On April 26th, 2013, 89 school and colleges teams from 23 US States, Puerto Rico, Canada, India, Germany, Russia and Mexico, gathered at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama to participate in NASA's Great Moonbuggy Race.
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Given that most of the work is done by machines, doing laundry is relatively effortless. Yet, most people hate the chore with a passion, which is probably why this new shirt unveiled by American apparel company, Wool & Prince, is generating so much interest.
Attention all comic book lovers! Saturday May 4th, 2013, is Free Comic Book Day! Yes, that means you can get one (or more) free comic book(s) by simply visiting a participating retailer. The best part is, that the occasion is not just celebrated in the USA, but also, Canada and many other countries around the world.
We have all become so reliant on YouTube for things ranging from tutorials to cooking tips and of course, entertainment, it appears as though the video-sharing site has been around forever. But believe it or not, it was just eight years ago, on April 23rd, 2005, that the first 20-second video was uploaded on this now popular destination.
The 40,000 piece hand-cut jigsaw puzzle that beautifully depicted the scenes from Queen's Royal Jubilee celebration was definitely a work fit for royalty . . . Until, it crumpled right before the eyes of its creator, 63-year-old Dave Evans.
It weighs less than air and is extremely strong, yet flexible enough to bounce back to its original shape, after being compressed. And, it does not float away either, because a 10cm×10cm×10cm cube does not displace 1000 cubic centimeters of air, since a lot of air stays in the pores of the 'sponge'. But best of all, it can absorb up to 250-500 times its own weight of oil at a rapid pace of 68.8 grams per second. This is not a material scientist's dream, but a description of the most recent 'lightest' solid created by a research team from China's Zheijang University.
It is a well-documented fact that humpback whales gather their prey by creating 'bubble nets'- that is, blow bubbles underwater to confuse shoals of fish and cause them to herd together, giving the whales a perfect opportunity to devour them in one gulp.
Though there are about 400 languages from all over the world that are in danger of disappearing completely, Zoque-Ayapaneco, an indigenous Mexican language is considered the most likely to become extinct, because the only two people in the world that speak it fluently, do not talk to each other!