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Using Only Pasta And Glue, Students Build Bridges Capable Of Carrying At Least 251kg

Using Only Pasta And Glue, Students Build Bridges Capable Of Carrying At Least 251kg

Would you believe that 1 kg of pasta could carry your older brother and your uncle who loves hamburgers with light beer on weekends? Would you believe that 1 kg of pasta could carry 251 kg? It is true – just...

Would you believe that 1 kg of pasta could carry your older brother and your uncle who loves hamburgers with light beer on weekends? Would you believe that 1 kg of...

How To Start A Fire With A Lemon

How To Start A Fire With A Lemon

How many times has the lack of fire or lack of teeth killed you or someone you love in the wild? Do you dream of successfully following in Captain Sir John Franklin's footsteps? Then let science be your sexton: learn how...

How many times has the lack of fire or lack of teeth killed you or someone you love in the wild? Do you dream of successfully following in Captain Sir John...

Chemical Element Labels For Crayons Help Kids Learn Periodic Table While They Draw

Chemical Element Labels For Crayons Help Kids Learn Periodic Table While They Draw

Your kids love to draw, so why not have them learn the periodic table while doing it? This is idea behind Chemistry Crayon Labels, for sale for as little as 3 USD on the Que Interesante Etsy store. But how are...

Your kids love to draw, so why not have them learn the periodic table while doing it? This is idea behind Chemistry Crayon Labels, for sale for as little as 3...

A Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam

A Floating Forest To Be Installed In Rotterdam

On March 16, 2016, a floating forest of 20 trees will be launched in Rotterdam, Holland. Inspired by an art piece named “In Search Of Habitus,” by artist Jorge Bakker, local art collective Mothership is behind this more ambitious project. After...

On March 16, 2016, a floating forest of 20 trees will be launched in Rotterdam, Holland. Inspired by an art piece named “In Search Of Habitus,” by artist Jorge Bakker, local...

These Helpful Monsters Help Us Explain 12 Scientifically-backed Ways To Find Happiness

These Helpful Monsters Help Us Explain 12 Scientifically-backed Ways To Find Happiness

You won’t find cheesy quotes and stock photos of smiley couples strolling down the beach at sunset here. We researched some expert sources and recruited some helpful monsters to explore aspects of our lives that can influence our happiness.

You won’t find cheesy quotes and stock photos of smiley couples strolling down the beach at sunset here. We researched some expert sources and recruited some helpful monsters to explore aspects...

We Used Living Algae Cells To Create This Pen That Makes Your Stories Grow Over Time

We Used Living Algae Cells To Create This Pen That Makes Your Stories Grow Over Time

Introducing Living Ink, the world’s first time-lapse ink that allows you to write, sketch, draw or paint your story over time. We’re Scott and Steve, molecular biologists and the founders of Living Ink. We have spent the last two years developing...

Introducing Living Ink, the world’s first time-lapse ink that allows you to write, sketch, draw or paint your story over time. We’re Scott and Steve, molecular biologists and the founders of...

NASA Study Shows That Antarctica Is Actually Gaining More Ice Than It’s Losing

NASA Study Shows That Antarctica Is Actually Gaining More Ice Than It’s Losing

A controversial NASA report has concluded that more ice is accumulating in the Antarctic than is being lost due to climate change. Issued last week, the report, "Mass Gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet Greater than Losses," concluded that Antarctica is is...

A controversial NASA report has concluded that more ice is accumulating in the Antarctic than is being lost due to climate change. Issued last week, the report, "Mass Gains of Antarctic...

Microbiologists Create ‘Starry Night’ And Other Art With Bacteria For First Microbe Art Competition

Microbiologists Create ‘Starry Night’ And Other Art With Bacteria For First Microbe Art Competition

The AmericanSociety for Microbiologists has hosted its first international 'Agar Art' challenge, in which microbiologists from around the world used various microbes and germs to create beautiful works of art in petri dishes. The submissions included recognizable paintings like Van Gogh's...

The AmericanSociety for Microbiologists has hosted its first international 'Agar Art' challenge, in which microbiologists from around the world used various microbes and germs to create beautiful works of art in...

I Watercolor Brain Scans Of Animals (Part 2)

I Watercolor Brain Scans Of Animals (Part 2)

I collect cross-coronal sections of various animal brains and integrate them with my abstract watercolor paintings. In the process of collecting these neurological shapes and integrating them with my paintings, I hope to suggest the similarities and curious differences between varied...

I collect cross-coronal sections of various animal brains and integrate them with my abstract watercolor paintings. In the process of collecting these neurological shapes and integrating them with my paintings, I...

Mysterious Beach Patterns That Scientists Can’t Explain

Mysterious Beach Patterns That Scientists Can’t Explain

These mysterious beach formations, like the ones spotted on a beach in Dorset, England, are called beach cusps – and one reason they're mysterious is that scientists still aren't completely sure how they're formed.

These mysterious beach formations, like the ones spotted on a beach in Dorset, England, are called beach cusps – and one reason they're mysterious is that scientists still aren't completely sure...

New Neural Algorithm Can ‘Paint’ Photos In Style Of Any Artist From Van Gogh To Picasso

New Neural Algorithm Can ‘Paint’ Photos In Style Of Any Artist From Van Gogh To Picasso

A group of researchers at the University of Tubingen, Germany, have developed an algorithm that can morph an image to resemble a painting in the style of the great masters. Technically called “deep learning” algorithms, they are already in use by...

A group of researchers at the University of Tubingen, Germany, have developed an algorithm that can morph an image to resemble a painting in the style of the great masters. Technically...

I Illustrated 112 Elements of the Periodic Table To Make Them Easier To Remember

I Illustrated 112 Elements of the Periodic Table To Make Them Easier To Remember

High school chemistry class used to be confusing at best. Then I imagined what the elements would be like as characters. Suddenly everything became a lot more interesting.

High school chemistry class used to be confusing at best. Then I imagined what the elements would be like as characters. Suddenly everything became a lot more interesting.

UK Is Testing Roads That Charge Electric Cars As They Drive

UK Is Testing Roads That Charge Electric Cars As They Drive

Imagine never having to pull over to fuel your car. This is exactly what Highways England is planning to implement for drivers of electric vehicles. Automobiles would be fitted with wireless technology and then driven on roads with special electromagnetic field...

Imagine never having to pull over to fuel your car. This is exactly what Highways England is planning to implement for drivers of electric vehicles. Automobiles would be fitted with wireless...

These Beautiful Watermelon Patterns Are Driving Everyone Crazy

These Beautiful Watermelon Patterns Are Driving Everyone Crazy

Throughout the internet, commentators have been mystified by the cause of the curious swirls and patterns that they sometimes find inside of watermelons, some even implying that they're remnants of 17th-century watermelon DNA. The truth behind these strange and beautiful shapes,...

Throughout the internet, commentators have been mystified by the cause of the curious swirls and patterns that they sometimes find inside of watermelons, some even implying that they're remnants of 17th-century...

Who Is Lying? Everyone, Actually

Who Is Lying? Everyone, Actually

Everyone lies every day. One study came to a conclusion that acquaintances and strangers lie to each other at the rate of about three times in a ten-minute conversation. It was also concluded by several studies that most of us receive...

Everyone lies every day. One study came to a conclusion that acquaintances and strangers lie to each other at the rate of about three times in a ten-minute conversation. It was...