Cool Science Experiments and Discoveries
Clean Energy from Concrete Blocks
This Swiss company is using a combination of concrete blocks and cranes to generate energy. The system is not an alternative to solar and wind power but in addition to the tried and tested systems.
Everything You Need to Know About Wormholes
Wormholes aren't just the things of science fiction, in fact there is a lot of science to these weird occurance. Take a look and learn everything there is to know about these strange portals.
Is Fingerprint Analysis Any Good?
We've all heard on the news or seen on TV & Movies how bad guys are caught because of a stray fingerprint left behind. But how good is fingerprint analysis in the real world?
Healing Wounds with the Pineapple Wonder Material
Scientists in Brazil have create a new material that helps wounds heal faster and it's made from delicious pineapple. Using pineapple husks researchers have created a new dressing that speeds up the healing process.
The Science Behind Caramel
There's a lot of neat science behind turning sugar into caramel. Take a look at how a mixture of fructose, sucrose, glucose turns into the sticky mess we all love to eat.
Detonating a Nuclear Bomb Underwater Would be Catastrophic
We all know the devastating impact of a nuclear attack on land but what would happen if you were to detonate a nuclear bomb at the deepest part of our ocean, the Marianas Trench?
Where is the Miracle Material Graphene?
Graphene is the miracle material that can be used in so many different industries thanks to it's wide array of properties yet for some reason it hasn't taken over yet. Why is that, what's the hold up with this miracle material?
Where are the Coldest Things on Earth Found?
When you think cold you probably think about our poles or maybe the tops of mountains or bottoms of glaciers but you would be wrong. The best place to find truly cold items is in laboratories.
Should Marijuana Be Illegal?
Around the world marijuana is making the news as various places relax rules around the popular drug. But are there any good reasons for marijuana to stay illegal?
Why Do Some People Suffer From Insomnia?
At the end of a long day all you want to do is go to sleep but you can't. Why? Insomnia. But what exactly is insomnia and why does it only affect some people?
The Science Behind Fireworks
Fireworks may be fun to look at but there's a lot of science going on to make the magic you see in the sky. Take a look as a pyrotechnics expert explains the science behind fireworks.
How to Light a Match with Boiling Water
When you think water and fire you probably think opposites but what if you could use water to light a match? Watch as water is boiled and the steam used to light a match.
How Plastic is Taking Over the World
Plastic was one of man's greatest creations, that was until we lost control of it. Now the world is covered in plastic pollution and ridding the world of it is harder than you might think.
Blue Balls are No Joke
Blue balls are a pain many men will suffer at some point in their lives and it's no laughing matter. Take a look at what causes this unfortunate situation and why it hurts so much.
How do Hallucinations Happen?
Have you ever had a hallucination? Seen something that doesn't exist and was never there but you were convinced it was? What exactly happens in the human brain when a hallucination hits?