Counting Calories

With the help of a science lab, Casey Neistat finds that calorie listings on food labels can be highly inaccurate.

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Mar 4, 2017

When Your Camera’s Shutter Syncs Perfectly With a Helicopter’s Rotor

When Your Camera’s Shutter Syncs Perfectly With a Helicopter’s Rotor

Even when you know what’s happening and why, it’s always bewildering to see

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Mar 2, 2017

Carl Sagan Explains How Eratosthenes Knew the Earth Was Curved Over 2,200 Years Ago

Carl Sagan Explains How Eratosthenes Knew the Earth Was Curved Over 2,200 Years Ago

In this excerpt from episode 1 of Carl Sagan’s ‘Cosmos’, he explains how the Greek scholar, Eratosthenes, knew the Earth was curved over 2,200 years ago

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Feb 27, 2017

Boston Dynamics Just Unveiled Their Latest Robot and.. Well We Had a Good Run

Boston Dynamics Just Unveiled Their Latest Robot and.. Well We Had a Good Run

‘Handle’ stands 6.5 ft tall, travels 9 mph and jumps 4​ ​ft vertically. ​With only 10 actuated joints, it is far less complex. Wheels are efficient on flat surfaces while legs can go almost anywhere

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Feb 27, 2017

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of Snowflakes (23 Photos)

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of Snowflakes (23 Photos)

He believed no two snowflakes were the same

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