Christmas Fossils

Friday December 19, 2014

Made from fossilised single-cell organisms in the early 1900s, these Christmas cards prove it’s the thought – not the size of the gift – that counts. But why did the men who exchanged them suddenly stop?

Stormscape Time-Lapses

Wednesday December 17, 2014

If this video doesn't arouse any awe, then clearly you need to go to the awe store.

Know Your Donkey

Monday December 15, 2014

Don't be an ass. This handy guide will teach you everything you need to know about donkeys (but were too afraid to ask).

The Scientific Glassblower

Saturday December 13, 2014

Jeff Babbitt is the University of Kentucky's official 'scientific glassblower' – an awesome title we didn't even know existed until now.

The Art of Whisky

Thursday December 11, 2014

These photos of the dried remains of different whiskies capture the drink's hidden, space-like beauty. 

DIY Lego Particle Accelerator

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Forget the Large Hadron Collider: with these instructions you can build your own tiny one out of Lego.

The Aurora Borealis in 4K

Friday December 05, 2014

Despite the name, it's actually not very boring at all. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Particle Fever (Film Giveaway)

Thursday December 04, 2014

Not as good as 'Night Fever', but then again the Bee Gees can't teach you anything about why objects have mass.

The Neuroscience of Translation

Sunday November 30, 2014

Scientists want to unlock the secrets of one of the most cognitively demanding thing a person can do.

Self-Making Furniture

Wednesday November 19, 2014

Assembling furniture will be a lot easier when it can put itself together. 

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