Monthly Archives: June 2013

Awesome GIFs Of Scientific Experiments

Many science experiments are visually amazing. Over at My Modern Metropolis, they have a collection of awesome GIFs of scientific experiments, including the hydrogen peroxide mixed with potassium iodide above. I’ve showed the second GIF before, the explosive polymerisation of … Continue reading

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Rancid – Fall Back Down

Rancid – Fall Back Down. I really like this song. It’s punky, fast, and uplifting. Friends and family are important, especially when you fall down and need picking up again. Onwards! Website, Wiki.

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WeareData

Watch Dogs – WeareData. WeareData is an excellent, and rather disturbing, website showing the data available in three cities (London, Paris, and Berlin). “Watch_Dogs WeareData is the first website to gather publicly available data about Paris, London and Berlin, in one location. … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Bead Chain Experiment

This bead chain experiment is amazing, and seems to utterly defy physics. Dropping the start of the bead chain out of the beaker results in the rest following and falling out as well, but via a large loop upwards first. … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic Furs – Torch

The Psychedelic Furs – Torch. A beautiful song from The Psychedelic Furs. I love the cello in it, and all the instruments come together perfectly to create a powerful tune. Onwards! Website, Wiki.

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The Periodic Table Of Elemental Discoveries

I’ve already told you about the greatness of the Periodic Table, along with Tom Lehrer‘s great song, but here we have a slightly different Periodic Table. This one shows the elements and the country they were discovered in (New Scientist). … Continue reading

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What If Superman Punched You?

It’s a simple question: What if Superman punched you? It’s also a pretty simple answer. Your atoms would literally be punched out of you in a massive nuclear explosion, and you wouldn’t even see the punch coming. It’s an interesting … Continue reading

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Clouds & Supercells

“Is that a cloud or an alien spaceship? It’s an unusual and sometimes dangerous type of thunderstorm cloud called a supercell. Supercells may spawn damaging tornados, hail, downbursts of air, or drenching rain. Or they may just look impressive. A supercell harbours a mesocyclone — a rising column of air surrounded by … Continue reading

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Frank Turner – Broken Piano

Frank Turner – Broken Piano. A slightly different Frank Turner song from his new album Tape Deck Heart, but I really love this tune! Sad, beautiful, and powerful. The build up is fantastic. Onwards!

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Tom Clancy’s The Division (E3 2013)

“We live in a fragile and complex world, a web of interdependent systems we rely on every day. When one fails, others follow, creating a deadly domino effect that can cripple society in days…” (YouTube) It’s a vision of dystopia. … Continue reading

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