What happens when you wring a washcloth in space? It may not be what you think.

Watching what life is like in zero-gravity in the International Space Station has always fascinated me as it does most people. I’ve seen liquids float around in little balls, the astronauts eat food floating in the air, and several other interesting things. So when I started to watch this video, I thought I knew what would happen, but figured it would be cool to watch just the same. Boy, was I surprised. It didn’t do…
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German Solar Power Beats Nuclear Hands Down When Comparing TWh

This image that came across Facebook prompted me to do a bit of exploring. Just so you know right away, this graphic is not entirely correct, but close. LOL… one thing I definitely found was depending upon the site the information on energy production, consumption, waste, etc. varies enormously depending upon the website’s affiliation to what power source. I expected some favoritism, but found many creative ways for a website to promote it’s energy source…
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Amazing Footage of Russian Meteorite as It Explodes Upon Impact | Video Photos

A 10-ton meteor streaked at supersonic speed over Russia’s Ural Mountains on Friday, setting off blasts that injured hundreds of people possibly upwards to over a thousand. Many locals feared they were being bombed. Watch this first video below. I would think the exact same thing. The explosion shakes the ground. You can hear glass shattering all around the man taking the video. Car alarms go off all around. Then you see the people in…
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Absolutely Ghastly Ways to Die… If You’re An Arthropod (a bug)

FYI… IzaakMak, you may want to skip this one. An entertaining and informative article from Scientific American. Here are a few of the more horrifying ways a beetle can kick the bug-et (oh, ouch) or agonizing arthropod annihilations. After seeing these photos and reading the deathly demise of a dragonfly done in by another dastardly demon (hey, I’m trying…), I don’t feel quite so bad when I accidentally step on a crunchy creepy-crawly now. At…
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It’s Been a Great Day of Discovery

I was planning on working on one of my sites today, but never got around to it because I was checking out some awesome programs and apps I found on the internet. It all started out when I was checking the “Clicks” on my stat page. I watch all stats like a hawk and I want, and like, to know what links or images people are clicking on. You may have already heard and used…
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Curiosity Rover: Martian solar day 2 | Interactive 360 degree panoramic view

This is awesome! Photography taken by the Mars Rover, Curiosity, in a 360 degree panoramic view. Photography by Andres Bodrov. Taken at 14:23 on 14/08/2012. Simply click and drag to go right, left, up, down, at an angle, whatever which way you want to view. Going down will also allow you a great view of the rover itself. Best to view in the FULL SCREEN (top left of the interactive screen below). The interactive movement…
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Photos from Mars, and Video of the Curiosity’s Landing

This certainly is not the first probe or rover to be sent to Mars, but for some reason, it seems like it to me. Perhaps it is due to the very intricate landing – which went off without a hitch, or perhaps it is simply due to the internet these days. Information and photos are available worldwide the very moment they are uploaded. I believe – with me, anyway – it is a combination of…
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Aussie Builds Hoverbike | Commute like the Jetsons

Ah, yes. Remember the cartoon The Jetsons? The intro shows the family zipping around in their carlike aircraft just the same as we do now in cars, trucks, motorcycles and other types of road transportation. I never imagined that a flight craft would be invented within my lifetime that was small enough and fast enough to be considered as a means of directly from your home to the parking lot at work, or the grocery,…
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