Man loses 37 pounds by eating exclusively at McDonald's for 90 days

A man lost 37 pounds and his cholesterol level dropped from 249 to 170 by eating exclusively at McDonald's for 90 days. He ate everything: from Big Macs to salads to sundaes to shakes to quarter pounders. It's the antithesis of Supersize Me, the pseudo-documentary of a man who did the same—with two crucial differences: » 1/08/14 7:50am 1/08/14 7:50am

Make a Spooky Smoke Waterfall Using Sticky Notes and Fire

Here's an awesome experiment you can try if you're looking for a last minute way to decorate your cubicle or house for Halloween. It's particularly great if you have one of those tiny relaxing waterfalls at your disposal, since replacing the water with cascading smoke is sure to have everyone thinking you're some kind… » 10/31/13 12:20pm 10/31/13 12:20pm

Watch Super-Heated Water Droplets Navigate a Maze All On Their Own

When a drop of water hits a hot enough pan, it doesn't instantly boil away. Instead, the drop's outer layer vaporizes, producing an insulating effect that causes it to skitter across the hot surface. This is known as the Leidenfrost effect, and it can be harnessed for some neat tricks, like the Mythbusters being able… » 9/30/13 9:35am 9/30/13 9:35am

Apple Juice: How to Charge Your Phone With Pocket Change and Fruit

Arthur C. Clarke wrote that "any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic," but he was wrong. It's easy to tell the difference—technology works. For example, "remote-viewing" mentalists claim they can see events far away, yet they fail every test. In fact, remote viewing is simple: It's called TV. » 5/31/13 2:00pm 5/31/13 2:00pm

How to Make Cocktails With Your Keurig


If you've ever worked in an office you probably know the ubiquitous K-Cup machine, made by Keurig. It quickly and painlessly dispenses single-servings of the hot beverage of your choice. Even, it turns out, if that beverage is 100-proof. » 5/03/13 5:00pm 5/03/13 5:00pm

5 Amazing Scientific Discoveries We Don't Know What to Do With

Every day, scientists make discoveries that change the way we live. But sometimes, just sometimes, they achieve results that are so extraordinary or unexpected that they literally don't know what to do with them. Here are five of the most puzzling. » 2/22/13 11:00am 2/22/13 11:00am

McDonald's Miracle Flavored Rice Will Either Be the Most Delicious or…

The creativity that went in inventing McDonald's miracle flavored rice is so beyond my little human brain that I'd have to be high as a kite to understand the magic. But oh the magic. The culinary geniuses at RocketNews24 cooked rice with a Big Mac, fries, chicken nuggets, sauce and coke to deliver what has to be the… » 2/21/12 6:40pm 2/21/12 6:40pm

PHEW! That Fake Mars Mission Finally Returned to Earth After 520 Days…

The very real six-man crew from the very real European Space Agency finally ended their very fake mission to Mars this afternoon. They've spent the past 18 months—520 days!—locked inside a fake space shuttle outside of Moscow as a simulation. » 11/04/11 10:09am 11/04/11 10:09am