Category: Curiosities

  • Wormholes FINALLY FIXED The Black Hole Information Paradox?

    Wormholes FINALLY FIXED The Black Hole Information Paradox?

    Black holes exist in the real world but are also a theoretical nightmare. To understand their paradoxical nature, imagine each black hole as a swarm of imaginary black holes connected by wormholes. And you thought the universe couldn’t possibly get any stranger. The concept of wormholes is common in science fiction. However, in the real […]

  • The Edge of the Universe: Where Does It End?

    The Edge of the Universe: Where Does It End?

    A cosmic horizon limits the observable universe. Beyond the cosmic horizon, there are other galaxies, but their light has not yet had time to reach us. This is because space and time were created in the Big Bang about 14 billion years ago. So the universe is 46 billion light years away from us in […]

  • Life without smartphones | Benefits of living without smartphones

    Life without smartphones | Benefits of living without smartphones

    Nowadays, no one can imagine life without a smartphone and the Internet. The phone consumes so much of our concentration and attention that we forget about others. We forget to connect with those around us, because we are staring at a screen in front of our face. Your smartphone is everywhere and if you turn […]

  • What you need to know about the Notting Hill Carnival | Top tips for Notting Hill Carnival

    What you need to know about the Notting Hill Carnival | Top tips for Notting Hill Carnival

    A complete guide to the Notting Hill Carnival: Everything you need to know about what is happening. The Notting Hill Carnival returns this Bank Holiday Weekend for the first time in three years. Taking place on the streets of West London for decades, the carnival is one of the biggest and most electrifying outdoor events […]

  • How Does This App Blow Out Candles?

    How Does This App Blow Out Candles?

    Watch the video to find out how an app can blow enough wind from your phone to blow out candles. A candle-blowing app can actually blow out a candle when you turn it on, but it’s not a real fan. Instead, it’s just a fake fan made to look like a real fan. Sound waves […]

  • What visual effects are in Forrest Gump?  | Forrest Gump Actually Used a Ton of VFX

    What visual effects are in Forrest Gump? | Forrest Gump Actually Used a Ton of VFX

    Forrest Gump used a lot of VFX in its film, from the spring sequence to the end. Still, they were also used for four different reasons: to magnify the environment, to lengthen the shot, to create movement, and to highlight the character. How did they do the special effects in Forrest Gump? In Forrest Gump, […]

  • VIEW LIVE: NASA prepares to launch moon mission with Artemis 1 rocket

    VIEW LIVE: NASA prepares to launch moon mission with Artemis 1 rocket

    At Kennedy Space Center, NASA’s Space Launch System is rolled out to Launch Pad 39B ahead of the Artemis 1 mission to the moon. NASA’s Artemis 1 moon mission is poised to launch a new era of U.S. lunar exploration this month. The mission will carry a lot of science payloads, and you can listen […]

  • Mars: Can Nuclear Propulsion Take Us There?

    Mars: Can Nuclear Propulsion Take Us There?

    Scientists have been trying to find a way to use nuclear propulsion to get us to Mars for years. The idea is that it would be much cheaper and quicker than current methods. Nuclear propulsion works by using a nuclear reactor to heat up a gas, which then expands and pushes against the inside of […]

  • Why the Solution to the Drake Equation is Scary No Matter the Answer | What is Drake’s Law?

    Why the Solution to the Drake Equation is Scary No Matter the Answer | What is Drake’s Law?

    Intelligent life is an extremely unlikely certainty, but it has occurred on Earth. Once an event has occurred, the probability of that event is 100%, no matter how unlikely it seemed at first. The Drake Equation Life on planet Earth comes in many shapes and sizes, and we generally know what we mean by life. […]

  • Perseverance’s Most Unexpected Discovery on Mars So Far

    Perseverance’s Most Unexpected Discovery on Mars So Far

    The Perseverance Rover had to walk erratically across the deserts of Mars to avoid encroaching on its mission, just like the Fremen did in Frank Herbert’s 1965 epic sci-fi novel Dune. Perseverance’s Most Surprising Mars Discovery: Discoveries made by Perseverance on Mars have surprised the scientific community each time they have been made. Perseverance had […]