Category: Science

YouTuber and NASA scientist Mark Rober revisits his Glitter Bomb Trap, new and improved with better packaging, GPS tracking, and even stinkier fart spray!

Snatch Blocks and How Pulleys Work

Destin of SmarterEveryDay is a HUGE fan of snatch blocks.

Automatic Strike Bowling Ball

YouTuber and NASA scientist Mark Rober says that you don’t need to be good at bowling if you’re good at engineering.


YouTuber Ask A Mortician discusses the recent popularity of “green funerals.” I also recently wrote an article about this!

Sometimes the checkers miss removing them, and it’s a giant pain to take them back to the store. But LockPickingLawyer shows us how with just a magnet….

There’s a widely-held belief that lobsters can’t technically die of old age. Today I Found Out explains.

In this video, Gav and Dan, The Slow Mo Guys, attempt to land a coke bottle on the moon using a bit of butane. They came 238,899.99 miles short but it was a good effort.

Fun fact: Diamonds pinpoint the start of colliding continents. This rough diamond from Botswana has a sulfide inclusion.

YouTuber Ask A Mortician tells us about Vladimir Lenin’s spa retreats and extreme preservation. He is the ultimate Iconic Corpse.

Pic of the Day – 11/21/19

This image of a single trapped atom won the UK Science Photography Prize for David Nadlinger, graduate student at the University of Oxford.

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