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  • Drone video of Kaikoura Earthquake

    Scientists make field observations of one of the fault ruptures following the Kaikoura Earthquake

  • How to open a can in an emergency

    How to open a can of food using a spoon. If you haven’t got a can opener, you can use this life hack to cut...

  • Most traffic cones balanced on chin!

    In celebration of #GWRday, Keisuke Yokota in Tokyo, Japan broke his own record for the most traffic cones balanced on the chin with an impressive...

  • Sending Humans to Mars

    What will it take to get humans to Mars? Science writer Andrew Fazekas sits down with two Mars experts, Jedidah Isler and Ray Arvidson, to...

  • Why do whales sing?

    Communicating underwater is challenging. Light and odors don’t travel well, but sound moves about four times faster in water than in air — which means...

  • How to make a minion

    Love Minions? Make your own Minions from the movie Despicable Me out of a Kinder Surprise Easter egg. Customize it in whatever way you like,...

  • How mosquitoes suck your blood

    Seen up close, the anatomy of a mosquito bite is terrifying. The most dangerous animal in the world uses six needle-like mouthparts to saw into...

  • Movie geometry – shaping the way you think

    Shapes have meaning. That may sound crazy, but hear me out. Let’s explore how cinematographers and directors create shapes inside the frame to add visual...

  • Natural Snowballs in Siberia

    A strange and beautiful sight greeted locals in the Gulf of Ob, in northwest Siberia, after thousands of natural snowballs formed on the beach. An...

  • Science Experiments using balloons

    Three experiments to do using balloons. Simple and easy to follow. Great for kids. The first experiment used pins and we see that if we...