Whoa, Graphene Can Make Other Metals 500 Times Stronger

We've heard about plenty of promising electronic applications for miracle material graphene from headphones, to super-fast transistors, to crazy camera sensors, and even solar-powered paint. But now scientists have found a way to leverage its raw strength, by using it to make metal up to 500 times stronger. » 8/28/13 11:00am 8/28/13 11:00am

Watch a Hot Ball of Nickel Scorch Little Gummy Bears to Goop

When you drop a burning ball of nickel onto the world's largest gummy bear, the synthetic gummy bear surprisingly wins. There's just too much gummy! But if you put that same burning ball of nickel onto normal sized gummy bears? No contest. Those little tasty fellers get destroyed and smoked and scorched and juiced… » 8/22/13 10:30pm 8/22/13 10:30pm

What Happens When You Drop a Hot Ball of Nickel Into a Giant Gummy Bear

After seeing the beautiful massive destruction that a hot ball of nickel can cause to honey, it's obvious to want to drop that burning ball of seemingly eternal fire into more things. But most things just burn boringly. But what about the world's largest gummy bear? It's like seeing T-1000 destroyed. » 8/02/13 9:30pm 8/02/13 9:30pm

A Hot Ball of Nickel Melting a Chocolate Bunny Transforms Itself into a Burning Ball of Chocolate

Unlike the slow simmer, bubble and pop of running through honey, the hot ball of nickel just bursts into flames when it touches a chocolate bunny. After burning a hole into the bunny (sorry Easter), the goopy chocolate transforms the hot nickel into a burning ball of chocolate. I never wanted to eat chocolate more… » 4/02/13 2:00am 4/02/13 2:00am

What Happens When You Drop a Hot Ball of Nickel Into Honey

Because dropping super freaking hot balls of nickel is always fun to do, seeing it get dropped in various substances never gets old. This time, honey gets the hot nickel treatment. It starts pulsating like a geyser while getting all bubbly and foamy until it squashes the plastic container holding down the steam. At… » 3/22/13 9:00pm 3/22/13 9:00pm

Diseases Not Yet Associated with Cell Phone Use

A British Association of Dermatologists' study showed that the levels of nickel found in cell phones can cause dermatological problems for many cell phone users. As many as 33% of people are at least slightly allergic to nickel, and nearly half of the 22 cell phones tested had levels that could affect those poor… » 10/18/08 7:15pm 10/18/08 7:15pm