FIRE

Watch Two College Students Put Out A Fire Using Only Sound

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Seth Robertson and Viet Tran of George Mason University can put out a fire with just some bass.

INVISIBILITY

Researchers Used A Protein From Squid To Create ‘Predator’-Like Camouflage

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Want to be invisible? A protein discovered in squid has been turned into a tape that will let you do just that.

optical illusions

Is This Dress White And Gold Or Blue And Black? A Scientific Look.

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Science has the answer to the question that's troubling the Internet.

NEWS BLOOPERS

This News Reporter Was Stunned By Water Freezing Into Ice

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Huntsville, AL reporter Muriel Bailey is apparently shocked water can become ice when placed outside in freezing temperatures.

#Video Games

Watch PBS Try To Figure Out What Planet ‘Super Mario World’ Is Set On

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PBS tries to find the answer to what world 'Super Mario World' actually is.

deflategate

Someone In Phoenix Distributed Educational Flyers Explaining Football Deflation With ‘A Little Math & Physics’

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The pamphlet claims it's just a little math and physics, but the numbers and letters used are awfully big.

FARTS

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.

FLYING

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.

MILITARY

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.

#Star Trek

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.

HOVERBOARD

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.

The Flash

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.

Interstellar

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.'

ZERO GRAVITY

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.

science

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.

science

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.

Space

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.


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