Archive for the Science Category

For the amateur Tony Stark

Posted in Neat, Science on February 21, 2010 by gvcatullus

This video is pretty neat and it shows you how to make a miniature magnetic power generator.  You could build a larger one for under $100 bucks if you wanted to power something larger.



Scientist Discovers Fruit Peel and Newspaper Can Be Turned Into Ethanol Fuel

Posted in Neat, Science, Tech News on February 19, 2010 by gvcatullus

Rubbish powered the DeLorean’s Mr. Fusion Home Energy Reactor power source in Back To The Future, so it makes sense that now we’re in the future we can make ethanol fuel from fruit peel.

More at Gizmodo

Rikki Tikki Tavi – how does a mongoose beat a cobra?

Posted in Must See, Neat, Science on February 17, 2010 by gvcatullus

To the man on the street, it might sound like a David and Goliath scenario. How could a creature that looks like little more than an oversized weasel take on a serpent literally armed to the teeth with highly toxic venom? To think in this way is to grossly underestimate the power – and speed – of the mongoose, which can dart in and strike the comparatively slow cobra before its hooded adversary is able to bite back.

More pictures and full article here:
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A Brief History Of Pretty Much Everything

Posted in Funny, Must See, Politics, Science on February 14, 2010 by gvcatullus

via buzzfeed

Scale of the Universe

Posted in Science, Tech News on February 4, 2010 by gvcatullus

This is really cool.  You can go as small as the fabric of space (Einstein) to infinity.

Via Documanga

Shark Vs. Octopus

Posted in Science on January 24, 2010 by gvcatullus

A shark and an octopus in a giant aquarium duke it out.  I think you will be surprised by the outcome.  The music sounds like a Square Enix game and the narrator should be selling glue or a blanket on an infomercial, but this video is amazing nonetheless.