I'd still do her, just wouldn't listen to her
Saturday, 21 January 2023

The science of why you have great ideas in the shower

quote [ A key factor: The activity needs to last long enough ?to present the opportunity to get into a different mode of thinking that we usually guilt ourselves out of,? Christoff explains. ?We need to become relaxed enough mentally in order to not try to be productive or reach some goal. With habitual activities we engage in with some regularity, we don?t feel guilty about letting our minds wander?that?s when the mind can reach new places.? ]

Eureka! Give me 10 more minutes.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@5:35amGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 20 January 2023

Lasers used to guide lightning strikes to a safe target

quote [ Lightning strikes flow along laser's path for tens of meters. ]

Laser beams and lighting
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:05amGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 16 January 2023

A Robot Teaches Me Boxing

quote [ "Michael's maniacal laughter while boyboy and IDAT flop around like magikarp is both hilarious and concerning." ]

Future of boxing right there. This takes place in early 2022, if you're wondering about the youtube creator canon of BoyBoy getting a concussion; This comes before it. #TheMoreYouKnow
[NSFW] [science & technology] [+1 Informative]
[by steele@10:02pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 8 January 2023

Riddle solved: Why was Roman concrete so durable?

quote [ Researchers have discovered ancient Roman concrete-manufacturing strategies that incorporated self-healing. Applying this knowledge toward modern cement production, they hope to improve the material?s environmental impact. ]

Get a taste of the concrete
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:44amGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 6 January 2023

A Mass Extinction Is Taking Place in the Human Gut

quote [ To preserve humankind?s diverse bacteria, scientists are harvesting, freezing, and storing poop from around the world. ]

They looked down on the Coprophilics.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+4 Good]
[by R1Xhard@6:56amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 3 January 2023

The most distant spacecraft in the solar system ? Where are they now?

quote [ What have Voyager 1 and 2, Pioneer 10 and 11 and New Horizons been up to in 2022? ]

Spacecraft flung into darkest of seas
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:50amGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 27 December 2022

A startup is releasing particles into the atmosphere in an effort to tweak the climate

quote [ Some researchers who have long studied the technology are deeply troubled that the company, Make Sunsets, appears to have moved forward with launches from a site in Mexico without any public engagement or scientific scrutiny. It?s already attempting to sell ?cooling credits? for future balloon flights that could carry larger payloads. ]

Ok, this is going to far.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+3]
[by rylex@4:20amGMT] [5 comments]

Friday, 23 December 2022

A look at search engines with their own indexes

quote [ I decided to test and catalog all the different indexing search engines I could find. I prioritized breadth over depth, and encourage readers to try the engines out themselves if they?d like more information. ]

Merry searchmas! (scrolls)

thumb via New Old Stock
[SFW] [science & technology] [+1 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@8:13pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 12 December 2022

US scientists achieve ?holy grail? nuclear fusion reaction

quote [ The test involved bombarding a pellet of hydrogen plasma with the world?s largest laser to trigger a nuclear fusion reaction, the same process which takes place in the sun.

Researchers were able to produce 2.5 megajoules of energy, 120 per cent of the 2.1 megajoules used to power the experiment. ]

Here We Go! Supposedly, official announcement coming Tuesday
[SFW] [science & technology] [+8 laz0r]
[by rylex@3:37amGMT] [11 comments]

Sunday, 11 December 2022

SANS ICS HyperEncabulator

quote [ You know all about the Retroencabulator, now say hello to the HyperEncabulator! At SANS ICS Security, when we?re not innovating? we?re encabulating! Check out the whole new level of encabulation in this video. Remember folks, with the HyperEncabulator, side fumbling is still effectively prevented. ]

"This was the sequel that the world never expected but needed more than anything. 10/10" from the comments.

video in extended.

[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Informative]
[by damnit@10:25amGMT] [1 comment]

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