Magnets are not attracted to copper, but incredibly strong magnets interact with copper in a pretty amazing way. If you drop a neodymium magnet down through a copper pipe it’s descent is slowed. The stronger the magnet and the thicker the pipe, the slower the fall. Take a look.
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AsapSCIENCE presents the 71 most amazing innovations of all time from language and fire to cell phones and space exploration.
Whoever said that you can’t do anything when you get old was sorely mistaken. At the end of the day, age is just a number and nothing should–can– stop us from doing what we love. We only live once and life’s too short to just stay at home dreaming of doing something when we can always go out and actually do it. The 25 oldest people to accomplish amazing feats show us how men and women in their later years achieve we thought was not possible for their age – sail across the ocean, climb Mount Everest, get a degree and so much more. Read on and get inspired!
What does China need more than breathable oxygen and a solution to the overpopulation epidemic and waste disposal crisis? The world’s largest building, of course! Governement officials cut the ribbon off of The New Century Global Center in Chendgu over the weekend which at 328 feet high, 1,640 feet long, and 1,312 feet wide is officially the largest buidling on Earth.
The Berlin Wall is perhaps the most famous wall ever. It took a lot of effort to put it together and these are the people that gave it their all to make it happen.
Since 2001, the International Aquatic Plant Layout Contest (IAPLC) has been the largest planted aquarium design competition in the world.