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Toy Hacking with Simone Giertz

When Simone Giertz isn’t holding court as the Queen of the Sh*tty Robot Nation, she is creating content for other <i>YouTube</i> channels, like Tested. And, I just discovered, she’s also been doing toy “hacking” videos for GoldieBox, the engineering-for-girls toy company.<p>As you may know, Simone recently …

How Long Until The Moon Slows The Earth To A 25 Hour Day?

<i>At this rate of the Moon’s gravitational force slowing down Earth’s rotation, how long will it take to increase an hour to our day?</i><p>The Earth’s rotation is indeed being slowed down by the presence of the Moon – every year, the Moon gains a little energy from the Earth, and drifts a little farther …

Earth Science

The Number of People You Can Fit in the World's Biggest Buildings Is Staggering

Real Life Lore asks a question that I’ve never actually considered before: what if everybody in the entire world lived in just one building? How big …

20 Mysteries That Absolutely No One Can Solve

We think we've got history figured out. And we also like to think we're pretty good at solving mysteries. But things get dicey when you combine the …

Scientists have finally figured out what caused the largest volcanic eruption in human history

Now, scientists may have worked out what triggers them to blow in a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.<p>The Toba eruption was the largest volcanic eruption witnessed in history, which covered 2,800 cubic kilometers of the surrounding area in volcanic ash, causing enormous amounts …

Geology

These Are The 'Smartest' Dog Breeds, According to a Canine Psychologist

Where does your dog rank?<p>There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. As canine psychologist Stanley Coren wrote back in the '90s, there's adaptive …

Pets

Flying Cretaceous Monster Ate Dinosaurs For Breakfast

It’s been said that azhdarchid pterosaurs, which can only be described as bird-reptile-dinosaur-<i>esque</i>-things, were the largest flying animals. These …

Dinosaurs

Are Earth's Magnetic Poles About to Flip?

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation.</i> <i>The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights</i>.<p>The …

A new study shows cats are way smarter than we suspected, and also big ol' jerks

Listen up, dog people: The proof is in, and cats are every bit as smart as dogs.<p>Scientists at Kyoto University studied 49 house cats and their …

Over-the-Top Cinematography Makes Tiny Skateboard Tricks Look Like the Coolest Sport Ever

Skateboarders are undoubtedly some of the coolest professional athletes, but does that apply to fingerboarders as well, who perform impossible tricks …

Funnie the Delivery Bot Can Fetch Pizza and Beer

via garow.me/users/yukoart<p>What’s better than ordering snacks, pizza, and beer? I can personally think of several things better than beer (or alcohol …

New Service Will Send Kids STEM Toys Each Month

Subscription services are a great way to stay well fed (like Blue Apron), try new things (like Birchbox), or just ensure you get a monthly present …