Raymond Watt

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Pelty Fire-Powered Speaker

Like BioLite’s charging stoves, Pelty uses heat from a fire to power its electronics. A lit candle can power Pelty for up to five hours. The speaker …

Cloud Lamp & Speaker

A cloud-shaped lamp and Bluetooth speaker. The color of its lights can be changed or made to visualize the music being played. Cloud also has a …

Paper Towel USB Hub

They say the kitchen is the hub of the home and now you can put a hub in your hub with the TowlHub, a paper towel holder and USB hub. You probably …

Lightsaber Lava Lamps

The Force is strong with these- the force of fluid dynamics that is. Combining an iconic 60’s design (the lava lamp) with an iconic 70’s design (the …

Beer Glass Froster

Summer’s almost here and you definitely don’t want to be drinking your beer out of a warm glass (unless you’re British I guess). Get an icy cold …

Are You a Darth Vader Fan?

Your eyes are not deceiving you Padawan, that is in fact a legit Darth Vader Fan. A deluxe one at that. What makes it deluxe? We don’t know and we’re …

Gamer Floor Lounge Chair

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Do You Use Only 10% of Your Brain?

<i>We may be biased, but we think the human brain is pretty special. All this week, mentalfloss.com is celebrating this miracle organ with a heap of</i> …

NASA's Spitzer telescope completes 360-degree panorama of the Milky Way

NASA's Spitzer telescope has helped researchers catch two galaxies merging, and now it's created the clearest panorama of our Milky Way galaxy. The telescope took over 2 million infrared snapshots of our galaxy over the course of a decade, and with the help of GLIMPSE mapping data, researchers were …

First Asteroid With Rings Discovered

Move over, Saturn—rings aren't just for giant planets anymore.<p>Saturn has rings, of course, and so do the other gas giants of our solar system—Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune—albeit wispier ones than Saturn's.<p><b>But until now it seemed that only giant planets had the gravity to hold on to the billions of</b> …

The Best Hubble Photos After 25 Years

TO INFINITY AND BEYOND<p>The Best Hubble Photos After 25 Years<p>Since its 1990 launch, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped some of the most …

Top 10 Physics Findings That Will Tangle Your Brain

There's a reason Albert Einstein always looked like he'd stuck his finger in a light socket: Physicists spend their days doing some of the most mind-blowing research in science. Here are 10 physics findings that will cramp your brain and make your hair stand on end.<p><i>"Expanding Universe" by Mblegacy</i> …

The Evolutionary Mystery of Left-Handedness and What It Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“Sahara is too little price / to pay for thy Right hand,”</i> Emily Dickinson wrote in a poem. <i>“The right hand = the hand that is aggressive, the hand that masturbates,”</i> Susan Sontag pondered in her diary in 1964. <i>“Therefore, to prefer the left hand! … To romanticize it, to sentimentalize it!”</i> The human …

Optical illusions show how we see

Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at …

Time-Lapse Captures The Mundane Beauty Of Ocean Life

We don’t usually think of corals as particularly active creatures. Though they eat, grow, and reproduce like any animal, the marine invertebrates move <i>very</i> slowly. Daniel Stoupin, a photographer and Ph.D. student studying marine biology, shows the livelier side of “slow” marine animals in a stunning …

Camera used on moon landing sold for $758,489

VIENNA (AP) — It was put on auction as a camera that made it to the moon and back. And it had its price — nearly $760,000.<p>The Hasselblad 500 sold …

Scientists Discover How to Generate Solar Power in the Dark

Meet 'photoswitches,' a breakthrough set of materials that act as their own batteries, absorbing energy and releasing it on demand.<p>The next big thing in solar energy could be microscopic.<p>Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have devised a way to store solar energy in molecules that can then be …

7 places for top-notch stargazing

Eyes on the sky<p>When many of us turn our eyes toward the night sky, we see a yellowish-grey swatch sweeping across the horizon with an occasional …

How to Photograph the Milky Way in 12 Steps (With 6 Epic Examples)

I don’t recall ever meeting anyone who claimed to not be fascinated to some degree by the night sky. There’s just something hypnotic about gazing …

[Video] Visualizing The Hidden Cosmos | The Making Of "Dark Universe"

An in-depth look at how scientists are visualizing dark matter.<p>No matter how hard you squint your eyes, some things will always remain invisible to the naked eye: molecules, for instance, and the atoms that make them up, shall remain remain hidden, fundaments for us to put mathematically-supported …

Scientists discover the protein interaction that triggers conception

Scientists may have discovered the key to mammalian fertilization: the interaction between two proteins, Izumo and Juno, located on the surface of sperm and eggs, respectively. The finding, published in a mouse study today in the journal <i>Nature</i>, closes a gap in our understanding of how mammals …

Cosmic Curation — °⚪ Exoplanets Visualized ⚪° Exploring our...

We are hurtling through space at over a million miles an hour (a truer orbit of the planets)

Mapping More Than a Century of Major Earthquakes

A comprehensive look at which parts of the world have suffered historically large quakes.<p>It must be frustrating to be hit by a huge earthquake, and then have experts inform you that the "Big One" might still be coming. Yet that's part of life in Chile: Despite being rocked by a major temblor …

Why Are Some People Early Birds and Others Night Owls?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><b>Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Ph.D. in zoology from Monash University:</b><p>Advertisement<p>Your sleep cycle is …

Listen to 'Space Project' make music from Voyager spacecraft recordings

Portland-based Lefse Records has released <i>Space Project</i>, a compilation of songs that use recordings from the Voyager 1 and 2 space probes. The album, which entered stores on April 19th, features tracks from 14 different artists including Porcelain Raft, The Antlers, Youth Lagoon, Blues Control and …

Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports.<p>“Imagine you wake up, locked inside a box,” says Adrian Owen. "It's a perfect fit, down to every last one of your fingers and toes. It's a strange …

The Brain

Kinect-Equipped Digital Mirror Shows Your Innards

This new installation marries biomedical imaging and Microsoft Kinect technology to show a person’s body–organs and all–as it moves in real time.<p>In the past, we’ve written about the powerful (and potentially embarrassing) accuracy of Microsoft Kinect, but one thing the Kinect couldn’t offer via its …

Here Are The 14 Tallest Peaks On Earth — And The History Of Our Dangerous Obsession With Them

Eight thousand is a perfectly arbitrary number. Yet, no other number looms larger for mountain climbers. Fourteen mountain peaks stand taller than 8,000 meters (26,247 feet).<p>There could have been many more of these "eight-thousanders" if the French commission that established the length of the …

Installing the world's first electronic spine

In <i>The Washington Post</i> this week, reporter Jim Tankersley follows a team of doctors as they install one of the world's first electronic spine replacements, dubbed the Neurobridge. The patient is paralyzed from the chest down, but researchers hope the Neurobridge can restore control of his hands. A …