February 24, 2011

Science - Gadgets - Crazy Stuff

Paris 26 Gigapixels Picture

Dive into the 26 billion pixels of the world's largest image with incredible detail if you zoom in. Visit Paris like never before!

The 7 Best Chocolate Gadgets

We all love chocolate! We all love gadgets! What about some chocolate gadgets?

Making A Motorcycle Out Of A Lighter

Can you make a motorcycle out of a lighter? You wouldn't believe it, but you can.

Researchers Aim To Resurrect Mammoth In Five Years

Japanese researchers will launch a project this year to resurrect the long-extinct mammoth by using cloning technology to bring the ancient pachyderm back to life in around five years time. The researchers will try to revive the species by obtaining tissue this summer from the carcass of a mammoth preserved in a Russian research laboratory.

Under the plan, the nuclei of mammoth cells will be inserted into an elephant's egg cell from which the nuclei have been removed, to create an embryo containing mammoth genes. The embryo will then be inserted into an elephant's uterus in the hope that the animal will eventually give birth to a baby mammoth.

5 New Ways To Tie A Tie

Rockets of the World

An awesome illustrated guide to all the world's major rocket systems from physics professor Peter Alway's 1995 book Rockets of the World.

Demon Rug

A demon rug designed by Chicago-based artist Melita Curphy.


Vikings wore horns on their helmets. Swallowed chewing gum does take seven years to digest. Marie Antoinette used the phrase 'let them eat cake' when she heard that the French peasantry was starving due to a dearth of bread. George Washington had wooden teeth. Al Gore said that he invented the Internet. People use only ten percent of their brains.

You may have heard of these ideas and beliefs. They all have one thing in common. They are not true. A list of common misconceptions.

Bizarre Sea Slug Is Half Plant, Half Animal

It looks like any other sea slug, aside from its bright green hue. But the Elysia chlorotica is far from ordinary: it is both a plant and an animal, according to biologists who have been studying the species for two decades.

Not only does Elysia chlorotica turn sunlight into energy - something only plants can do - it also appears to have swiped this ability from the algae it consumes.

12 Technologies On The Brink Of Disappearing

Here are six technologies that will soon meet their maker, and six more that might seem on death's door but likely aren't.

How Far Do Your Sneeze And Cough Go?

Ever wondered how far your sneeze goes? Or if you can stop germs from spreading by cupping your mouth with your hand when you cough? With a giant mirror and high-speed camera, scientists in Singapore are trying to find out how airborne transmission of flu viruses takes place, or if it happens at all.

While it is likely a flu sufferer can infect others by coughing or sneezing, little is known about the distances a cough or sneeze travels and the volume of air - and viruses - packed into it.


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cience is also one of the reasons why gadgets are present nowadays. Scientist and inventors do create experiments to achieve these gadgets. They are the one that we should to be thanked because of what it had done to our era.

Leale's Auto Repair in San Jose said...

This article simply shows how innovative and high tech our world nowadays. I'd like to collect gadgets but its so expensive to have all of those. Science provides so many ideas and thoughts. Our world needs more invention to develop.