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Foxfire: Putting The “Fun” Back In Fungus

On January 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Foxfire is nothing to do with foxes or fires, just to get that straight from the start. It’s actually a type of bioluminescence produced by certain fungi that live in decaying wood. Also...

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Coffin Found On Mars?

On January 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The Mars Curiosity rover sends back to earth amazing images of Mars’ barren landscapes. It’s difficult not to feel amazed as you stare at crystal clear images of a land more than 30...

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VIDEO: Laminar Flow Is Really Confusing

On December 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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If you lick a dog you’ll get hairs in your mouth. If you touch a sweaty man you’ll get a moist aromatic hand. If you jump into a fire wearing a shell suit...

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Some More Weird Stuff You Can Buy In Japan

On December 30, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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A while back I posted a collection of weird stuff you could buy from Japan Trend Shop Online. I enjoyed browsing their mental selection of goods and thought it was high time I released...

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Creatonotos Gangis Another Weird Insect

On December 9, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Everyone knows that our great green and blue planet is rammed full of weird stuff. However, I am still impressed with the extent of strangeness that mother nature throws at us. Recently I came across...

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The Blue Angel: Glaucus Atlanticus

On December 5, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Glaucus atlanticus, variously known as the sea swallow, blue angel, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug and blue ocean slug, is a quite wonderful looking chap. These winged neon tubes are part of the...

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17th Century Anatomical Drawings From Tibet

On December 4, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Tibet’s medical knowledge (and knowledge in general) came predominantly from India. This influx of info began in a slow but steady manner during the 11th and 12th centuries. In the 17th century, however, Tibet...

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Saiga Antelope: Strange & Almost Extinct

On December 1, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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When I first saw a photo of a saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica) I had to do a Google image search immediately to make sure it was an actual real thing. I had no idea...

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VIDEO: Alka-Seltzer + Water Droplet In Zero Gravity

On November 16, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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The International Space Station (ISS) has been whizzing around planet earth for years now. It’s constantly manned by astronauts and/or scientists. They conduct a miriad of experiments 24 hours a day, 365 days a...

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What Makes That New Car Smell? And Will It Kill You?

On November 1, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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The fabled “new car smell” induces weak knees in around 55% of males; it can induce them to spend inordinate amounts of cash on a mode of transport. I wanted to know what was involved in...

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