The Future of Production: Micro Robots

Apr 17 2014

The concept of magnetically controlled robots isn't a new one, but controlling more than one has proved difficult in the past, due to magnetic fields. SRI International has developed robots that are extremely fast and can work in large groups (which was solved by placing circuit boards under the robots).

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“The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.”

Jan 30 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson, is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator.

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“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”

Jan 9 2014

Isaac Asimov, was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

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Water in Space is Just Cool [Video]

Apr 18 2013

CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield performed a simple science experiment designed by grade 10 Lockview High School students Kendra Lemke and Meredith Faulkner. The students from Fall River, Nova Scotia won a national science contest held by the Canadian Space Agency with their experiment on surface tension in space using a wet washcloth.

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Gallium melting in a person's hand

Gallium – A Rare Metal with Interesting Properties

Apr 9 2013

A truly peculiar metal with an ultra low melting point of just 29.76 °C (85.57 °F) and the ability to attack most other metals by diffusing into their metal lattice (greatly weakening their structure).

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“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”

Apr 3 2013

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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Crow Intelligence [Video]

Apr 3 2013

An interesting multi-step action test that showcases the bird's ability to make complicated decisions and actions in order to get the food.

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Interesting predictions of the future in the past

Past Predictions of the Future of Travel [20 Pics]

Mar 15 2013

Interesting to see how far humans have progressed in terms of technology. Enjoy this random compilation of old art that imagines the future.

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“If you start taking things too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe.”

Mar 12 2013

Joe Rogan, an American martial artist, stand-up comedian, actor, writer and color commentator. He is best known for playing Joe Garrelli on the NBC sitcom NewsRadio and running his own podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience.

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Irrawaddy River Delta, Burma

Surreal Satellite Imagery of Planet Earth [22 Pics]

Feb 1 2013

Our planet is a thing of beauty, and looking from space is no exception. Take a look at this collection of satellite imagery that we compiled from NASA archives.

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How the Differential Was Developed [Video]

Jan 9 2013

An excellent display explaining how an automotive differential works when it gets power from the engine. Extremely easy to understand and really cool.

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The 10 Dimensions [Video]

Dec 27 2012

A great scientific video that explains dimensions. Prepare to get your mind blown.

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“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”

Dec 12 2012

Albert Einstein, a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics.

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A Machine that Seems to Work Forever [Video]

Sep 26 2012

Designed by a Norwegian Inventor by the name of Reidar Finsrud, this machine can run without any external energy sources for 14 days. Although it does not run forever, this is a step in the right direction for renewable power sources. Read up more about this fascinating machine here.

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Awesome Volcano Eruption Footage [Video]

Sep 20 2012

An amazing video of a man standing just outside the volcano eruption in a high temperature protection suit. Nature is unforgiving!

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