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The Drip Rifle: This Ingenious Invention Saved Thousands of Lives

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 18:03:46 +0000

(image) During the evacuation of Gallipoli by the Allies, which started in December 1915, an ingenious invention was constructed on the

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This Technology can Charge your Phone and other Devices over the Air

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 09:12:22 +0000

(image) Curious about real wireless power? Cota is a new technology that challenges everything you know about wireless power. With Cota

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What Happens If You Charge A Human With 1 Million Volts?

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 08:59:20 +0000

(image) From the Author: What Happens If to charge up a Human with One Million Volts? Don't try this at home!

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Monkey Clones – This Week In Science

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 08:40:03 +0000

(image) Scientists in China have achieved a world first by cloning two monkeys. They came into this world using the same

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NASA TV Streaming 24/7

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:56:55 +0000

(image) NASA TV airs a variety of regularly scheduled, pre-recorded educational and public relations programming 24 hours a day on its

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A Mesmerizing Magnet Marble Run Set to Classical Music

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:12:05 +0000

(image) YouTube user DoodleChaos perfectly synchronized a magnetized Rube Goldberg-style marble run with Tchaikovsky's classical masterpiece, "Waltz of the Flowers." "I've

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Why Is Blue So Rare In Nature?

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:02:24 +0000

(image) Among living things, the color blue is oddly rare. Blue rocks, blue sky, blue water, sure. But blue animals? They

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World’s First Mountain Bike 1440° Landed in Germany

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:41:29 +0000

(image) The Red Bull District Ride is a one of a kind event that only happens every few years, that's because

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The Ultimate Paper Airplane

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:32:37 +0000

(image) Forget everything you thought you knew about paper airplanes. For almost 10 years, designer Luca Iaconi-Stewart has been crafting a

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2017’s Cutting-Edge Inventions Mean a World of Change for 2018

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 11:00:07 +0000

(image) From a mathematical cake design to self-healing concrete and virtual reality you can taste, this is the ultramodern technology that

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Walking Bicycle

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:44:04 +0000

(image) From the Author: We recently finished our wild project to build a walking bicycle.. We started this crazy technical adventure

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The Falkirk Wheel – Engineering Marvel

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:08:07 +0000

(image) The Falkirk Wheel is a perfect example of functioning and modern architecture. Located in Scotland, it was designed to reconnect

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The World’s Fastest Wire Bending Machine

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 09:45:03 +0000

(image) This is what the fastest wire bending machine (AFE-2Dx) in the world looks like — well, what it looked like

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Dubai Adds the World’s Largest Picture-Frame to its Skyline

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:12:36 +0000

(image) Dubai adds another superlative to the list this week: it can now admire all its world record-breaking trophies through the

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Ordinary Household Appliances Come to Life in this Animated Short

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 23:15:20 +0000

(image) From the Author: We love creating videos just to express our inner craziness and twist.This is what keeps us passionate

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Silverback Gorilla Stops Traffic to Cross Road

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 22:54:51 +0000

(image) In this amazing clip from the BBC Earth nature series, Gorilla Family and Me, Scottish wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan witnesses

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First Direct Evidence that Supermassive Black Holes Control Star Formation

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 22:18:26 +0000

(image) Scientists have found the first observational evidence that supermassive black holes at the centre of galaxies control the process of

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The Omnicopter A Futuristic Drone

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 23:38:59 +0000

(image) The multirotor vehicle used in the demonstration is an omni-directional eight-rotor vehicle. From the Author: We have developed a computationally

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A Burst of Deep Sea Fireworks: Halitrephes Jelly

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 23:28:21 +0000

(image) From the Author: We're starting this year with deep sea fireworks, and a spirit of exploration! When something remarkable floats

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Rare Weather Phenomenon Spotted in Sweden

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 23:09:42 +0000

(image) The 22 degree halo effect is caused by clouds floating thousands of feet above the ground Skiers at a resort

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Wonders of the Winter Night Skies in 4K

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 22:43:53 +0000

(image) From the Author: As the days shorten and the darkness progressively eats away the light, an amazing transformation happens in

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MIT Students Invented a Robotic Kitchen that Could Revolutionize Fast Food

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 23:36:27 +0000

(image) First, you order a meal using a smartphone app or the touch screen next to the machine. The bot currently

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Watch Donald Trump Playing an Accordion

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 23:24:29 +0000

(image) President Donald Trump plays more tunes on his invisible accordion in this hilarious holiday-themed edition of the "Life Accordion to

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How to Make Cola Soda Fountain Machine with 3 Different Drinks at Home

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 22:59:58 +0000

(image) How to Make Coca Cola Soda Fountain Machine with 3 Different Drinks at Home. In my case, it's Coca-Cola, Fanta

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NASA Recommends Having these Plants in Your House

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:52:20 +0000

(image) How do houseplants clean the air? A 1989 NASA study explains exactly how plants remove toxins from air by trapping

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What Happens Inside An Airbag?

