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Underwater Explosions at 120k frames per second

Check out this awesome video done by the slowmo guys using micro explosions from firecrackers underwater while filming at up to 120,000 frames per second.  The footage is really interesting and awesome to watch! Maybe they’ll do some bigger ones, let’s see some M100’s go off and possibly shatter the tank in the process.   […]

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How To Cheat in Pokemon Go using GPS Spoofing

If you’re not able to get out in the real world to play the Pokemon Go game there are other options to play the game.  This video guide below shows how to use GPS spoofing to trick your phone into thinking it’s somewhere else.  You’ll need the following to get started: Rooted Android Device or […]




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10 Awesome Science Experiments to Watch

Check out this video of 10 really cool science experiments done by Home Science.  While these are really cool to watch, don’t try them at home as many of them use chemicals and fire! Jet engine in a jar Traveling flame Soapy water and gas Drain cleaner and aluminium foil reaction Brake fluid and pool […]




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E. coli outbreak leads to massive flour recall

Yesterday, General Mills expanded its flour recall due to four more reported illnesses from eating raw dough or batter produced from flour produced last fall. The company announced a flour recall in May 31, 2016 after multiple E. coli outbreaks that are potentially linked to their flour products (Gold Medal, Wondra, and Signature Kitchens). Federal and […]




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First human CRISPR trial passes safety and ethics review

Last week, a proposal representing the first use of CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) in humans passed a key federal review. The Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee at the U.S. National Institutes of Health, which a federal safety and ethics panel, unanimously approved the experiment. CRISPR is a genome-editing tool that allows researchers to […]




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Cephalopods: Nature’s camouflaging masters

When I was watching Finding Dory last weekend, one character caught my eye: Hank the octopus (or septopus—you will understand this reference when you see the movie). Throughout the movie, Hank uses his ability to blend into his surroundings, a skill that is very useful for Dory’s plan to reunite with her parents. Many cephalopods—which […]




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Scientists detect gravitational waves for the second time

About a hundred years ago, in his theory of general relativity Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves, “ripples” in the fabric of space and time as a result of the universe’s violent and energetic processes, like a collision and merger of black holes or a collapse of supernova. Gravitational waves are difficult to […]




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A new way to fight climate change: Trap carbon dioxide in volcanic rocks

Climate change refers to the fluctuation of the climate system caused by the energy entering and leaving Earth. The greenhouse effect, which refers to how greenhouse gases (GHGs) act like a blanket and prevent the loss of Earth’s heat to space, has occurred naturally throughout Earth’s history. However, since the Industrial Revolution, human activities have […]




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Your microbes might decide how much you weigh

Microbes—usually bacteria, fungi, or protists—made a big splash of news when the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced the new National Microbiome Initiative (NMI) last month. The NMI’s aim is to advance the understanding of microbiome, which refers to all the microbes in a particular environment. The initiative particularly focuses on restoring […]




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