The symphony of science

I was quite stunned to stumble across this video. As the name says, it's a... well it's not quite a symphony, but it's definitely musical, and you can definitely learn...

4 hottest volcano events of 2009

4 hottest volcano events of 2009

Boy 2009 passed quite quickly, but it didn't go without a blast, that's for sure ! I'm gonna show you some really amazing stuff that happened during 2009, most of...

It’s a brand new year !

Hello people! If you're reading this then New Year's hangover is no more and you're up and ready to start the new year. Well so are we, and if nothing...

ZME wishes you a white Merry Christmas !!!

Another year is drawing towards its end; the snow has (hopefully) settled in, everything is peaceful and quiet except for carols and the table is filled with all sorts of...

Strange sky spiral freaks out Norway

Strange sky spiral freaks out Norway

It was Thursday night when locals from Norway started to notice a strange, rotating light that just baffled them. It was visible long enough to be seen, photographed and recorded...

The swine flu paaanic [pics, slightly NSFW]

The swine flu paaanic [pics, slightly NSFW]

Swine flu has been officially declared a pandemic, and although it's not one of the deadliest by any standards, it can be deadly (just like the average flu can). However,...

The ‘No small matter’ giveaway

Hello! I've been running ZME Science for more than 2 years now, and the support you've shown has been increasingly amazing! However, much to my shame, I've rarely thanked you...

The Sky Burial

The Sky Burial

First of all, it has to be said that this once common burial practice in Tibet is pretty hard to 'digest' for our 'civilized' world, and there's a big chance...

Titan Arum: the titan penis flower

Titan Arum: the titan penis flower

Image via Wikipedia. Amorphophallus titanum is the full name of this wonder of nature, and a worthy name it is! As most biological names, it comes from Greek,...

Immortality – just 20 years away

Immortality – just 20 years away

Raymond Kurzweil is one of the most prolific inventors and futurists; he's the one who developed text to speech synthesis and a synthesizer that develops and even creates poetry, among...

Huge dust storm chokes Sydney

Huge dust storm chokes Sydney

  A significant part of Australia's east coast, including country's biggest city, Sydney, has been engulfed by a shroud of red dust blown mostly from the desert outback. Visibility was...

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