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ISS tour

The International Space Station is a large spacecraft. It orbits around Earth. It is a home where astronauts live. The space station is also a science lab. Many countries worked together to build it....

The Universe (by Tim and Eric)

The Universe, Sister Stars, Dark and Massive, The Big Bang, The Little Dipster, The Universe in a Tube, Tittleman’s Crest, Undiscovered Worlds, The Universe as a Hot Dog Bun, etc…

Hercules beetle metamorphosis

The Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules, Dynastinae) is a rhinoceros beetle native to the rainforests of Central America, South America, Lesser Antilles, and the Andes. They are large beetles, with some males reaching 17.5 cm...

Patricia Piccinini

Patricia Piccinini (1965) is an Australian artist who works in a variety of media, including painting, video, sound, installation, digital prints, and sculpture. In 2014 she was awarded the Artist Award by the Melbourne...

Twin Peaks pancakes & coffee recipe

Learn how to make the fluffiest of pancakes and the coffeeist of coffees with Andrew Rea and the help of Nick Fisher from Cocktail Chemistry Ingredients 7 ounces all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2...

Music archeology

For generations, record collectors have played a vital role in the preservation of musical and cultural heritage by “digging” for obscure music created by overlooked artists. These music “archeologists” are consumed by a desire...

Neil deGrasse Tyson on spicy wings

Star Talk host, Hayden Planetarium director, and astrophysicist extraordinaire Neil deGrasse Tyson has a brilliant knack for breaking down big scientific ideas to the masses. But can he keep his facts straight while battling...

Toaster challenge

World famous track cyclist Robert Förstemann battles a 700w toaster. Can he, with his 74cm legs, generate enough energy to create a golden-brown toast? Please like, share and comment! The challenge was set up...

Little cats

CAT CLOSE-UP Little cats get curious behind Joel Sartore’s camera lens. Watch five species of felines in motion. [Via: nationalgeographic.com]