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DIY: HOW TO MAKE A TESLA TURBINE (GREENEST TURBINE)

This Instructable will show you how to construct a turbine from reused parts and a couple of new materials. This turbine can achieve speeds of up to …

Save $37 on the crazy device that lets you talk and text without cell service

OK seriously, the BEARTOOTH Smart Walkie Talkie solution might be the coolest thing we’ve come across in a very long time. How aggravating is it when …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces …

Pythagorean Triple

A Pythagorean triple is a triple of positive integers , , and such that a right triangle exists with legs and hypotenuse . By the Pythagorean …

Mathematics

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes - IBTimes India

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

The Way We Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

Batteries are everywhere these days: in our iPhones, toothbrushes, vacuum cleaners, and electric cars. But batteries—really big batteries—are just …

Here's How To Mute Video Ads In Chrome

Google is trying to make the internet safer and make websites more user-friendly. In April, it added scroll anchoring to its Chrome browser which stopped the screen from jumping back to a position that was higher than the location where you were reading. Now they’re working on something even …

Making the Invisible Visible With a Mirror and Some Science

Have you ever wanted to capture on camera what the naked eye can't see? Derek Muller over at Veritasium has managed to do just that with a basic yet …

Heatworks MODEL 3 Smart Water Heater

Price: $389Get hot water on demand and reduce your bills with the Heatworks MODEL 3 Smart Water Heater. Unlike most water heaters, the MODEL 3 has no …

Using Paper Blades in an Angle Grinder is Surprisingly Effective

But how to solve the problem of blade wander?<p>Last year John Heisz replaced his table saw blade with a paper disc, and discovered it could actually …

How Manual Transmission Works in Vehicles | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to Gearhead 101 — a series on the basics of how cars work for the automotive neophytes out there.</i><p>Because you read the Art of Manliness, …

How to Make a Table That Charges Your Phone

Because the best-looking charger is one that you can't see.<p>There's a drawer in my apartment that holds a rat's nest of micro USB and Lightning cables, the ugly life force for my devices. Every night I dig out the right cable and plug, then feel behind the nightstand until the prongs find the …

Slow Wi-Fi? This new crazy-fast infrared network cracks 40Gbps

Researchers have built an optics-based home Wi-Fi system that overcomes the radio spectrum bottleneck.<p>To escape the constraints of radio for Wi-Fi …

Star Wars VS Aliens: Collection Of Explosive Illustrations

The stunning mashup between two cult sagas Star Wars and Aliens has been captured in the colossal series of illustrations crafted by a talented …

DIY Build Solar Panels 1/2: Homemade from Scratch

Battery breakthrough will let phones charge in seconds and last for a week

A new type of battery that lasts for days with only a few seconds' charge has been created by researchers at the University of Central Florida.<p>The high-powered battery is packed with supercapacitors that can store a large amount of energy. It looks like a thin piece of flexible metal that is about …

CRISPR-Edited Mouse Genes Help Us Understand How Snakes Lost Their Legs

The disappearance of snakes’ limbs is more than a story of loss—it is a complex history detailed in their DNA. Hoping to understand how and why …

Bulking Up Hollywood Style

Take a second and look at the picture over …<p>Then ask yourself which figure is preferred for you. There is no right or wrong answer. Both degrees of …

Make Cabinets the Easy Way

Okay, let’s hear ’em—your excuses for not making those cabinets you could use everywhere from your kitchen to your workshop: “Oooh, they have doors.” …

How Scientists Created A Wormhole In A Lab

Wormholes don't only exist in space. Scientists have just created one in the lab...with magnets!<p><b>Related on TestTube:</b><br>How Do Wormholes Actually …

Physics

Review: SanDisk’s iXpand Memory Case adds up to 128GB storage & extra battery life to iPhone 6/6s

SanDisk’s latest iXpand product is a Lightning flash drive in the form of an iPhone case, allowing you to easily have extra storage for your iPhone at all times. And the iXpand Memory Case has an optional battery pack that attaches magnetically, turning the case into a single solution for both …

Gear & Gadgets

13 Wild Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn in High School

Show kids the good stuff!<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

How to Glue Panels Without Clamps, Make a Leather Backpack and Create Your Own Pencils in This Week's Makers Roundup

Leather Backpack With Two-Way Straps and Brass Fittings<p>This one's a doozy. Here Jimmy DiResta uses an interesting technique to shape leather for a …

22 DIY Fails That Are So Terrible They're Actually Hilarious

Guaranteed to make your dad angry.

Ask Ethan: Is this actually a hole in the Universe? (Synopsis)

“Youth always tries to fill the void, an old man learns to live with it.” -Mark Z. DanielewskiThere are plenty of scientific myths that go around, …

Universe

This Tiny Glass Disc Can Store 360TB of Data For 13.8 Billion Years

Our knowledge will live on.<p>It's estimated that humans are producing the equivalent of 10 million Blu-ray discs' worth of data every single day - and …

Human Rights

Japanese scientists have created a new type of hologram that you can actually feel

Researchers have built a machine that renders holograms touchable, adding to a growing body of “telehaptic” prototypes released in 2015.<p>The holographic machine is called Haptoclone and was developed by researchers at the University of Tokyo. It consists of two boxes, one containing an object and …

Paradoxical Crystal Baffles Physicists

In a deceptively drab black crystal, physicists have stumbled upon a baffling behavior, one that appears to blur the line between the properties of …