In news that’s sure to set the paleontological world ablaze (like an asteroid!), an incredibly well preserved Psittacosaurus specimen was discovered in China, complete with cloacal vent — a hole shared by all the animal’s mechanisms responsible “for pooping, peeing, breeding and egg laying.” Kind of like if a mammal’s
This is a graphic created by Carrie Patrick comparing the weights of various swords to common household objects like cans of chili, loaves of bread, boots, and children. Children thankfully not being that common a household object in my home aside, I learned a lot by looking at the chart.
This is a video of an upstairs bathroom that’s been sealed being quickly filled with water via a fire hose until it decides it just can’t take it anymore and collapses into the living room below. I’m not sure what, if anything, we were supposed to learn from this experiment
In I’m pretty sure I remember a Mythbusters episode about this news, this is a video of The Action Lab half-heartedly experimenting to see if a swimmer (read: wind-up turtle toy) can swim just as fast in syrup as in water. The idea is that although syrup is more viscous,
In sweet jeans news, this is a video of Yotuber Mad Russian Scientist demonstrating the fastest way to empty a narrow-necked liquid filled container without cutting in half with a ninja sword or smashing it with a hammer — by swirling the bottle first to create a vortex inside. This
This is a video of Youtuber Vindog Unleashed’s father demonstrating his technique for extinguishing his birthday candles (it looks like he’s turning three) without blowing spittle all over the cake and potentially spreading germs to anybody who has a slice. The video is from 2016 (even though it looks like
This is a video from Reigarw Comparisons comparing various numbers from different video game franchises. Things like number of guns in Fortnite, champions in League Of Legends, number of Pokemon, number of different cosmetics available in Team Fortress 2, planets in No Man’s Sky, etc., etc. The numbers start at