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  • January 30, 2016
    This is a video of astronaut Scott Kelly playing the slowest game of ping-pong with himself aboard the International Space Station using two super-hydrophobic paddles and a giant drop of water. Apparently none of the other astronauts wanted to challenge him to a real ping-pong... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2016
    This is the 1.7kg ( 3.7-lb) meteorite found in the dried up lake bed of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre in South Australia. The meteorite is estimated to be 4.5-billion years old, and came from somewhere between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Hey, that's where I'm from! The meteorit... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2015
    This is a video created by MetaBallStudios featuring a bunch of different sci-fi spaceships for size comparison purposes (previously: this giant insane chart verson). It is by no means comprehensive though so feel free to complain about how they left out your favorite spaceshi... / Continue →
  • November 30, 2015
    This is the $35 Planetary Bowl set available from ThinkGeek (previously: planetary plates and glassware). The inside and outside look like the planets of the solar system, are dishwasher safe, but don't include Pluto. Several people in the ThinkGeek comments pointed out that'... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2015
    This is Outer Space Vodka. It costs $40 for a 750mL bottle and has been distilled through actual meteorites four times for EXTRA SPACE CANCER. Obviously, nobody is going to buy it except for the glass alien head bottle. If I was in college I would buy a bottle, finish it, then ... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2015
    This is a short NASA video starring Jupiter spinning in 4K ultra high-definition. Jupiter is such a beautiful, terrifying planet. Did you know Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system (it's great red spot is about the size of earth) and still only 1/1,000th the size ... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE. Full-res 65MB version available at NASA's website HERE in case you want to look for aliens (I counted seven). This is the most detailed shot of Pluto ever taken, captured by the New Horizons probe during its flyby of the dwarf planet in July. It ... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2015
    Note: Unzoomed version of the whole shot HERE in case you wanted to see just how crazy people get looking at these things (the woman is the upper-middle). Because some people's hobbies include poring over NASA images looking for anomalies/evidence that helps prove their insane... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2015
    Astronauts aboard the International Space Station just tried the first produce grown in space yesterday after eating the red romaine lettuce they grew as part of the Veg-01 experiment. No word if they also produced ranch dressing, but you're not gonna catch me eating some plai... / 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 →