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US Navy to publicly show their amazing railgun for the first time ever

US Navy to publicly show their amazing railgun for the first time ever

The US Navy will publicly show their formidable railgun at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington D.C. on February 4. The formidable electromagnetic cannon launches solid projectiles over 100 nautical miles at more than six times the speed of sound. You can see it in action here:

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Jesus Diaz

January 24th

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Hungarian bacon fat noodles with raw sugar will quickly kill your heart

Hungarian bacon fat noodles with raw sugar will quickly kill your heart

I spent the last few days in Hungary, where I had good food and discovered a new Kinja that I will watch every day even if I don't speak a word of Hungarian: Malackaraj. Where else can I learn how to make something as delicious and deadly as túrós csusza. Watch my new favorite food blogger Anna Péter preparing it.

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Jesus Diaz

January 24th

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Japanese craftsman creates perfect sci-fi ship replicas using just paper

Japanese craftsman creates perfect sci-fi ship replicas using just paper

This is one of the most amazing craftsmen I have ever seen. He doesn't only make the exterior of his sci-fi ships using just paper but also the guts! The level of detail is amazing—some look like perfect resin models but it's only paper. Behold the X-Wing, TIE Interceptor, Viper Mk2, 2001's Orion and many more!

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Jesus Diaz

January 22nd

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Mad race driver drifting near a cliff on a mountain pass

Mad race driver drifting near a cliff on a mountain pass

Witness professional driver Fredric Aasbø drifting on a Norwegian mountain pass on his 800hp 2JZ Speedhunters Toyota 86-X. It made me feel a knot in the stomach.

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Jesus Diaz

January 21st

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How small is an atom, really? (or how to make your head explode)

How small is an atom, really? (or how to make your head explode)

Kurzgesagt has a neat new explainer: "How small is an atom?" I watched it. It does a great job at giving you an idea of how small atoms are and how they work. But it doesn't matter, because my brain just plainly refuses to believe any of this. Hulk head hurt. Hulk smash atoms. Oops, Hulk make nuclear detonation.

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Jesus Diaz

January 21st

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New amazing metal is so hydrophobic it makes water bounce like magic

New amazing metal is so hydrophobic it makes water bounce like magic

Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it as if it were repelled by a magic force field. Instead of using chemical coatings they used lasers to etch a nanostructure on the metal itself. It will not wear off, like current less effective methods.

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Jesus Diaz

January 21st

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This video really gives you an idea of how amazingly big the Universe is

This video really gives you an idea of how amazingly big the Universe is

Elon Musk tweeted "the universe is a really, really big" along with this mind-blowing Ultra-HD video. It shows the camera zooming and panning over the stunning 69,536 x 22,230, 1.5 billion-pixel, 4.3GB Andromeda galaxy panorama recently published by NASA. Indeed, the Universe is a huge place full of wonder.

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Jesus Diaz

January 20th

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Why have salad or soup with croutons when you can use pizza croutons

Why have salad or soup with croutons when you can use pizza croutons

I thought that there couldn't be any better way to eat left-over pizza than putting it on a waffle maker. Maybe folding a slice, stuffing it with extra stuff, and using a hot sandwich maker till the cheese melts again. I was so wrong! Behold the pizza crouton! It's so easy.

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Jesus Diaz

January 20th

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The matte paintings of the original Star Wars trilogy and their creators

The matte paintings of the original Star Wars trilogy and their creators

Before the computing era, ILM was the master of oil matte painting, making audiences believe that some of the sets in the original Star Wars and Indiana Jones trilogy were real when they weren't. They were the work of genius artists like Chris Evans, Mike Pangrazio, and the legend, Ralph McQuarrie himself.

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Jesus Diaz

January 19th

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Impressive photo of the F-35 Lightning II with all its weaponry lined up

Impressive photo of the F-35 Lightning II with all its weaponry lined up

Lockheed Martin sent us this impressive shot by Matt Short of the F-35 Lightning II showing all the weaponry it can carry. Of course, it can't carry everything you see at the same time. This is the stuff that has been certified so far.

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Jesus Diaz

January 17th

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