Scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland recently unveiled a flexible spinal implant called the electronic dura (or e-Dura) that they say may greatly improve spinal injury rehabilitation. In a… read more

Moby Whisk Is a Great (Egg) White (Mixing) Whale For Your Kitchen

It seems the recent trend of giant sea creatures invading your kitchen isn’t going away anytime soon—and we’re not talking about calamari made from giant squid. This adorable mixing tool, affectionately known as Moby Whisk, is the perfect accompaniment to that Nessie Ladle from last week .

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Watch a Rotten Orange Full of Fireworks Explode at 62,000 FPS

Every wonder what it would look like if you exploded an orange and filmed the carnage at 62,000 frames per second? Turns out, it looks a lot like the end of a very small world.

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Google, a long-time supporter of Singularity University (SU), has agreed to a two-year, $3 million contribution to SU’s flagship Graduate Studies Program (GSP). Google will become the program’s title sponsor and ensure… read more

Did you know that you already love physics? Consider the technology around you. Your computer’s microchips were built from transistors using quantum physics. GPS navigation? Sensitive to nanosecond calculations derived… read more

?Chocolate was once considered a powerful cure-all drug 

Feeling a bit under the weather? Have some chocolate: the best medical minds of the seventeenth century claim that it’ll cure just about anything. Seriously.

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AdBlock’s been around the internet for ages, but it only extends to the edges of your browser window. What if a device existed that could block logos and brand names from the world around you?

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More and more people are getting to know drones, and not just the military kind. Drones were one of the hottest gifts over the holidays because they’re not only getting… read more

Super close up images of common objects are beautifully alien

If you look at anything closely, you’ll begin to see things you never saw before. That’s why it’s super fun to look at really common objects up close because it reveals a whole ‘nother side, the world is both beautifully detailed and disgusting from up close. Pyanek did that in the series Amazing Worlds Within Our World.

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Can you recognize these upcoming movies from just a simple icon drawing?

This movie poster by Silenzio actually shows 35 different movies coming out in 2015, all represented with just one icon. Can you tell which movie is which? Some are easy because the sequel numbers are listed while others are just a little bit tougher. How many can you recognize?

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