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These 360 TB Discs Will Last for 13.8 Billion Years

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These 360 TB Discs Will Last for 13.8 Billion Years

Using nanostructured glass, scientists from the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) have developed the recording and retrieval processes of five dimensional (5D) digital data by femtosecond laser writing. The storage allows unprecedented properties including 360 TB/disc data capacity, thermal stability up to 1,000°C and virtually unlimited lifetime at room temperature (13.8 billion years […]

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Pregnancy Can Be Beautiful…And Amazingly Creepy

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Pregnancy Can Be Beautiful...And Amazingly Creepy

If there’s one dream that millions of people around the world share, it’s to grow up and start a family. Those dreams come complete with white picket fences, sprawling backyards, and laughing kids running around when the weather finally gets warm. And that’s a beautiful thing. In fact, pregnancy itself is pretty spectacular. But even […]

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April Fools’ Day Wasn’t Always About Pranks — Here’s The Real Story Behind It

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April Fools' Day Wasn't Always About Pranks -- Here's The Real Story Behind It

Ah, April Fools’ Day — the famous day during which we all have to make sure our toilet paper is accounted for, refuse to answer calls from numbers we don’t recognize, and generally question anything our loved ones tell us. So how did this stupid holiday even come about? The truth is that it developed […]

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Exploding Bubbles

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Exploding Bubbles

This video from July just went viral now, being viewed 50,000 times just this week and featured on DailyPicksAndFlicks. Two older scientist with very young hearts created a very cool science experiment. They used soap to create an HHO gas bubble and with a little heat–BAM!   Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/02/15/exploding-bubbles/

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Check Out This Time-Lapse Video of Beer Being Made

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Check Out This Time-Lapse Video of Beer Being Made

Beer is the most widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world, but how many of you know how it’s made? Further yet, how many of you have seen the actual process? In this informative time-lapse video, beer company Sierra Nevada shows us the beer fermenting process over a six-day period.   The following ingredients were […]

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10 FDA-Approved Foods That Are So Bad, They’re Illegal In Other Countries

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10 FDA-Approved Foods That Are So Bad, They're Illegal In Other Countries

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Here Are 35 Things You Probably Believe… But Are Total Lies. Everything You Thought Is Wrong.

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Here Are 35 Things You Probably Believe... But Are Total Lies. Everything You Thought Is Wrong.

While growing up, family, friends and teachers probably told you tidbits about the world that you accepted as the gospel truth. There’s nothing wrong with that, in fact it is completely normal. But, it seems there are a great many widely accepted “facts” that are actually completely untrue. These misconceptions are fairly widespread, so you […]

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You’ve Probably Heard About Zika, But This Is What You Really Need To Know

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You've Probably Heard About Zika, But This Is What You Really Need To Know

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You May Drink These All The Time, But They Could Send You To The Hospital

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You May Drink These All The Time, But They Could Send You To The Hospital

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