How does a permanent set of contact lenses to correct your eye sight sound? no more glasses or dry, itchy eyes due to contacts. Well this could be possible in the very near future with the invention of UK student Devesh Mistry idea to use an auto-focusing, liquid crystal material to corrects all kinds of defects in vision.
The worlds lightest material known to science has a structure that is made out of around 99.99% air (says aerospace company - Boeing). The name of the material goes by Microlattice; the lightest metallic structure ever made. In fact the material is so light it can actually balance on top a dandelion; however, don't be fooled, for the material is very strong.
In season 1 episode 6 of breaking bad Walter takes some mercury fulminate a blows up Tuco's HQ. Can it really cause the explosion that it did in the show?
The answer was given in mythbusters; to test the mercury fulminate, 5 grams (in the show Walt had around 50g) of the stuff (which was wired to a squib) was placed inside a pumpkin. The mission was to see if it made a 'big' explosion; the results were good. The pumpkin was literally no more; check out the video.