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Bio-Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die

Bio-Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die

Many people wish to live forever, now they can. That is of course if they pick a protected place where their new everlasting form will not get uprooted to make way for a mall or parking lot.

Morning Physics

Morning Physics

Fifteen uncoupled simple pendulums of monotonically increasing lengths dance together to produce visual traveling waves, standing waves, beating, and (seemingly) random motion. Science is beautiful.

Video courtesy of Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations

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CERN: Light Speed May Have Been Exceeded By Subatomic Particle

CERN: Light Speed May Have Been Exceeded By Subatomic Particle

After only a short period of time from when they fired up the machine that caused the Black-Hole Panic of 2010, CERN researches have discovered what could possible be the genesis of light-speed travel.

European researchers said they clocked… Read the rest

Baby Gorilla Takes a Bath

Baby Gorilla Takes a Bath

Baby Joe and a chimpanzee from Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire, UK take a bath. We share so many of the same traits….I still splash around in ecstasy when in the tub. Only my tub is filled with bacon and whiskey,… Read the rest

Hipster Microbes

Hipster Microbes

And you thought it was something new…

Monsters of Grok

Monsters of Grok

GROK [verb] to understand something profoundly and intuitively.

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Cosmos Sequel Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Cosmos Sequel Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson


Over three decades after it aired, Carl Sagan’s groundbreaking, 13-part TV series Cosmos:A Personal Voyage will finally get a sequel, and with who other than Neil deGrasse Tyson to host.

According to the producers, the new series will… Read the rest

Seriously...

Seriously…

Truth.Be.Told

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This is Why Evolution is Awesome

This is Why Evolution is Awesome


No words. This guy’s commentary is enough.

Vintage Drug Identification Kit

Vintage Drug Identification Kit

Back when our young minds were still being shaped and manipulated, a D.A.R.E office would come to our classroom and explain the dangers of drug use. He used this visual aid to help us understand what’s what in… Read the rest

What Will Really Happen in 2012?

What Will Really Happen in 2012?

At the World Science Festival 2011 in NYC, Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist and always-enthusiastic science communicator breaks down the reality behind the rumors and myths of 2012.

For more information on future programs, and more videos… Read the rest

Star Spotted Emmiting Epic Water Jets Into Space

Star Spotted Emmiting Epic Water Jets Into Space

The Herschel Telescope captured this sunlike protostar emitting massive jets of gas into space at speeds up to 124,000 miles per hour. The photo captured is truly amazing.

The star was found by ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory, which was able… Read the rest

A Little Snack

A Little Snack

If you had never taken a shit in the ocean before, this would be the time to try it out….not that you would have any choice in the matter.

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The Big Foreplay

The Big Foreplay

I love when life’s big questions have such simple answers. Your move Olga.

Carl Sagan Quotes on Marijuana

Carl Sagan Quotes on Marijuana

Carl Sagan seemed to have a cosmic appreciation of cannabis.

“The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly… Read the rest