Science Finally Explains Why We Fart More On Airplanes

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The people farting on your flight can't help it: biology and physics are working against them.


Climate Change Is Going To Make Flying Even More Terrible

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Hate flying? Think you can't hate it more? Climate change views that as a challenge to be accepted.


Watch The US Navy Use Its Fancy Laser To Blow Stuff Up

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The Navy has tested its Laser Weapons System by blowing the hell out of things. God bless America.

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We’re One Step Closer To Making ‘Star Trek’s Holodeck A Reality

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Want your own holodeck? We've just had a major breakthrough in that area.


A Brief History Of Turning The Hoverboard Into A Reality


Thirty years of experiments and ideas are making the hoverboard real...but it took some serious physics to make it happen.

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Physics Researchers Prove The Flash Is The Worst Superhero

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Getting 'saved' by the Flash is not going to end well, as some physics researchers just proved.


Christopher Nolan Finally Opens Up A Bit About ‘Interstellar’

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It looks like Christopher Nolan is going to bring the serious SF film back with 'Interstellar.'


How Do You Fight In Zero Gravity? Here’s Everything You Need To Know.

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Ever wonder how astronauts would duke it out? Here's the physics behind beating someone up in zero g.


Why Is Lockheed Building A Fusion Reactor? A Non-Nerd Explainer

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Lockheed just promised to, essentially, change the world in ten years with nuclear fusion. Here's how.


Your Selfie Could Soon Double As A Cancer Test

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Thanks to polarized light, and the mantis shrimp, soon your smartphone could be administering cancer tests.


NASA’s Latest Space Drive Breaks The Laws Of Physics

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A great man once said: "You cannae break the laws of physics!" Turns out, though, you might be able to.


Cornell University Researchers Are Hunting For Time Travelers In Social Media

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Time travelers might give themselves away in social media. OR WILL THEY?!


Morgan Freeman Explained The Theory Of Multiple Universes On ‘The Daily Show’ Last Night

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"If I had met you in college, I would get mushrooms and you and I would go to a park."


A Boy And His Atom: The World's Smallest Movie


A Boy And His Atom is a film so small it had to be created by nanophysicists at IBM by moving individual atoms.


The Science of Cats


Everything you ever wanted to know about how cats work, in less than three minutes.

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The Phaser Has Officially Been Invented. Sadly No Redshirts Were Killed.

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The phaser is officially real, albeit not quite what we were expecting.


Why CERN Refuses To Say It Discovered The Higgs Boson

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CERN thinks it found the Higgs boson. Maybe. Kinda. Here's why they refuse to announce they've done it.


24Hz Sound Wave + Video + Water = Insane Optical Illusion

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Brusspup strikes again with an amazing optical illusion.

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