Worker Transforms Old Whiskey Bottle into Beautiful Glass Arrowhead

Native Americans hunted primarily with flint arrowheads that they spent time tirelessly making. While hand-made arrowheads are mostly a thing of the past, there are a few craftsmen who have kept the trade up. Called Flint knapping, creating an arrowhead involves slowly chipping away at the edges of an object to make it sharp and shape it into...

New CT Body Scanner Captures Freakishly High Definition 3D Images

GE, a medical engineering company recently released a new CT scanner which captures 3D images with freakishly high definition imagery.Digital renderings of a scan  

Where does your Body Dump Heat While Exercising?

A seemingly a simple innocent question at first will almost certainly baffle you. In fact, we recommend right now you write down your prediction and wait to be amazed. Where does your body dump heat while exercising?Thunderf00t, an engineer with a curious mind purchased a thermal camera to find out. In the experiment, he set up his newly...

The Worlds most Incredible Skydive- Without a parachute!

Jumping from any height more than a couple feet without a form of protection is probably a bad idea. However, jumping from 25,000 feet (7620 meters) without a parachute sounds like a death wish. So how did Skydiver Luke Aikins pull it off (and survive!)?Does Height Matter?Jumping more than 600 meters will have no effect on your speed....

New Survey Finds Antartica Covered in More Ice Than Previously Thought

Antartica is one of the most ice-covered locations in the world, but it is also one of the world’s largest land masses. Previous estimates by researchers placed the level of uncovered land in Antartica at about 1%. However, a new survey in part by NASA shows that this estimate was rather generous and the continent is covered in...

NASA Finds Further Evidence of Ancient Lakes on Mars

NASA continues to discover new things on mars with the Curiosity rover, and as of recent they have found strong evidence in favor of flowing water having existed on the planet. The announcement released by NASA sites streaks found on the planet surface as the key reasoning behind the assertion that Mars likely had flowing water. These streaks cannot be explained...

NASA Building Deep Space Habitats with Private Companies on Earth

Continuing on with NASA’s trend of contracting work out to private companies, they have just started accepting bids and designs to create space habitats. The habitat selected will eventually house astronauts in future space missions, and possibly those that go to Mars. In their initial announcement, NASA has shown 6 different companies along with each’s design. This is...

Significant Digits and Pool Tolerances are Why There are So Many Ties in Swimming

As all of the heats of Olympic swimming have come to a close, you may be elated at how your countries top athletes have done. If you have been following closely, you likely noticed that there are a lot of ties in swimming. The most recent tie was a three-way tie for second place between Michael Phelps, Chad...

Antibubbles are Mesmerizing Little Anomalies in Physics

Everyone loves playing with bubbles, but have you ever witnessed antibubbles? Antibubbles are essentially the opposite of regular bubbles: a layer of air traps a bubble of fluid inside. To create antibubbles, you have to mix up 2 different jars of soapy water. When you mix one fluid with the next, small antibubbles will form and slowly sink...

3-Wheeled Electric Scooter is the Vehicle of the Future

Electric vehicles are becoming more and more common with virtually every manufacturer getting in on the market. There are many other electric bicycles and motorbikes on the market, but a new Kickstarter aims at creating an efficient electric 3-wheeled scooter. It is called the Doohan EV3 iTank electric scooter, and it is the future. The 3-wheeled scooter goes from...