Tag: Science

  • Ways to Burn 200 Calories

    Nearly all of us have a couple extra pounds we’re trying to drop, but we often have trouble finding an activity to burn off the excess fat. To start on a path of weight loss, one should start by burning at least 200 calories a day. But running around the block for 20 minutes can […]

  • Man Flies In Winged Bird Suit

    For millennia, man has yearned to fly in the air like a bird. Even all early flying machines were based flying like a bird, such as the ancient Greek story of Icarus who, as the legend says, flew with his father on wings made from feathers and wax. After the Wright Brothers, humans finally realized that […]

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  • It Started Off As A Tiny Rockslide, But Soon They Were Running For Their Lives

    Now that everyone and their mom, grandpa, and toddler has a smartphone, we’re presented with daily evidence for the true nature of humanity. That is, our tendency, when we’re in very apparent mortal danger, to stand there and watch. Or nowadays, to film what’s happening instead of running to safety. (Because if you didn’t film […]

  • When You See This 78-Year-Old Woman Lifting, It’ll Inspire You To Do SOMETHING

    There are more than 30,000 gyms in America…but if you look around, you quickly realize that we’re not utilizing them to the fullest. According to a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, more than two in every three adults are considered overweight or obese. Roughly 80% of people who join a gym in January will […]

  • Adorable Animation Explains How Beans Becomes A Fart

    Ever child learns the important ‘scientific’ poem as a child: Beans, beans their good for your heart, the more you eat the more you fart. But why do we get gassy after eating healthy beans? Giant Ant explains the digestive process of beans in this cute and very viral animation they made for Men’s Health. […]

  • Oyster Filtering Dirty Water Is Surprising

    You probably had no idea that adult oysters can filter 20 to 50 gallons of water per day. Don’t worry, that’s not really common information. To demonstrate their amazing cleaning abilities, Florida Oceanographic made this time lapse of an aquarium of oysters cleaning water. This video is from 2012, but has only gone viral now with over […]

  • Chinese Lake Three Times The Size Of Los Angeles Dries Up In Just Weeks

    China’s Poyang Lake is — or rather, was — the largest freshwater lake in the country. A drought began in September, and the lake has since dried up and become grassland that can be traveled across on foot. Once three times the size of Los Angeles, it’s now almost completely dry. Poyang Lake is connected […]

  • Powerless Robot Walks On Treadmill

    Using only potential energy, this strange new robot of only two legs can walk in place on a treadmill. All it needs is a push to start, and the powerless robot walks. Amazing. During a test, the robot walked for thirteen hours, taking 100,000 steps making a world record. Read more on SlashDot and Gizmodo.    Read […]