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Turning Plastic Containers Into Oil 0 commentsScience

Turning Plastic Containers Into Oil

March 18, 2015 at 9:28 am

It won’t be long before his invention gets trampled down by oil giants.

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Super Fast 3D Printer Printing an Eiffel Tower in Less Than 7 seconds 0 commentsGadgets

Super Fast 3D Printer Printing an Eiffel Tower in Less Than 7 seconds

March 18, 2015 at 9:23 am

Carbon3D has just unveiled a groundbreaking new 3D printing process which could revolutionize the industry. Their process is 25-100x’s faster than current technology.

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Drinking Diet Soda Could Make Your Waist Bigger 0 commentsLifestyle

Drinking Diet Soda Could Make Your Waist Bigger

March 18, 2015 at 9:18 am

Researchers studied 749 adults over the age of 65 and found those who drank diet soda were more likely to gain weight around the waist.

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Spiderman worm shoots out sticky webs 0 commentsScience

Spiderman worm shoots out sticky webs

March 17, 2015 at 9:21 am

Velvet worms use Spiderman’s tactics to catch prey and fend off predators. The technique may help us design a range of better products.

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How China’s Pollution Hurts Other Countries 0 commentsEnvironment

How China’s Pollution Hurts Other Countries

March 17, 2015 at 9:14 am

China’s pollution is so bad that it’s affecting every country on Earth! How do countries affect each other?

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Nintendo Is Coming To A Smartphone Near You 0 commentsGadgets

Nintendo Is Coming To A Smartphone Near You

March 17, 2015 at 9:08 am

Nintendo and mobile gaming company DeNA announced Tuesday that the venerable gaming giant will at least be bringing its games to the mobile world.

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The New Net Neutrality Rules 0 commentsWeb

The New Net Neutrality Rules

March 16, 2015 at 4:34 pm

The Federal Communications Commission is to take a more active role in regulating the Internet as a public utility, which is expected to provoke court […]

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What Would Happen If Gravity Stopped? 0 commentsScience

What Would Happen If Gravity Stopped?

March 16, 2015 at 4:32 pm

If gravity stopped, what would happen to everything here on Earth? Turns out, it’s very, very bad.

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“.com” Turns 30, But Will It Survive much Longer? 0 commentsWeb

“.com” Turns 30, But Will It Survive much Longer?

March 16, 2015 at 4:31 pm

Sunday was the 30th anniversary of the .com web domain which was created in 1985. But with hundreds of new domains like .sucks, will .com […]

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Red Hot Lava Meets Ice 0 commentsScience

Red Hot Lava Meets Ice

March 13, 2015 at 10:24 am

When a team pours molten lava onto ice, the results are surprising.

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Hearing Loss Is WAY More Common Than You Think 0 commentsLifestyle

Hearing Loss Is WAY More Common Than You Think

March 13, 2015 at 10:22 am

We know that loud noise and music can cause hearing damage, but just how common is it?

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USB Type-C: Explained 0 commentsApple

USB Type-C: Explained

March 13, 2015 at 9:50 am

USB-C: The new industry standard for the next generation of devices.

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30 Weird Apps – Mental Floss List Show 0 commentsSoftware

30 Weird Apps – Mental Floss List Show

March 12, 2015 at 9:15 am

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, Mike looks at some (very) weird apps for your phone.

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How Probability can be Used to Control Your Destiny 0 commentsMathematics

How Probability can be Used to Control Your Destiny

March 12, 2015 at 9:08 am

A dramatic tale of plane crashes and poisonous berries – and you get to choose the ending. If you didn’t think you need to understand […]

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Water Droplets Pop like Popcorn off Geckos’ Skin 0 commentsScience

Water Droplets Pop like Popcorn off Geckos’ Skin

March 12, 2015 at 9:02 am

A phenomenon dubbed “geckovescence” allows geckos to remain dry and possibly healthy

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