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  • May 13, 2014
    This is a video of a robotic hand developed at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) that can move and adjust itself to catch any object thrown at it in less than five hundredths of a second. "But can it give handjobs?" The Flash, ladies and gentlemen! The only man... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2014
    This is a short video of an octopus that's caught by a fisherman and, when it's tossed onto the boat's deck, instantly turns white to try to hide from the humans. Unfortunately, human eyes are harder to trick than some ocean predators, and I imagine this guy ended up as somebo... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2013
    This is the unidentified mystery fish caught by fisherman Sapar Mansor off the coast of Tudan, Malaysia. I'm not sure I would eat it, but I would. I'll eat almost anything, including playground sand. The creature has two tusk-like spikes near its mouth and measures over one ... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2013
    I'm going to be honest, I didn't know there were OLD glue spitting velvet worms we'd already discovered. And you know what? The world seemed like a better place when I didn't. Now the storm clouds are rolling in and it looks like I'm in for 40 days and 40 nights of rain. "I... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2013
    This is a picture of an Australian fisherman cutting himself out of a shark. It didn't actually eat him though, he just caught the shark, gutted it, then climbed inside to have the picture taken. That's pretty sick. Now listen: I hate sharks as much as the next guy who agree... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2013
    That's right folks, the salmon are headed upriver and the brown bears in Alaska are ready to eat them. Explore.org's remote controlled 'Brown Bear and Salmon cam' is there to capture the action in Brook Falls, Alaska and beam it to your computer screen all day long so you can ... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2012
    This is a video from Switzerland of a group of three quadrocopters that work together to throw and catch a ball in an elastic net dangling between them. Why do we need that? We don't. AT ALL. If robots start playing all the throw and catch, what are our children going to do... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2011
    You know that movie (go read some IWatchStuff, shit!) 'Contagion' coming out tomorrow that I'm not gonna see and will forever make it impossible to Google 'contagion' without getting a bunch of movie information first? Well to promote it, Warner Bros. Canada created this "livi... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2011
    Hit him in the eyes! This is the Rollin' Justin. He can catch two balls thrown near him at the same time. Say hi to all the readers, Justin. "beep boop bzzt DESTROY." Oh shit! ...the robot is able to position itself within two centimeters of where it needs to be in a time... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2011
    Pfft, every bottle opener already has a built-in cap-collector -- it's called the floor. It's pretty awesome. Plus it never misses unless something like a countertop dives in for the catch, in which case, who gives a shit -- you just opened a beer. Chug and repeat! Hit the ... / Continue →