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Here's Liquid Nitrogen Turning Into Solid Nitrogen In An Extreme Vacuum

What happens when you put liquid nitrogen in a vacuum chamber? It turns solid. And then it snows. As the vacuum lowers the pressure in the chamber, it decreases the boiling point of the liquid nitrogen which means the nitrogen boils faster. But! The boiling liquid nitrogen is also evaporating which cools itself, which turns the liquid nitrogen so cold that it turns into a solid. Solid nitrogen colder than -346 degrees Fahrenheit.


What Happens To Peeps In A Vacuum

We’re all familiar with the classic springtime tradition of sending Peeps to their noble deaths via microwave, but that’s getting a bit old. How about a total vacuum instead?


Dyson's Massive Floating Garbage Vacuum Could Clean Up Our Rivers

James Dyson has an idea for a new form of sucking machine — one so large it requires an entire barge to house it. The idea here is to let a giant water-going vessel free and allow it to “mine” rivers of all the floating junk that’s been tossed away into waterway everywhere since man first invented plastic bottles and tin cans.


Dyson Might Sue Samsung In Australia Over Vacuum 'Rip-Off'

Samsung and Dyson, two giants in the home appliance sector, are both currently warring over alleged patent infringement in the UK courts. Now, you might think, “why do I care when we’re all the way down here?”. You should care because if Dyson wins its action in England, it may end up suing Samsung Down Under as well.


Dyson DC44 Animal Review: The Best Kind Of Suck

Sir James Dyson is a clever fellow. You could easily mistake his latest invention for a replica lightsabre prop, but it’s actually the future of the dustbuster. Is this the future our floors have been waiting for?


Dyson Launches 'High Performance' Cordless Vacuum for Suction Nerds

Good old James Dyson has had his people working on yet another better type of vacuum cleaner, this time coming up with the DC44, or the Digital Super Slim. We’re not entirely sure what’s digital about it, but it looks quite nice, and it’s cordless for all of your super-suction needs.


How To Turn A Vaccum Cleaner Into A Hover Craft

Cleaning is dull. But don’t worry, there’s a solution: turn your Hoover into a hover craft. Not only is it a great displacement activity, it’ll also make cleaning your place easier. Double win.


Samsung Puts Vacuum Tube Amps In New Blu-ray Home Theater Gear

It’s kind of hard to impress anyone in home theatre anymore, but you’ll probably pull it off with a no-one-can-hear-you-scream vacuum in your living room.


Panasonic Shows Off 'Eco-Friendly' Technology By Flying Snow 8,500km To Bahrain

What’s the best way to showcase eco-friendly compresser-less heat insulation technology? Flying a snowman over 8,500km from Japan to Bahrain may not be it.


This Awesome Commercial Is Like Toy Story Mashed With Inception

I couldn’t even guess what the commercial was advertising on my first go around, it was that awesome. For those who’re curious, the amazing commercial is marketing the sucking power of a vacuum cleaner, the LG Kompressor Elite. [The Awesomer]