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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Scientifically Designed Moshpit Simulator: Try It Here

On October 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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BEHOLD THE SCIENTIFICALLY DESIGNED MOSH SIMULATOR!!! Every once in a while scientists do some work that is not only groundbreaking and fascinating, but also hypnotic and beautiful to boot. A paper titled “Collective Motion of Moshers...

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13 Mildly Amusing Chemical Names

On October 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Chemistry, pharmacology and biochemistry can be pretty impenetrable, but it seems that chemists, pharmacologists and biochemists aren’t afraid of a bit of tongue in cheek tomfoolery. I can’t work out whether the rock...

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Sperm Whale: The Loudest & Largest Toothed Predator

On October 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Despite being very poorly studied, the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) has one of the most publicly recognised forms of all the whale family. This fame is, in part, due to Melville’s haunting Moby...

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NanoPutian: Human Shaped Molecules

On October 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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NanoPutians are a series of organic chemicals that were designed to inspire children about science. At least that’s the official line. I’m pretty sure a bunch of scientists were just mucking about for...

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River Dolphins: A Glance At Freshwater Cetaceans

On September 24, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Dolphins are normally associated with the open ocean, and rightly so, because that’s where the vast majority of them live. But not all of them dwell in the salty deep. There are five...

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Chemtrails: Evidence At Last

On September 21, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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I wrote an article on chemtrails a little while back and it receives a fair bit of traffic. Some visitors want to know whether there’s any truth to the chemtrail theory and others simply want...

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Religion In Antarctica

On September 10, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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You might think an article on religion in Antarctica might be pretty short, and you’d be right. But, there are at least 7 churches on mainland Antarctica and a couple on the surrounding islands....

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The Evolution of Knowledge

On September 7, 2014 by Lonesome George
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I have written before about the great truth seekers. Those people who defy the seemingly ingrained human convention of accepting what you have been taught by the prevailing culture of the day without...

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