Tag: Science

Micromagnets Are So Much Fun
12 Jan

Micromagnets Are So Much Fun

Homepage featured Science Video building with magnets constructing with magnets 12th of January 2017

These tiny magnets are only 2.5mm in diameter but their creative capabilities are huge. Pull them into a chain, fold them into a fabric, and meld them into limitless shapes: both abstract and geometric, flat or 3D. It's great for massaging your mind, practicing patience, or relieving boredom. The magnets are 30 times stronger than those on a fridge and come in two sets of 432 and 1728 pieces for $25 and $85.

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Trees Have Feelings, Make Friends And Look After Each Other Like An Old Couple, Study Finds
07 Oct

Trees Have Feelings, Make Friends And Look After Each Other Like An Old Couple, Study Finds

Homepage featured Nature Science documentary about trees full-page 7th of October 2016

Trees provide mankind with an infinite source of useful stuff. They produce oxygen, they give us wood (stop it), they provide us with shade, and they give us something nice to look at when gazing out of the window. But trees aren't just there to please us humans. No. According to a new documentary, trees, like us, have feelings.

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Trees Can Make Friends And Look After Each Other, Study Finds
06 Oct

Trees Can Make Friends And Look After Each Other, Study Finds

Homepage featured Nature Science documentary about trees full-page 6th of October 2016

Trees provide mankind with an infinite source of useful stuff. They produce oxygen, they give us wood (stop it), they provide us with shade, and they give us something nice to look at when gazing out of the window. But trees aren't just there to please us humans. No. According to a new documentary, trees, like us, have feelings.

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How To Open A Portal (Or Mercury(II) Thiocyanate Decomposition)
24 Aug

How To Open A Portal (Or Mercury(II) Thiocyanate Decomposition)

Homepage featured Science Video Weird chemical reaction 24th of August 2016

Mercury(II) Thiocyanate decomposition might just be one of the weirdest chemical reactions you can see on YouTube (and there's A LOT of weird stuff on YouTube.) Though there's a perfect scientific explanation for this chemical reaction, which is also known as the Pharaoh's serpent, it does look like a portal scene from Stranger Things. Yaiks!

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