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This Crazy Machine Let Astronauts Experiment With Fluids 30 Years Ago

It might look more like an engine from an ageing car than a piece of engineering fit for space, but this machine was a pioneering piece of apparatus that allowed astronauts to experiment with fluids in space. Read More >>

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The Weird New Solid That's Actually a Liquid

Usually, if you cool any substance down enough it will turn into a solid—the most stable state of matter that exists, according to traditional physics. But that could all be about to change, because researchers have discovered a weird new liquid state that's more stable than a solid crystal. Read More >>

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Al-Qaeda Can Turn Clothes into Explosives By Dipping Them in Liquid

ABC News is reporting that al Qaeda has come up with a "new generation of liquid explosives" for a potential attack. The scary thing is that the bomb "would not be detected by current security measures". Even scarier is that a US official called the new method "ingenious". Well, then. Read More >>

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Magically Turn Soft Drinks into Delicious Slushies With This Trick

Soft drinks are teeth sweeteningly delicious. That is undeniable. Slushies capture all that is good about coke and its ilk but adds tongue tingling snowflakes into the mix. It's absolutely perfect for the summer. But how can we soft drink sipping peasants experience the rare beauty of slushies at home? With a little bit of magic and a bit more of science. Read More >>

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Watch Liquid Water Instantly Turn into Ice

Turning water into ice usually takes a lot of time. Not for this guy though, he magically turns liquid water into frozen ice. It's instantaneous! Seriously, just watch water get poured from the bottle and then freeze immediately. What kind of sorcery is this? Read More >>

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Phone Condom Protects your 4.8" Beast From Miscellaneous Fluid Attack

That is what the maker calls a Smartphone Sheath, a thin, flexible condom for your phone that adds a layer of water resistance to your £500 portable little chap. The idea being you suit it up when the likelihood of getting moist increases. Read More >>

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This Isn't a Christmas Decoration

This isn't a trippy Christmas decoration. Nor is it some form of modern art take on a flower. In fact, it's the result of something much more technical — and it's even won an award for its beauty. Read More >>

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This Insane Watch Uses Pistons, Bellows and Liquid to Tell the Time

I'm not crazy into watches, usually. I wear a Casio digital watch, which is a fair sign I rate function over form on my wrist. But this time piece, powered by pistons, bellows and liquid, made me stop and take notice. Read More >>

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