Magnets are incredibly useful. They record data, allow bullet trains to go at insane speeds, and hold coupons to the fridge door. The only problem is if you have any sort of metal in your body: then you're not quite such a fan of magnets.
Graffiti is a topic people argue about endlessly. Is it urban art? An eyesore? A public danger? Pretty neat to use as a font? Leave it to the Germans to stymie everybody by creating “negative graffiti”: graffiti that you create by taking away rather than adding.
Ever since we've invented motors, we've had this indescribable urge to bolt one and a set of wheels to random objects and see how fast they can go. Dinner tables, porta-porties, it doesn't matter, if it can hold an engine, it will roll. But this might be the most awesomely laziest moment in...
Scientists have been trying to find the right protein-cutting enzyme to fight an AIDS-like virus but have come up short for the last 12 years. But this week, a group of gamers helped find the perfect protein strand that could create a vaccine to help combat the disease.
Computers and faces don't really get along that well. Oh, it can scan your face and complex software helps the government scan security camera footage for terrorists. On the other hand, just play any modern video game to see what computers get wrong when it comes to faces.