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A Solar Eruption in 5 Steps

Published 11 days ago in Science. Submitted by MindTrick

Scientists from Durham University in the United Kingdom and NASA now propose that a universal mechanism can explain the whole spectrum of solar eruptions. They used 3-D computer simulations to demonstrate that a variety of eruptions can theoretically be thought of as the same kind of event, only in different sizes and manifested in different ways. Their work is summarized in a paper published in Nature on April 26, 2017.

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Primitive Technology: Water powered hammer (Monjolo)

Published 14 days ago in Awesome. Submitted by thundersnow

I built a water powered hammer called a “Monjolo”. I started by making a water spout from half a hollow log to direct water from the creek. This was set up in the creek and water flowed through it. The hammer was made from a fallen tree. I cut it to size by burning it…
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Chinese firefighters' crazy jump rope skills

Published 15 days ago in Awesome. Submitted by manro

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The reason you should always mark your vehicle's drive shaft before disassembling it.

Published 15 days ago in Vehicles. Submitted by sux2bu

Very good demonstration of how your driveshaft works

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Creating The Never-Ending Bloom

Published 15 days ago in Awesome. Submitted by manro

John Edmark's sculptures are both mesmerizing and mathematical. Using meticulously crafted platforms, patterns, and layers, Edmark's art explores the seemingly magical properties that are present in spiral geometries. In his most recent body of work, Edmark creates a series of an…
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