This is a kit that lets you interface electronics with real roaches. Don't watch if you are easily grossed out. Gross to watch, but kind of cool at the same time. I don't like how they are treating the bugs.

Imagine if the swishing threads inside your jeans pocket could charge your cell phone. Picture sensors that don't need batteries because they make their own power. Both and more may soon be possible, thanks to new piezoelectric materials and devices.
New technology is being used in a building in Mexico City that transforms pollutants into harmless chemicals. These buildings eat smog!

Here is a great list of 25 places to get free public domain books! Really great resource to keep handy!

Athletes Peyton Manning and Serena Williams led their colleagues with endorsements of food and beverages that are unhealthful.

This guy can teach you a lot about overcoming fear and growing as a person.
McDonalds Style Hot Apple Pie. I trust whatever this guy says!

Really gross stuff and hope they don't put this oil in exported products here!
At the MIT Media Lab, the Tangible Media Group believes the future of computing is tactile. I can see so many neat applications from this one. Really liked being able to see a mathematical formula in true 3D and interacting with it to learn more.

Can you answer any of these questions? If so, a Noble prize may be waiting for you!

Isaac Newton. Not sure we will ever have such a genius like this again. Makes me want to work harder as I hear how great this man was back in his day.
Amazing hand flute player. Just uses his hands and sounds like a professional flute player.

The precision of this automated doll built by a Swiss watchmaker in the 1700's is incredible. It is like a computer built 100's of years ago. From the BBC programme Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams, Professor Simon Schaffer examines a clockwork creation of Pierre Jaquet-Droz.
1000000000000 (1 Billion/Trillion) FPS!!! Ultra High-Speed Camera lets you actually see light moving. Just incredible!
Very interesting too learn that Ancient Egypt used similar techniques as modern-day computers when working with numbers. Really good explanation of how computers deal with numbers too.

Robonaut 2 (R2) is having its legs tested on the ground while the rest of the robot is undergoing experimental trial on the ISS. The legs will provide mobility necessary for tasks inside and out of Space Station.
This is the first time I've actually seen video of Helen Keller.

A new extended video shows eight minutes of Baumgartner's epic jump in HD. Unbelievable footage.

Cosmos A Spacetime Odyssey hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (Carl Sagan had original role) looks Amazing. Premiers March 9th on Fox. Please let others know!

A new $1.3 billion radio telescope is allowing scientists to see parts of the universe they have seen never before, offering insight into how it all began.

Ever wonder how Oreo cookies are made? Watch this video to find out.

Here is a neat trick to memorize numbers that could be really helpful for phone numbers, scientific constants, and other things.

Neil makes a really good point about GMO (genetically modified foods) and how we have always had them. Just doing the natural section in a lab makes no difference. What do you think? You can answer in the comments section.
Please help make this video go viral! 10-year-old Morgan Platt has always dreamed big. After she was diagnosed with a brain tumor (glioblastoma multiforme) in June of 2011, she decided to fight back and inspire others along the way. Throughout her treatments, Katy Perry's song "Roar" has encouraged her to get back up and fight like a "champion." During one of her appointments at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, she decided to make a music video in hopes it would go viral and raise awareness about her condition and the other types of cancers being treated at Connecticut Children's...

Newton's Principia : the mathematical principles of natural philosophy / by Sir Isaac Newton ; translated into English by Andrew Motte. This book is often considered to be the greatest work ever written by one of the greatest minds in history.
You never realize that even birds are a lot like us and can have fun sledding. Crows must be really smart to figure out how to make their own sled.
This is an absolutely amazing T-Rex Illusion made from a single piece of cardboard that is not moving. You can even make it yourself using http://www.freewebs.com/dragonillusioncolors/blank-illusion.pdf
and just follow the instructions. If anyone makes one, please share it!

This is a really cool 1-wheel skateboard. I would definitely ride one!

How to save yourself if you're choking when alone....you might need this one day!.

Looks like the 5-second rule when it comes to food that dropped on the floor is a myth. Food is unsafe to eat immediately after it is dropped in an area that is not sanitary. So if something drops on the floor that you don't know is clean, like a public area, just toss it. Otherwise, it can make you sick.

Just a few weeks after Alex Trebek came across two shades meaner than Darth Vader for dashing a young person's dreams over a minor mistake on "Jeopardy!" it's happened again. Fortunately, once again, it didn't affect the show's final results. Sorry about the ads around the article!! :)

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse speaks to a survivor of the Westgate attack, whose dramatic escape from the Kenyan shopping centre became an iconic image of the assault. Another brave woman!!

A Barbie Jeep parked in the road blocking the driveway of Utah home found itself adorned with something new recently: a bright orange police citation.
I know, when you read this, you're like really?
Don't worry, you're not alone...
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