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  • September 4, 2014
    Scottish whiskey distiller Ardbeg managed to send some whiskey up to the International Space Station in 2011 as part of an experiment to see how alcohol matures in microgravity. And now, three years later, it's about to return to earth via a Russian space capsule. Obviously, ... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2014
    This is a short video of a snake experiencing zero gravity. It was one of a series of experiments conducted to determine the behavioral responses of amphibians and reptiles to low gravity during parabolic flights. That poor bastard. I mean, MAYBE he's having a good time, but... / Continue →
  • In Gravity, 1997's Batman was no help when things got hairy, but now, thanks to editor Krishna Shenoi, we can see how 1978-1987's Superman deals with an adrift Sandra Bullock in this alternate cut. In short, he does a pretty good job. He's Superman!... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2014
    These are some pictures and a video from Sports Illustrated of Kate Upton modeling two $20 Target bikinis in nearly zero gravity aboard a vomit comet. I think we can all agree that, at least from a purely scientific standpoint, they provide significant insight about how big ol... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2013
    This is a video of physics teacher Dan Burns explaining the fabric of space and gravity through the use of a giant piece of stretched spandex and some marbles. I enjoyed watching it. I don't know about you, but I'm a visual learner. Actually seeing something really helps me ... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2012
    This is a minute long Rube Goldberg machine based on magnetism and gravity. It was pretty good and you should watch it. If you don't like it I'll let you hit me as hard as you can *pulling up shirt* IN MY ROCK-HARD ABS. "Wow GW, have you been working out?" No, but I have b... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2012
    Due to the temporarily renewed interest in space thanks to the Curiosity rover on Mars, here's a video of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station playing with a big ball of water. SPOILER: It looks way funner than playing with water on earth. You watch this video ... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2012
    This is a video shot aboard the International Space Station by astronaut Don Pettit showing tiny water droplets orbiting a statically charged knitting needle. Pretty awesome, but also -- practical. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? "Like, about the solar system and life on... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    Apparently there's a "game ruining" glitch in the new Call of Duty: Black Ops. I don't want to ruin it for you, so you're just gonna have to watch the video and see for yourself. Or not. You're not really gonna miss anything if you don't. It's just a joke anyways. Except i... / Continue →