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Inside The Airbus Of The Future

It seems that air travel only gets more and more cramped and uncomfortable. Yes, new technologies have been introduced, but airlines are to busy cramming us in like sardines for us to enjoy them. Airbus has released a video of what their future cabin will look like in 2050. It’s cool, but mostly fantasy. Will…

Acoustic Levitation

The Argonne National Lab of the the U.S. Department of Energy has unearthed real life magic using only sound waves. The connection isn’t fully understood yet, but scientist have discovered how to quite literally levitate droplets of solution in a controlled environment surrounded by speakers. The sound literally holds the droplets in space. Take that gravity!   Read…

Raft Of Ants Float

A raft made entirely of fire ants floats on the top of the water. Pretty impressive, but when the scientist starts pushing down, the raft doesn’t sick or let water through. Nature is pretty amazing. Ants are known to make rafts out of themselves to traverse water.   Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2011/04/26/raft-of-ants-float/

Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday

NASA was so confident the world wasn’t going to end on December 21, 2012 as many believed the Mayans had predicted thousands of years ago, they published this ‘Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday‘ video ten whole days before the actual date of impending doom. So in case you needed real scientific proof why this silly…

How Far Can Legolas See

There’s a famous scene in Lord of the Rings when the elf Legolas claims to see the horsemen five leagues, around 24 km, away. He even says that their leader is very tall. Is this really possible? Educator Minute Physics reviews how we actually see light, and explains that Legolas most likely couldn’t see that far in real…