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DIY How To Make Trebuchet

DIY – How To: Construct a Simple Trebuchet in less than $10

This DIY project uses lower than $10 worth of supplies, mostly household items, requires no tools more sophisticated than a pair of scissors, and could be built in a couple of hours at...
Lithium Ion cells

A small mistake helped scientists to quadruple battery lifespan

Until somebody figures out a alternative for lithium-ion in rechargeable batteries, research will continue into find out how to cram extra power inside as well as extending their useful lifespan. Two...
light sail

LightSail (Solar Spaceship) Test Flight Ends with Fiery Re-entry

    Topics: lightsail, light propulsion, solar propulsion The LightSail test mission is formally over. Following a twenty five day stay in low-Earth orbit, the spacecraft re-entered back into Earth’s atmosphere Sunday afternoon. Orbital...
facial

Facial Recognition for Birds is Here!

Ever saw some birds and wondered what species the bird are? Well, now there's an app for that! Almost! The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Visipedia are collaborating to develop computer...
fob remote range

Increase the range of you car keys fob easily

This one sounds so preposterous, it'll certainly strike you as nonsense — however it actually works. If you hold your automobile’s remote control against your head, you'll be able to lock and...

Sensitive stuff that goes boom, even if touched by a mosquito

When a feather drops on it, or a mosquito lands on top of nitrogen triiodide – Booom! – an instantaneous dark purple or violet explosion occurs. It's because nitrogen triiodide is...
ants compressed

Ants: Dual Nature – both solid and liquid like

Collections of ants have a outstanding capability to alter shapes and duties based on the demands of their surroundings. When floodwaters hit, they self-assemble and make rafts to stay alive. They will...
CERN's Large Hadron Collider

Subatomic Particles that Appear to defy Standard Model Particle Physics

Subatomic particles have been discovered that seem to defy the Standard Model of particle physics. The team working at CERN's Large Hadron Collider have discovered proof of leptons decaying at completely...

Researchers can accurately identify people using their brain waves

Yes, Brain Waves. For the longest time, the world has relied on fingerprints as a technique to easily identify individuals. It's because a fingerprint is unique (and permanent) for each individual—so what happens...
DNA data storage

Experimental DNA Data Storage: 1 billion terabytes in a gram

Ever ran out of disk space? In the future, you might not have to worry about that, especially when it comes to long-term storage. Microsoft has bought ten million strands of Deoxyribonucleic acid...

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