architecture
This Tower Exists Solely for Dropping Things

The 475-foot "drop tower" in Bremen, Germany, is not a rocket disguised as a building, but a giant hollow tube used for experimentally dropping things—letting go of objects, watching them plummet toward the ground, and using those nearly 10 seconds of free-fall as a way to study the effects of weightlessness. Read More >>

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Killer Catfish Have Figured Out How To Hunt Down Pigeons

In Southwestern France, a group of European catfish — which can get between 1 and 1.5 metres long — have taught themselves the art of fowl hunting to satisfy their discerning palettes. Read More >>

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