Category: SCI/TECH

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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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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