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The Physics Behind This Bulldog Popping A Giant Water Balloon [Video]

The Physics Behind This Bulldog Popping A Giant Water Balloon [Video]

Here is a fun home video of a curious bulldog that pops an enormous water balloon after pawing at it for a while.  It is very adorable and the physics behind it are simple and interesting.  It took a bit of digging with its claws to break the latex causing the entire vessel to pop in

5 Strangest Animal Mysteries Of All Time

From the loch ness monster to bigfoot, animal mysteries and myths have been discussed throughout the centuries.  However, there are some of them with scienctific evidence that people still cannot explain.  Here is an intro to this top 5 list: The Top 5 Biggest Gigantic Animal Mysteries in the world / earth include a modern

New Discovery May Have Surpassed The Great Barrier Reef

The great barrier reef off the east coast of Australia is one of the natural wonders of the world and absolutely breathtaking.  Apparently they have discovered another reef off the southern coast that may rival it in biodiversity: Scientists have discovered a never-before-seen coral reef off the southern coast of Australia, and they claim that

Do Octopi Actually Have Alien Genes?

Have you ever thought about what animal seems the most like it was from another planet?  Well if you thought of an octopus you might be on the right track…seriously. Scientists have cracked the octopus genome, and it’s unlike anything they’ve ever seen before. “The late British zoologist Martin Wells said the octopus is an

How does this organism make itself invisible?

Many organisms use the properties of bioluminescence to attract pray or distract predators.  And chameleons use camouflage to blend in as a form of proptection.  This fascinating organism has another trick: Sea sapphires have been described as “the most beautiful animal you’ve never seen”. Even when you do see them, they can vanish in an

Guy Incredibly Escapes A Shark Attack On Video!

The oceans of the world are like an alien civilazation in and of themselves.  And this encounter with a shark is a stark reminder: Paddling out to ride his first wave, a menacing grey fin appeared in the water behind him before knocking the 34-year-old off his board. The whole episode being caught live on

A Real Life Sharkcano?

Ok some of us may have heard of or even seen the gag movie Sharknado where a tornado of sharks threatens the world.  Seriously.  Now scientists have discovered sharks living in a very unusual habitit: A real life sharkcano? Ocean engineer Brennan Phillips led a team to the remote Solomon Islands in search of hydrothermal

Mouse Rips Off Scorpion’s Head..

This is what happens in the wild world of science in the mother nature realm.  Most people would probably think that a mouse would get taken down by a scorpion every time.  However, there is an interesting biological mechanism in this particular mouse’s body: Grasshopper mice have developed the evolutionary equivalent of martial arts to

What is the Science Behind Chameleons and Color Change?

Chameleons are super cool and are the famous reptile that changes color with its background.  Wired magazine apparently feels that there is a big misconception regarding this cool animal: Chameleons are famous for their quick color-changing abilities. It’s a common misconception that they do this to camouflage themselves against a background. In fact, chameleons mostly

Give Treats to Your Dog and Say Hi with iCPooch

How many times have you heard the neighbor’s dog barking, or maybe your own when the family or owners are away?  Dogs of course are very social animals and get stressed out and anxious when they are seperated from their pack.  The girl in this video comes up with a great invention and gets the

Why are There Ants in Space? This Article Explains

Ants are in space oh my gosh!  Well at Stanford University they launched an interesting study that not only examines the behavior of ants under different gravitational environments but also encourages more students to get involved in science. Last year, eight groups of ants flew to the International Space Station, boosted by a rocket and