Apr 11, 2013

How to Pass Time on Your Commute to Work

How to Pass Time on Your Commute to Work

We all have our own ways of passing time on our daily commutes. Some people read, others try to sleep, and many listen to music or play on their phones. But one creative commuter has a simple and highly entertaining way that hopefully more people will embrace. By placing a face from a newspaper…

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Apr 11, 2013

Mexico’s Hidden Beach at Marieta Islands

Mexico’s Hidden Beach at Marieta Islands

Photograph by Modagaja on Panoramio Located in the mouth of Banderas Bay are the beautiful Las Marietas Islands, about 22 nautical miles west of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Formed by volcanic activity over thousands of years, the islands are a nationally protected bird sanctuary, also providing shelter for countless marine species. After years of scientific…

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Apr 10, 2013

Picture of the Day: Moonrise Time-Lapse Over LA

Picture of the Day: Moonrise Time-Lapse Over LA

MOONRISE TIME-LAPSE OVER LA Photograph by Dan Marker-Moore @ DANOR.ST In this incredible photo/animated gif/time-lapse video (the latter two can be seen below), we see a brilliant moonrise over Los Angeles, California. The footage was captured by Dan Marker-Moore, a motion designer and artist from LA. The time sliced image above is…

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Apr 10, 2013

Behind the Scenes of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship

Behind the Scenes of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship

The Allure of the Seas is the largest passenger ship ever constructed and the statistics are simply mind-boggling: – 225,282 GRT (gross register tonnage) – 1,187 feet (362 meters) long – 215 feet (66 meters) wide – 213 feet (65 meters) high from the water line – 30 feet (9.1 meters) draft – 22 knots…

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Apr 10, 2013

This is What Happens When You Put LEDs on a Roomba

This is What Happens When You Put LEDs on a Roomba

Introduced in 2002, Roomba is a series of autonomous robotic vacuum cleaners sold by iRobot. Under normal house conditions, the Roomba is able to autonomously vacuum the floor while navigating a living space and avoiding obstacles. Roombas do not map out the rooms they are cleaning. Instead, they rely on a few simple algorithms…

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Apr 9, 2013

Picture of the Day: Combat Hovercraft

Picture of the Day: Combat Hovercraft

COMBAT HOVERCRAFT Photograph by Sarah E. Ard/U.S. Navy The Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) is a class of air-cushion vehicle (hovercraft) used as landing craft by the United States Navy’s Assault Craft Units and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). They transport weapons systems, equipment, cargo and personnel of the assault elements…

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Apr 9, 2013

Lenticular Street Art by Roa

Lenticular Street Art by Roa

ROA is an artist from Ghent, Belgium. His artwork can be seen on the streets and in galleries across Europe and the United States and he is best known for his black and white animal street art. Back in 2009, ROA created an incredible lenticular street artwork that showed both the insides and outsides…

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