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April 18, 2012

 

whipped cream on a beater

How To Make Perfect Whipped Cream

There's science behind the perfect whipped cream recipe!

October 28, 2011

 

Sea Urchin

The Surreal World of Sea Urchins

French filmmaker, Jean Painlevé, ushers us into the disconcerting realm of echinoderms.

October 21, 2011

 

Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Edison’s A Bad Role Model

Things get out of hand when a rambunctious work elephant comes face to face with Thomas Edison's insatiable ambition.

February 9, 2011

 

a yellow moth close-up

Insect-Inspired Technology Leads To Improvements In Solar Panels

Using moth eyes as inspiration, a team of scientists in Japan have created a film that could be used on solar cells.

September 27, 2003

 

Movie Magic

From light saber battles to the sinking of the Titanic, some special effects seem almost magical. Most film makers still use a relatively simple process called matte layering, which involves using a blue or green screen to create images that can be layered to create a composite image.

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