You Can See Your Own White Blood Cells Flowing Through Your Eye!

If you look up into the blue sky long enough, and with enough attention, you should be able to see tiny blue-white dots flashing around the sky.The phenomenon was so well-known that it acquired the nickname "blue-sky sprites," but they're actually white blood cells moving through your eye. » 10/29/14 8:40am 10/29/14 8:40am

An Engineering Approach That Makes Turkey Frying a Bit Less Dangerous

Outdoor frying is notoriously dangerous business, mostly due to the precarious combination of fire and propane tanks with moist food and large volumes of scalding hot oil. Here, food expert Alton Brown shows you how to build a free-standing "fry derrick" so as to avoid injury or, worse yet, making a fool of yourself… » 6/12/14 11:40am 6/12/14 11:40am

Is This Batman's Secret Trick For Disappearing In A Cloud Of Smoke?

We've shown you how to make smoke pellets, and they work very well, but they don't have the kind of instantaneous effect that we like to see if we're winged vigilantes of the night. If your enemies have you cornered, and you need to escape through a cloud of smoke, here something that might help you. » 5/26/14 11:30am 5/26/14 11:30am