The history of the world according to cats

In ancient times, wildcats were fierce carnivorous hunters.
How did these solitary, fierce predators become our sofa sidekicks? In this funny video from TED Ed, Eva-Maria Geigl traces the domestication of the modern house cat.

Composing music using the Higgs boson LHC data

I discover it out late enough, but the project is fantastic! On Wednesday 4th July 2012, scientists at CERN announced that they had found a Higgs-like particle after analysing results from the Large Hadron Collider. After the announce, Domenico Vicinanza starts another project: the ‘sonification’ of the data observer in the LHC The Higgs sonification…

How to build a DIY EMP generator

But be careful, can be dangerous! FPS Weapons has published a video tutorial that show how to build a 8$ handheld EMP generator which can be used to generate a strong enough magnetic pulse to induce an unexpected voltage inside of a piece of digital electronics. Shopping List Box: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/4010185427… High Voltage converter: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1418838086… Copper…

Opportunity sends us a panoramic photo of ‘Marathon Valley’ on Mars

Marathon Valley, seen through the robotic eyes of Opportunity http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA20749 http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/ has published a very high resolution (17.000×6000 pixels) image of Marathon Valley on Mars surface. The image is a merge of multiple pancam exposures taken during the period April 16 through May 15, 2016 by Rover Opportunity on Mars: The high point in the…