Learn The History Of Physics In 4 Minutes
Physics may be an esoteric concept, but this charmingly illustrated video will get you through a few hundred years of scientific discovery.
How is chocolate made? From bean to bar
Just how is chocolate made? Willy Wonka? Magic? We'll take you through the chocolate making process step-by-step.
The Rohonc Codex
The Voynich Manuscript, a booklet full of hand drawn images and undeciphered text, is probably the most famous of strange language documents, but it is not the only one. The Rohonc Codex is another work that has defied translation for centuries, despite the examination by many scholars and the many theories around its meaning.
The Book of Soyga
The Middle Ages produced their share of strange texts, but perhaps none was as mysterious as the Book of Soyga, a treatise on magic and the paranormal that contains passages that have yet to be translated by scholars. The book is most famously associated with John Dee, a noted thinker of the Elizabethan era who was known to dabble in the occult.
5 waterfalls in India you need to see this monsoon
There's something instinctually exciting about confronting a waterfall cascading down from a height: you stand on the edge, hesitating, taking baby steps, before finally taking a deep breath and immersing yourself under the torrent.
The Voynich Manuscript
Decrypting the most mysterious book in the world. After 600 years, the secret language of the Voynich manuscript may finally be understood. Around two-thirds of the way into the aged vellum pages of the Voynich manuscript, you'll find a line drawing of a bath. A pipe leads into it, another pipe leads away.
The Mysterious Kerala Red Rain
Michael Crichton in his 1969 novel The Andromeda Strain deals with a deadly extraterrestrial microorganism that rapidly and fatally clots human blood. A military satellite designed to capture upper-atmosphere microorganisms upon reentering the Earth wreaks havoc in Piedmont, Arizona, where the satellite lands.
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Awesome watermelon carvings
Here are some awesome watermelon carvings that will blow your mind. It's a great idea for a party-design or a creative hobby, and it's very cool and delicious.
National Flags Made From Each Country's Traditional Foods
As part of a promotion for the Sydney International Food Festival, the advertising agency WHYBIN\TBWA designed 18 national flags using foods each country is commonly associated with and that would also match the colors of the flag.
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Stunning Glass Paperweights Celebrate The Primal Beauty Of Nature
After Paul Stankard battled with undiagnosed dyslexia in his youth, he struggled to find his life's calling. It wasn't until college that he discovered scientific glass blowing, which is the manual process of creating scientific instruments out of glass.
High Speed Liquid Flowers by Jack Long
Milwaukee-based photographer Jack Long has recently published incredible series of liquid flowers, amazingly, all captured in one high speed exposure, without any Photoshop trickery. The artist has perfected the method to shape and color the liquids by using the mixture of water, thickener, pigment and dye.
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The Most Enchanting Sand Paintings By Andres Amador
Andreas Amador is a extraordinary landscape artist who is famous with massive sand drawings done onto beaches during full moons when his canvas reaches its largest potential. He is from San Francisco. With the help of a rake and often several helpers the geometric and organic shapes are slowly carved into the sand, often interacting with the physical topography like the stones in a zen garden.
A one-in-a-million penny: Coin recreations by Andre Levy
Would you choose one cent over another? Well maybe if it was one of Andre Levy’s colourful hand-painted coins you would. This Brazilian artist transforms dull coin sculptures into colourful familiar faces from pop culture, taking them from lifeless items to vibrant one-in-a-million artworks.
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Impressive 3D Sculptures Made of Suspended Sewing Buttons
Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel creates something grand from something seemingly insignificant and small: he builds amazing 3D sculptures out of thousands of sewing buttons. Augusto carefully attaches them to a fishing line and constructs things like harp, piano, cello, or a marry-go-round horse.
Hubble Deep Field - revealing the universe
In December 1995 the Hubble Space Telescope took a long exposure image of the sky, where only a very few stars had been noticed before, and practically was an unknown side of the sky. However, astronomers and astrophysicists had always been concerned if anything existed there. After having constructed the image known as the Hubble Deep Field (HDF), they were also surprised by what they had seen! (The image can be seen by positioning the mouse on the picture!)
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