Ever since 5-year-old Oliver learned to talk he’s wanted to make science videos. In his first science video ever, Oliver creates the classic tornado in a jar and shares some interesting facts about tornadoes.
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According to the Ocean Conservancy’s 2015 Trash Index, plastics are now found inside all kinds of marine life ranging from mussels to whales. In an attempt to protect these animals from harm, Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach, Florida has created “Edible Six Pack Rings,” a six-pack ring that feeds, rather than kills.
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Arizona Cardinals’ defensive back Tyrann Mathieu recently teamed up with PETA to demonstrate the consequences of leaving a dog inside a car on a hot day. Mathieu sat inside the car in 90-degree heat until he couldn’t take it anymore. After only eight minutes, the car’s interior temperature soared to 120 degrees and Mathieu bailed.
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In 2013, Yonder Biology turned to Kickstarter with hopes to launch Dino Pet, a bioluminescent ‘pet’ that “uses sunlight, water and nutrients, instead of batteries or electricity, to grow and glow.” Encased in a polycarbonate Apatosaurus shell live bioluminescent plankton called dinoflagellates. Simply feed, shake, and the Dino Pet will illuminate. Get your bioluminescent Dino Pet on Amazon.
Passing a semi-trailer on a single-lane highway can be pretty dangerous. In Argentina, an average of one person dies in a traffic accident every hour, mainly from people trying to overtake other vehicles. In an attempt to cut down on the number of accidents, Samsung has created the “Safety Truck“, a specially designed semi-trailer with rear-mounted, live video screens for safe overtaking.