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3D-Printed Gatling Gun Fires 48 Rubber Bands in Mere Seconds

Matthew Davis’ Arcus is officially the most impressive thing we’ve ever seen come out of a 3D printer. Sure, cheap prosthetics and replacement body …

ABC The Drum

The diggers Australia almost forgot: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who fought for a country that didn't even recognise them as …

Interesting Animation Explains How Airplanes Are Able to Fly

Drag. Thrust. Lift. Jet engines. Propellers. Wings. This animation breaks down just exactly how an airplane flies and it’s pretty damn interesting. …

Can you outrun a fart? Learn about the science of toots

Whether you fart alone or get caught up in someone else's gas cloud, find out from this AsapScience video if it's possible to escape the signature sulphur scent.<p>Flatulence is a necessary part of being human. We all fart -- on average more than 10 times a day -- as a normal part of the digestive …

Particles

John Cleese sparks concern after blaming 'hostile audience' for his swollen eye

John Cleese has apologised after leading fans to believe he'd been attacked on stage.<p>The iconic comedian had several people missing the joke when he …

John Cleese

Finding Nemo: Photographer snaps shark that looks like Bruce

Fish are friends, not food.<p>A photographer in Florida has captured a photo of a lemon shark that looks remarkably like Bruce, the great white shark …

Here Are 10 Amazing Psychology Tricks That You Must Try

Advertisement<p>Ever wondered what is it that psychologists know about us that we don’t? Or maybe wondered what tricks could you be able to pull off if …

Psychology

Meet the Black Blues Musician Who Befriended the KKK

Daryl Davis, the subject of the controversial documentary ‘Accidental Courtesy,’ opens up about why he’s spent thirty-plus years getting chummy with …

Headteachers to be given the power to hire unqualified teachers, paper suggests

Under new proposals, people with particular expertise will be able to go straight into the classrom, including musicians and coders; however, headteachers will be expected to hire high quality teachers<p>Headteachers are to be given the power to hire unqualified teachers as part of a drive to plug a …

An all-female flight crew landed a plane in Saudi Arabia—where women can’t drive

In Saudia Arabia, women are not allowed to drive. But they can fly a Boeing 787 into the country.<p>In celebration of the country’s National Day on February 23rd, Royal Brunei Airlines flew its first-ever flight flown by an all-female pilot crew. Sharifa Czarena, Sariana Nordin, and Dk Nadiah Pg …

Saudi Arabia

Let’s demilitarize the military: The Pentagon may pose the single greatest threat to our democracy

We blow billions on national security while our infrastructure rots. This is not how a functioning republic behaves<p><b>Item</b><b>:</b> Two U.S. Navy patrol boats, with 10 sailors aboard, “stray” into Iranian territorial waters, and are apprehended and held by Iranian revolutionary guards, precipitating a 24-hour …

Military

Pick Locks Like In The Movies: Using a Bobby Pin

Sure, many of us don’t hold our hair in place with bobby pins, but just in case we need to break into a secure location, like the broom closet we …

Science Seems Like Magic as This Spilled Couscous Perfectly Organizes Itself

Science presenter Steve Mould used a simple bow to demonstrate how when played like a violin, a metal plate will resonate and cause a bunch of …

Why Reuniting With Your Ex Works, According to Science

What is it about lost love that's so romantic? In our interview with singer Mereki Beach, she put it so well:<p>That's something I feel like they don't tell you: Once you love someone, you will love them forever. It doesn't go away. I think that even when you're 40 and married to someone else with …

Relationships