Monthly Archives: June 2015

A ‘Fifth Force’ May Alter Gravity at Cosmic Scales

Radical new research is attempting to characterize the properties of a fifth force that disrupts the predictions general relativity makes outside our own galaxy, on cosmic-length scales. University of Pennsylvania astrophysicist Bhuvnesh Jain, says the nature of gravity is the…

Amazing video of planes flying through hanger

Red Bull have just released this fantastic piece of video. It details precision pilots Paul Bonhomme and Steve Jones flying in formation through a building. What is also just as amazing is the understated Britishness of it all. After pulling…

Parsnip Hummus

We cannot stop eating this. It’s incredible. A wonderful hummus replacement, especially for anyone who doesn’t eat beans, this has many uses; a dip, salad topping, fish and meat or fish side, something to munch with tortilla chips (brown rice…

BBC News – Britain’s piers in focus

Britain’s obsession with the coast is an understandable one given its geography and naval history, yet the coast also played an important part in the country’s social history. via BBC News – Britain’s piers in focus.

Scientists developing a seawater-desalination chip

Although various alternative technologies are being developed, the large-scale desalination of seawater typically involves forcing it through a membrane that allows the water to pass through, but that traps the salt. These membranes can be costly, they can get fouled,…