Lava flow in Hawaii

A day ago in Hawaii on February 2, 2017, Kilauea Volcano poured a huge stream of lava out the Pacific Ocean where it continues to explode...

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A day ago in Hawaii on February 2, 2017, Kilauea Volcano poured a huge stream of lava out the Pacific Ocean where it continues to explode upon contact with the ocean. Drizzles of lava started out on New Year Eve when 10.5-hectare lava delta collapsed into the sea. “The seaward side of that crack could fall...

Rust removal from a screw using acid

This is a time lapse of the process of removing rust from a screw using an acid. For your information, a few acids remove rust...

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This is a time lapse of the process of removing rust from a screw using an acid. For your information, a few acids remove rust while a few cause them so be sure to check them out before hand. Generally, acid removes rust by converting the oxides of iron into a form which can be...

This is a chocolate fountain wall 😎

And is located in Florence, Italy. One of the best chocolate and ice cream parlors in Italy, Venchi has a wall fountain which flows chocolate;...

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And is located in Florence, Italy. One of the best chocolate and ice cream parlors in Italy, Venchi has a wall fountain which flows chocolate; no kidding! Venchi is an Italian gourmet manufacturer of chocolate and was founded by Silvano Venchi. They started making ice cream in 2006 and were awarded the Vassoio d’Oro Award in...

Lighting candle with smoke

You’d be extremely flabbergasted to know that this IS possible. Light a candle and then blow it. Now you have to be real quick. The smoke...

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You’d be extremely flabbergasted to know that this IS possible. Light a candle and then blow it. Now you have to be real quick. The smoke from the just-blowed candle has a little of unburned wax particles in it. If you are quick enough to bring a lighter near this smoke, the wisp will carry the...

Traffic congestion; This is what happens

Excessive lane changing is the root of traffic congestions that we all hate. Switch lanes only if you have to exit from the lane to go...

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Excessive lane changing is the root of traffic congestions that we all hate. Switch lanes only if you have to exit from the lane to go to another end otherwise it’s best to stay in your lanes especially in traffic jams. Switching lanes gets you there in about the same time, but lane changes on the...

This is how hand pulled noodles are made

This is Lamian, hand-pulled noodles which originated from China and are made by twisting, twirling, stretching and folding the dough. Increased ratio of water to dough,...

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This is Lamian, hand-pulled noodles which originated from China and are made by twisting, twirling, stretching and folding the dough. Increased ratio of water to dough, salt and continued twisting and kneading makes this dough ultra-flexible for making long and thin spaghetti noodles by hand. The idea is to stretch out the dough like a rope,...

Tuned Mass Damper in Taipei 101

Tuned mass damper is a harmonic absorber mounted in buildings to reduce the amplitude of the vibrations. With these, you can easily prevent structure failures....

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Tuned mass damper is a harmonic absorber mounted in buildings to reduce the amplitude of the vibrations. With these, you can easily prevent structure failures. This huge tuned mass damper weighs around 800 tons (GIF), and on May 12, 2008, it protected the skyscraper Taipei 101 in Taiwan from succumbing to the likes of an...

Fully Automatic Handwritting Clock

A Japanese student (22) made an automated clock which handwrites time for his final year project. It is made from 400 wooden parts and works...

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A Japanese student (22) made an automated clock which handwrites time for his final year project. It is made from 400 wooden parts and works by hanging four weights to it. It has a small board embedded in the middle of its complex and intricate structure. Wooden arms move every minute to write new time...

Universal Joint Animation

A universal joint is commonly employed to transfer mechanical power between two shafts when their axis is at an angle to each other. It consists...

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A universal joint is commonly employed to transfer mechanical power between two shafts when their axis is at an angle to each other. It consists of a cross and a pair of yolks. The universal joint is not a constant-velocity joint i.e., even if you apply a constant speed; the output speed will not be...

Ground resonance destroying a helicopter

This GIF shows a test carried out on CH-47. This helicopter gets destroyed only because of ground resonance. Ground resonance is the imbalance caused due...

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This GIF shows a test carried out on CH-47. This helicopter gets destroyed only because of ground resonance. Ground resonance is the imbalance caused due to bunching of blades on one side of the copter which causes an oscillation to become in phase with the frequency of rocking of the helicopter on its landing gear. This...

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