The Science Of The Mosh Pit 3

Try The Incredible Moshpit Simulator

On October 31, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Every once in a while scientists do some work that is not only groundbreaking and fascinating, but also hypnotic, beautiful and 100% skillz to boot. A paper called Collective Motion of Moshers at Heavy Metal Concerts, produced by...

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Funny Chemical Names - Mad Scientist

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 - Size Of Mouth

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-3D-balls

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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THAILAND TEN MOST WANTED SPECIES IRRAWADDY DOLPHIN

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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Chemtrail hoax - big engine contrails

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 - Trinity Church#

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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Darwin - Evolution discussion

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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Truth Seekers - Galileo, Copernicus and Newton on the Astronomer Obelisk at Griffith Observatory

A Tribute To The Great Truth-Seekers

On September 6, 2014 by Lonesome George
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As I continue my abridged odyssey through the history of western philosophy, I come to 3 people who are not philosophers but who have had a profound impact on the course of humanity’s...

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Robots Taking over the universe

Robots Playing 007 Theme Tune

On August 30, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Are robots soon to become more intelligent than us and take over modern society making humanity second class citizens? Will robotoids the size of mansions be able to hold the knowledge of a million generations and...

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