There are a lot of reasons to be impressed with David Bayo’s beautiful Astrée portrait created using a painstaking stipple technique.
If you glue two matches together, you’ll find the sticks won’t be parallel to each other because the match heads at the top are slightly thicker.
If you grew up in the ‘80s watching G.I. Joe and playing with the toys, you undoubtedly remember the Rattler, Cobra’s workhorse fighter plane.
If you saw that video of a robot skillfully opening a door yesterday, you might think that the robot uprising is just around the corner.
Although clearly a clever artist in his own right, James Nolan Gandy shows that even the artistically-challenged can produce a masterpiece with some clever engineering.
There are some movie scenes that are so iconic, so memorable, that even if you only catch a glimpse of a single frame, you’ll still instantly recognize the film.
As if the fear of a looming nuclear war wasn’t enough, Sam Battle, the hacker-musician behind the YouTube channel Look Mum No Computer, hacked together 44 Furby toys to build the world’s first (and hopefully last) singing Furby organ, introducing a whole new element to your nightmares.
Those of us who experience the cold of winter here in North America have definitely had our fill of snow and frigid temperatures.
We’re hoping that common sense stops the vast majority of people from trying to look into the business end of a jet engine while it’s blasting out incredibly hot exhaust.
Remember the feelings of thrill and terror when you launched your sled down a steep snow-covered hill?
No matter what you do for a living, there’s a very good chance that at least some part of your job involves pecking away at a computer keyboard.
There’s no shortage of meticulously crafted illustrations and animations out there if you’re looking to tax and perplex your brain, but sometimes optical illusions can happen naturally in the real world.
Everything is cooler in slow motion, and when the Slow Mo Guys’ point their high-speed cameras at a pair of massive sumo wrestlers with a combined weight of over 1,000-pounds, you can actually see the shockwaves rippling through their bodies as the two near-immovable competitors collide in the ring.
I’m OK with roller coasters as long as they make no attempts to flip me upside-down, which usually limits my rides to loopless wooden coasters.
Having survived the great fidget spinner fad of 2017, the world is now struggling to find ways to put billions of abandoned spinners to good use.
Chipper villain Elon Musk has been having what appears to be a lot of fun selling dubiously safe Boring Company “flamethrowers,” which despite outrage from some politicians are actually just garden-variety torches packaged to look like a weapon from Portal.
The talented parkour collective known as Storror wants you to believe this video shows a daring escape from a security guard, and the local police, across the rooftops and streets of Hong Kong.
Traveling today is less about visiting and experiencing exotic locales than it is about pointing your smartphone at famous landmarks in hopes of racking up Instagram likes.
Watching this timelapse footage of artist Steeven Salvat drawing a cutaway illustration of a mechanical crab, revealing its impossible inner workings on one side, will make you marvel at his patience and incredibly steady hand.
Even a heavily discounted ocean cruise is still going to cost you a few hundred dollars, which is money you don’t have to spend thanks to Fran Garcia, who mounted a GoPro camera to the freighter he was working on as it sailed back and forth across the Mediterranean Sea.