Sometimes NASA comes up with incredibly complex solutions to extremely complex problems. Other times they come up with the simplest ones. And then there's the case of how to test the stability of an entire Saturn V rocket, which is what you can see in this hilarious video from 1966.
Odds are decent you've seen this video of dogs shaking in super slow-motion (and if you haven't yet, you should – it's a slobbery good time). What you may not know is that there's actually some really fascinating science behind the wet-dog (and, more broadly, the wet-mammal) shake.
Signing something on a smartphone may not feel very legit, but be careful where you squiggle because mobile contracts are for real. And if you're trying to keep legal fees down, a contracts app like Shake may actually help. Shake's CEO claims that $1 million worth of contracts have already been signed on the app,…
In what will surely lead to some wacky mixups at the office, Modko's upcoming Shake looks like a stark white briefcase, though it's actually a portable place for your pet to potty. But before you get completely disgusted, it seems like the folks at Modko have thought this one out.
Andrew Dickerson studies how wet animals shake to become dry animals. Last year, in fact, he published the results of a study that examined the wet-shakes of 33 different animals, including some intriguing findings relating shake-frequency and overall animal size.
When a dog gets wet, what does it do? Answer: it shakes, and very efficiently — a large, soggy dog can shed as much as 70% of the water in its fur in just four seconds.
I don't know when cellphone manufacturers are going to realize that adding gimmicky cheap features to their cellphones won't make them better, smarter, or more interesting. Example: accelerometers are great but would I like to use my hands like bloody David Copperfield to control my music? I would do it to make a hot…