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Hawaiian surfer Ha’a Keaulana runs across the ocean floor with a 50 pound boulder, as training to survive the massive surf waves

December 21st, 2014|

Drowning is just weakness leaving your lungs.

When You Say You’re a Swimmer

December 18th, 2014|

An ode to competitive swimming in 60 seconds.

Pretty much the most justifiable selfie out there.

December 18th, 2014|

Literally everyone on the planet is in this photo.

NASA Calculations back in the day

December 16th, 2014|

If you think you’re thankful for computers, just think about how NASA feels about them. Before the days of computers, NASA employees had a much more laborious way of calculating and presenting their data.

Before the days of computers, employees at NASA would have to go about conveying their knowledge in a much more laborious way: […]

Project Orion Nuclear Propulsion – 1950s Tests – Unclassified Video

December 16th, 2014|

Raw footage of early “nuclear pulse propulsion” tests aimed at inexpensive interplanetary travel. Essentially nuclear bombs driving spacecraft via Newton’s laws. 1963’s Test Ban Treaty damped further experimentation.

Beyond his incredible achievements in mathematics and physics, Dyson has always been a space enthusiast. He and a handful of other physicists were recruited by General Atomic in […]

London riots – The street is watching

December 16th, 2014|

Two nights of rioting in London’s Tottenham neighborhood erupted following protests over the shooting death by police of a local man, Mark Duggan. Police were arresting him when the shooting occurred. Over 170 people were arrested over the two nights of rioting, and fires gutted several stores, buildings, and cars. The disorder spread to other […]

Jetman flies in formation with a stunt plane

December 16th, 2014|

God never granted us wings, so we had to build them ourselves. Fly on, Jetman! Soar into the sunset like a beautiful futuristic animal!

Swiss ex fighter pilot, Guinness Book record holder and first man to fly with a jet-propelled wing, Yves Rossy A.K.A. Jetman is back in the sky pushing the boundaries of aviation by […]

Channel Tunnel – When both sides of the channel tunnel first met in 1990

December 16th, 2014|

On December 1, 1990, construction workers from Britain and France drilled though the final section of rock between them to join the two halves of the Channel Tunnel and meet under the English Channel.

Drilling into the final half-metre of wall began at 11am, and before long French worker Philippe Cozette and Briton Graham Fagg were […]