Archive for November, 2013

November 25th, 2013 - 8:13 pm § in Uncategorized

When water flows uphill.

I love it when people use science to create things that don’t seem physically possible. I think we all do. Using something called the Leidenfrost Effect, these students have been experimenting with ways to make liquids move up inclines. It’s really not that magical when they explain it b[...]

November 22nd, 2013 - 6:34 pm § in Uncategorized

Circuit Scribe, the new way to teach and use circuits.

This is one of the cooler products I’ve ever come across while looking for these videos. I’ve never really learned much about electronics or circuits, but I feel like this pen would be quite nearly the perfect tool to use to start to learn about that world. This thing could be invaluable[...]

November 20th, 2013 - 9:21 pm § in Uncategorized

Astronaut tries to pick up hammer

I never thought I’d post a video of such a simple action, but I also never thought I’d actually see a video of something like this happening on the moon. This is apparently video of American astronaut Charles Duke trying to overcome a simple problem in an unusual setting. Embed This Vide[...]

November 6th, 2013 - 8:32 pm § in Uncategorized

Turning your smartphone in to a microscope

This kind of experiment really blows my mind. You can take what is one of the simplest cameras we have around these days and basically add one accessory to it to turn it in to a serious microscope. Embed This Video[...]