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What It Looks Like To Surf an 80-Foot Wave

Are you a surfer? Try “hanging ten” on a building-sized wave. That’s just what Surfer Garrett McNamara did recently, surfing on a 78 foot wall of water, that was 12 inches taller than the previous


These Nose Buds Will Improve Your Smell By 4%

You’ve heard of 20/20 vision, but how about 20/20 smell? Scientists at the National Sense and Sensory Committee have developed Nose Buds, a revolutionary device that enhances your olfactory sense by a whopping 4 percent.

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This Tough Material Is Stronger Than a Diamond

Diamonds may be the hardest natural substance on Earth, but scientists at North Carolina State University have created a substance that’s harder — and brighter — than the famous gemstone. Scientists say that Q-carbon could