Something Strange


Plastinated circulatory system

(Source: viciieuse)



tony-the-intelligent-goon:

ashiibaka:

Science.

I can’t tell what my favorite part is, but it’s either

  • scientists wasting budget and time to see if ants count their steps
  • the idea to put ants on stilts
  • there had to be a guy who made ant stilts and put them on the ants
  • confused ants

(Source: memewhore)



currentsinbiology:

compoundchem:

Honey is a food oddity in that it doesn’t spoil. Here’s the chemistry behind why, as well as an explanation of how bees make honey: http://wp.me/p4aPLT-qn

Good stuff!





scishow:

How Tall Can Skyscrapers Get?

Get an engineeer’s-eye-view of the tallest buildings in the world, learn what challenges they face as they reach for the sky and wonder, how tall can we build?


Via SciShow


smartereveryday:


Not surprisingly, Fish have mastered fluid dynamics.  Watching them eat in slow motion FROM UNDERWATER WITH THEM is like reading poetry while watching nuclear explosions.


Via Smarter Every Day


opticallyaroused:

Mars’ Olympus Mons, The Tallest Mountain in our Solars System, as Seen From Orbit



smartereveryday:

I bought my son a new game. I want him to use his hands for more than iPad swipes.


Via Smarter Every Day


asapscience:

What Earth would look like, hypothetically, if it were destroyed by a black hole.

via Discovery Space



rhamphotheca:

Brain Evolution by Dwayne Godwin and Jorge Cham

(via: Scientific American magazine)


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