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Tuesday: May 11, 2010

Scientists discover that colossal squid is actually just a lazy pink blob.Scientists discover that colossal squid is actually just a lazy pink blob.

The researchers found that the colossal squid would have had a slower metabolism and so moved slower than expected, waiting for prey rather than running it down. 'Everyone thought it was an aggressive predator, but the data suggests otherwise,' Rosa told LiveScience.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 2:08 PM | Tags (10) | blob | colossal | discovery | hunter | lazy | msnbc | research | science | scientists | squid |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

One scientist has managed to successfully trap a rainbow.One scientist has managed to successfully trap a rainbow.

When they shone a multi-wavelength laser beam at the open end of the gilded waveguide, a trapped rainbow formed inside. This could be seen as a series of coloured rings when the lens was viewed from above with a microscope.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 3:09 PM | Tags (9) | lasers | newscientist | rainbow | rings | science | scientists | skittles | trap | waves |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Six brilliant movie scientists who happen to suck at their job.Six brilliant movie scientists who happen to suck at their job.

If you cross the streams, you'll destroy the universe. At any given moment, reality as we know it rests in the hands of three clumsy, out-of-shape scientists. Say Venkman trips. End of the universe. Stantz sneezes. End of the universe. Egon prolapses. End of the universe.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 8:03 AM | Tags (6) | cracked | funny | ghostbusters | movies | scientists | streams |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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