Not as impressive as what Sony did in the streets of San Francisco a few years ago (see below, under the first video), but still pretty cool. After all, I’m sure these guys didn’t have the same kind of budget as Sony did! [Via TDW]
Fresh off the Apollo 11 Moon landing and aching to get some of those sweet avocado-colored refrigerators into space, NASA held a couple summer camps focused on designing space colonies. Artist’s renderings of some of the designs are truly spectacular–predating digital imaging, they’re all hand-painted works of Aquarian Age science fiction. The perspective in the […]
You think you know a thing and that you can wrap your mind around it, then someone (like the folks at Our Amazing Planet) lay an infographic on you. Mind = blown.
Picture source: David Hughes / National Geographic Get out your tiny shotguns and chainsaws–the ant zombie apocalypse is here! Of course, it’s been raging for 48 million years now, but you can never be too careful. Four new species of fungi that turn ants into little tiny extras from a George A. Romero movie have […]
In the following video, surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney.
Enjoy this awesome mashup of Isaiah Mustafa’s Old Spice commercial and Carl Sagan’s famous Pale Blue Dot lecture. [Via Imgur]
Hey Geeks! Our pal the engineer guy is already back, and this time, he’s explaining how smoke detectors work. Check it out: [Via TDW]
Listen to Youtube user michaeljohnblake as he interprets Pi to 31 decimal places. [Source]
For National Geographic Channel’s upcoming show “How Hard Can It Be?”, a team of engineers constructed a simple house structure and lifted it into the air for more than an hour by 300 weather balloons. Check it out! [Via]
Today on The Atlantic, a beautiful photo essay on Antarctica, featuring not only the requisite scenery and penguins, but also images of the South Pole Telescope, radar images of ice sheet formations, SCINI (Submersible Capable of under Ice Navigation and Imaging) vehicles, the famed Shackelton’s whisky, and my personal favorite, researchers assembling the IceCube Neutrino Observatory. […]
Another awesome t-shirt by our pals at SplitReason.com. Oh, and speaking of t-shirts, have you guys ever checked out our Geeks are Sexy-branded shirts? :) [Schrodinger's Cat T-Shirt @ SplitReason.com]
It’s not your final speed that kills you, it’s the force of your sudden change of momentum. [Via]