Biking Across a Pool of Cornstarch Beats Walking on Water Any Day

The minds behind the Hard Science YouTube channel have given us a crash course in the exciting world of non-Newtonian fluids in the most awesome way possible—by biking across a pool of cornstarch that is, at once, both solid and liquid. » 12/05/13 10:00am 12/05/13 10:00am

How to Spot Your Evil Twin

Are you the good twin or evil twin? Sometimes just looking for the goatee isn't enough (especially for the ladies). Luckily, Everything Explained Through Flowcharts has you covered! Determine your evilness in this week's excerpt. » 10/26/10 7:00pm 10/26/10 7:00pm

Newton's Apple Tree to Defy Gravity in the Space Shuttle

If all goes as scheduled, Sir Isaac Newton's apple tree—which inspired him to formulate his Universal Law of Gravitation—will launch to space next Friday at 2:20PM Eastern Time. Not the whole tree, mind you, but just this piece: » 5/10/10 10:40am 5/10/10 10:40am