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  • August 31, 2015
    I can't even begin to understand how the hell a caterpillar turns into a butterfly, but I guarantee it involves magic. Don't they like, turn into sludge or something when they're in their chrysalis? That's f***ing weird. You can read about the process HERE if you're interest... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE. This is the story of Mad Max: Fury Road told in hieroglyphics, as imagined by artist Takumi. I still haven't seen Fury Road because I like to wait at least two years after a movie comes out to watch it, but I couldn't really gather much of the story... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2015
    This is a photograph captured by Ama la Vida TV, of two Julia Butterflies drinking turtles' tears in Ecuador. The behavior, known as lachryphagy (tear-feeding), is most common in moths and butterflies. Plus me -- I drink tears. Mostly the tears of my enemies. They taste lik... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2015
    This is the 'Virgin Rainbow', the world's finest opal ever discovered. It's being called the Virgin Rainbow despite the fact I heard from a reliable source that it has, in fact, stuck one of its ends in a pot of gold before. Also, my source was a leprechaun, just so we're cle... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2015
    This is a picture of Twitter user niiiiiifaaaaa's iced coffee with an ice cube that looks like it has Belle trapped inside. "Slow news day?" Not at all, it's just my birthday so I get to post whatever I want and you can't say rude things to me. Later, my parents are going to... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2015
    Dave -- turn around, the monolith's behind you. A 10,000 year old 'Stonehenge-like' monolith was just discovered in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Sicily, and paleontologists aren't saying too much about it because paleontologists study fossils. Archeologists are goin... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2015
    This is a video containing twenty minutes of kite flying footage edited down to a single minute by superimposing the kite's movement on top of itself over and over again. It is really mesmerizing to watch. Like, so mesmerizing I actually forgot about all my problems for a min... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2015
    This is a video demonstration of the automatic food dispenser that Ben Millam built for his cat, Monkey. In order to be fed, Monkey has to search the house for RFID tagged balls, which he can then return to the feeder in exchange for some kibble. No word if the water is still ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2015
    This is the To The Center Of Bedding bed set available from The Land Of Nod. The quilt top costs $190 for a twin, $220 for a full/queen, and the pillows and sheets are extra. All the different layers of the earth on the quilt are made from different materials for a variety of... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2015
    This is a video of two very strong neodymium magnets crushing everyday objects, including an iPhone, a juice box, and an apple. You 100% do not want to catch your finger between those things unless you are into extreme pain and stubby fingers. Magnets: they're dangerous. The... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2015
    This is a video (assembled from a bunch of still photos) captured by NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft of the moon transiting across earth, taken from a million miles away. I wish I was a million miles away right now. I am not though, I am right here. ... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2015
    This is a video of a guy trying to break a bottle of champagne. It does not break. It does rocket back straight into his crotch though. This has America's Funniest Home Videos $10,000 winner written all over it. Also, why is he trying to break a bottle of champagne in the f... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2015
    This is a short video tutorial showing you how to turn your smartphone (sorry, no dumb phones or pagers) into a holographic projector. All you really need are a couple pieces of plastic (you can even cut up a CD case!) and an app (like this one for iPhones and Androids) or a v... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    These are the 3-D printed light switch plates sold by Etsy store 3DPrintingEgg. They're charging $10 for a single switch cover, and $20 for a double or triple switch, although the designs are free to print if you have your own 3-D printer. I just bought a bunch before realizi... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2015
    This is a series of Game Of Thrones style house sigils created by DeviantARTist Lokiable (aka Miguel Lokia) for other pop culture characters. Which one is your favorite? Mine is the Deadpool one. Just kidding, there isn't a Deadpool one. I didn't actually recognize any of t... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    This is a series of geometric sandcastles built by sculptor Calvin Seibert (links to his Flickr with a ton more high-res shots) on the beaches of Hawaii. They are most impressive. You know, I built a sandcastle once when I was in Florida on vacation with my family. I remembe... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    This is an ultra high-def (4K) video of an astronaut dissolving an antacid tablet in a ball of water in space. It makes a bubbly space ball. I'm starting to wonder -- are the astronauts actually doing any real science on the space station or are they all just up there filming... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2015
    This is a video from the Crazy Russian Hacker demonstrating what happens when you stick coins in a block of dry ice. What happens? They shiver. WHY do they shiver? BECAUSE THEY'RE COLD, WHY ELSE WOULD THEY. Just kidding, because science. Or is it magic? Allegedly it's sci... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    These are a bunch of shots of Leaf Sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae), a species of sea slug that looks like a cartoon sheep and is capable of photosynthesizing algae inside its little penis shaped dingle thingies (I'm a biologist). What's fascinating about the tiny 'leaf sheep,... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2015
    This is a video of the Yuppiechef demonstrating an induction stovetop, using a pan cut in half. For those of you who aren't familiar with induction cooking, it uses electromagnets to heat things with sorcery. It only works with iron-magnetic materials though, so you can put y... / Continue →