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Why do they call it VAIO ?


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The first second after the Big Bang

A lot of interesting stuff which is very well explained. 42 minutes well spent

 
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Expansion Theory


Everything stayed in the same place but the space between them got massive. o_O I knowo_O

http://www.space.com/25078-universe-inflation-gravitational-waves-discovery.html

watch this, it is only 3 minutes long and does a good job of explaining it, which in turn explains why the universe isnt significantly smaller or massively bigger. This particular universe we are in anyway.



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Ancient star system reveals earth size planets forming near start of universe

Very Very old planets, many billions of years older than earth.


http://phys.org/news/2015-01-astro-archaeological-discovery-dawn.html


theres a video if you scroll down. Its worth a read as well though.
 
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Bucky Balls in a Blender or..........rare earth magnets going mental




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Rare earth magnets are soooooper strong so how do you get one delivered without it getting stuck to the delivery van.?
And yes....anyone can buy them. In fact there are usually 2 small ones in every HDD



there is a clip on the internut of a poor fella who got his hand stuck to a fridge with one of these.
i am not providing a link to that. :eek:


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Now ive got some, what shall i do with them ?



theres loads of other good ones on youtube.

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Rare earth magnets in HDD



BE CAREFUL

These can destroy sensitive electrical equipment and may kill Grandad if he has a pacemaker .:rolleyes:



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More info... Which i think is very interesting


universetoday.com/79266/super-magnets/
 
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This is the most random of randomness threads I think I have ever seen in this place, it even makes General Nonsense look normal lol.
 

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Ebola vaccine successfully tested in UK

This is pretty interesting. They re-engineered a cold virus to produce one of the proteins expressed by Ebola. They use this to stimulate an immune response to the protein which the vaccine did.
The vaccine is based on a chimpanzee cold virus, called adenovirus 3 (ChAd3), that’s been engineered to produce a viral protein specific to the Zaire Ebolavirus strain from the ongoing outbreak in West Africa. Ideally, it would trick the human immune system into making antibodies to fight this particular strain. A second vaccine against both the Zaire and Sudan strains is also being tested in people.
 

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Why have I not seen this thread before? Sub!

 

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A chemical reaction that quite frankly frightened me :eek:






More than mildly amusing :)

 
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The Oceans

An island built from plastic bottles .......................................... Cool




Plastic bottles that make an island ..............................................shit




Deep Sea Fish farming ..........................................................fish in pods that deliver themselves to market using GPS .... :respect: EPIC


 
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Cardiff University. I had a brain scan done there. It might have looked a bit like some of the pics you post actually.

Diolch yn fawr. ( thankyou, in Welsh)
 
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Ruben's Tube

 

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1 st is good
The 2nd vid is incredible. Especially once they get some music going.

They go to schools and show kids..... Epic

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Ferro Fluid anyone ?






I am strangely attracted to magnets:toast:


Indulge yourself Ferro Fluid Sculpture



Twins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d44LW6KZ_iU



:respect:Make your own Ferro Fluid.........

:rockout::rockout::rockout:






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I think everyone will enjoy this 3.30 minutes of aceness.


Tone Generator





Best 24 seconds you will spend tonight
Hydrographics



 
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#74



Mercury is very dense :love:


Ok, here's today's photo of the moon taken aboard the ISS and interesting fact:

"The moon looks almost like Earth when seen through the refraction from our atmosphere."



 

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Thanks for posting that.. if i could have seen that as a child............it would have completely blown me apart.
 
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