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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

Science!: The Periodic Table Of Awesoments

Unfortunately, it probably doesn't look that awesome since you can't read any of it. So click HERE to see the whole thing and all the awesoments that...
December 18, 2008

U.K. Launches (Teddy) Bears To (Near) Space

The University of Cambridge, in cooperation with a bunch of school kids, ballooned four teddy bears to 30,000 meters. Because, I mean, why the hell not? A...
December 5, 2008

Blacker Than Black: The Darkest Material

Researchers have recently made a material so dark it absorbs 99.9% of light, the closest yet to a "pure" black. The substance has a total reflective index...
October 14, 2008

Mythbuster Inhales Sulfur Hexafluoride

Helium is 6x less dense than air and makes your voice sound like you just got kicked in the pickle. But sulfur hexafluoride is 5x denser than...
September 10, 2008