Ben Vizina captured this mob of kangaroos during his bicycle ride. Although he was terrified in the beginning, he uploaded this video showing these kangaroos are nice animals who don't attack people.
How far would you have to travel to reach the Earth's core? Andwhat would you see along the way? Discover what lies beneath with this amazing graphic from the BBC.
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image credit American history books are filled with stories about titans of industry - invariably, white men like Andrew Carnegie and John D.
Burning Man: The Musical is a new musical about the collision of Silicon Valley and Burning Man. This video is the first 5-minutes of the musical.
image credit: Ricky Brigante The Washington National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to two miniscule baby on August 23rd.
image credit If you're dreaming of a holiday or even just a little bit of peace and quiet, The Rock, a new restaurant in Zanzibar, has a good measure of idyllic surroundings and a high-class menu.
The Ejector bed is what you need if getting up in the morning is not your thing. YouTube link The Presurfer
image credit: Vanerpaddel They may look like they come straight out of a science fiction film, but these eggs are real - they come from the stink bug.
image credit James Gillingham ((1839-1924)) ran an ordinary shoemaking business in Chard, England. In 1866, he met a man who had lost an arm in a cannon mishap and had been told by doctors that there was nothing to be done about it.
A drawbridge-like train crossing near Bundaberg, Australia. YouTube link The Presurfer
Although fire lookouts continue to be critical front-line components of our forest system’s battle to detect and prevent wildfires, their roles often times go unnoticed, due largely to both the manual nature of the work involved and the quiet, extremely solitary nature of the working environment.
Take this quiz and find out what new book you should read this fall. I took the quiz and it said I should read 'Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights' by Salman Rushdie.
Burjassot is found just to the north of Valencia, close enough to be connected via tram. The town's defining symbol is its Patio of Silos, where Valencia's grain was stored for centuries, and which was later used as a refuge during the Spanish Civil War.
In the rural area around Castle Loevestein in the Netherlands lives a herd of semi-feral Konik horses.
It is hard to represent our spherical world on flat piece of paper. Every map projection introduces distortion, and each has its own set of problems.
image credit In 1818, Baron Karl von Drais of Baden, Germany patented the design for a two-wheeled Laufmaschine, or 'running machine.' It consisted of two in-line wheels beneath a seat and handlebars, and was propelled by the rider pushing off the ground with his feet.
Crazy Russian Hacker shows you how to peel potatoes the fastest way. YouTube link The Presurfer
image credit The Hindenburgdamm is an 11 km-long causeway joining the North Frisian island of Sylt to mainland Schleswig-Holstein, off the coast of Germany.
We're all familiar with the periodic table, but the majority of non-chemists probably aren't familiar with the everyday uses of some of the many elements it contains.