Check out this UK video of a row house explosion. Taken by the Engine cam, it's frightening and amazing at the same time. »
Oh my, teachers in a rural Ugandan school were unknowingly using a live bomb as a bell. They would bang the bomb with stones to call the school's 700 students to class. It was a miracle nobody caused it to detonate. »
You should, by now, be very familiar with the Mentos and Coke explosion effect. After all, we've even shown how to make your own booby trap version. But did you know that parts of the science behind it were a mystery? Until now, that is. A physics team at Appalachian State University did a whole range of tests,… »
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission just made the Apple battery recall official. It'll affect 1.1 million Sony-made batteries in the US alone. Between all the PS3's bad press and these battery recalls, it's not going to be an easy year for Sony, is it?