The Chemistry Of Ice Cream

“Find out why smaller ice crystals make smoother, richer ice cream in this video hosted by Wisconsin-Madison Professor of Food Engineering, Richard Hartel.”

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Holy Waterers!

Shaolin monks put their deadly kung fu skills to the test in a series of challenges to other temples – on who are the best fire-fighters. The monks – in their traditional orange robes – took on other Buddhist sects in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, eastern China, in a contest to see who’s the fastest at putting out a blaze. The contests started because government run fire fighting services are often too slow and unreliable to protect temples lit by thousands of candles. “By the time they get there it would be too late so we have to take the Buddha’s will into our own hands.” w/ photo

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Lil’ Kitty Loves Milk

“Guys, relax, please. Look at the container. It’s got milk in the bottom so they need to tilt it UP so the kitty can get at it. So the whole video is basically them TRYING to get the bottle into a position where the kitty can drink the milk and the kitty inadvertently fighting them all the way. Something tells me a lot of you people here have never actually fed a kitten. Plus, the kitty falls all of three inches. That’s not animal abuse. It’s funny. It’s why God created the internet.” — ViridianGames

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Baby Hippo Learns To Swim

“Looks like this little hippo can leave his armbands at home. A cuddly clip from our cute collection: A two week-old baby hippo takes a swim at Berlin Zoo.”

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Plastics Go Green?

“In this episode, find out how scientists are developing more environmentally friendly plastics using plant materials. By 2020, these bioplastics could provide an alternative for about a fifth of the estimated 200 billion pounds of plastics manufactures produce each year worldwide.” — BytesizeScience

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Top 8 Habits Of Highly Productive People

“While your co-workers start every day enjoying a cup of coffee together in the break room, you’re barely able to find time to call your doctor. While they’re taking lunches, you’re rushing through another meal at your desk. Sound familiar? Here’s the good news: This apparent discrepancy may not mean you’ve got a bigger workload or that you’re a harder worker. Instead, it may mean that they’ve mastered certain time-saving skills and habits that you haven’t—until now. From prioritizing your workload to learning which projects don’t need to be perfect, read on to discover eight workplace habits that’ll boost your productivity and lower your stress levels.” w/ photo

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