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‘Potato Salad’ Project Raises More Than $30,000 on Kickstarter

Yes you just read that right. Kickstarter’s rules were recently revised to include funding anything that is basically not illegal and so Zack Danger Brown, possibly a time waster of the highest degree, decided to ask for funding to make a potato... 

Here is What Snake Venom Does to Blood

It might shock you to know that even though snakes are portrayed in the media as violent, vicious, vindictive, venomous and vile, they are in fact mostly harmless. 85% of all snakes are categorized as non-venomous and out of about 2700 recorded species... 

These Planes Almost Collide in Dramatic Runway Near-miss at Barcelona Airport [Video]

Ever heard the expression, missed by a whisker? Even if not, this close shave between two airplanes at a Spanish airport in Barcelona will teach you all about it.  An aviation enthusiast, Miguel Angel made it possible for us to see this as he caught... 

‘Shake Your Power’ Device Helps Create Free Light Energy Through Motion In Kenya

Can you imagine living in a place with no access to power? That would mean no easy reading, charging your phone or playing video games or watching movies for you. Basically, you would be deprived of a normal life that other human beings enjoy. Nearly... 

THIS Is Why Hot Water Freezes Faster Than Cold Water

It’s an effect that was first observed (in recorded history) by Aristotle in the 4th Century BC and was published in a paper by a Tanzanian student in 1969, named the Mpemba Effect. It was simply the observation that hot water freezes faster than... 

Quadriplegic Man Uses Thoughts To Move His Hand

We have been hearing all about prosthetic organs for quite a while but what if we told you it’s possible to move your hands and fingers with the help of your thoughts? That’s exactly what Ohio State University and Battelle researchers have been able... 

What Would Happen if the Earth Stopped Spinning?

It’s one of those questions that are simply asked because it would be fun to know what the answer is, whether or not it serves any purpose to do so. What if the Earth Stopped Spinning? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked this question a... 

10 Uses For Toothpaste You Didn’t Know Before

Somebody mentions toothpaste and you immediately picture a person brushing teeth. Truth is your toothpaste is not just a means of whitening teeth. It is time for you to put yours to better use with our list of benefits that your toothpaste provides. Mobile... 

One Woman, 25 Photoshopped Versions To Examine Global Beauty Standards

What happens when a human interest reporter dishes out her original photograph to 40 photo editors across 25 different parts of the world and asks them to make her look stunning? Ask Esther Honig. In an attempt to bear the perfect look, Honig ended up... 

19 Year Old Boy Develops Machine To Clean The Oceans Of Plastic

The oceans of the world have become a dumping ground for discarded plastic and the stuff has been piling up beneath the surface for about half a century now. Six billion metric tons of plastic have been produced. Millions of seabirds and fish die due...