• A Sanctuary for Orphaned Kangaroos Whose Mothers Have Been Hit by Cars

    A Sanctuary for Orphaned Kangaroos Whose Mothers Have Been Hit by Cars

    Thursday, March 12, 2015

    In 2005 Chris ‘Brolga’ Barns set up a baby kangaroo rescue centre in central Australia’s Alice Springs. The centre was created to raise and nurture orphaned kangaroos whose mothers had been struck and killed by vehicles in Australia. Often Chris would find the orphans at the side of the road still in their mother’s…

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  • The 25 Cutest Miniature Crochet Animals Ever

    The 25 Cutest Miniature Crochet Animals Ever

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Su Ami are a family of five artists from Vietnam who crochet the cutest miniature animals ever. The artists sell their creations on Etsy where you can find hundreds of their miniature creations in various sizes. Some fit on the tip of your finger while others fit in the palm of your hand. Below…

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  • 10 Composition Tips with Award-Winning Photographer Steve McCurry

    10 Composition Tips with Award-Winning Photographer Steve McCurry

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    The COOPH (the Cooperative of Photography) explains 10 photo composition tips with the help of Steve McCurry’s incredible photographs. McCurry is an award-winning editorial photographer best known for his photograph, “Afghan Girl” (Sharbat Gula), which originally appeared on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic magazine when she was approximately 12 years old. Be…

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  • There’s a Canopy Walkway in Cape Town that Lets You Walk Above the Trees

    There’s a Canopy Walkway in Cape Town that Lets You Walk Above the Trees

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway © Adam Harrower Set against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch is the first botanic garden in the world to be included within a natural World Heritage Site. Established in 1913 the 36 hectare garden is part of a larger 528 hectare nature reserve. To herald…

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  • Tim Jeffs Draws Incredibly Detailed Lizards Using Pencil Crayons

    Tim Jeffs Draws Incredibly Detailed Lizards Using Pencil Crayons

    Monday, March 16, 2015

    When it comes to art, Tim Jeffs loves three things: drawing, intricate detail and animals. The illustrator (featured previously) uses ink, pencil crayons and paint to bring his animal artworks to life. In a recent post on reddit, the artist shared his latest drawings of a chameleon and iguana. When a another member asked…

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  • 18 Stunning Green Auroras for St Paddy’s Day

    18 Stunning Green Auroras for St Paddy’s Day

    Tuesday, March 17, 2015

    In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 18 stunning green auroras as seen from Earth and outer space (aboard the International Space Station). For those unfamiliar, Saint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on the 17th of March each year. It signifies the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c.…

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  • Builder Turns Old Star Wars Speeder Bike Into Actual Flying Quadcopter

    Builder Turns Old Star Wars Speeder Bike Into Actual Flying Quadcopter

    Thursday, March 19, 2015

    Adam Woodworth transformed an old Imperial Speeder Bike toy from Return of the Jedi into a fully operational, flying quadcopter complete with a POV camera for FPV racing. You can see the finished product in action in the embedded video below. In an extensive post on Make Magazine, Woodworth says he used…

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  • Artist Turns Utility Box Into Ceramic Tile Illusion

    Artist Turns Utility Box Into Ceramic Tile Illusion

    Sunday, March 15, 2015

    Artist Diogo Machado aka Add Fuel, turned an utility box in Lisbon, Portugal into a ceramic tile illusion. The artwork was done with permission as part of the Trampolins Gerador Project organized by Mistaker Maker. According to Street Art News: The idea of the [Trampolins Gerador] project was to revitalize the area through music,…

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Mar 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Frost on Windshield Looks Like Waves in an Ocean

Picture of the Day: Frost on Windshield Looks Like Waves in an Ocean

Photograph by catfun4ever on reddit In this quirky capture from one of my favorite subreddits, r/mildlyinteresting, we see frost that has formed on a windshield that looks like waves in an ocean or possibly a distant mountain range. Frost can make such cool patterns! via catfun4ever on reddit

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Mar 26, 2015

Let These Kids Singing Into Fans Remind You of Life’s Simple Pleasures

Let These Kids Singing Into Fans Remind You of Life’s Simple Pleasures

Watch these kids have some fun at a Walmart, singing the US National Anthem into various fans that were on display.

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Mar 26, 2015

Every Disney Movie Logo Variation in Chronological Order

Every Disney Movie Logo Variation in Chronological Order

Since 1995, starting with the original Toy Story, Disney’s logo, which is displayed at the beginning of a film, has been remixed and reimagined to give each movie a subtle and unique twist. In the video above you can see all of the variations in chronological order. The movies featured in this video are:…

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Mar 26, 2015

After Fukushima this Town was Abandoned but One Man Returned to Care for the Animals

After Fukushima this Town was Abandoned but One Man Returned to Care for the Animals

After the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011, an exclusion zone was established and everyone within a 20 km (12 mile) radius was ordered to evacuate. Tomioka, a community of 16,000 people, was located inside the exclusion zone, a mere 13 km (8 mi) from Fukushima. The entire town was abandoned as people fled…

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Mar 26, 2015

Rover Completes First Ever “Mars Marathon” with Time of 11 Years, 2 Months

Rover Completes First Ever “Mars Marathon” with Time of 11 Years, 2 Months

[NASA JPL] NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, working on Mars since January 2004, passed marathon distance in total driving on March 24, 2015, during the mission’s 3,968th Martian day, or sol. A drive of 153 feet (46.5 meters) on Sol 3968 brought Opportunity’s total odometry to 26.221 miles (42.198 kilometers). Olympic marathon distance is…

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Mar 26, 2015

If You Spin a CD Fast Enough it Will Explode. Here’s What That Looks Like at 170,000 FPS

If You Spin a CD Fast Enough it Will Explode. Here’s What That Looks Like at 170,000 FPS

The critical ‘spin rate’ for a CD is 23,000 RPM. Anything more and the CD will shatter and explode into hundreds of pieces. The Slow Mo Guys decided to film this phenomenon with a Phantom v2511, which—at its lowest resolution—is capable of filming at an incomprehensible 1 million frames per second (FPS). For this…

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Mar 26, 2015

How Astronauts Wash Their Hair in Space

How Astronauts Wash Their Hair in Space

Astronauts Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano demonstrate how they wash their hair while aboard the International Space Station. Two distinct approaches with the same outcome :) Space is the coolest!

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