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Scientists accidentally create nanorods that harvest water from the air

Scientists accidentally create nanorods that harvest water from the air | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Learning from your mistakes is a key life lesson.
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Why Doesn't This Fountain Obey the Laws of Science?

Why Doesn't This Fountain Obey the Laws of Science? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
You don’t even need grade school science to know that water flows wherever gravity pulls it. But somehow when poured onto Arthur Carabott’s intriguing fountain, it instead sticks to impossibly perfect straight paths and corners on its way down.
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10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and bubbles and being with your friends every single day and first memories and playgrounds and no worries and probably a million other things, one of the things that you miss about being a kid when you’re an adult is the lack of silly science experiments. Sometimes you just want to put some food coloring on a plate and make it blow away with some dish soap. You don’t what to know the science behind it, you just want to see a volcano explode.
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It’s Science

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Funny pictures about It's Science. Oh, and cool pics about It's Science. Also, It's Science photos.

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The Secret WWII Club That Healed Burned Pilots and Revolutionized Plastic Surgery

The Secret WWII Club That Healed Burned Pilots and Revolutionized Plastic Surgery | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
One of the most exclusive clubs in Great Britain is not full of hereditary peers and socialites, but instead counts former pilots and servicemen as its chief members. It’s called the Guinea Pig Club and membership dues are steep.
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Forgery Is Getting So Good That Scientists Had to Invent Keys Made From DNA

Forgery Is Getting So Good That Scientists Had to Invent Keys Made From DNA | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Forgery is a science–and it’s getting better all the time, to the tune of trillions of dollars. Now, a group of researchers, lawyers, and insurers are banding together to beat it with a tool borrowed from science: synthetic encrypted DNA.
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This Was the First Murder Solved Using Geology

This Was the First Murder Solved Using Geology | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The victim was a seamstress, found dead in a bean patch, strangled by her own scarf. The suspect was a local creep who insisted he had nothing to do with the crime and was far away when it occurred. How did one detective prove what really happened?
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Modern science detects disease in 400-year-old embalmed hearts

Modern science detects disease in 400-year-old embalmed hearts | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the ruins of a medieval convent in the French city of Rennes, archaeologists discovered five heart-shaped urns made of lead, each containing an embalmed human heart.
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Physicists Prove That Spooky Action At a Distance Is Real

Physicists Prove That Spooky Action At a Distance Is Real | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Entanglement is one of the strangest aspects of quantum mechanics, whereby two subatomic particles can be so closely connected that one can seem to influence the other even across long distances.
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10 Coolest Weather Simulations

10 Coolest Weather Simulations | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
From the skylight that beams sunlight into your room (regardless of the weather outside) to the interactive cloud lamp that brings a mini thunderstorm right into your house, check out these ten incredible climate simulations.
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9 Famous Weird Cats of Yesteryear

9 Famous Weird Cats of Yesteryear | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Meet the weird cats who made headlines in the pre-Internet era. Including Dagwood the Ping Pong Cat, and Pat the Cat Who Ate a Christmas Tree.
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Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look inside, at which point it becomes one or the other. Such is the weirdness of quantum mechanics.
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Asimov's Yeast Vats May Be the Real Future of Food

Asimov's Yeast Vats May Be the Real Future of Food | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Isaac Asimov and other classic sci-fi writers envisioned a future in which great vats of yeast or bacteria could feed humanity. We’re not there yet, but today’s startups are using yeast cultures to produce milk, egg whites, and even coffee.
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Ancestral Remains of Mysterious ‘Hobbit’ Species Uncovered on Indonesian Island

Ancestral Remains of Mysterious ‘Hobbit’ Species Uncovered on Indonesian Island | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Bones and teeth belonging to the ancestors of the short-statured human lineage known as “the Hobbits” have been discovered on the Indonesian island of Flores.
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These bizarre floating solar panels are solving 3 critical problems

These bizarre floating solar panels are solving 3 critical problems | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Solar power takes a lot of land, after all.
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Bizarre fourth state of water discovered

Bizarre fourth state of water discovered | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
You already know that water can have three states of matter: solid, liquid and gas. But scientists at the Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) have discovered that when it's put under extreme pressure in small spaces, the life-giving liquid can exhibit a strange fourth state known as tunneling.
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This Graphene-Based Paper Can Walk, Fold and Twirl on Its Own

This Graphene-Based Paper Can Walk, Fold and Twirl on Its Own | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It used to be the case that only skilled witches and wizards could make their origami fold itself. But now, clever Muggles have stumbled upon the non-magical secret behind autonomous paper—graphene.
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Circuit Board Tattoos That Actually Work Will Bring Your Cyborg Fantasies To Life

Circuit Board Tattoos That Actually Work Will Bring Your Cyborg Fantasies To Life | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
There’s a common misconception that tattoos are only a way to express your individuality (just like everyone else does), or only serve as loving tributes to moms.
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This Bandage Glows Green When You're Infected

This Bandage Glows Green When You're Infected | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
It isn’t easy to diagnose wound infections before they’ve progressed into a nasty, purulent mess, and many doctors prefer to play it safe by doling out antibiotics early.
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This Microbial Animal Threw the Evolutionary Rulebook Out the Window

This Microbial Animal Threw the Evolutionary Rulebook Out the Window | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
We typically think of evolution as a progression from simplicity to complexity. But one organism seems to have thrown the rulebook out the window: a microbial animal that offers a striking example of evolution run “backwards.”
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There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics 

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics  | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for pi, everyone’s favorite irrational number, and quantum mechanics.
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Here's the Physics Behind That Insane Chinese Traffic Jam

Here's the Physics Behind That Insane Chinese Traffic Jam | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A few days ago, a drone captured this eye-popping video of the world’s worst traffic jam on the G4 Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway.
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Scientists Have Drafted a Complete Tree of Life 

Scientists Have Drafted a Complete Tree of Life  | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Humans, bacteria, daffodils: We’re a diverse bunch on the surface, but trace each and every Earthling back far enough, and you’ll arrive at a common ancestor.
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The Bologna Stone Was a Glowing Mystery for 400 Years

The Bologna Stone Was a Glowing Mystery for 400 Years | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Bologna Stone was discovered in 1603, at the base of a dead volcano near Bologna. When treated with heat, and exposed to sunlight, it would glow for hours—sometimes days. It took 400 years to figure out why.
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