science

The Hollywood Science of ‘Iron Man 2′ is Here Today…Kind of
For decades, mankind has longed for cool exo-suits. In the 1960s, Tony Stark created one of the coolest fictional suits of high-tech armor ever. The Iron Man suit (and its many updated models) responds to brainwaves, increases strength, allows for flight and is equipped with electro-magnetic &qu…
Science is a Verb, Science is a Doing Word
Is there anything better than the combination of than cats, science, and jetpacks? With the possible exception of maybe Liz Lemon and bacon and robots, no. This tee, like most sold by the webcomic "Questionable Content," doesn't seem to refer to anything that happens the strip…
A Mighty Mouse Takes Flight
Once in awhile a story comes along at just the right time in the news cycle that it absolutely confounds a blogger with a clever, if near irrelevant way to spin its content. Case in point: anti-grav rodents.
As Livescience explains:
Scientists have now levitated mice using magnetic fields...
Scarecrow’s Fear-Inducing Chemicals Coming Soon
The Dark Knight's lankiest villain may have been on to something after all: Scientists report that fear-inducing chemicals could soon be easy to synthesize.
Sure, The Scarecrow may have used crazy hallucinogenic gasses to cripple his victims with nightmarish visions, but the science behind more …