What Happens To Everyday Objects Under 100,000 Pounds Of Pressure


What Happens To Everyday Objects Under 100,000 Pounds Of Pressure
A while back, GE put a bunch of different objects — a rubber duck, a tennis ball, a silver goblet, etc. — into a micro forge capable of delivering 100,000 pounds of pressure. The results are deeply satisfying to watch.

January 2, 2016 at 12:44PM
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A Physicist Dreams Of Catching Dark Matter In The Act


A Physicist Dreams Of Catching Dark Matter In The Act
Hold out your hand for a century, and 100 million particles of dark matter will pass through each second without leaving a trace. Still, a physicist in South Dakota thinks he may be able to catch one.

January 2, 2016 at 12:43PM
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29-Year-Old Thief Died Trying to Rob A Condom Machine

The poor fella needed protection from the protection he so adamantly, and somehow recklessly tried to acquire.

ABC News reports the 29-year-old man and a couple his buddies planned to steal the condoms by blowing the rubbers vending machine to smithereens.

Amidst the explosion the three fools took shelter in a car nearby, but the victim failed to close his door, and took a fatal shot to the noggin from a flying piece of metal.

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