Sadly, bits and pieces of plastic are turning up all over, including in the snow on Mount Everest! Researchers found plastic in snow scooped from a spot 8,440 meters (27,690 feet) high, near Everest's summit.

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.
On January 13, 2021, the US House of Representatives voted to impeach former president Donald Trump for the second time. However, the verdict did not result in Mr. Trump'sconviction or removal from office. It will also not prevent the former US leaderfrom runningfor publicoffice again.Those measures canonly be takenif theUS Senate, which began its trial onFebruary 9, 2021,also votes in favor of the impeachment.Here is how we got here and what to expectnext.

Here is a great list of 25 places to get free public domain books! Really great resource to keep handy!
New technology is being used in a building in Mexico City that transforms pollutants into harmless chemicals. These buildings eat smog!

This guy can teach you a lot about overcoming fear and growing as a person.

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

Really gross stuff and hope they don't put this oil in exported products here!

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.

Can you answer any of these questions? If so, a Noble prize may be waiting for you!
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.
McDonalds Style Hot Apple Pie. I trust whatever this guy says!
1000000000000 (1 Billion/Trillion) FPS!!! Ultra High-Speed Camera lets you actually see light moving. Just incredible!

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.

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!

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

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

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.

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.
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.
Amazing hand flute player. Just uses his hands and sounds like a professional flute player.

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.
This is the first time I've actually seen video of Helen Keller.

In late November 2020,German divers stumbled upon what appeared to be a well preserved ancient typewriter. However, a closer look at the algae-covered contraption revealed that the artifact was far from a regular typewriter. It was a rare Enigma machine, used by German armed forces to send secret messages during the Second World War.
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.

The 2014 U.S. News best colleges rankings are out with the best college rankings. Not too many surprises on this list with Princeton at the top.

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.

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

Amazing accordion performace. The song is´╗┐ the "Presto" out of the "Summer" composed by Vivaldi. Makes me want to take up the accordion! Do you have some incredible music videos? Please post here.
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