This perpetual beer machine is fake, BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN WE CAN'T DREAM

Back in the seventeenth century, scientist Robert Boyle devised a perpetual motion machine that he claimed would enable a flask to refill itself ad infinitum. It didn't work. But in this video by Munchausen Today (who "publishes videos created on pseudo-scientific beliefs, unproven facts, false evidences, not-patented… » 12/26/12 11:40am 12/26/12 11:40am

Was Robert Hooke really the greatest asshole in the history of science?

Robert Hooke discovered the cell, established experimentation as crucial to scientific research, and did pioneering work in optics, gravitation, paleontology, architecture, and more. Yet history dismissed and forgot him... all because he pissed off Isaac Newton, probably the most revered scientist who ever lived. » 1/27/12 7:00am 1/27/12 7:00am