Category Archives: Mad Science

Homemade Capacitors

Making a working homemade capacitor with mica, aluminum foil, and a 3D printer. Continue reading

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Candles Made Dangerous

Ordinary household candles don’t have to be boring. With the addition of a paper towel, it can become an impressive torch… Continue reading

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Non-Newtonian Motion…?

NASA’s counterintuitive EM drive keeps passing peer review. If these results are valid, we just figured out how to make much more efficient spaceships. Continue reading

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The Future Is Now

So it’s finally October 21, 2015. What would someone from 1985 think of our technology? Continue reading

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