Tag: science

October 23, 2018 at 1:42 pm

NASA Scientists Find Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg in Antarctica

NASA Scientists Find Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg in Antarctica

Tabular iceberg designed by nature

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October 22, 2018 at 3:49 pm

Scientists Find Googly Eyes Effective at Reducing Bird/Plane Collisions

Scientists Find Googly Eyes Effective at Reducing Bird/Plane Collisions

After 300 tests, only one pattern triggered the desired avoidance behavior: a pair of looming googly eyes

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October 18, 2018 at 2:42 pm

Just a Guy Showing (and Throwing) His Amazing Collection of Giant Boomerangs

Just a Guy Showing (and Throwing) His Amazing Collection of Giant Boomerangs

Gerhard Walter’s custom-built boomerangs are incredible

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October 15, 2018 at 2:44 pm

Soooo Atlas the Robot is Doing Parkour Now

Soooo Atlas the Robot is Doing Parkour Now

The control software uses the whole body including legs, arms and torso, to marshal the energy and strength for jumping over the log and leaping up the steps without breaking its pace

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October 1, 2018 at 12:02 pm

A Brief and Beautiful Timelapse of Aurora Borealis Dancing Above Earth

A Brief and Beautiful Timelapse of Aurora Borealis Dancing Above Earth

As seen by Alexander Gerst onboard the ISS

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October 1, 2018 at 11:11 am

Why Meat is the Best Worst Thing in the World

Why Meat is the Best Worst Thing in the World

Meat is a complicated issue. But also a delicious one. Kurzgesagt discusses it in a refreshingly informative and unbiased manner. Bon Appétit.

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September 12, 2018 at 10:28 am

Adam Savage on the Highs and Lows of Helium and Sulfur Hexafluoride

Adam Savage on the Highs and Lows of Helium and Sulfur Hexafluoride

Everyone knows helium, but sulfur hexafluoride?

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September 10, 2018 at 12:48 pm

Temperature Anomalies by Country from 1880-2017

Temperature Anomalies by Country from 1880-2017

Using NASA GISTEMP data, Antti Lipponen, a research scientist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, created this fascinating data visualization

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September 5, 2018 at 11:35 am

This Might Be the Best Timed Shot in Television History

This Might Be the Best Timed Shot in Television History

James Burke had only one chance to nail this scene and boy did he deliver

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August 30, 2018 at 4:03 pm

So a Gyro Stabilizer on a Boat is Pretty Cool…

So a Gyro Stabilizer on a Boat is Pretty Cool...

A powerful (and expensive) gyroscope can be quite effective at eliminating boat roll

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