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The Lexus Hoverboard (credit: Lexus International/Inside Science)

Great Scott! How Does Lexus’ Hoverboard Actually Work?

It’s been on the mind of many Back To The Future fans, “How does it work?”

06/26/2015

Catch and Release (credit: Jason C. Vokoun/University of Connecticut)

Sports Fishing Opens Evolutionary Can Of Worms

A study of lakes in Connecticut reveals that recreational angling pushes largemouth bass to evolve…

06/16/2015

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Why Music Sounds Bad Or Good: Your Brain Knows The Next Note

As the concert begins, your brain is anticipating some essential properties of the sound and may even be adjusting what you will hear toward what you are expecting, all in milliseconds.

06/10/2015

Christopher Froome in  the Tour de France & Jelly Donuts (credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images/Chow.com)

The Tour de France – In Terms of Jelly Donuts

Elite cyclists burn up to 32 per day in energy…

06/10/2015

Justin Rose at the World Golf Championships Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

How Science Helps Golfers Drain Those Tricky Putts

Tips from physics, physiology, and maybe even music can help you improve your score…

06/10/2015

How The Brain Avoids Blurry Vision

How The Brain Avoids Blurry Vision

Scientists have discovered how nerve cells stabilize visual images…

06/02/2015

Keanu Reeves as "Neo" in "The Matrix Reloaded" (credit: © 2003 - Warner Bros. Entertainment)

‘The Matrix’ Movies Inspire 24,882 Ways To Tie Your Necktie

It would seem as though “Neo” & “Morpheus” played muse to how we tie our neckties…

05/27/2015

Steam Stones (credit: University of Cincinnati)

Steam Stones Safer Than Hookah, But Only If You Smoke Them Right

Will there ever be a truly safe way to smoke?

05/26/2015

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What Would Happen If You Dropped A Super Ball Off The Empire State Building?

The Super Ball is so ubiquitous even the Super Bowl was supposedly inspired by it, and now physics know exactly why and how it does its super things.

05/22/2015

Young Happy Man Sticking Out Tongue (Thinkstock)

Beer Tasting Electronic ‘Tongue’ Gives Computer Discerning Palette For Good Brews

Computerized “tongue” can taste differences in beer, with incredible accuracy, leading to better quality beer.

05/19/2015

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