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  • June 22, 2015
    This is a video of Captain Jean-Luc Picard spitting a bunch of knowledge in a Star Trek edit by Eclectic Method. That captain Picard -- he was a smart dude. Maybe not as handsome as Riker, but the beard and mustache combo Riker rocked in later seasons is the kind of thing dre... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2015
    This is a video from Applied Science of a record playing under an electron microscope. Mesmerizing, isn't it? That isn't what I thought happened at all. I expected to see way more tiny wizards waving their little wands around down there making magic happen. That's not how v... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2015
    Two Kinds Of People is a clever blog created by Portuguese art director João Rocha that uses simple graphics to illustrate two different kinds of people. These are a few of examples. Obviously, I fall in the more unorganized party most of the time. My mom calls people like m... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2015
    Note: Full-scale version with even more information available if you click this pink button labeled 'HERE' right HERE. This is an infographic showing the world's major native languages in the proportions in which their spoken. I learned a lot by looking at it. Mostly, that n... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2015
    This is a video documenting what happens when you pour water on a grease fire, filmed at 2,500 frames/second. It basically produces a massive, face-melting fireball. Which is exactly why you should never try using water to put out a grease fire. You should also never use a ... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2015
    This is a chart of all the superhero movies being released over the next four years, provided the world doesn't end in the meantime, which of course I'm still hoping for. Which ones are you most excited about? I'm most excited about all the upcoming female superhero movies. ... / Continue →
  • May 26, 2015
    This is an infographic detailing the Marvel Universe's most proficient killers. Are the numbers accurate? I don't feel like it. I feel like a lot of those numbers should be way higher, and some of the universe's biggest killers aren't even included. That's the thing about ... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2015
    This is an Instructable created by SFHandyman detailing how to make your own gummi LEGO bricks and minifigs. It's not too complicated. Will they taste better than real LEGO bricks? No, nothing is ever better than the real thing. "You do realize you're talking about eating p... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2015
    This is a flow chart created by Mr. Dalliard that identifies movies containing time travel by the different elements that define them. What's your favorite time travel movie? Mine's Back To The Future 6. It comes out in 2031. I actually wrote a time travel movie once. I tho... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    This is a video of TheBackyardScientist pouring molten aluminum into a watermelon to see what will happen. His hypothesis is that the watermelon will explode. Sadly, that hypothesis is rejected. It did make this cool casting of the seed chambers though. Now I kinda want to ... / Continue →