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Category: Weird Science

NASA Celebrates Halloween by Unveiling Three Spooky Images from Space

NASA Celebrates Halloween by Unveiling Three Spooky Images from Space
NASA has offered up three amazing images captured by the Spitzer Space Telescope. The three images are somewhat eerie, yet incredibly beautiful to look at. All three of the images are 100% real and are actually planetary nebulas.

JAXA Test Fires Space Cannon It Plans on Firing at Asteroid

JAXA Test Fires Space Cannon It Plans on Firing at Asteroid
The Japanese space agency known as JAXA has announced that it has conducted a test of its space cannon that will be used to remotely fire a 4-pound metal projectile into the surface of an asteroid.

Russians Pull Gigantic Half-Ton Meteorite Fragment from Lake

Russians Pull Gigantic Half-Ton Meteorite Fragment from Lake
If you follow the sometimes strange happenings to do with space and science in general, you probably remember back on February 15th of this year when a massive meteorite entered the atmosphere over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk injuring hundreds of people when shock waves created by the meteorite blew windows out of buildings.

NASA Says Asteroid Probably Won’t Hit the Earth in 2032

Astronomers Spot Lonely Planet with No Sun

Astronomers Spot Lonely Planet with No Sun
Astronomers have discovered a very unusual planet roaming freely through the galaxy. The planet is about 80 light years from Earth and is believed to be about six times more massive than Jupiter. The interesting thing about this planet is that it’s floating freely in space with no parent star.

Disney Research Generates Electricity Inside Sheets of Paper

Disney Research Generates Electricity Inside Sheets of Paper
When you think of Disney, most typically think of animated movies and theme parks, but Disney also has a research arm that looks into all sorts of future technology. Researchers at Disney have created an interesting and very cheap power generator that uses pieces of paper.

This is a Potatomato Plant: You Say Potato, I Say Tomato…

This is a Potatomato Plant: You Say Potato, I Say Tomato…
Potatoes grow underground. Tomatoes grow above the ground. The TomTato plant grows both potatoes underground and tomatoes above ground… at the same time!

You Must Pay Attention to the Road in Order to Drive this Car

You Must Pay Attention to the Road in Order to Drive this Car
So many people end up in car accidents every year. One of the common reasons was because the driver wasn’t paying enough attention. Some apparently can’t let go of their smartphones when they’re on the road, while others are too busy tinkering with their radios, or putting on makeup.

Power Your Entire House with Potatoes!

Power Your Entire House with Potatoes!
If you’ve ever been in a grade school science class, you probably know that the electrolytes in potatoes generate a small amount of electricity when connected to zinc and copper electrodes. So is it possible that with enough potatoes wired together, you could provide enough energy to power your entire house?

Boston Dynamics WildCat Robot Runs Free: Cheetah Unchained

Boston Dynamics WildCat Robot Runs Free: Cheetah Unchained
Boston Dynamics’ Cheetah robot impressed people all over the world when it proved that it can outrun even the fastest of our species. But some of you may have been thinking, what’s to be afraid of?

Blizzident 3D-Printed Toothbrush Requires Only Six Seconds of Brushing – Er, Biting

Blizzident 3D-Printed Toothbrush Requires Only Six Seconds of Brushing – Er, Biting
I think you know by now why it’s important to brush your teeth regularly. Those two minutes each morning and night might just save you from a future of missing teeth and dentures. But now there’s a new toothbrush of sorts in the market that promises to cut your brushing time down to six seconds per session. 

Study Says Eating Bacon Will Make You Live Longer… Sorta.

Study Says Eating Bacon Will Make You Live Longer… Sorta.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, bacon is proof God loves us. Crispity, crunchity bacon is easily my favorite food. The problem is a lot of people want you to believe bacon is bad for you.

Nissan Robot Car Acquires License: Skynet Is Just Around The Corner

Nissan Robot Car Acquires License: Skynet Is Just Around The Corner
Nissan seems keen to give Google a run for their money in the autonomous vehicle technology category, and the Japanese giant is working hard at creating functional robot vehicles for 2020 and beyond.

NASA Will Pay up to $5000 per Month for Study Participants to Stay in Bed

NASA Will Pay up to $5000 per Month for Study Participants to Stay in Bed
NASA recently announced that it is looking for people to perform what may be the easiest job ever. The space agency is looking for participants for 70 days of study and they will pay you $5000 per month to do nothing but lay in bed.

Scientists Realize Massive Near-Earth Asteroid Is Actually a Comet after Three Decades

Scientists Realize Massive Near-Earth Asteroid Is Actually a Comet after Three Decades
This story proves that sometimes even really smart people get things horribly wrong. For the last 30 years, astronomers have believed that a massive object known as Don Quixote was a near-Earth asteroid. In fact, the object was classified as the third largest near-Earth asteroid.

Caffeine Spray Gives You Energy with a Spritz

Caffeine Spray Gives You Energy with a Spritz
Most energy drinks and supplements only set you up for the inevitable crash. If you’re looking for an instant burst of energy without the usual disadvantages, then you might want to check out Sprayable Energy.

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