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Why Do Boats Create Ripples On the Water As They Move?
Why do ducks, boats, leaves, and pretty much any other object moving through water leave these wavy ripples?
An Invisible Fire - Fascinating!
You can set hand sanitizer on fire, and it will burn whatever comes in contact with it. BUT you will never see the flames...
Why Does a Pipe Get Air Locked?
Got a bunch of air trapped in your pipes? This is called 'pipe air lock,' and this visual demonstration explains why it happens.
The Giant Ape You Never Heard About...
Gigantopithecus was the largest ape on our planet. But what exactly happened to this incredible creature?
Did You Know Mars Once Had Massive Waterfalls?
Evidence suggests that Mars once had massive waterfalls that were almost 4km (2.4 miles) long!
The Secret of the Assassin's Teapot
This ordinary-looking teapot actually allows you to pour three different types of liquid from the same vessel. Mind-blowing, isn't it?
This Photographer Spent an Entire MONTH With Polar Bears
Photographer Martin Gregus spent an entire summer month with arctic polar bears, and lived to tell.
30 Inspiring Quotes About the Importance of Time
These profound quotes about time will make you grateful for every second.
Test Your Basic Chemistry With This QUIZ!
Are you ready to challenge yourself in the field of basic chemistry? Let's see how you do with our basic chemistry quiz.
The Speed of Light Visualized in a Magnificent Video
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This Could be the Largest Dino Fossil Found in Europe
An exceptionally preserved fossil, estimated to be the largest found in Europe, was discovered in a most unusual place.
All the Nitty-Gritty About Solid Shampoo Bars
Get all the nitty-gritty of solid shampoo...
Creative and Ingenious Machines You Didn't Know Existed
Who knew machines and tools could be so unique?
This Neat Wearable Air Conditioner Keeps You Cool Anywhere
Wouldn’t it be great to take a summer walk with a pocket-sized cooling device? Little did we know, a device like that has existed for a couple of years now.
Top 5 Sonic Booms Caught on Camera
Watch 5 sonic booms that will blow your speakers away!
You Could Have a Lost Ghost Twin
Learn about another wonder of the mysterious world of genetics - chimerism.
From Body to Brain, Here's How Humans Have Evolved
Humans have been evolving for millions of years. Exactly what changes have our species undergone?
The Most Useless and Expensive Megaprojects in the World
These megaprojects were supposed to change the world… but they failed.
Join Us Inside the World's First Underwater Roundabout
Join us on a tour of the world's "first" undersea roundabout in the Faroe Islands.
Scientists Might Have Found Out a New Way to “Breathe”
In a stunning new experiment, German scientists harnessed the power of photosynthesis to teach an animal a new way to “breathe.”
How the Deadliest Parasite Became So Lethal
A fascinating look at an evolutionary jump a micro-organism made from one way of life to become one of the most brutal parasites the world has ever known.
These Cases Were Cold... Until Science Cracked Them
Technology and science aren't always about the future. Take a look at these cold cases that were solved only thanks to the advances of science.
New York’s Most Important Tunnel is in Dire Straits
The 110-year-old Hudson River rail tunnel in New York City is crumbling and needs urgent fixing.
How It's Made: Merino Wool
Long before we invented moisture-wicking synthetic fibers, this type of wool did it naturally for centuries. Here's how it's produced.
How Does a Quicksand Rescue Work?
How do rescue forces save you from quicksand? Let's find out.
Do You Think You Can Tell When a Child is Lying?
Learn all about a new technology that analyses facial expressions to detect lies.
12 Bizarre Scientific Facts You Never Learned at School
The scientific facts we collected in this list aren't the kind of stuff you'll see in a school curriculum.
15 Beautiful Carl Sagan Quotes on the Stars and the Cosmos
A look at some profound quotes on the universe by famous astronomer and cosmologist Carl Sagan.
This Cloning Breakthrough Could Save Endangered Animals
In a scientific first, mice have been cloned from freeze-dried skin cells. This could help us save many endangered species.
A Robot With Human Facial Expressions - Incredible!
The Ameca is the first-ever robot capable of imitating believable human facial expressions.
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Can Cooling Technologies Save Phoenix From EXTREME Heat?
Phoenix, America's hottest city, may have found the most innovative answer to beat extreme heat!
There Was a 1 in 10 Chance for the Dinosaurs to Survive!
Have you known that had the asteroid hit Earth in a different spot, the dinosaurs could still be alive today?
Cranes Collapse Way TOO Often - Biggest Crane Disasters
This video explains why cranes malfunction and collapse, using several major crane disasters as examples.
7 Scientific Mysteries Scientists Still Can't Explain
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New York's Grand Central Station Is Expanded As We Speak
The expansion of the New York City subway is long overdue. But what if we told you that the iconic Grand Central Station is growing as we speak?
Medical Lesson: What ARE Enzymes?
This handy animated video is perfect for the job of explaining what enzymes are.
72-Million-Year-Old Dino Egg Reconstructed - Fascinating!
This perfectly preserved dinosaur egg fossil reaffirms the connection between these prehistoric beasts and modern birds.
Who Knew a Snowflake Could Be So Fascinating?!
You probably never gave a second thought to snowflakes. It turns out that these tiny crystals are full of mysteries...
The Only Manmade Object That Will Last Forever
This copper discus contains 116 images we launched into space for aliens to see
The End of Breathing Machines? New Way of Getting Oxygen
Oxygen may now be able to be added directly to the bloodstream, thanks to a new experiment.
How the James Webb Telescope Works
The James Webb Space Telescope is the most powerful telescope in space!
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Imagine a swarm of robots attacking a mountain and smashing it to pieces...
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