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:02:51 +0000

(image) From the Author: What's inside an airbag? What happens inside an airbag when it deploys few inches from your face?

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Wonderful Timelapse of the Baking and Building of an Elaborate Homemade Gingerbread House

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 20:59:55 +0000

(image) Artist Susan Aitken created a beautifully elaborate gingerbread house from scratch; patiently designing, baking, cutting, decorating and building the home

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Top 7 Tech Breakthroughs Of 2017

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 23:21:13 +0000

(image) Whatever else happened, some amazing medical breakthroughs were made this year. Futurism's mission is to empower our readers and drive

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Watch How People React to this Flirty Ice-Cream Licking Dude

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 22:58:22 +0000

(image) A video is coming from Brazil, where a handsome man behind one of the tables licked the ice cream. While

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Amazeballz Pool Lite Game

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 20:08:49 +0000

(image) Instructions To Play - click the 'play' button (bottom left) to have a game yourselfTo Aim - click and hold

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Tour Guide Keeps Cool As Elephant Charges At Him Twice

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:28:54 +0000

(image) A tour guide at a South African park was filmed keeping his cool as an aggressive elephant repeatedly charged toward

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Inside China’s First Billion Dollar Virtual Reality Theme Park

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 00:28:00 +0000

(image) Oriental Science Fiction Valley Theme Park is a massive virtual reality theme park coming to one of China's poorest areas.

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The World’s Steepest Cliff Railway

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 22:59:36 +0000

(image) The new funicular railway running to the Swiss mountain village of Stoos is the steepest of its kind in the

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The Size of Life

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 22:28:32 +0000

(image) We don't really want to see an elephant explode, unless it's in colorful yet fictional graphics from Kurzgesagt. In other

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The First Fully Automatic Ferrofluid Sculpture Display

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 21:29:01 +0000

(image) Every now and then you need a little distraction from staring at your monitor for hours on end, and Ferroflow

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The Record Breaking Robot that Teaches Humans How to Play Table Tennis

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 23:55:30 +0000

(image) Kicking off today, our new weekly video series Meet the Record Breakers – Japan Tour shines a spotlight on some

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This Baby was Born from an Embryo Frozen 24 Years Ago

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 23:43:04 +0000

(image) The longest known frozen human embryo to result in a successful birth was born last month in Tennessee. Emma Wren

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Nitromethane Jet Bottle Looks Awesome in 4k Slow Motion

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 23:23:37 +0000

(image) Frome the Author: I take the Whoosh Jet Bottle to a different level in this viewer request episode by burning

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Watch This Guy Jump Between Rooftops in the Canary Islands on a Bike

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 20:30:18 +0000

(image) Danny MacAskill is a twenty-nine year old Scottish cyclist, and more of a badass than all of us, because while

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How Machines Learn

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 00:11:10 +0000

(image) YouTuber CGP Grey is known for breaking down complex subjects so that they can be understood by just about anyone.

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Once Secret, Now Closed UFO Program Confirmed by Pentagon

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 23:21:44 +0000

(image) The U.S. government ran a program for investigating reports of unidentified flying objects until 2012, the Department of Defense confirmed

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When Cream Hits Coffee, The Math is Magical

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 22:51:45 +0000

(image) There’s some pretty incredible physics happening in your morning cup of coffee. Cream and coffee obviously mix, but when they

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The World’s Smallest Christmas Card

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 22:42:30 +0000

(image) It’s the little things that make Christmas special, and with this in mind, National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the UK’s National

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Ancient Wari Queen Brought to Life with Stunning Recreation of Head

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 22:57:40 +0000

(image) We can now look into the (reconstructed) face of the “Huarmey Queen,” a noblewoman who died roughly 1,200 years ago

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Chef Forms Realistic Cakes That Look Just Like Actual Fruits

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 22:39:21 +0000

(image) Cédric Grolet is a world-renowned pastry chef who's changing up the dessert game in Paris with his incredible food sculptures.

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These Droplets Are Suspended by Sound

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 21:38:51 +0000

(image) Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago are using acoustic levitation to study drugs. Unless you travel into the

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Star Wars Medley

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 20:44:10 +0000

(image) the pump-organ duo that brought us special interpretations of Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Piazzolla — are back at it again. This

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This LED Sculpture Projects Your Selfies

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:06:40 +0000

(image) The sculpture is a fourteen-foot, 3-D universal human head made from ribbons of ultra-bright, LED screens. In the back of

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NASA & Google AI Found A New Exoplanet

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:27:53 +0000

(image) Our universe is a bit more crowded than we thought. NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope found an eighth planet circling

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Computers Made from E-waste are Helping Kids Use the Internet for The First Time

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:04:03 +0000

(image) Making computers out of e-waste and casing them in jerrycans is allowing kids their first chance to go online. The

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