Tag: science

September 7, 2015 at 3:33 pm

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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September 4, 2015 at 4:51 pm

Guy Sings Same Song in 15 Different Environments to Experiment with Natural Reverb

Guy Sings Same Song in 15 Different Environments to Experiment with Natural Reverb

Joachim Müllner sings the same song in 15 different environments—including an anechoic chamber—to experiment with natural reverb, early reflections and short delays.

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August 31, 2015 at 1:14 pm

MythBusters Test ‘The Gun’ from the Breaking Bad Series Finale

MythBusters Test 'The Gun' from the Breaking Bad Series Finale

Adam and Jamie take on one of the biggest tv myths around, Walter White’s booby trap from the Breaking Bad series finale.

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August 28, 2015 at 1:31 pm

50 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans [Infographic]

50 Fascinating Facts About Our Oceans [Infographic]

A huge infographic of 50 interesting facts about our oceans from sources like NASA, the NOAA and National Geographic.

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August 18, 2015 at 12:27 am

Project Sunroof Uses Google Maps to Measure Your Roof’s Solar Income Potential

Project Sunroof Uses Google Maps to Measure Your Roof's Solar Income Potential

Project Sunroof wants to map the planet’s solar potential, one rooftop at a time.

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August 16, 2015 at 4:42 pm

How Properly Sliced Steak Makes Cheap Cuts More Tender

How Properly Sliced Steak Makes Cheap Cuts More Tender

America’s Test Kitchen uses science to test and explain why slicing meat against the grain can make a huge difference in tenderness.

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August 6, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Red Hot Nickel Ball vs Floral Foam

Red Hot Nickel Ball vs Floral Foam

Ahh so that’s what happens.

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July 25, 2015 at 2:38 am

Picture of the Day: This is Hair Ice

Picture of the Day: This is Hair Ice

You may have never seen or heard of it, but hair ice – a type of ice that has the shape of fine, silky hairs and resembles white candy floss – is remarkable.

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July 21, 2015 at 3:20 pm

Magenta Doesn’t Exist, Here’s Why

Magenta Doesn't Exist, Here's Why

Magenta is not found in the visible spectrum of light yet we still ‘perceive’ it. Here’s why

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July 16, 2015 at 12:59 pm

Watch What Happens When You Give This Ball a Little Backspin

Watch What Happens When You Give This Ball a Little Backspin

It goes farther than you think!

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