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20160328_Rebreather

Triton Artificial Gills For Affordable And Simple Diving Fun

I've done a little scuba diving, and I'm trained in PADI. So I have come to appreciate having a good tank of oxygen and the associated gear. But what if you only needed to bite ...
20160328_FeaturedSuperHeroes

The Many Faces (And Voices) Of Superheroes

Did you ever wonder how many different actors have played your favorite Super Hero? This infographic breaks it down, including by voice, movies, and TV. There may even be a few surprises in store. I ...
20160328_OpticalIllusion

3D Wall Art Delivers Great Optical Illusion

There are some incredible technology driven optical illusions that can be found out there. But sometimes the simplest mechanical illusion works the best. Artist Patrick Hughes has delivered a fascinating optical illusion that really fools the ...
20160327_KeyAndLock

How Does A Metal Key Work?

Old fashioned keys - these raised flat pieces of metal control so much of the world around us, allowing us access to many things, from our cars to our homes and everything in between. But how ...
20160327_ZipperMechanics

How Does A Zipper Work?

Zippers - they are all around us, from clothing to luggage, from boots to gear storage. Yet so many people never really took the time to consider how they worked. But this animated gif does ...
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How Far Back In Time Could You Understand English?

English - it is called one of the most complicated languages on Earth. And for good reason, given the variations and constant changes. But these changes aren't new - they have been a steady force, ...
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Tiny Rube Goldberg Machine By Seiko Uses Watch Parts

Seiko, the creator of many fine mechanical watches, has created a Rube Goldberg masterpiece using (mostly) only tiny watch pieces. The end result is a small work of art that is mesmerizing to watch (pardon ...
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The Equinox Explained

How well do you really know what the Equinox is? Sure, it marks an event that signifies seasons, but does it really mean "Equal"? And if so, what exactly is equal, day and night or something ...
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Underwater Master Bedroom Makes For A Wonderful View

When The Floating Seahorse in Dubai is complete, it will offer housing that sports a very unique feature - underwater master bedrooms. The view from the room could possibly be, in a word, breathtaking. It would ...
20160309_InceptionBrick

Loose Brick In The Pub Wall Leads to Inception Inspiring Model

When filmmaker Stuart Ashen was filming in a small pub in Norwich, England a while back, he noticed a loose brick. And when he removed the loose brick out of curiosity, he found of all ...
20160309_Qwerkywriter

Would a Mechanical Typewriter Keyboard Make Your Tablet More Productive?

Many people alive today actually learned to type on a mechanical typewriter, which is an experience in itself. I for one do not miss the clanging keys and ringer return bell, but many still have ...
20160309_FireflyFluxx

Firefly Fluxx Card Game Adds To The Growing Fluxx Stable

If there is one card game that we have been playing a lot at the NerdBeach home base, it is Star Fluxx. The game, with its quick turns and endless strategy, has become the game of ...
20160309_SnowThrones

Artist Creates 20 miles of Game Of Thrones Snow Art

How far are you willing to walk for good art? Well, artist Simon Beck can proudly say that he walked 20 miles, in the snow, partially uphill, for his. Of course, he was creating the ...
20160308_BeachOceanFeatured

What’s Across The Ocean From The Beach?

Have you ever been on a beach and wonder what lies on the other side of the ocean? Just imagine, if you went straight across the waves and kept going, where would you end up ...
20160308_WoodCar

The All Wood Toyata Setsuna EV

Back in the beginning of the automotive industry, you could find cars that contained a lot of wood. This was the most popular and readily available building material, and there was a talent pool that could be ...