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The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

How Does a Quantum Computer Work?

Run a blog? Better fix your bounce rate

pSoon after launching this blog, I took a look at Google Analytics and was surprised to see a bounce rate of ~80%. Surely my posts werenrsquo;t that …

The Little Metronome That Wouldn't

If this wasn't a science page, if this happened 3,000 years ago in, say, a Middle Eastern desert, I would call it a Miracle. But it's not. It's just a plain, ordinary moment of "wow!"<p>First, the beginner's version. A man takes a bunch of metronomes, sets them ticking in different ways, then — <i>and</i> …

Watch: An Interactive Documentary Modeled On Internet Porn

Ten-second teaser clips? Limited time subscriptions? It’s not pornography; it’s an interactive documentary about pornography.<p>It’s an artful documentary steeped in the traditions of cinéma vérité. But to anyone looking over your shoulder, you’ll just be watching porn.<p><i>I Love Your Work</i>, by Jonathan …

How To Make Antivenom

Coriolis Effect: IDTIMWYTIM

Marvelous Medicinal Maggots

ScienceCasts: Sunset Triangle

ScienceCasts: Sunset Triangle

AJC Confessions

The person who requested for Summer Paradise by Simple Plan this morning is awesome!! Great great great song. Booo that it got cut off though:(

6 Surprising Blood-Drinking Animals

AJC Confessions

I'm a J3 and I admit that I may have messed up a little, not long ago. I occasionally return back to AJ for my CCA, 'cause they're calling, calling, …

Foiled Proof

The Majestic Grolar Bear

The Folding Bike Bag, by Bergmonch. (o)

Empty Space is NOT Empty

NEW SHOW: MinuteEarth!

3Tree House Restaurant in New Zealand (o)

grain editRecently Received

Fresh picks from our favorite publishers! Here’s the latest books to hit our shelves.<p><b>Nobrow 8: Hysteria</b> <b><br>Published by Nobrow</b> <b><br>128 pages / …

The Sounds of Thirsty Trees

A team of physicists at Grenoble University in France discovered that trees make different sounds when they are starved for water versus when they are simply thirsty. We hear from Dr. Alexandre Ponomarenko, the lead researcher, and hear a bit of the thirsty tree sounds.<p>Transcript<p>JACKI LYDEN, …

First He Invented The Phone. Then, Bell Left A Voice Message

As the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell is credited with bringing countless voices to our ears. And now, for the first time, here he is imploring us to hear his own voice:<p>"Hear my voice. Alexander Graham Bell."<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>The sound is scratchy. You have to strain to decipher …

Young French Engineer Builds Robot That Steals Things From Vending Machines

French YouTuber Ioduremetallique created a little robot that climbs up a vending machine. Using the remote controlled robot you can take items you …


by andrew salgado (o

French artist Olivier Grossetête used three enormous helium balloons to float a rope bridge over a lake in Tatton Park, a historic estate in north-west England. Though visitors weren’t allowed to use the bridge, it would theoretically be strong enough to hold the weight of a person, according to Grossetête.”My artistic work tries to make alive the poetry and dreams within our everyday life,” added Grossetête. (o

Sky Lantern Festival, Taiwan(o)

καλημερα και καλη εβδομαδα ;-) Good morning and good week

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