Spin around a mountain in super speed like Superman

Things that usually spin really, really fast: a top, the wheel of fortune wheel, other wheels, circular objects, knobs and other things of that nature. Not a mountain! Well, unless you're Superman and can fly around it. Newsflash: we're not Superman. However! Kevin Parry and Andrea Nesbitt of Candy Glass Productions » 12/02/13 10:20pm 12/02/13 10:20pm

Spin Magazine Is Finally Dead, Long Live Spin Online

Subscribers to Spin Magazine got a letter in the mail yesterday informing them that it had ceased publication. Wasn't Spin already kind of dead? Yes! We knew this was coming when the struggling rag was put on hold over the summer. Now it's officially gone forever, and we couldn't be happier to see Spin be relevant… » 12/21/12 1:41pm 12/21/12 1:41pm

Matchbook-Sized Motor Sets 1 Million RPM Record

Researchers from ETH Zurich's Department of Power Electronics have developed a matchbook-sized motor that can spin faster than any other machine in the world—over 1,000,000 rpm. In order to keep it from falling apart at such high speeds, the researchers employed a titanium shell, ultra-thin copper wire for the… » 11/14/08 6:30pm 11/14/08 6:30pm

Scientists Race to Develop Political Bullshit Detector, All Dials…

New Scientist today is summarzing » 9/18/08 10:30am 9/18/08 10:30am the world of political spin detection software-behavioral scientist Paul Ekman claims he can analyze a speech's text for words that indicate untruths and deception. Others look to analyze the tenor of the voice, and facial recognition to spot lies is becoming more of a reality. But…