Moe Qureshi—a chemist at the University of Toronto—gave his ALS bucket challenge a shocking twist when he decided to use liquid nitrogen instead of ice.
How many times did you use the word awesome today? Five, ten, fifteen times? We use the word awesome so often and, most of the time, so incorrectly that the term has lost its original sense— maybe forever.
This could be a scene from Encounters of the third kind, but it's actually the highlight of the Burning Man, the moment when man burns.
NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day features an amazing photo by Phill Round. It looks like a frame from a Spielberg movie—an humanoid figure appearing at the base of a mountain, with the unknown starry sky of an alien world behind it.
Sometimes you don't need to show much to turn people on. For me, it's the lips and the tongue (and kissing and the licking) that send me into hyperdrive.
The Basque Country is the culinary center of the world. Not only for its many gastronomical temples—like Lasarte, Arzak, Zuberoa, or Azurmendi—but for the infinite amount of places where they prepare amazing plates—and pintxos.
If you want to get away from people and feel like you're not living on Earth while living on Earth, the places that come to mind are like Iceland for the out of this world alien paradise life or Montana for the punishingly beautiful outdoors or New Zealand, where the world looks like it hides magic powers.
Labor Day is near so summer is just about wrapped up which means the idea of cold and winter is just beginning to percolate.
It's always incredible to see ants work as a team by stringing their bodies together like a rope to pull something much heavier back home.
It's very clearly a stunt ad, so calibrate your reactions accordingly. But still. Gross. Bissell Canada wants us to believe that they believe in their all-in-one steam cleaner and vacuum so much that they'll eat off any surface that it cleans.
This is the story of Aleksander Aurdal, a Norwegian freestyle skier who fully understands the most important rule in life: You need to crash to learn and progress.
This ad is so cool it makes me want to run the Mizuno Uphill Marathon, one of the toughest and most demanding races I've ever heard of.
This looks like some 3D rendering of a fantastic alien matter that can't possibly exist on Earth. But, being the amazing planet we live in, it is actually a real thing: "A bismuth crystal illustrating the many iridescent refraction hues of its oxide surface." We live in a wonderful world, people.
I like some of Christopher Nolan's movies more than others. And I like The Dark Knight—although mostly because of Heath Ledger.
Watch as these two Russian paratroopers collide in midair during military maneuvers, getting their parachutes entangled and falling into what could have been a fatal impact.
The people at VR Coaster had a great idea: Create a 3D ride that would be synchronized to a real world roller coaster, put someone on the seat with an Oculus Rift headset, and let them freak the hell out as they flew through a fantastic landscape full of dragons and lava giants.
Boeing has successfully tested the QF-16 against live fire for the first time. The QF-16 is a a modified version of the F-16 Fighting Falcon designed to be controlled remotely by a human pilot so companies can test new weapons systems against it.
One of the coolest things about Hong Kong—one of the great cities of the world that feels a lot like living in the future, for better or worse—is the bustling city's relationship with the picturesque nature that surrounds it.
I just came from Vienna and I have to admit that I loved it. Part of it was the great company and the other part was the architecture, food, and wine—the Viennese are such hedonists!
Though we know funny movie maestro Edgar Wright uses a ginormous arsenal of visual tools and tricks when he's directing a movie, one of his trademarks is his use of close up shots.