Tag: science

Mar 19, 2020

How Soap Kills the Coronavirus in 20 Seconds

How Soap Kills the Coronavirus in 20 Seconds

A scientific explanation and compelling visual demonstration on how/why soap is so effective

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Mar 4, 2020

Covering Yourself in Aerogel and Jumping Into a Pool Looks So Surreal

Covering Yourself in Aerogel and Jumping Into a Pool Looks So Surreal

Aerogel has extraordinary properties

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Mar 3, 2020

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen a Car Dropped 150 ft Onto a Trampoline

Just In Case You’ve Never Seen a Car Dropped 150 ft Onto a Trampoline

The trampoline was made from Kevlar and 144 garage door springs

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Mar 2, 2020

Seeing This Guy Take Flight is Like Watching a Superhero Movie in Real Life

Seeing This Guy Take Flight is Like Watching a Superhero Movie in Real Life

Tony Stark, meet Jetman Vince Reffet

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Feb 27, 2020

This Space Engineer Hates Touchscreens So She Built a Rotary Cellphone

This Space Engineer Hates Touchscreens So She Built a Rotary Cellphone

Justine Haupt wanted something tactile while also giving her an excuse for not texting

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Feb 22, 2020

Doctors Tell Musician to Play Violin During Brain Surgery So She Won’t Forget

Doctors Tell Musician to Play Violin During Brain Surgery So She Won’t Forget

They wanted to ensure parts of the brain which control delicate hand movements and coordination were not damaged during the surgery

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Feb 13, 2020

Filming a Tranquilizer Dart in Super Slow Motion to See How It Works

Filming a Tranquilizer Dart in Super Slow Motion to See How It Works

The Slow Mo Guys learn about tranquilizer dart physics using slow mo as a helpful tool

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Feb 6, 2020

Guy Makes Contact with the ISS Using a Ham Radio and Talks with an Astronaut

Guy Makes Contact with the ISS Using a Ham Radio and Talks with an Astronaut

This is just plain awesome

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Feb 6, 2020

Artist Uses Machine Learning to Upscale a Vintage Video from 1896 to 4K 60fps

Artist Uses Machine Learning to Upscale a Vintage Video from 1896 to 4K 60fps

I find the quality of the original footage just as remarkable

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Jan 30, 2020

Here Are Technologists in 1989 Predicting What the Home of 2020 Will Look Like

Here Are Technologists in 1989 Predicting What the Home of 2020 Will Look Like

I’m always fascinated by these clips from the past predicting what the future (present day) will look like

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