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Science Jokes From Our Twitter Followers

Check out some of our favorite science jokes.<p>On Monday, we asked our Twitter followers, "What's your favorite science joke?" The nerds delivered. Here are our favorite science jokes, organized by subject.<p>Chemistry<p>@PopSci I was going to tell a joke about sodium, but Na.— Ian Haygreen (@IanHaygreen) …

Nanoparticles: The Next Big Thing in Medicine — NOVA Next | PBS

DNA. The very acronym calls to mind the molecule’s exquisite structure, a linear double helix. Our understanding of DNA and its orbiting strands has …

Night sky as Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies merge

As seen on Cosmos … the collision and merger between our Milky Way galaxy and the nearby Andromeda galaxy 4 billion years from now.<p>The video below …

Northern Lights display in pictures - Telegraph

England v Ireland, Six Nations 2014: how the players rated

Player ratings for the Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday, February 22 2014<p><b>England</b><p><b>Mike Brown</b>: Another hugely impressive display. Took two incredible takes under pressure and broke the gainline as first receiver before hitting a great line and delivering a …

Ireland

Rob Dyrdek Sets Record Backwards Jump Distance in a Chevy Sonic

Rob Dyrdek seems to have a thing for Chevy Sonics, for this is now the second time he’s used one to set a Guinness world record. This time, everyone’s favorite Ridiculousness/Rob and Big/skateboarding star chased the world record for longest backwards jump distance in a car. Last time, he kick-flip …

9 Amazing Pieces Of 3-D-Printed Art

Creepy babies, skulls and more, from the 3D Printshow this week in New York<p>The 2014 New York 3D Printshow launched at the Metropolitan Pavilion on Wednesday, bringing together big names from the 3-D printing industry with creative individuals who apply the technology to art and fashion. The annual …

Flaming Porsche 911s in Super Slow-Mo | INFERNO | Top Gear Live 2014 Glasgow

Tiny Gold Motors You Can Drive Inside Cells

They're a step toward motors doctors could one day use to deliver targeted medicine to cells in the body.<p>Do you think they'll meet Ms. Frizzle in there? A team of scientists has built nano-size motors, partly out of gold, that they then coaxed into cells and drove around. You can see the motors …

Can Of Ravioli Eaten By Lava In Elaborate Work Of Art

A visual tone poem that will move you<p>Do you remember when that can of Coke got swallowed by lava? Forget everything you knew about that Coke can. It's dead to you. Rogue YouTube auteur Lavapix uploaded this video of a can of Chef Boyardee being slowly consumed, and the account's disparate …

Giant New Jellyfish Species Washes Ashore Down Under

According to researchers, we can expect a lot more of this sort of slimy event.<p>What appears to be a giant living blob washed ashore a beach in southern Tasmania, where it was discovered by a family. Turns out it is a new species of lion's-mane jellyfish.<p>Government scientist Lisa-ann Gershwin told …

Nature

How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

Amputee feels again with bionic hand

An amputee is the first in the world to feel the sensations of touch using a prosthetic hand<p>Dennis Aabo Sørensen is the first amputee in the world to feel sensory-rich information with a prosthetic hand wired to nerves in his upper arm.<p>In tests, Mr Sørensen could grasp objects intuitively and …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

How to tell you are a good liar in five seconds

A clever trick for testing the truthfulness of your nearest and dearest<p>Ever wondered if you friends, family or work colleagues are telling you little white lies?<p>Here's a handy way to test them. All you need is five seconds and a bit of hand-eye coordination - you can even try it out on …

Psychology

Noah's Ark Blueprints Found—4,000-Year-Old Detailed Instructions

Irving Finkel, British Museum curator and author of “The Ark Before Noah,” has found a 4,000-year-old tablet that describes the materials and …

Archaeology

Sewage reveals the popular drugs of the world's cities

An anecdote from a student over drug use at the University of Puget Sound led one professor to test sewage in an effort to gauge the use of illegal drugs. "The amphetamine levels go through the roof during finals," says chemistry professor Dan Burgard in an interview with <i>Gizmodo</i>. Sewage tests in …

Stephen Hawking wants to redefine black holes

"There are no black holes," argues noted physicist Stephen Hawking in a short paper published in<i><br>Nature</i>, claiming we need to redefine the …

'The Gallery' Event Showcases High-End Cars at 2014 Detroit Show

The first official event of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, The Gallery is a special invitation-only event that showcases some of the best high-end luxury and performance cars. Unlike a typical car show, attendees are allowed full access to these automobiles, getting the …

Video: A First-Person View Of Falcons Taking Down Crows

Getting minor panic attacks for these crows<p>If you are a crow or an especially pro-crow person, consider averting your gaze. Otherwise, <i>Holy God, look at these crazy falcons attacking crows.</i> (And it's actually for science.)<p>Suzanne Kane, a researcher at Haverford College, recently published a study …

Brain cells turn male flies into fighters - Futurity

Male fruit flies fight more than females because they have special cells in their brains that promote aggressive behavior, a new study finds.