Amusing Science

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Wow
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↑ Cool! Wikipedia has a ptycography page.
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NSFW: How mermaids are made! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTDNtcRsLZc

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Dolphins are rapey.
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https://i.imgur.com/hUXjSj3.mp4

Flow field around a microorganism.
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There is no anime girl humping it so it cannot be safe.

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The blob fish is a lie


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Organic chemistry is hard. Students studying it have alkynes of trouble.
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Witness wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:48 pm
Spoiler:
Re: Leidenfrost effect

See also: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MythBusters_(2009_season)#Lead_Plunge
A person can wet his hand and briefly dip it into molten lead without injury.
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Identify bird song with an app: BirdNET.
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robinson wrote: Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:33 pm https://twitter.com/amazing_physics/sta ... 45472?s=21
Here's my guess: It's either fake or there is a hidden source of energy that increases the ball's momentum at some point. :dunno:
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Anaxagoras wrote: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:30 pm Dolphins are rapey.
Also jerks.

I and the ex had a "swim with the dolphins" outing some years back.

No reported raping. But between times, the dolphin would nab a fish and then play hackey-sack with it on his snoot. The fish would try to get away from time to time, and the dolphin would nab it by the tail, throw it into the air, and then continue until called by the trainer.

It wasn't hungry (he was fed by the trainer) and he did not eat the fish, he was just amusing himself by terrorizing an innocent passer-by.


And that night, someone kept knocking on the door and trying to break in to the hotel room. I thought it was the same dolphin, but he was wearing a hat and we couldn't prove anything. Clever bastard.
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Land shark?

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The Bizarre Characteristics Of Uranus

No giggling, girls!! :x

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This research won an Ig Nobel:

Why Rhinos Fly Upside Down Over Namibia

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