What about some science usability as something else for news? We don’t need to tell you everything on social media is pretty grim right now – it’s nigh on impossible to avoid articles about wars, Antartica melting, etc. But despite all the doom and gloom, in reality there are a whole bunch of incredible people doing […]
This infographic should be a notification for you to mark the 21th of August on your calendar. It’s The Great American Eclipse after all! The total phase of this total solar eclipse will be visible from a narrow path spanning all across the USA from the West Coast to the East Coast (see map and local times below), weather permitting. In the surrounding areas, […]
Some interesting things about Curiosity:
It travels at about 5cm a second to preserve power. It takes like 45 minutes to get it across a football Field;
At one point scientists started to drive Curiosity backwards to even out the wear and tear of the front and back wheels. This is due to sharp rocks […]
Hawaii is known for its surfing culture, which looks much different today than in the 1700’s. For many years, Hawaiian royalty ruled the waters. The Hawaiian society was split into two social classes, a royal class and the commoner class. The best surfing spots were reserved for royalty and the commoners were stuck with the lesser […]
What’s the most intense surfing session you’ve ever had? Overhead? Double overhead? Hurricane swell? Storm rolled in and the conditions get incredibly bumpy, making it an adventure to paddle in? During this intense session, did you wipe out at all? While it felt like you were underwater for an entire minute, was it just 10 […]
What a time to be alive! NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable planets zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.
The discovery sets […]
David W. Niven was a high school teacher from New Jersey. But his legacy will be the 650 cassette tapes of early jazz that he recorded throughout his lifetime. The set spans more than 1000 hours and gives a fantastic insight into the development of jazz through the years 1921-1991. Niven also wrote setlists and notes […]
Team of Japanese designers Hoshinchu imagined a system that enables a bonsai tree to levitate.
By using the concept of magnetic levitation by putting magnets in the moss sphere where the plant will be and the base us powered by electricity that enable the plant to levitate by magic. Their project is currently the object of […]
Today we discover Andrea Levers with more surrealistic images depicting geometric shapes merging from nowhere and floating in the middle of vast stormy landscapes.
Andreas Levers started off early on as a web designer working a lot in Photoshop. “Wanting to edit my own images I began to take photos and photography became more important over time.” he […]
Whether you enjoyed curling up with Tetris on a Gameboy, rolling around as Sonic on a Sega, or were just trying to ignore the loud beeping sounds coming from the next room… if you were around in the 1980s and 1990s, you will totally love retro gaming collections.
Retro gaming is still a thing.
Computers had made […]