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Scientists turn fresh air in to petrol

A company in Britain has developed a revolutionary technique that can convert air in to gasoline. Air Fuel Synthesis is hoping to help curb global war…

The Slowest Slo-Mo Ever Recorded

“How does light look in slow motion?” asks Ramesh Raskar in this brief TED Talk, demonstrating his “femto-photography,” a slow motion technique that achieves one trillion frames per second. He proceeds to show us: the camera captures so many frames that you can SEE LIGHT TRAVELING THROUGH WATER. You can see light moving across [...]

Eulerian Video Magnification

This one is pretty amazing: a team of MIT researchers have created a technique to amplify small changes in a video clip that enables us to see minute changes that otherwise would’ve been unnoticeable (see 3:20 [...]

A Bun in the Oven

It’s so adorable that I don’t think I could bring myself to eat it! After many attempts, Donna Currie has perfected her technique for bunny bread. It’s a complex task, but she provides helpful instructions at the link. Link -via Tasteologie

50 Fun Examples of Forced Perspective

Forced perspective is a photography trick that involves placing two or more objects or people at different distances so when the picture comes out, it looks like one of them is a drastically different size. The technique can result in some really fun photos and is most commonly seen at places like the Leaning Tower [...]

Scientists create glowing dog

Scientists in Korea have created a glowing dog using a cloning technique that could help cure diseases. The dog is said to glow fluorescent green when…

Scientists observe dinosaur pigments

Dinosaur fossils may finally reveal their true colours thanks to a sophisticated x-ray technique. Scientists have been able to examine tiny traces of …

First images of unconscious brain

Scientists have managed to monitor in considerable detail a human brain as it falls unconscious. The technique is able to detect the waxing and waning…

Dinosaur Sex

They must have done something to reproduce, considering they roamed the earth for millions of years. Yet they died out for one reason or another. And some dinosaurs, like the stegosaurus, were covered in armor and spikes, which doesn’t lead one to think of intimacy. Figuring out how Stegosaurus even could have mated is a prickly [...]

The Skin Gun

The standard technique of treating burn is slow – so slow that many burn patients die from infections before their skin can regenerate. Enter Dr. Jörg C. Gerlach. He developed the Skin Gun, which sprays stem cells and heals severely burned skin in just a few days. It seems like science-fiction, but it really works. Buzzfeed has [...]