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Sprinkled Nanocubes Could Hold Light Tight for Efficient Solar Panels

Sprinkled Nanocubes Could Hold Light Tight for Efficient Solar Panels | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
A device based on scattered silver cubes could scale up light absorption for solar power...
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It is ok if you can't climb trees!!!

It is ok if you can't climb trees!!! | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
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10 Tricks to Getting More Storage Out of Your iPhone

10 Tricks to Getting More Storage Out of Your iPhone | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
iPhones are all fun and games until you want to download the new iOS, or a new app, or take a photo. Suddenly you get a warning that you’re low on memory in your phone. And what do you do then? Time to clear out some space!
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3D-Printed Mansion Unveiled In China

3D-Printed Mansion Unveiled In China | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
For those of you who have been keeping up with the latest technological trends, it will be no surprise that “3D printing” is a phrase used often these days.
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For the Einstein lovers ...

For the Einstein lovers ... | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Einstein's office in New Jersey, photographed on the day of his death, April 18, 1955. pic.twitter.com/wrCmZRcD7f
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An Easy And Healthy Way To Make Potato Chips Using Your Microwave

An Easy And Healthy Way To Make Potato Chips Using Your Microwave | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Potato chips are a guilty pleasure for most people – they just taste so good! However, what if you could make your own healthy and cheap version?
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So, what does your desk look like????

So, what does your desk look like???? | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
"If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?"
-- Albert Einstein pic.twitter.com/tj1iQQBB3R
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Meet the First Model With Down Syndrome to Walk at New York Fashion Week

Meet the First Model With Down Syndrome to Walk at New York Fashion Week | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
This is Jamie Brewer—an actress (known for her work in American Horror Story), model, and now, ru...
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Astronomers Spot a Supernova in the Making

Astronomers Spot a Supernova in the Making | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Astronomers can see into the future of the two superdense stars racing around the center of planetary nebula Henize 2-428. And it doesn’t look good.
Their racetrack is slowly (but steadily) shrinking.
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Robot Does Laundry (More or Less)

Robot Does Laundry (More or Less) | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
While the robot teaching itself to cook is still struggling, here's a robot that's nearly mastered another household task: laundry.
Putting dirty clothes into a hamper and moving them to a washing machine isn't especially hard for humans.
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Here’s Why You Should Consider Converting Your Music To A=432 Hz

Here’s Why You Should Consider Converting Your Music To A=432 Hz | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” – Nikola Tesla “What we have called matter is energy, whose vibration has been so lowered as to be perceptible to the senses.
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7 odd inventions that we’ve come to love

7 odd inventions that we’ve come to love | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
From the treadmill desk to the ostrich pillow, we survey the strange things people adore.
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Climate affects which types of languages evolved where.

Climate affects which types of languages evolved where. | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why there are so many languages in the world, and why certain kinds of languages are found only in certain regions? According to this study, the answer to both of these questions might have something to do with the climate.
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How Math Can Help You Find True Love

How Math Can Help You Find True Love | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Valentine’s Day may have been invented by the greeting card companies but we think it's been perfected by science. After all, what's finding a mate if not basically an exercise in statistics?
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On Valentine's Day, These Adorably Odd Animal Friends Show There's Someone For Everyone

On Valentine's Day, These Adorably Odd Animal Friends Show There's Someone For Everyone | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Few things are sweeter than overcoming long odds in the name of friendship. So for Valentine's Day -- or should we say Pal-entine's Day, nope, we shouldn't -- we've rounded up a bunch of mismatched furry, feathery and scaly best-friend duos.
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The inspirational tech guru who's owning cerebral palsy like a boss

The inspirational tech guru who's owning cerebral palsy like a boss | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
As a child Farida Bedwei was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, but that hasn't stopped her from finding success as a software engineer.
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The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
"That is the way to learn the most, that when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes."
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How to French Kiss

How to French Kiss | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
You've seen it done in the movies and probably even in public — the French kiss, a timeless and passionate gesture of romantic affection where partners kiss while using their tongues.
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Amazing Quirky Products ...

Amazing Quirky Products ... | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
We have also decided to feature some of the most quirky, whacky and offbeat products that we find on the internet. Check these out
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Inspiring Pictures of People Surrounded By Trash They’ve Accumulated In 7 Days

Inspiring Pictures of People Surrounded By Trash They’ve Accumulated In 7 Days | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
I think most of us know we produce too much trash.
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Citizen Science for Your Genes and Proteins

Citizen Science for Your Genes and Proteins | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
DNA, proteins, and chromosomes are too small to be seen with the naked eye, but there are plenty of citizen science projects that make the building blocks of life accessible to us all.
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Scientists Find Mysterious Magnetism in Earth's Inner Core

Scientists Find Mysterious Magnetism in Earth's Inner Core | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
This article was originally published on The Conversation.
The planet Earth’s inner core is not a single solid mass but comprised of two layers, and new evidence about the core’s composition from a team of U.S.
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30 Legit Reasons Why Grandparents Are The Cutest People On Earth

30 Legit Reasons Why Grandparents Are The Cutest People On Earth | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
When we think of the words ‘cute’ and ‘adorable’, our minds likely flash to images of babies and small fuzzy animals.
But what about grandparents?
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This New Four-Legged Robot Is Basically Invincible

This New Four-Legged Robot Is Basically Invincible | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
Boston Dynamics, the company that builds incredibly agile robots, has added another four-legged sprinter to its pack.
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Researchers Tell Us The Reason Why Some People Are Always Late

Researchers Tell Us The Reason Why Some People Are Always Late | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
We were about to sit down for lunch but our gracious host’s nephew was late. Thankfully, we did not wait for him because he turned up two hours late!
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In the Brain, Romantic Love Is Basically an Addiction

In the Brain, Romantic Love Is Basically an Addiction | Quirky (with a dash of genius)! | Scoop.it
“If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it,” Albert Einstein reportedly said. I’d like to broaden the definition of addiction—and also retire the scientific idea that all addictions are pathological and harmful.
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