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14 May 06:33

spaceexp:Columbia passing Atlantis via reddit


Columbia passing Atlantis

via reddit

22 May 18:48


22 May 19:40

viralthings: 1 Square Foot Of Bunny


1 Square Foot Of Bunny

23 May 01:39

Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen's stair-climbing wheelchair

by Jon Fingas
Remember Dean Kamen's iBot wheelchair? Its uniquely adjustable wheel orientation gave patients the freedom to climb stairs and effectively stand upright, but its high price ($25,000) knocked it off the market in 2009. Well, it's poised for a comeback...
23 May 10:15

This self-healing material could solve many wearable woes

by Mat Smith
The physical limitations of existing materials are one of main problems when it comes to flexible electronics, be it wearables, medical or sports tech. If a flexible material breaks, it either stays broken, or if it has some self-healing properties i...
23 May 13:18

India successfully tests first tiny reusable space shuttle

by Daniel Cooper
India's space agency is celebrating today after successfully launching and recovering RLV-TD, a prototype reusable space vehicle. The craft was launched at 9:00am local time and rose 43 miles into the air before gliding back down, making a safe landi...
23 May 14:41

LL Orionis: When Cosmic Winds Collide

What created this great arc in space? What created this great arc in space?

23 May 20:19

Leatherback Turtle's Mouth

by (Dan Evon)
An image showing the inside of a leatherback turtle's mouth is gruesome, terrifying, and real.
23 May 20:36

Melania Trump vs. Michelle Obama

by (Kim LaCapria)
An old photoshoot features then-model Melania Trump posing provocatively for GQ magazine.
22 May 01:59


20 May 22:01

Paper Paintings by Geoff Mcfetridge | Iconology

by feijao
21 May 06:53

Paramount will end its lawsuit against 'Star Trek' fan film

by Richard Lawler
Lawyers from Paramount/CBS have been pursuing the makers of a crowdfunded Star Trek fan film, Axanar, for months, but according to JJ Abrams, they're finally going to back off. Abrams made the announcement at an event last night on the studio's movie...
21 May 12:23

A Softer World: 1245

Cooper Griggs

They're back!

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21 May 15:40

baby sheep infinite loop my first attempt using the new gif...

baby sheep infinite loop

my first attempt using the new gif feature, using some video i took from a recent hike in the english lake district.

i got oddly lucky inasmuch as i was able to start the clip after one baby sheep had just jumped, so it makes the next one jumping look contiguous, but it’s not.

now i have the perfect gif of endless baby sheep jumping a creek. i’m pretty pleased with myself.

21 May 16:00

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 video review: Behold, the GPU king

by Devindra Hardawar
As far as video card upgrades go, there's a lot to love with NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080. We called it "the upgrade you've been waiting for" in our full review. The GTX 1080 blows away last year's high-end cards, and even though it's $599 ($699 for the...
20 May 19:25

Uber says you're willing to pay more when your phone is dying

by Billy Steele
Cooper Griggs

That's kind of evil.

It's no surprise that Uber knows a lot about its customers based on their use of its ride-hailing app. Speaking with NPR's Hidden Brain podcast this week, the company's head of economic research Keith Chen revealed when we're most likely to pay more...
20 May 11:54

The Surface of Europa

Cooper Griggs

Amazing. This is a photo of a moon 390.4 million miles away. 390 MILLION MILES AWAY! That's further than many people will travel in THEIR LIFETIMES. I fucking love science and technology.

The Surface of Europa The Surface of Europa

20 May 04:00

Digital Data

“If you can read this, congratulations—the archive you’re using still knows about the mouseover text”!
19 May 14:35

obviousplant: I made a trashcan for people’s hopes and...


I made a trashcan for people’s hopes and dreams. 

19 May 21:17

sonoanthony: #CLOCKED Oh my god that felt good



Oh my god that felt good

20 May 16:00

The best USB battery packs

by The Wirecutter
By Mark Smirniotis This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here. We brought in almost 50 pounds of batteries and tested them in a specialist lab in Vancouver, British Col...
20 May 16:55

Paper Paintings by Geoff Mcfetridge | Iconology

by feijao
20 May 01:44

laughingsquid: Two Mischievous Giant Panda Cubs Stubbornly...

20 May 02:41

"The holes in your life are permanent. You have to grow around them, like tree roots around concrete;..."

“The holes in your life are permanent. You have to grow around them, like tree roots around concrete; you mould yourself through the gaps.”

- Paula Hawkins, The Girl On The Train (via alesha)
20 May 02:47

Senate introduces bill to limit the FBI's new hacking rules

by Andrew Dalton
A bipartisan group of senators have introduced a new bill called the Stop Mass Hacking Act that would block expanded hacking powers the U.S. Department of Justice claims are necessary to keep up with "sophisticated 21st century criminals."
20 May 02:09

Point your phone at an equation and Mathpix will solve it

by David Lumb
Math isn't everyone's strong suit, especially those who haven't stretched that part of their brain since college. Thanks to the wonders of image recognition technology, we now have Mathpix, an iOS app that lets you point your phone camera at a proble...
20 May 00:08

Oklahoma Lawmakers Pass Bill Criminalizing Abortion

by (Brooke Binkowski)
Cooper Griggs


The bill's sponsor says he hopes to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
19 May 22:32

Ancient mega-tsunamis hint at cold Martian oceans

by Andrew Tarantola
3.4 billion years ago, a meteorite smashed into the northern plains of Mars, where an ancient ocean once stood. Its impact threw up a massive wall of liquid water that scarred the surrounding landscape with backwash channels as the water poured back...
19 May 13:47

Uber shows off its first self-driving car

by Matt Brian
Uber's foray into the world of self-driving vehicles will become a lot more visible in the coming weeks after the company confirmed its first autonomous car will officially hit the streets of Pittsburgh. The prototype -- a hybrid Ford Fusion -- will...
19 May 15:44

Boosted's new electric skateboards go further, ride smoother

by Jamie Rigg
Cooper Griggs

Would love one, but I just can't justify spending $1k on a motorized skateboard.

Many a short journey has been livened up with one of Boosted's electric skateboards underfoot, but after selling the same line-up for a few years now, it's time to pimp that ride. The second-generation Boosted boards unveiled today keep the same, cla...