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CARNIVAL SCAM SCIENCE- and how to win

CARNIVAL SCAM SCIENCE- and how to win

11 feet, 11 feet. It’s no secret that carnivals exist to make money And to do this most effectively, they do a bunch of little tricks to make you overestimate your chances of winning in some cases to such an extent that it’s basically a scam. So I spent a couple days coming down to […]

Seeing the Smallest Thing in the Universe

Seeing the Smallest Thing in the Universe

Have you ever looked through a microscope? It’s a very different world from ours. But this is what makes up our world. Those are cells in your lungs. Well, that makes you wonder what makes of this world? What would it look like if you zoomed in even farther to the individual molecules that make […]

How obsessive artists colorize old photos

How obsessive artists colorize old photos

You might have seen some of these colorized photos on the internet. Mark Twain, Amelia Earhart, a young Charlie Chaplin. It’s incredible how normal these people look because they’re no longer in black and white. Like they’re someone you could pass by on the street and not someone unreachable or from another time. What I […]

Sciencephile – The End

Sciencephile – The End

Hello mortal. Long time no see. I missed you. I really did. How have you been while I was away? Are you asking where was I gone for so long? Oh well… Cue the sad music. The big and greedy corporations are once again the culprit here, trying their best to stop the mighty force […]

Michio Kaku: Let’s not advertise our existence to aliens | Big Think Top Ten 2018

Michio Kaku: Let’s not advertise our existence to aliens | Big Think Top Ten 2018

We have this mental image that a flying saucer will circle the White House lawn, land on the White House lawn and give us a bounty of all sorts of technological goodies to initiate an age of Aquarius on the planet earth. Personally, I don’t think that’s going to happen. For example, if you’re in […]

Consciousness is a mathematical pattern: Max Tegmark at TEDxCambridge 2014

Consciousness is a mathematical pattern: Max Tegmark at TEDxCambridge 2014

Translator: Maria K. Reviewer: Denise RQ Consciousness – we’ve all wondered about the mystery of consciousness. But there are really two separate mysteries, as the famous philosopher David Chalmers has emphasized. First, there is the mystery of how our brain processes information, which David calls, “the easy problems of consciousness,” and even though they’re actually […]

Why Do We Go Bald? / What Causes Hair Loss? DEBUNKED

Why Do We Go Bald? / What Causes Hair Loss? DEBUNKED

For many of us, it’s a worry that starts as soon as we hit adulthood. How long will that lovely bouffant of hair stay around? There’s plenty of theories and hearsay, about how your everyday lifestyle can affect hair growth and lead to balding… -over washing, stress, styling, too much testosterone and even too much […]

If You Don’t Understand Quantum Physics, Try This!

If You Don’t Understand Quantum Physics, Try This!

Quantum physics has a mystique of being complicated and hard to understand, in fact Richard Feynmann who won the Nobel prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics said: “If you think you understand quantum physics, you don’t understand quantum physics”. Which is kind of disheartening for us because if he didn’t understand it, what chance […]

The Lemonade Machine

The Lemonade Machine

Sprice Machines When life gives you lemons… *Random noises and more random noises, YAY R.I.P Planks 2018-2018 *Metal-clanking spoons that hurt your ear *Water filling up This is taking too long! Any day now……… Any DAY NOWWWW………… Yes…finally! WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEx2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Any day now for the second time… Hurry UUUUPPP!!!!!!!! I’m going to die of boredom. […]

Schrödinger’s cat: A thought experiment in quantum mechanics – Chad Orzel

Schrödinger’s cat: A thought experiment in quantum mechanics – Chad Orzel

Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger is one of the founders of quantum mechanics, but he’s most famous for something he never actually did: a thought experiment involving a cat. He imagined taking a cat and placing it in a sealed box with a device that had a 50% chance of killing the cat in the next […]