Magnetism

Colorado toddler swallows 28 Buckyball magnets, parents say

A Colorado family is warning other parents about the dangers of Buckyballs after a 2-year-old girl swallowed 28 of the small magnets that sent her to the hospital.<p>Ella McBrien swallowed the small high-powered magnets when her father, Kyle McBrien, stepped away to use the bathroom. Her parents told …

Health

Large meteorite impacts drove plate-tectonic processes on the early Earth

An international study led by researchers at Macquarie University has uncovered the ways in which giant meteorite impacts may have helped to …

Geology

Long-Lasting Qubits Share Vibrations to Stay Cool

A quantum computer can theoretically vastly outperform a normal computer, but until now its basic component, known as a qubit, could only remain …

Quantum Mechanics

Inside Crumbs & Whiskers, the Bicoastal Cat Cafe That's Saving Kitties' Lives

It took a backpacking trip to Thailand and a bit of serendipity for Kanchan Singh to realize her life goal of saving cats while serving lattes. “I …

Nature

Get these wireless magnetic Bluetooth earbuds for 75% off

Bluetooth technology has been around for a while, but improvements are still being made as far as wireless earphones are concerned. Take FRESHeBUDS’ …

Wireless

Scientists have discovered a potentially suicidal problem with going to Mars

• <b>Cosmic rays are a powerful type of radiation that pose a risk to astronauts.</b>• <b><br>Beyond Earth's protective magnetic shield, they increase the risk of cancer and other health effects.</b>• <b><br>The first Mars explorers may face a two-fold higher risk than previously thought, according to a recent study in</b> …

Science

"Heroes" single is forty years old today

Submitted by Total Blam Blam<p>on<p>“I, I can remember”<p>On Friday 23rd September 1977, David Bowie released the title track from his forthcoming album, …

David Bowie

bcase T’UP Multipurpose Magnetic Cable Clips

Finally tidy your workspace with the bcase T’UP Multipurpose Magnetic Cable Clips. Coming in a set, this nifty system uses the power of magnets to …

Gear & Gadgets

The sun’s strongest flare in 11 years might help explain a solar paradox

A series of rapid-fire solar flares is providing the first chance to test a new theory of why the sun releases its biggest outbursts when its activity is ramping down. Migrating bands of magnetism that meet at the sun’s equator may cause the biggest flares, even as the sun is going to sleep.<p>A …

Solar Cycle

These Simple Magnetic Tiles Are My Kids Favorite After-Care Entertainment

Even better, they don't hurt when I step on them.<p>My wife and I try our best to keep our two young boys stimulated with a solid daily routine. In the …

Shopping

Randy couple set up £50,000 crowdfunding 'orgy' to finance members-only sex den in busy city centre

Business partners Lee Magnetic and Savannah Taylor claim the exclusive club would also double up as a venue for an X-rated reality show.<p>A kinky …

Reality TV

A battery-free origami robot powered and controlled by external magnetic fields

Wirelessly powered and controlled magnetic folding robot arm can grasp and bend (credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University)Harvard University …

Robotics

Enhancing the sensing capabilities of diamonds with quantum properties

Pure diamond consists of carbon atoms in a perfect crystal lattice. But remove a few carbons and swap some others for nitrogen, and you get a diamond …

Quantum Mechanics

Expert Advice: How to Choose the Right Kitchen Appliances, Part II

<i>This content was produced as advertising by Remodelista in collaboration with Bosch Home Appliances.</i><p>If you’re embarking on a kitchen remodel, you’re …

Renovations

The Real Story Behind Frida, The Rescue Dog in Mexico Gaining Viral Fame

On Tuesday, September 19, a deadly 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked the center of Mexico. Three days later, rescue workers are still searching for …

Animals

We Tested Amazon's Top-Reviewed Car Phone Mounts & Here Are Our Favorites

Because hands-free driving is smart driving, am I right?<p>We all know the rule: Don’t use your phone while driving. No need to rehash all the stats—I …

Gear & Gadgets

EB17: Restrap packs out new bike touring bags, rack, plus hip & messenger bags

Yorkshire bag maker Restrap are expanding their offerings beyond durable, lightweight bikepacking to include a couple of traditional bike touring …

Cycling

New Helmets and Sunglasses From Smith

<i>N</i>ew for 2018 and available this coming March, Smith is introducing the Session helmet, which slots in at $160 USD and includes a MIPS anti-rotational …

Mountain Biking

This New Tech Will Wirelessly Charge Multiple Devices 1 Ft. Away

The “Qi” wireless charging standard will reach a higher level of prominence when the next fleet of iPhones is released. Apple has added glass backs …

Gear & Gadgets

The Best-Selling Budget Bluetooth Earbuds You Need Now

In the last year Bluetooth earbuds have become the rage. You see them in the gym, on the subway and on the street. But they often cost well over $100. Fortunately there is a great budget option available on the market: the <b>FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds</b>.<p>Not only do the earbuds deliver …

Gear & Gadgets

Inventing The Induction Motor

When you think of who invented the induction motor, Nikola Tesla and Galileo Ferraris should come to mind. Though that could be a case of the squeaky …

Engineering

Cassini says goodbye with images from dying moments

Cassini circled Saturn for 13 years before plunging into its thick atmosphere on September 15, bringing to an end a mission spanning 20 years that …

Space

Beyond the big five, humans have dozens of senses

The five traditional senses are tied to visible sense organs, but depending on the definition, humans possess dozens of senses, including …

Stretch the storage space in your kitchen, closets and more

People seem to fill whatever space they have available. So whether you have a house that was built 50 years ago with little storage or one that was built five years ago with ample storage, everyone can use some tips to maximize their space. Here are some ideas for your kitchen, closets, bathroom …

Hacking

Rare-earth prices surge on higher demand, supply constraints

TOKYO -- The prices of rare-earth metals used in motors for electric and hybrid vehicles have increased significantly due to supply-demand …

Rare Earth

Afraid of heights? Scientists might be able to fix that — with magnets and VR

Why it matters to you<p>Phobias and anxiety can be debilitating to sufferers. This high tech solution could help treat it.<p>Could a combination of virtual …

The Brain

jaehoon jung's helmet allows workers to place accessories with a magnetic snap system

<b>more often than not, construction workers are exposed to many hazards in specific situations like tunnel excavation.</b> jaehoon jung’s unit-helmet is a …

Industrial Design

Bit Bar Pocket Screwdriver

Bit Bar is a pocket friendly EDC screwdriver! The convenient piece is crafted from lightweight grade 5 titanium finished with a DLC coating, and …

Cool Stuff

Entanglement-Based dc Magnetometry with Separated Ions

Author(s): T. Ruster, H. Kaufmann, M. A. Luda, V. Kaushal, C. T. Schmiegelow, F. Schmidt-Kaler, and U. G. PoschingerMagnetometers based on the spins …

Quantum Mechanics

Get your cable chaos under control with this $7 magnetic cable organizer

If you're sick and tired of having to reach down to grab your charging cables hiding under your desk or couch, then this is probably going to be the …

Gear & Gadgets