It’s the stuff of science fiction at this point, but it’s certainly worth exploring the idea that building a planet capable of supporting human life could be an alternative to colonizing an existing, less hospitable planet. Life Noggin ponders this question in this all-too-short video.
Our pals at Everyday Carry gathered up the best gear they spotted last month, from useful and beautifully-designed knives, to tools that stow in an iPhone case, to compact and easy to carry wallets. But what we want most is that stunning bronze Helberg CH6 wristwatch.
(Gore) Filmmaker and editor Antonio Maria Da Silva pays tribute to two masterpieces of cinema – Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, and Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West. The result is a crazy tense scene that had us on the edge of our seats the entire time.
“A handmade motorcycle so perfect in its crafting it puts stock motorcycles to shame.” Bandit9 shows Harley-Davidson’s designers how to shape a cruiser. Based on the Street 750, the beauty of the Dark Side starts with its museum-worthy unibody. Limited to 9 units.
(Spoilers) VFX house El Ranchito shares some sweet behind-the-scenes footage and effects shot breakdowns for Game of Thrones’ Season 7 penultimate episode, Beyond the Wall. That shot with the bony walker from behind is one of our favorite visuals of the entire series.
Specdrums are electronic rings that let you map notes or sounds to any color around you. You can wear them, put them on sticks, and more. Their app lets you map colors to a variety of instruments as well as your own sounds. You can also use Specdrums with other MIDI apps.
SciShow host Hank Green answers the question none of us were asking, as he explores the rather ludicrous sounding idea of sending our garbage to the nearest volcano, and then just dumping it in. We don’t really need to explain why this is a bad idea, do we?
YouTube channel HouseholdHacker dusted off an old 1957 Science and Mechanics book filled with tips and tricks for around the house and decided to put some to the test to see if they were still relevant and useful today. We’re so trading in our oven mitts for a metal dustpan.
“Sweatin’ like you’re at the free throw line. I love it.” The Golden State Warriors’ efficient scoring ace Kevin Durant talked about his favorite hip-hop shoutouts, his Rick James tattoo, growing up in DC and more while trying to shake off the spice of Hot Ones’ hot wings.
Anthony Falleroni’s animated short follows a video game character who struggles with the difficulty of completing of the very first level in his game. We love the pixel art style, chiptune soundtrack, and most of all, the storytelling. His making of video is well worth a watch too.
“You’d be surprised how little I understand what you’re thinking.” Etsy shop 3DDuplicator makes 3D printed replicas of the Ghosts from Destiny. There are a variety of shells available, including a Pokémon-themed one. The replicas each have a semi-poseable and backlit eye.
You might think that ending a song with a fade out is a bit of a cop out, rather than finding a conclusive way to wrap up the tune. Vox explores the theory that beyond making songs end less abruptly, gently fading out a piece of music has a positive impact on listeners.
RealLifeLore and Half as Interesting wondered if it would be possible to build a road around the world. The answer… is a resounding “no.” Even at their most optimistic, they’re not even willing to consider the thought. But they did uncover interesting roadblocks along the way.
Next time your serve up a cocktail, drop a tiny human skull in, then let it gradually melt like the Nazis in Raiders of the Lost Ark. This two-part silicone tray lets you make four 2″ x 2.36″ skulls at a time, and is great not only for water, but for fruit juice, jello, or candy skulls.
Mike Boyd has picked up 25 unique skills in the past 2 years – not by using or doing anything special – you can see the evidence on his channel. Here he shares the steps he takes to learn a new skill. It all comes down to being a disciplined but practical student.
(PG-13: Language) “And all the hits are saying the same thing. There’s only tonight, tonight, tonight, tonight, tonight, tonight, and life is finite. But sh*t, it feels like forever.” Funny, catchy, and tired of all of this. LCD Soundsystem picks up right where it left off.
If you’re ready to step up your photography game, the guys at the COOPH have rounded up a few basic tips for image correction which can help give your photos some extra punch. We also suggest shooting in RAW mode for the most post-production flexibility.