This is one of these videos where it's cool, then kinda lulls in the center, but the pay-off at the end is totally worth it.
Why do we twist Oreos apart — and why does the creme always only stick to one of the separated cookie wafers?! A team of mechanical engineering students at MIT decided to get to the bottom of this conundrum. MIT News: In an experiment that they would repeat for multiple cookies of various fillings and… READ THE REST
From Phys.org: A team of scientists working in UNLV's Nevada Extreme Conditions Lab pioneered a new method for measuring the properties of water under high pressure. The water sample was first squeezed between the tips of two opposite-facing diamonds—freezing into several jumbled ice crystals. The ice was then subjected to a laser-heating technique that temporarily melted it before… READ THE REST
You might think that watching a science history nerd standing in her back garden for 30 minutes discussing the tangled history of theoretical physicist Max Planck, his Jewish colleagues, and Planck's uncomfortable dance with der Führer might not hold your attention. You'd be wrong if it's Kathy of the YouTube channel Kathy Loves Physics &… READ THE REST
As much as you hate it, sometimes we have to search for things in places we never want to go, like the kitchen sink's drain, the dusty attic, or the spider-web-laden area underneath the house. Your shrieks might just bring music to their ears! But as much as we don't want to see what's in these… READ THE REST
Whether you have your own cookie business or run a celebrity gossip blog, having an unimpressive landing page can really slow things down. Sure, hiring a professional developer to create a website would be awesome, but their rates can be pretty steep, and that's not something you want to budget for these days. Just because… READ THE REST
How much of your Mac's storage space is actually stuff you use? Odds are good a significant portion of your hard drive is filled with untouched downloads, duplicate files, and apps you forgot existed. You may not have noticed it, but the gradual slowing of your computer could be due to all those files just sitting… READ THE REST