Tag: science

Dec 22, 2015

The Mechanics Behind this DIY Wooden Expanding Table are Fascinating

The Mechanics Behind this DIY Wooden Expanding Table are Fascinating

You’ve probably seen this kind of expanding table online, but have you ever seen how it actually works?

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Dec 22, 2015

Historic SpaceX Rocket Lands Back on Earth After Going to Space

Historic SpaceX Rocket Lands Back on Earth After Going to Space

Third times the charm!

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Dec 14, 2015

The Slow and Destructive Power of Lava Flows

The Slow and Destructive Power of Lava Flows

On June 27, 2014 a large lava flow broke out on the northeast side of Puu Oo and began to head east. Watch its destructive path in this in-depth video by the University of Hawaii’s Cheryl Gansecki and Ken Hon.

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Dec 1, 2015

Danny Hillis is Building a 10,000 Year Clock Inside a Mountain in Texas

Danny Hillis is Building a 10,000 Year Clock Inside a Mountain in Texas

The film, like the clock itself, celebrates the power of long-term thinking and mankind’s insatiable thirst to solve life’s biggest problems.

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Nov 24, 2015

Rocket Launches 100 KM Into Space and Lands Again

Rocket Launches 100 KM Into Space and Lands Again

Blue Origin’s space vehicle successfully flew to space, reaching its planned test altitude of 329,839 ft (100.5 km) before executing a historic landing back at the launch site in West Texas.

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Nov 23, 2015

DIY Fire Tornado in Super Slow Motion

DIY Fire Tornado in Super Slow Motion

The Slow Mo Guys make a fire tornado using 12 box fans, a metal bucket and some kerosene and film the entire thing in super slow motion.

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Nov 20, 2015

The Engineering Guy Explains the Simple Elegance of this Nerf Gun Design

The Engineering Guy Explains the Simple Elegance of this Nerf Gun Design

I could listen to this man talk all day.

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