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Fracking: What’s The Deal?

On August 12, 2013 by Tim Newman

Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has been in the news a lot recently and opinion seems massively divided. The lefties, hippies, greenies and envirowarriors are all anti, and conservative, business decision makers are pro....

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Levitation Is Possible: Quantum Locking Video

On August 8, 2013 by Tim Newman

This isn’t a new video, but it’s new to me, and it features something called quantum locking or flux pinning. Thanks to our old friend ‘physics’ we have a Marty McFly-esque hover board...

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Why Is The Centre Of Earth So Hot?

On August 5, 2013 by Tim Newman

Earth burst into being around 4 billion years ago, and although we live here and have had forays into space and the depths of the oceans, it’s pretty difficult to study what’s going...

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Wasps Remember Faces

On August 1, 2013 by Tim Newman

Human face recognition software within the human brain is a complex bit of kit, it’s evolved to be an incredibly fine tuned and vital survival tool. Other species use a myriad of methods...

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Kivalina – Climate Change’s Next Victim

On July 31, 2013 by Tim Newman

Whenever a debate starts up about whether us dirty humans are influencing global temperatures I always make myself scarce. Many people roll head long into the fray with their verbal fists flying, but...

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Two Divers Nearly Get Swallowed Alive By Two Whales

On July 22, 2013 by Tim Newman

This is the sort of footage that steadfastly reaffirms my staunch terror of the high seas. I know I’m not likely to get disemboweled by the Kraken as I paddle in the shallows...

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11 Bonkers Chemistry GIFs

On July 21, 2013 by Tim Newman

After enjoying the chemical reactions in my last post about Pharaoh snakes, I got lost in a world of chemistry and chemical reactions. Below you will find some of the best chemistry GIFs that...

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Burning (NH4)2Cr2O7 with (Hg(SCN)2) Opens Portal To Hell

On July 21, 2013 by Tim Newman

When I wake up of a morning I don’t necessarily feel the need to write about chemistry. In fact, Chemistry generally makes me feel like I want to cry, it never made much sense to me at...

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Unexplained Underwater Sounds

On July 19, 2013 by Tim Newman

A few months back I wrote an article about unexplained sounds from the deep for Sick Chirpse, to accompany it I made a little video featuring said sounds. I’d forgotten all about it until...

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Masters Of Nature Photography - Anup Shah,Bai Hokou, Dzanga-Sangha Dense Forest Special, Reserve, Central African Republic - Gorilla and Butterfly

Amazing Collection Of Wildlife Photography Champions

On July 16, 2013 by Tim Newman

The following snaps are all featured in a book called “The Masters of Nature Photography” published by my old pals The Natural History Museum, London. All of them are past winners of the coveted...

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