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Watch a Katana Bend When It Hits Liquid

In order to harden the edge of steel, swords are often heated until they’re impossibly hot and then quenched in liquid to rapidly cool down. This creates a much stronger grain structure in the steel, which obviously leads to a much stronger sword. An interesting thing that happens during this quenching process is how the sword dramatically bends before it snaps back into shape (with a slight upward tilt). Read More >>

Samsung Plays “Will it Bend?” With its Own Phone

The internet's current tech scandal involves the robustness or otherwise of Samsung's new Galaxy S6 Edge, with some suggesting the glass-sided phone is a bit on the fragile side. Enter Samsung with some scientists and complicated lab equipment to prove otherwise. Read More >>

Uri Geller Claims “Mind Powers” Might be Behind iPhone 6 Bendgate

Everyone's favourite pretend psychic has weighed in on the "bendgate" iPhone 6 scandal, and seeing as he's one of the world's foremost benders we really ought to listen to what he has to say. Read More >>

Consumer Reports Bend Test Pits iPhone 6 Plus Against the Competition

Sure, Apple claims that it's only received nine reports of bent iPhones and we highly doubt you'll have any reason to worry about your own, but do Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handle pressure any better than competing models? Consumer Reports put that to the test today, pitting the new iPhones against other giant handsets including the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Read More >>