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New Super Material is Stronger Than Kevlar and Stainless Steel

Bulletproof Kevlar and stainless steel. What do they have in common? They share an extreme strength and hardness, unparalleled by many other substances. In fact, up until this point, bulletproof Kevlar was the hardest organic material ever discovered. Though Israeli researchers have forced Kevlar to take a back seat to a new material which is not only harder than Kevlar, ...

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Science Proves That Cellphones Don’t Cause Cancer

And neither do radios, TVs, power outlets or microwave ovens. Was the radiation emitted from cellphones ever a real threat to our health or was it yet just another example of media scare tactics? An article in Scientific American proves that cellphones not only don’t, but can’t cause cancer, despite what you might have heard. Cell phones cannot cause cancer, ...

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Humans Will Need Two Earths by 2030

Set the lasers for consume. According to the Living Planet Report, if humans maintain their rate of resource consumption, we’ll need the capacity of two Earths by the year 2030. The report states that human demands on natural resources have doubled in under 50 years, far outpacing what the Earth can provide. In fact, if everyone on Earth today lived ...

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Say Goodbye to Glasses and Contacts: Gene-Altering Eye Drops Could Replace Lenses

Short-sightedness is on the rise across the developed world. With a generation of kids spending their days indoors and a constant stream of urbanization, our eyes are becoming more and more susceptible to short-sightedness because of the lack of glances into the distance. Science might have an answer which can soon solve some viewing woes for good. Scientists have linked ...

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Science Discovers the Secret to Sexy Dancing

Psychologists at Northumbria University in Newcastle, U.K. have pin-pointed the moves needed to attract woman through the art of dance. Dancing might not be as important as it was during the days of disco hopping, but some woman still love to see a man move well on his feet. They recruited 19 men between the ages of 18 and 35 ...

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Because It’s Friday: A Cheeseburger Dipped in Hydrochloric Acid

Everybody has hydrochloric acid in their stomach. In fact, it’s one of the bodies first steps of digestion, beginning to break down the food and utilize the nutrients or lack there of. A team of scientists were curious just what it looks like to digest a fast food cheeseburger and the results are not pretty. Watch as a cheeseburger is ...

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Stuff You Probably Didn’t Know About Outer Space (Infographic)

Gearfuse has some of the smartest readers on the face of the planet. Andrew’s Fake Facts Weekly recently came out with a study that placed Gearfuse at the top of the list for the number of physicists per 1000 readers. You have to admit, that’s a pretty impressive piece of made-up trivia. The infographic after the jump is chock full ...

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The Periodic Table of Periodic Tables

We’ve seen a few incarnations of the Periodic Table ourselves, but there have been so many different variations and themes that the massive number of designs call for a Periodic Table of Periodic Tables. Included are a collection of some of the web’s most popular and most creative Periodic Table renditions. The Halo Periodic Table was only the tip of ...

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Fluffy Bunny Rabbits to Be Replaced in the Lab By Advanced Chips

While I might be a fan of eating all things cute and fuzzy, it’s when the name of science becomes involved that the line is crossed. I just can’t stomach the fact (at least I can’t stomach the fact as well as I can stomach their meat) that cute little bunny rabbits are wasting away in a lab, victims of ...

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The Rings of Earth: What Earth Would Look Like With Saturn-Like Rings

Earth is pretty gorgeous in its own right, without the addition of fancy-pantsy rings. Don’t get me wrong, I still love Uranus. And by Uranus, I mean your butt hole. Did I say that out loud? Planets. I love planets. The video after the jump, featuring the handy work of animator Roy Prol, portrays what Earth might look like if ...

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