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WATCH: Is This Balloon Defying Physics?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 04.21.2014 | Science

Didn't think a balloon could rock your world? Think again. When you have a balloon floating in a car and you start driving forward, which way does ...

Choreographing Consciousness and Galvanizing Creativity

Lia Chavez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lia Chavez

Just as nature utilizes storms to collect disparate energies and ecologically regenerate, so also the artist synthesizes the complexities of human experience in the encounter with wholeness known as Art.

Artisanal Fast Food

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.10.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Artisanal foods, too, can be "fast." Advances in technology are transforming the field, making luxuries such as small-batch coffee and forbidden rice with sun-dried mangoes instantaneous or nearly so.

WATCH: Physicists Tie 'Knot' With Water

| Posted 03.04.2013 | Science

By Lizzie Wade After a century of studying their tangled mathematics, physicists can tie almost anything into knots, including their own shoelaces...

What Soap Bubbles Say About Stormy Weather

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 06/14/2012 12:04 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet Although it's well-known that a tempest ...

Coffee Spill Study Reveals Quirky Physics Of Sloshing

| Jon Cartwright | Posted 05.06.2012 | Science

Scientists face many obstacles on the path to greater knowledge. But new research suggests how to avoid one of the more common pitfalls: spilled coffe...

What Airplane Company Hopes This Wing Will Do

Reuters | Kyle Peterson and Tim Hepher | Posted 07.02.2012 | Science

By Kyle Peterson and Tim Hepher CHICAGO/PARIS (Reuters) - There are, so the industry saying goes, only three secrets in the commercial ...

If Everyone Flushed At Once, What Would Happen?

Posted 03.28.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 03/26/2012 03:38 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries In this weekly series, Life's Little Mysteries provides exper...

WATCH: Zero-G Coffee Cup Lets Astronaut Sip In Space

Posted 02.10.2012 | Science

NASA astronaut Don Pettit will do anything for his morning coffee—even physics. Using a sheet of plastic from an overhead projector and a solid unde...

PHOTOS: Dancing Water Droplets Frozen In Time

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.13.2012 | Science

"God has made a beautiful world even in the smallest things." That's Markus Reugels waxing philosophic about the tiny water droplets that play ...

The Beauty and Friendliness of Science

Tara Chklovski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tara Chklovski

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