Tagged: chemistry

Kinetic sand cutting compilation

The Kinetic Sand ingredients include a recipe made up of 98% sand and 2% polymer.  This allows, unlike sandbox or beach sand, can be shaped and molded much easier than traditional sand. Kinetic Sand is...

Energy drinks: power or poison?

There are dozens of so-called “energy drinks” on the market today. They promise to be magic elixirs that will keep you awake, give you superpowers, etc., but what are they really, and how (or...

Harnessing black holes for energy

The reasons why black holes are such powerful energy sources Not that it’s possible yet anyway, but there’s lots of reasons why visiting a black hole is a very bad idea, and your chances of survival...

Why alien life would be our doom

Finding alien life on a distant planet would be amazing news – or would it? If we are not the only intelligent life in the universe, this probably means our days are numbered and...

Calcium, the sixth taste?

Calcium is something of a double-edged sword. Too much of the essential element is as dangerous as too little, either case adversely affecting health in animals from humans to mice to fruit flies. Sensing...