Why Doesn’t IRON MAN’s Suit Kill Him? [Science Video]

¨ It doesn’t kill him because SCIENCE! And Future Science! hy doesn’t Tony Stark’s insides turn into goo as he accelerates in his suit? Kyle dives into the inertia of Iron Man on Because Science. [Nerdist] Advertisements


Robot’s Encounter With Sperm Whale Will Leave You Speechless

What can you even say about this underwater encounter between a robot submarine and a massive sperm whale 1,962 feet below the surface waters off the coast of Louisiana? It is majestic, like watching a dinosaur from the past interact with a robot from the future. Surreal, and undeniably soothing. [Via Gizmodo]

“New Horizons” Probe Takes First Picture From Pluto

Pluto is a reddish color. Until now that was largely an assumption, but a new probe photo confirms that is indeed the case. The New Horizons probe has just taken its first photo of Pluto, as shown above. It’s a bit blurry, which is excusable as it was taken from 115 million kilometers away. Much better […]

Turn Songs into 3D-Printed Sculptures You Can ‘Listen To’ with Reify

The benefits of 3D printing are almost too impressive and massive for us to even properly address yet. The possibilities with this tech is limitless, and the directions it is going show great promise. But here is an angle you probably have never heard before, literally. Remember how the Winamp player would make cool visualizations […]

Stephen Hawking Sings Monty Python’s “Galaxy Song” [VIDEO]

I’d wager that any Monty Python worth his/her salt can tell you where the “Galaxy Song” is from. (HINT: It’s from the 1988 movie “The Meaning of Life.”) The song later appeared on the 1989 album “Monty Python Sings.” It also happens to be the title track to “Monty Python: The Meaning of Live,” a […]

What if Quicksilver Ran Past You? [Science Video]

VSauce, along with some Muppets, takes a look at what would happen to you if Quicksilver ever decided to run right past you. [VSauce 3]

The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can [Science Video]

Bill Hammack (The Engineer Guy) details the engineering choices underlying the design of a beverage can He explains why it is cylindrical, outlines the manufacturing steps needed to created the can, notes why the can narrows near it lid, show close ups of the double-seam that hold the lid on, and details the complex operation […]

Science STYLE: A Taylor Swift Acapella Parody [Video]

Science never goes out of STYLE, and the guys from ASAP Science prove it with this scientific a capella cover song. [ASAPScience]