You are looking at the second of the two Boeing 747 space shuttle carriers being taken to its resting place at the Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, in Palmdale, California.
NBC12 recently posted this picture on Facebook of the most patriotic sunset I've ever seen. According NBC12, the picture was taken from the Virginia Center Commons, a mall in Richmond, by two viewers.
That big block of metal is inconel, an extremely tough "austenitic nickel-chromium-based superalloy," one of the strongest metals known to humans, used in "in extreme environments subjected to pressure and heat" like nuclear plants.
The everyday life of orcs in Mordor is tough. Any given day they end up with a knife slicing their stomach, an arrow piercing their jugular, or their head severed by who knows what.
When I see Ben Chen's illustrations I imagine an endless orgy of movies, video games, comics, and random pop culture icons going on inside his head.
Here's a fascinating graphic comparison of the mirrors of optical telescopes since the Yerkes Observatory—a 1893 40-inch refractor in Williams Bay,Wisconsin—to the largest of them all, the 128-foot (39-meter) European Extremely Large Telescope at Cerro Armazones in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
As it releases closer and closer photos of the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the European Space Agency has announced the landing site for Philae, the little spaceship that will be launched from the Rosetta mothership to touch down on the surface of this object—the first comet landing in history.
I started listening to the video of Give It Up—the fourth track of Kutiman's first album Thru You Too—with skepticism.
I want this for breakfast today, tomorrow, and everyday for the rest of my life: A coffee rubbed beef patty, covered in creamy pumpkin aioli, caramelized onion, pumpkin spice duck bacon, tomato, and cilantro and baby arugula salad.
This blurry abstract painting is the mashup of 100 of the most popular Hubble Space Telescope images, made by Michael West of the Maria Mitchell Observatory.
This is the MacArtney 11kV, 400 amp wet mate connector, a plug "eliminates the need to bring cables to the surface by wet mating and de-mating cable infrastructure, wave energy converters, tidal energy converters and floating wind turbines." I just find it fun because it kind of looks like a regular 120v plug.
Edge of Tomorrow was a pretty good movie—and spectacular too. So much that I thought most of the stunts and effects were computer generated.
The Awesomer found this cool video of the one and only Willie Nelson telling a story with a brilliant trick that uses every single card of a deck.
You are looking at a tarantula's skin after it's shedded by the eight-legged critter. I can't possibly describe the level of disgust that this image causes in me.
Markus Kontiainen visited 11 different cities in Japan, China and Southeast Asia over 35 days and recorded this visual diary of what looks like an absolutely magical place.
None of the mics are actually plugged in and the video is an ad for COS by Lernert & Sander but it sure makes the job of a foley artist look like a lot of fun.
From the beginning to the very end and all over again. From birth to death, here are all the stages of one woman's life in drawings.
We see some things happen so often in movies that they start to seep into our reality. We totally think they're real.
Nintendo's handheld video game consoles didn't start off being called Game Boy and the ones you can buy now aren't even called Game Boy anymore but to my brain, and to many other well adjusted humans who are just pretending to be adults right now, a Nintendo handheld video game console will always be a Game Boy.
You are looking at a photo of a spaceship flying 250 millions miles away from Earth. It's Rosetta, floating in the pitch black vacuum of space photographed by its Philae daughtership, a lander that will soon arrive to the object on the background, the comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko.