Tag: science

Aug 15, 2018

The RNLI’s Newest All-Weather Lifeboat is an Engineering Marvel

The RNLI’s Newest All-Weather Lifeboat is an Engineering Marvel

It’s the first RNLI lifeboat designed and built entirely in-house

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Aug 3, 2018

A 1960s Reporter Asks People in Sydney If There’s Life on Other Planets

A 1960s Reporter Asks People in Sydney If There’s Life on Other Planets

In an ABC News segment from Aug 31, 1962, Ray Taylor asks an eclectic mix of Sydneysiders, “Is there life on other planets?”

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Jul 23, 2018

What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb in the Marianas Trench?

What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb in the Marianas Trench?

Inspired by an XKCD comic and made by Kurzgesagt in response to a viral video full of lies

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Jul 19, 2018

Rocket Creates Sky Ripples When It Passes Through Ice Crystals in a Cirrus Cloud

Rocket Creates Sky Ripples When It Passes Through Ice Crystals in a Cirrus Cloud

Just a ripple in the space-time continuum

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Jul 13, 2018

Timelapse Shows 10 Billion Tons of Ice Calving Off a Glacier in Greenland

Timelapse Shows 10 Billion Tons of Ice Calving Off a Glacier in Greenland

An iceberg the size of Manhattan calves off the Helheim Glacier over a period of 30 minutes

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Jul 9, 2018

Audio Illusions That Will Leave Your Ears Feeling Betrayed

Audio Illusions That Will Leave Your Ears Feeling Betrayed

Some of these are really weird

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Jul 8, 2018

The Percent of Air Per Bag of Chips (Infographic)

The Percent of Air Per Bag of Chips (Infographic)

The ‘air’ is actually nitrogen, which helps prevent the oil in the chips from spoiling

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