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  • April 18, 2014
    Note: Two-year time lapse video after the jump. Fourteen years after the last turdy drop dropped, the 87-year old pitch-drop experiment at the University of Queensland has seen its 9th drop, with 25,000 people tuning into the live webcam feed to watch it happen. Wow, these ar... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2013
    This is a video explaining why a chain falling out of a cup appears to defy gravity briefly before spilling to the ground. Basically the chain gathers so much upward momentum while leaving the cup that it can't change direction immediately, and has to do so in an arc rising fr... / Continue →
  • April 5, 2012
    According to a recent study of immaculately preserved dino remains, a group of paleontologists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have determined that Yutyrannus huali ('beautiful feathered tyrant'), a relative of the t-rex that only grew to about 1/5 the weight, w... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2011
    Clouds: sometimes they look like dinosaurs. Other times they might look Yoda, Jabba the Hutt or a viking ship. And even OTHER times, they look like this this. A unique formation some meteorologists want to classify as a new type of cloud, and give a name. Give a name -- h... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2009
    And they said it wasn't possible to cut a bagel into a Möbius strip! Didn't they? I'm sure somebody did. But boy were they wrong! You think it works for donuts too? What about Hot Pockets?! Professor and artist George Hart figures out how to cut a bagel into two congruen... / Continue →