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Explaining The Science Behind Penn & Teller's Ball And Cups Magic Routine
2013-02-12 13:54:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists: They just can´t leave well enough alone. It´s difficult for them to let certain things about life go unexplained and allow themselves to be amazed from time to time. Instead, they have to dissect, to find the truth, no matter how elusive it may be. For instance, scientists from the Barrow Neurological Institute have dug deep into neuroscience in order to explain how a certain magic trick performed by famous...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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