Wringing out a washcloth in space is the coolest thing you’ll see all day

Some would call it a slow news day. We call it an epic day for space, for Canada, and for science. Canadian Space Agency‘s Chris Hadfield has made a name for himself as being a combination of Bill Nye the Science Guy and Buck Rogers with his series of videos demonstrating things that so few… Continue reading Wringing out a washcloth in space is the coolest thing you’ll see all day

Tardigrades survive just about anything and scientists still don’t know why

They can survive temperatures near absolute zero or as high as 300 degrees. The crushing pressure at the bottom of the ocean doesn’t faze them, nor does the vacuum of space. Radiation 1000x the level strong enough to kill an elephant doesn’t slow the tardigrade down. They are so durable that scientists are either not… Continue reading Tardigrades survive just about anything and scientists still don’t know why

The Overview Effect brings stunning visuals, philosophical questions about existence

On earth, we have struggled for centuries to understand the dynamics of life and how everything relates with everything else. For those who have had the pleasure of going into space and experiencing life away from earth, there’s a phenomenon called The Overview Effect that has many astronauts asking the same basic questions from a… Continue reading The Overview Effect brings stunning visuals, philosophical questions about existence

Dreaming of being an astronaut just got easier

The childhood bed has been the place where many dreams of traveling through space have manifested. Since before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, children have wondered what it would be like to blast off beyond the clouds to play in the stars, laying awake at night picturing themselves in a space suit with nothing… Continue reading Dreaming of being an astronaut just got easier

In space, nuts in a can might freak you out

“Mixed Nuts in Space.” No, it’s not a sci-fi comedy starring Simon Pegg or a strange space porno. It could possibly be a portion of a horror flick based upon the creepy movements of the nuts in a can suspended in zero gravity. As you’ll see, they seem… alive. Nuts will never be the same… Continue reading In space, nuts in a can might freak you out

UFO activity in December, 2012

Every month we cover the UFO activity for the previous month using some excellent footage that is compiled by AnonymousFO. December’s activity definitely didn’t disappoint. One thing to note is that several of the segnebts were of bright lights that appeared during the day. If you watch the previous videos, you’ll see that there were… Continue reading UFO activity in December, 2012