Murica of the Day: 1 in 4 Americans Unaware the Earth Orbits the Sun

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Murica of the Day: 1 in 4 Americans Unaware the Earth Orbits the Sun
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Americans are enthusiastic about the promise of science but lack basic knowledge of it, with one in four unaware that the Earth revolves around the Sun, said a poll out Friday.

The survey included more than 2,200 people in the United States and was conducted by the National Science Foundation.

Ten questions about physical and biological science were on the quiz, and the average score -- 6.5 correct -- was barely a passing grade.

Science of the Day: How to Implode a Soda Can Using No Force at All

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Simply heat the can with some water then turn the soda can over and dip it into some ice water. A soda can implodes on contact with ice water, in a time space 150 times slower than real life. The change in pressure will create a powerful vacuum that crushes the can. (Filmed @ 4500 fps)