I always thought that the only way to cleanly cut a piece of glass was with a glass cutter, but by looking at the following clip, it seems that you can also do with with a piece of string and a little acetone. Is this another one of those fake “how to” videos? Just be […]
I’ve been a space geek ever since I was an 8 year old kid, and spent a summer inside glued to the TV watching the Apollo-Soyuz linkup in in July 1975. I’m a little too young to have watched any of the moon landings …
Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most significant events of the 20th century. Technology never exists in a vacuum … no matter what technical advancement we think of, there are always social, political, and ideological currents swirling around it as well as the technical currents …
An in-depth explanation of the theory of relativity using words that even a second-grader understands… if only to prove that it’s not the language that makes physics difficult, but that the ideas are incredibly mind-blowing.
This is an informative and easy to understand documentary explaining how the financial system works. The video lasts an hour and is well worth watching. Take at least a few minutes of your time to watch the first part – if the subject doesn’t catch your interest, at least you’ll know how the basics work. […]
By Lyle Bateman Contributing Writer, [GAS] It makes for very good science fiction. Mankind has been fascinated by the red planet for millenia … ancient people told stories about the God of War when watching Mars transit the skies, and more recent thinkers have speculated on ancient civilizations living and dying on Mars. Even in […]
This is an extremely cool science experiment. It doesn’t cost much and will amaze everyone you know. Ok, the result isn’t exactly sugar, but nonetheless, the project is still extremely interesting. All you need is: 1- A box of baking soda 2- One teaspoon of citric concentrate 3- Half a teaspoon of honey 4- A […]
Here are a few things for you to ponder this morning about our Earth, our beloved homeworld. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity — in all this vastness — there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves. It is […]