Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Armenians Make World’s Biggest Chocolate Bar

The sweet event took place in Armenia’s capital of Yerevan, and was organized by the Grand Candy Factory – a local chocolate making company – as a way to celebrate to celebrate its 10 years of existence. Guinness Book representatives were invited to take part in the unveiling of the chocolate monster created, and to make sure this event goes into the record books.

Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body?

It starts very simply. A virus, just one, latches on to one of your cells and fools that cell into making lots more. Lots, lots more, like a million new viruses. This animation shows you how viruses trick healthy cells to join the dark side.

Credit: Robert Krulwich; Jason Orfanon; David Bolinsky; Animation courtesy Zirus/XVIVO