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Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Catches Fire Under Teenage Girl’s Pillow

Samsung Galaxy smartphones may have set things on fire with their launch but not many of us would have believed it to be in this literal sense of the word. A 13 year old Texan girl Ariel Tolfree woke up one morning only to find her Samsung Galaxy S4... 

What Happens When You Stick Your Hand Into Hot Ice?

Do not mistake hot ice for the ice cube that used to be and melted into a puddle of water when you left it in the kitchen rather than the freezer. Infact, hot ice is a reference to sodium acetate trihydrate. You can already see things getting complicated... 

Doctors in India Remove 232 Teeth From Boy’s Mouth

So they said you will have no more than 32 teeth when you are an adult, right? Well, how about 232 teeth instead? Ashik Gavai is a 17 year old Indian boy who had a whopping 232 teeth removed from his mouth. You would normally imagine a person that age... 

What Happens If a Person Sticks Their Hand Into Liquid Nitrogen?

If you’ve heard of liquid nitrogen, you’ve probably heard of how its hazardous to come in to physical contact with it. The dangers include potential death of skin tissue and may result in having to amputate limbs if the damage is critical... 

Canvas Fingerprinting: Meet the New Cookie-free Way To Track Your Fingerprints Online

For those who are unaware (myself included), canvas fingerprinting is a form of tracking which works when the web browser of a visitor is instructed to draw some hidden image. Given the variety of images drawn by various computers, these drawings are... 

These Finalists For the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition Are Amazing

Capturing wildlife on camera is no joke; it’s proper art. Wildlife Photographer of the year competition is held each year. Organizers of the event have planned a special something on the competition’s 50th anniversary, though. It’s called the People’s... 

FingerReader: A 3D-Printed Device That Reads Text Aloud to the Blind

There are still a number of readers out there in the modern day. The blind have to resort to various other ways to accomplish this task, unfortunately. Louise Braille helped their cause by inventing tactile alphabet in 1824 which allowed the blind to... 

Sexy Social Media Photos Make You Look Less Competent, Study Says

Revealing and seductive profile pictures on social networking websites like Facebook are rather common these days. While plenty of men might be charmed by the act (typical), women perceive such female peers to be a lot less competent and much less socially... 

Scientists Have Developed a Material So Dark That You Can’t See It

If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to peer in to the inky blackness of the sky and catch a sneak peek at a black hole you’ll know that you can’t ‘see’ it in the conventional sense. Since everything that wades in to the... 

Chinese Engineers Rotated a 17,000-ton Bridge Into Place After Its Construction

China is not just cheap and economical; it can pleasantly surprise you with its engineering class. It has not failed to surprise just recently when a part of a huge overpass in China was gradually swiveled in its place upon its completion. Mind you, this...