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  • March 11, 2015
    In great news for people who have always dreamed of dying in the hands of cold metal robots, scientists have successfully created self-powered liquid metal. The metal, which is a combination of gallium, tin and indium, can propel itself when in contact with a piece of aluminum... / Continue →
  • 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 →
  • December 23, 2013
    This is a short video about the physics of fire ant movement produced by The New York Times. When poured through a funnel, the ants flow like a liquid. When a ball of them is pressed down, they act like an elastic solid. When a jarful is poured on the crotch of an enemy, tha... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2013
    This is a video demonstration of Rust-Oleum's NeverWet, a superhydrophobic spray coating that creates a waterproof layer, causing almost all liquids to bead up and roll right off it. Does it work for mustard, gravy and fudge syrup? You bet your disgusting sundae it does! The... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2012
    Due to the temporarily renewed interest in space thanks to the Curiosity rover on Mars, here's a video of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station playing with a big ball of water. SPOILER: It looks way funner than playing with water on earth. You watch this video ... / Continue →