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A playground basketball hoop with net still intact is no easy find. But because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as the swish of a net after a perfect shot, someone has created a temporary one that can be easily installed on any regulation rim. Read more >>

This is the least dense gold nugget in the entire world. It can be held up with a feather, float on top of coffee froth and rest on a flower's petals. It’s supported by a space-age material often dubbed “frozen smoke”, but we know it as aerogel. Read more >>