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From John Taylor to Dan Biggar... the top 10 greatest pressure kicks in Welsh rugby's modern era

Cardiff Blues’ Rhys Patchell and Steven Shingler of the Scarlets have shown in recent weeks they are right up with the coolest customers in Welsh …

Dan Biggar

Holy crap, the USA rugby sevens team beat New Zealand

On Friday, the United States rugby sevens team pulled off a stunning upset over New Zealand at the Dubai World Sevens. With virtually no time left, Folau Niua threw a lateral over to Perry Baker, and Baker avoided three tackles to score a try, which tied the game. Then team captain Madison Hughes …

Impact Tornado Grenade Brings Airsoft Combat To New Heights

Often, in airsoft competitions, the idea is raised of creating some form of explosive device. After all, it’s just not a simulated form of combat …

Want to Know How to Make a Homemade Airsoft Gun Using a Soda Bottle?

Always wanted an airsoft gun but never could get over the cost to buy one? In this DIY video, you’ll see how to make a fully-automatic airsoft gun using a soda bottle and compressed air.<p>(Related: Meet the man who builds amazing giant slingshots — and see them in action)<p>Check it out:<p>Materials for …

The “five-second rule”—a scientist evaluates whether your eating habits could make you sick

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have much of a chance to contaminate it. Research in my lab has focused on how food and food …

Microbiology

The East German Death Strip Is Now a Beautiful Nature Reserve

The Iron Curtain divided Europe for more than 40 years and is one of history’s most iconic barriers. What began in 1945 as a simple barbed wire fence …