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You’ll Never Look at Button Mushrooms the Same Way Again

Button mushrooms are considered humble culinary mushrooms, but they’re powerful and intriguing too. In this video I talk about how one of the most popular mushrooms in the world is just as interesting as some of the very rare mushrooms … Continue reading

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Why the volcanic eruption in Tonga was so violent, and what to expect next | The Conversation

Shane Cronin Professor of Earth Sciences, University of Auckland AAP/Japan Meteorology Agency The eruption is akin to a weapons-grade chemical explosion, and there could be several weeks or even years of major volcanic unrest to follow. The Kingdom of Tonga … Continue reading

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Zombie Fungus or Energy Mushroom? The Ultimate Guide To Cordyceps

Cordyceps is a powerful medicinal mushroom used for energy, endurance, immunity and more. Learn the most important types, how they grow (some grow on bugs!) and what this powerful medicinal mushroom can do for you. 0:00 Intro 0:38 What Is … Continue reading

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Light and the Quantum – with Serge Haroche

The properties of light which could not be explained through classical physics helped to kick-start the quantum revolution.Then came the strange quantum phenomena… Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the Q&A here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMdTb… The properties of light which could … Continue reading

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The Physics of Wile E. Coyote’s 10 Billion-Volt Electromagnet | Wired

RHETT ALLAIN. SCIENCE12.31.2021 09:00 The famous cartoon schemer has an ingenious plan to lure Bugs Bunny out of his hole—and it involves a giant magnet and an iron carrot. I LIKE TO analyze the physics of science fiction, and so … Continue reading

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Builders Compete for Best Earthquake-Proof Toothpick Tower | Kottke

Perhaps intuiting our shared love and fond remembrance of school engineering competitions (egg drop! toothpick bridge!), Spencer Wright alerted me to the latest issue of The Prepared, specifically this bit about a competition to design toothpick towers that can withstand simulated … Continue reading

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Entropy: Origin of the Second Law of Thermodynamics

How did Clausius create entropy and why? I read his original papers to follow how possibly the most confusing concept in Classical Physics was created. My Patreon Page (thanks!): https://www.patreon.com/user?u=15291200 The music is from the awesome Kim Nalley of course … Continue reading

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First Law of Thermodynamics: History of the Concept of Energy

Where did the first law of thermodynamics come from? Why is energy called energy and what has that to do with heat? Where did the 1/2 in kinetic energy come from? Watch this video to find out the real people … Continue reading

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Huge fossilised ‘sea dragon’ found in UK – BBC News

The fossilised remains of a 10m-long sea predator called an ichthyosaur were found at Rutland Water Nature Reserve, England, during landscaping work. It is the largest of its type ever discovered in the UK. Ichthyosaurs lived between 250 million and … Continue reading

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Linoleum flooring is cool, actually

[…] f there were a floor covering Olympics, marble would probably get gold. Hardwood would get silver. Bronze would maybe go to tile — and linoleum wouldn’t even make the trials. Arguably the most maligned flooring there is, these days … Continue reading

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