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How Microwaving Grapes Makes Plasma

Published 189 days ago in Science. Submitted by sux2bu

A bisected grape in the microwave makes plasma. But how does it work? A grape is the right size and refractive index to trap microwaves inside it. When you place two (or two halves) close together the fields interact with each other creating a maximum of electromagnetic energy wh…
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Slow Turtle Attacks An Eagle and Other Amusing Clips

Published 192 days ago in Compilations. Submitted by sux2bu

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Tiniest Puppy Loves To Race Around On His Wheels

Published 193 days ago in Animals. Submitted by sux2bu

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World's Lightest Solid!

Published 195 days ago in Technology. Submitted by sux2bu

Aerogels are the world's lightest (least dense) solids. They are also excellent thermal insulators and have been used in numerous Mars missions and the Stardust comet particle-return mission. The focus of this video is silica aerogels, though graphene aerogels are now technically…
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Why V4 engines are so rare and which cars use them

Published 196 days ago in Technology. Submitted by sux2bu

The V4 engine is such a rare layout in a road car, being found predominantly instead in motorcycles.
Mike has investigated how the V4 engine works and why it is so rare, as well as researching the ultimate use of this rare engine, the Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 car. 720bhp from a …
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