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How Do You Measure The Speed Of Lava? Very Carefully

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) -- Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have been monitoring every twist and turn of lava creeping un...

WATCH: Liquid Boils And Freezes At The Same Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.07.2014 | Science

How's this for a "state" of confusion? This YouTube video (above) features a flask of cyclohexane that's been put under a vacuum. As the pressure i...

WATCH: Divers Crack An Egg Underwater, Prove Science Is Oh-So-Very Cool

Posted 03.25.2014 | Green

From blowing water rings to the infamous pull-my-finger gag, SCUBA divers are always finding inventive ways to have fun underwater. But this trick...

WATCH: Chemistry Made Seriously Cool!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Science

Do you want to see something totally amazing while also managing to get your learn on in the process? Then stop whatever else you're doing this very i...

12 Underappreciated (But Totally Awesome) Bodily Fluids

MentalFloss.com | Posted 04.10.2012 | Weird News

Blood, sweat, tears? Everybody knows about those. But what about interstitial fluid, vitreous humors, and other lesser-known fluids you have oozin...

PHOTOS: 11 Cool Science Tattoos

Posted 01.05.2012 | Science

Some people have science under their skin—literally. Instead of hearts or anchors, they get tattoos of their favorite scientific subjects--from DNA ...

Thought-Controlled Lights At Olympics: 'Bright Lights' Installation Lights Up Niagara Falls

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Thought-controlled lights illuminating Niagara Falls during the winter Olympics? Maybe this will cheer up the Vancouver locals apparently dreading th...