Articles by: NetHawk

How Do Geckos Defy Gravity? 0 commentsScience

How Do Geckos Defy Gravity?

March 31, 2015 at 9:33 am

Geckos aren’t covered in adhesives or hooks or suction cups, and yet they can effortlessly scale vertical walls and hang from ceilings. What’s going on? […]

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Up close with Project Spartan, the successor to Internet Explorer 0 commentsSoftware

Up close with Project Spartan, the successor to Internet Explorer

March 31, 2015 at 9:26 am

The Verge goes hands-on with Project Spartan, the new browser Microsoft is donning the successor to Internet Explorer.

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52-Card Perfect Shuffles 0 commentsMathematics

52-Card Perfect Shuffles

March 31, 2015 at 9:24 am

A card trick using perfect shuffles.

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Just How Pure Are Those Quantum Dot Colors? 0 commentsTechnology

Just How Pure Are Those Quantum Dot Colors?

March 30, 2015 at 10:26 am

Quantum dots get their intense colors–and energy efficiency–by confining emitted light to narrow spectral bands. Nanosys CEO Jason Hartlove explains.

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The Truth About Biodegradable Plastic 0 commentsEnvironment

The Truth About Biodegradable Plastic

March 30, 2015 at 10:20 am

This week, the truth about “biodegradable plastic,” and new insights into how global warming might eventually make winters colder.

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A Century Can Never Begin on a Sunday 0 commentsMathematics

A Century Can Never Begin on a Sunday

March 30, 2015 at 10:08 am

A century will never begin on Sunday, Wednesday, or Friday. This is because the Gregorian calendar cycles every 400 years. This means that by adding […]

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8-Bit Instant Photo Gun created from a game boy, gun, camera and a thermal printer 0 commentsGaming

8-Bit Instant Photo Gun created from a game boy, gun, camera and a thermal printer

March 27, 2015 at 10:12 am

8-bit instant photo gun – game boy – gb camera – gb thermal printer – arduino – optical relays – long life battery by ::vtol::

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Liquid Bonding a Super Plastic 0 commentsEngineering

Liquid Bonding a Super Plastic

March 27, 2015 at 10:05 am

A new ‘super plastic’ that can direct heat away from its source opens up a wide range of possibilities for making more efficient electronic devices. […]

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Big Bionic Ants Team Up to Move Objects 0 commentsEngineering

Big Bionic Ants Team Up to Move Objects

March 27, 2015 at 10:03 am

Watch artificial ants move a large object by mimicking the cooperative behavior of the real insects

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Manufacturing Execution System: Making Businesses Fit, Fast and Flexible 0 commentsEnterprise/Business

Manufacturing Execution System: Making Businesses Fit, Fast and Flexible

March 26, 2015 at 10:02 am

A manufacturing execution system (MES) can help increase operational efficiency, reduce downtime, and unlock capacity within your plant. Watch our short video to discover how […]

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Unquiet Film Series – Times New Roman 0 commentsDesign

Unquiet Film Series – Times New Roman

March 26, 2015 at 9:59 am

This is a film about font. Times New Roman was designed for The Times in 1931 and is one of the most recognized fonts in […]

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CD Shattering at 170,000FPS! 0 commentsTechnology

CD Shattering at 170,000FPS!

March 26, 2015 at 9:54 am

Gav and Dan present the SLOWEST EVER episode of the slow mo guys by spinning a disc at 23,000RPM and filming it shatter at a […]

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Playing Tug Of War by Rowing 0 commentsOffbeat

Playing Tug Of War by Rowing

March 26, 2015 at 9:47 am

Polish Rowing: Tug of War edition

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Smartphone use changing our brain and thumb interaction, say researchers 0 commentsHealth

Smartphone use changing our brain and thumb interaction, say researchers

March 25, 2015 at 9:38 am

European researchers say our smartphone use offers scientists an ideal testing ground for human brain plasticity. Dr Ako Ghosh’s team discovered that the brains and […]

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What Happens If The Bees Die? 0 commentsEnvironment

What Happens If The Bees Die?

March 25, 2015 at 9:33 am

Will we go extinct if the bees all die?

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