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How to create Easter space eggs

April 6th, 2015|

Over at Dream a Little Bigger, Allison Murray created a fun tutorial that teaches you how to make easter eggs covered in tiny galaxies and other comsic phenomena using acrylic paints, sponges, and a little ingenuity. Learn more here.

HTC RE Vive: Steam-powered virtual reality set from Valve announced

March 5th, 2015|

The HTC Vive, or Re Vive as it is also known, has very much been the curveball of this year’s Game Developers Conference. Essentially a PC peripheral for Steam games, it will bring high-quality VR gaming to computers, with Valve’s movement-tracking tech Lighthouse allowing wearers to move around in reality as well as in the […]

Sarychev volcano eruption from the International Space Station

February 1st, 2015|

The spectacular, eye popping beauty of an erupting volcano is not to be missed if it is captured from space. The ISS happened to be passing over the Sarychev volcano just as it was beginning to erupt. In the image, the plume appears to be brown ash capped with a head of white steam, a […]

Super-Kamiokande, a neutrino detector in Japan, holds 50,000 tons of ultrapure water surrounded by light tubes

February 1st, 2015|

Super-Kamiokande is a 50,000 ton ring-imaging water Cerenkov detector located at a depth of 2700 meters water equivalent in the Kamioka Mozumi mine in Japan. It is used mostly for the search for proton decay (nucleon decay in general), observation of neutrinos (solar, atmospheric, from super-nova, …) and cosmic rays (mostly muons: downward going muons […]

This will satiate your obsessive compulsive disorder

February 1st, 2015|

This series of photographs by Swiss artist and comedian Ursus Wehrli are strangely satisfying. These are guaranteed to satiate your obsessive urge to tidy things up and arrange them in an orderly fashion. This artist was recently featured in a whimsical appearance on TED, and has gone on to tidy up countless works of art. […]

The Egg – by Andy Weir

February 1st, 2015|

You were on your way home when you died.

It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. It was a painless death. The EMTs tried their best to save you, but to no avail. Your body was so utterly shattered you were better off, trust […]

Cinemagraph of an owl in a snowy day

February 1st, 2015|

Like what you’ve seen in most GIF animation, cinemagraph is a product of still photo with minor elements moving on. It’s nothing impressive on technique but what makes cinemagraph unique is it brings back certain part of the photo to life, thus making the entire photo more realistic, attractive and sometimes even thought-provoking.

Painters on the cables of the Brooklyn Bridge, October 7, 1914.

January 31st, 2015|

Painters on the Brooklyn Bridge Suspender Cables – by Eugene de Salignac

When life gives you oil spills, make molotovs.

January 31st, 2015|

Mistakenly attributed to Banksy, the piece above was created by the very talented artist, Priest.

Camping above the clouds

January 31st, 2015|

Ama Dablam is known as one of the most impressive mountains in the world, not for it’s altitude, but for it’s beauty, aesthetics and the pure exposure encountered high on it’s flanks. Most parties attempt the SW ridge, climbing expedition style, fixing ropes, ferrying loads, and acclimatizing slowly. The mountain has gained in popularity over […]