In this column, Katherine Knowles divulges recipes you can make in your tiny New York City kitchen. Check out more of her recipes in our archives. So, incredibly, the spacecraft Rosetta caught up with speeding comet 67P and dropped a probe that is, as of right now, digging for information that coul ... More >>
via WikipediaA theoretical Higgs boson event or Laser FloydOn Tuesday, scientists at Cern will reveal the latest results of their search for the elusive Higgs boson particle. Some are expecting the researchers, who have been working at the Large Hadron Collider, to announce that they have fou ... More >>
The above video comes via the Association of Science-Technology Centers, and it shows a superconductive disc locked in "quantum levitation." Translation: HOLY SHIT, THAT NILLA WAFER IS FLOATING IN MID-AIR!
Life, the universe, and everything
"What's that smell?" is a question that has plagued mankind for thousands of years, but have you ever stopped to ask, "Why does that smell?" The BBC reports scientists at the American Physical Society meeting in Dallas are trying to figure out the reasons why and how things smell, and they ma ... More >>
Ever order a gin and tonic, only to watch the bartender take his sweet time? Don't you just want to fry the bastard with a laser? Good news! You can make a laser out of the very gin and tonic he is taking forever to mix. Popular Mechanics has the process of how to turn happy hour into laser h ... More >>
This demonstrates matter and antimatter and purple and pink. Purple pretty.The New York Times reports that physicists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a new clue that could help us understand "why the universe is composed of matter and not its evil-twin opposite, a ... More >>
Everyone blogs about this thing like it matters but it's not like you have any idea what the Large Hadron Collider actually does.
The theater of marshmallows, plus the Boss
We had heard that a Mexican billionaire was looking to buy a piece of the New York Times, but we'd heard Rupert Murdoch wanted one too, and there are so many more important things to worry about, like the Large Hadron Collider. Now we learn that Carlos Slim Helu has become the Times' third biggest s ... More >>
My good friend and dictator Mickey Boardman just interviewed me for papermag.com and it's a doozy, honey! Is it about rocket science? Astrophysics? High Colonics? No, it's a real stretch for Mama--where to get cheap action during gay pride week! Read it, learn it, and become it! And clean up afterwa ... More >>
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