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World’s Fastest Camera Captures 4.4 TRILLION Frames Per Second

The race for faster and more furious just got big in the imaging and photography department. Japanese researchers have recently designed a motion picture camera which is capable of capturing 4.4 trillion frames per second. That’s right; it makes this... 

Do You Really Only Use 10 Percent of Your Brain?

Soon to be released movie, Lucy seems to suggest that human beings use only 10 percent of the brain. Administration of a specific drug allows a person to better make use mental physical power. These powerful abilities included telekinesis which infuses... 

Wikipedia Refuses To Remove Selfie As ‘Monkey Owns It’

The US organization responsible for Wikipedia is in news following some interesting developments. This came about once Wikimedia turned down the request of a photographer, David Slater to take down an image that was published without seeking his permission.... 

This Tree Grows Forty Different Fruits At Once

The process of evolution can take thousands of years through natural selection or it can be helped along the way using artificial selection or breeding. Artificial selection has been the way that humans have been able to rear many different types of dogs... 

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 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... 

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... 

This Map Shows How Much Each Country Spends on Food

Famine might be accounting for the death of plenty in parts of Africa but Americans hardly ever get hit by any such issues as their spending on food suggests. Merely 6.6 percent of the income is spent on basic food. Compare this to Pakistan and it makes... 

This 3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight

It is back in news yet again…correct, it is 3D printing. Without any doubt, advances in the 3D printing technology have helped a great deal in a number of fields the world over. However, the kind of potential it packs leaves one with a number of questions...