Category Archives: Science

What’s So Funny? The Science of Why We Laugh – Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
— Read on www.scientificamerican.com/article/whats-so-funny-the-science-of-why-we-laugh/

SpaceX: Not Perfection at First

All those perfect #SpaceX missions weren’t always that way. Lots of 💥 before perfection. Great videos with #humor!

How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster https://youtu.be/bvim4rsNHkQ via @YouTube

‘This is not a “what if” story’: Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century | Daniel Hurst | Cities | The Guardian

They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?
— Read on www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/jun/12/this-is-not-a-what-if-story-tokyo-braces-for-the-earthquake-of-a-century

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning – Soundings Online

Mention drowning and we all tend to envision a person in the water waving his hands, splashing and screaming for help. That’s not even remotely close to what a drowning person looks like, writes Mario Vittone in this week’s Lifelines: Safety And Rescue At Sea blog.
— Read on www.soundingsonline.com/

As a professional ocean lifeguard with over 70 rescues, this article is 100% true. –R. Michael Brown, Former Lieutenant Boca Raton Beach Patrol