Chemist uses liquid nitrogen instead of ice in ALS bucket challenge

Moe Qureshi—a chemist at the University of Toronto—gave his ALS bucket challenge a shocking twist when he decided to use liquid nitrogen instead of ice. I would be terrified just by the thought of pouring liquid over my head at -321°F (-196ºC), but Moe survived the challenge unscathed—thanks to science. » 9/01/14 11:57am Today 11:57am

China says new supersonic sub would reach San Francisco in 100 minutes

China claims it has found a way to create a supersonic underwater vessel that could travel from China to San Francisco in less than two hours using new developments in supercavitation. This could be extremely useful for travel—but also for the development of underwater weapons. In fact, this is a military project. » 8/25/14 10:34am 8/25/14 10:34am

Teens go bananas and take scariest selfie ever atop 1135-foot skyscraper

I've seen many coldblooded daredevils climbing skyscrapers and towers, but this is the first time I've seen someone having a picnic up there—The Centre skyscraper in Hong Kong, 1,135 feet (346 meters) above the ground. I couldn't avoid gasping when photographer Daniel Lau lifted his camera above him and his friends. » 8/25/14 9:01am 8/25/14 9:01am

Mad genius invents steel safe suit to stand inside a fireworks display

Mad genius Colin Furze is back again with a new invention. This time he built himself a steel safe suit with the sole purpose of standing inside a fireworks display and enjoy the views. The suit shape looks hilarious, a terrifying mix between the tin man and the scarecrow, but it works perfectly. » 8/21/14 3:18pm 8/21/14 3:18pm