The World of Chemistry

An awesome promotional video from the European Research Commission trying to get more people interested in science. If you thought chemistry was boring, then I hope this ad has somehow changed your perception on the subject. [Via Neatorama] Advertisements


Deal of the Day: JBuds Hi-Fi Noise-Reducing Ear Buds – $9.95

If you’re looking for a pair of cheap, high-quality earbuds, is currently selling its $40 JBuds Hi-Fi Noise-Reducing Ear Buds for just $9.99. The JBuds give you a high-intensity listening experience with crisp, clear sound and powerful bass. Includes 3 pairs of silicone earbud tips in small, medium, and large to assure the perfect […]

Ted Talk: 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm (Science)

In the following video, “Bonk” author Mary Roach delves into obscure scientific research, some of it centuries old, to make 10 surprising claims about sexual climax, ranging from the bizarre to the hilarious. Please note that even though this presentation is entirely scientific and contains no nudity at all, it is still aimed at adults. […]

US Prepares to Test Ultimate Laser

A California facility which opens today hopes to create conditions similar to those found in a star, using the world’s most powerful laser beam. But despite the possible ecological benefits, there are claims the project has only received ongoing funding because of its military potential. The National Ignition Facility, housed at the Livermore National Laboratory, […]

Friday Afternoon Humor: Luigi Finally Snaps

After years of abuse and neglect, the forgotten plumber has had it up to here. [Via Digg]

Giant Chipmunks Meet Stormtroopers [Pictures]

Did you know that chipmunks are not native to planet Earth? In fact, they come from a very distant galaxy, and were encountered a long, long time ago by soldiers of an evil empire who used the docile mounts to roam around forested planets. Ok, ok, I just made that up. I thought it would […]

Wikipedia Bans Scientologists

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The longest-running arbitration in Wikpedia history has come to a close, and it’s bad news for the Church of Scientology. Based on a 10-0 vote (with one abstaining) from the Arbitration committee, there is now a ban on Wikipedia contributions from all IP addresses owned or operated by the […]

Awesome Battery-Shaped Salt and Pepper Shakers

Available in red and turquoise or black and white, these D battery-shaped salt and pepper shakers were designed by Antrepo Design Industry, a Turkish design and creative communications agency. Unfortunately, the shakers are not yet for sale, but Antrepo is currently looking for a partner to manufacture them. [Via Dvice]