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PSA: Stay In School And Study Hard, Kids

This is a proposed warning to print in the front of science textbooks to remind children to take their educations seriously. Because, let's not kid ourselves --...
January 19, 2011

Fake Science: Better Than The Real Thing

Fake Science is a little website of old science textbook illustrations with accompanying make-believe facts. It's pretty awesome, although still in its infancy so there isn't a...
May 11, 2010

Amazing Scientific Discoveries Of 2009

According to Fox News, arguably the hardest hitting news organization besides Geekologie and any other news organization, these are the most obvious scientific discoveries of 2009. They...
December 31, 2009

It's A Boy!: Periodic Table Gets New Element

That's right young'n, the periodic table finally gave birth to element 112, temporarily named 'Ununbium', until it's official name 'Geekologium' can be verified by the International Union...
June 18, 2009

Experiment: Which Dog Do Women Like Best?

This is a video of an experiment called 'Puppy Pulling Power' that helps determine which breed of dog women respond to most. Basically some guy attached a...
May 18, 2009

I Need Some!: Mercury(II) Thiocyanate

Mercury Thiocyanate used to be made into "Pharoah's Serpent" fireworks similar to the "black snake" tablets you light and watch grow into a crusty snake. Unfortunately, it...
March 22, 2009

A Periodic Table Of Final Fantasy Characters

Loyal Geekologie Reader Rafi, inspired by all of the recent periodic tables featured, decided to make his own -- of Final Fantasy characters (full-size version HERE)! WHOOWEEWHOOOOO!...
March 20, 2009

Large Hadron Collider Still Not Colliding

Apparently now that the LHC has Google doing its bidding, it's taking it easy and won't become operational anytime soon. Unless September is considered soon, in which...
February 10, 2009

Whee, More Non-Newtonian Speaker Fun!

I swear, I never get tired of watching non-Newtonian fluid fun. In this case, another 2:1 cornstarch to water concoction (aka oobleck) on a speaker. I really...
February 6, 2009

It's Elemental: A Periodic Table Duvet

This is a duvet cover that a loving woman made for her chemistry major boyfriend. I think this is the first time I've ever typed duvet. Secretly,...
February 3, 2009

Forget Rubik's, I Want A Yoshimoto Cube

A Yoshimoto Cube is actually two separate cubes nested together. The technical terminology for the change is "the transformation of two stellated rhombic dodecahedrons from a cube"....
January 22, 2009