Inq's Corner

  • Super Fly!

    You know what doesn’t get enough credit? Flies. Flies are incredible and we generally, I know I do, see them as a nuisance or gross. So let me dro...
  • Newton's Cradle...Or Is It?

    Newton’s cradle! A scientific demonstration of one of the most famous principles in classical mechanics, with two startling facts: 1) Newton had n...
  • Inside Box XII: INQ's D60

    Talking about dice is one of our favorite things: how often do you get to think about  geometry, probability, and gaming all at the same time? Alm...
  • INQ's Trisected Cube: A Lesson In Geometric Dissection

    What you’re holding in your hand is a cube split symmetrically along a helicoid surface–or as we prefer to call it, a trisected cube. Creating fig...
  • This Gadget Stumped Einstein, But It Won't Fool You

    Well dressed, active, mysterious – your new drinking bird is the James Bond of science toys! Start off by setting a full glass of room-temperature ...
  • THE INQ REPORT: Stop Right There!

    GAH! FREEZE! A recent study may have figured out what makes us freeze when startled, the classic deer-in-the-headlights response. It turns out th...
  • Do All Humans Like Smooching And Pets?

    Does every culture around the world enjoy kissing? Is loving pets a human universal?  What about art or religion? Believe it or not, there’s one p...