Here's the Physics Behind the 'Broomgate' Controversy Rocking the Sport of Curling

Football has been rocked by the “Deflategate” scandal, swimming banned full-body “super suits,” and now the sport of curling—yes, curling—has its own raging controversy. Dubbed “Broomgate,” much of the fuss centers on a new kind of curling broom called the icePad, manufactured by Hardline Curling.

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Though It Seems Crazy Now, the Neutron Bomb Was Intended to Be Humane

Until the day he died, physicist Samuel Cohen declared that his invention, the neutron bomb, was a "moral" and "sane" weapon that would kill enemy combatants, while sparing civilians and cities. But, despite the support of fans like Ronald Reagan, this weapon of not-as-much mass destruction proved to be a hard sell.

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