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NASA's Ares Rocket Breaking Sound Barrier

This is a beautiful shot (super high-res version HERE) of NASA's Ares rocket taken earlier this week just as it broke the sound barrier. Pretty awesome, huh?...
October 30, 2009

Boom Boom: Guy Snaps Supersonic Picture

Ronald Dejarnett is the U.S. Navy sonar technician that snapped this pic of an F-22 going boom boom over the Gulf of Alaska. Quick shootin', Ronald --...
June 29, 2009

Awwww: Cat Youth Literally NOM NOMs

This is a video of a kitten literally NOM NOM NOMing its chow. Just listen, particularly around 0:10 and 0:55. Was that not cute? It was. Not...
February 9, 2009

My Turn, My Turn!: Cat Rides Subwoofer

We already discovered cats have a penchant for Roombas, but who knew the little fish-loving shit machines love riding subwoofers as well? Not me. But, as is...
January 21, 2009

Dying Is Fun!: Rocket Car To Go 1,000 MPH

In 1997 Pilot Andy Green went 763mph in the Thrust SuperSonic Car, and now, 10 years later, is building a car that will potentially hit 1,000mph. And,...
October 27, 2008

Woops: Guy Mishandles Antique

I remember seeing this a while ago, but for those of you who have yet to witness its awesomeness, here it is: some guy showing off his...
September 24, 2008

Mythbuster Inhales Sulfur Hexafluoride

Helium is 6x less dense than air and makes your voice sound like you just got kicked in the pickle. But sulfur hexafluoride is 5x denser than...
September 10, 2008

The Telemegaphone Is Now Accepting Calls

The telemegaphone is a combination telephone and megaphone, hence the clever name. Telemegaphone Dale stands seven meters tall on top of the Bergskletten mountain overlooking the idyllic...
August 11, 2008

Non-Newtonian Fluid On Subwoofer

This is a video of a non-Newtonian fluid on a metal sheet set atop a subwoofer. It's pretty cool to watch. In case you forgot (or never...
July 16, 2008