16 Easy (And Awesome) Fire Pits You Can Build For Your Yard This Summer

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16 Easy (And Awesome) Fire Pits You Can Build For Your Yard This Summer

I’d argue that few things are more perfect than spending an evening in your yard with friends, good food, and a fire pit to keep you cozy. Don’t get me wrong, I love going to the beach, swimming in pools, and enjoying the sun, but there’s something pretty magical about a roaring fire and s’mores. […]

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This Ship Made Many Successful Cruises, But The Last One Was Anything But A Vacation

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This Ship Made Many Successful Cruises, But The Last One Was Anything But A Vacation

The SS Morro Castle received its name from the towering fortress that guards Havana Bay. The massive ocean liner set sail on its final voyage in August 1930 from New York to Havana and back again. For many guests aboard the luxury ship, sailing was a means of escaping the Great Depression and Prohibition to […]

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If Your House Is On Fire, Just Hope That This Doesn’t Happen To The Fire Hydrant

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If Your House Is On Fire, Just Hope That This Doesn't Happen To The Fire Hydrant

It’s a well-known fact that being a firefighter is not an easy job. The hours can be long, the pay isn’t great, and no matter what you do, you’re charging headfirst into uncertainty. The building could collapse, you could find someone inside, the waterline could be broken…you never know. And that’s something the members of […]

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A Science Teacher Lit His Student On Fire — And It Was Totally Awesome

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A Science Teacher Lit His Student On Fire -- And It Was Totally Awesome

Even if you were a popular kid that had to pretend not to care, let’s face it: we all loved science class. Even if the work was hard, on some level, it was great to spend an hour just messing around with beakers and graduated cylinders. In this classic science demonstration, the teacher filled soap […]

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16 Oddly Satisfying GIFs Of A Hot Nickel Ball Burning Through Random Objects

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16 Oddly Satisfying GIFs Of A Hot Nickel Ball Burning Through Random Objects

Ready for some hot, sizzling action? YouTube user carsandwater has a channel dedicated to his red-hot nickel ball burning through everyday objects. youtube.com youtube.com   He burns the nickel ball with a blow torch until it’s red-hot, then he uses a wrench to pick it up and place it on whatever he likes. Here are […]

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These 15 GIFs Prove Science Is More Amazing Than Fiction

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These 15 GIFs Prove Science Is More Amazing Than Fiction

Warning: Don’t try some of these things at home. 1. This is what happens when you cut a water droplet using a superhydrophobic knife on a surface that doesn’t get wet. View this image › Arizona State University/Sploid / Via journals.plos.org 2. This is the view from the Soyuz capsule, the spacecraft that takes astronauts […]

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