What Are Muscle Knots?

What Are Muscle Knots?

Whether it’s after a long day hunched over your computer or a week of stressing out about a big test, you probably have had muscle knots before. These knots — otherwise known as myofascial trigger points — are pretty much what they sound like: painful spots in your muscles. They’re different from the kind of […]

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Why Are Your Headphones Always in a Knot?

Why Are Your Headphones Always in a Knot?

Thanks to Skillshare for supporting this episode of SciShow. [♩INTRO] Sometimes, headphones are just the worst. It seems like every time I want to whip out my earbuds and go for a run, I’m stuck untangling a huge knotted mess. I swear I try to keep them organized, but nothing seems to work. Believe it […]

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How to Control Root Knot Nematode

How to Control Root Knot Nematode

Soybean is one of the most important grain crops in the United States. In the southern US many farmers grow soybean on land previously cropped only to cotton. Many cotton-associated pathogens impact soybean–in particular, the southern root knot nematode. This nematode can inflict severe damage to soybean resulting in significant yield loss. Control methods are […]

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Could Neural Lace Connect Our Brains To The Internet?

Shh, I’m drafting an email about the gif vs jif debate. Sent, Our brains are individuals. Little gelatinous masses… But Silicon Valley superstars want to create something from science fiction that would change all that — a new tech called neural lace. “Neural lace” was coined by Iain Banks in a long running set of […]

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What Makes Soft Things Soft?

Thanks to Skillshare for supporting this episode of SciShow. Click the link in the description to learn more about Skillshare. [ ♪ Intro ] If you’ve ever run your fingers over a comfy blanket or buried your face in a fluffy cat after a bad day, you’re familiar with just how nice the sensation of […]

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Why Snatch Blocks are AWESOME (How Pulleys Work)  – Smarter Every Day 228

Why Snatch Blocks are AWESOME (How Pulleys Work) – Smarter Every Day 228

– Hey, it’s me, Destin. Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. It’s time for the pulley episode. These are like my favorite things in the whole world. I bought this one, it looks like it goes to a boat or something like that. Pulleys are one of these things that everybody knows about. They know […]

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Ultrasonic Clothes Dryer- No Heat Needed

Ultrasonic Clothes Dryer- No Heat Needed

This is going to be a game-changing technology. Just the name sounds amazing. Ultrasonic drying technology. So, yeah, it’s absolutely one of the coolest things I’ve worked on. Clothes dryers consume a lot of energy The technology hasn’t been updated for a while. The process overall is very inefficient mainly because you have to evaporate […]

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Turning Volcanic Rock into an Obsidian Blade that’s Sharper than Steel

Turning Volcanic Rock into an Obsidian Blade that’s Sharper than Steel

This year, I’m starting a series of making a variety of weapons and roughly following their evolution through history starting from basic Metallurgy of various bladed weapons to bows and arrows and eventually working my way up to gunpowder and even a gun. Oh, Well We’ll see what happens there a key element of this […]

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