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Feb 11, 2015

Sparkle Tables that Come to Life with Sunlight

Sparkle Tables that Come to Life with Sunlight

Minneapolis-based designer John Foster has created a beautiful series of custom tables that sparkle when the sunlight shines on them. Glass tabletops are placed on a series of ‘reversed pyramid cut glass crystals’ which split the natural light into hundreds of rainbow reflections on the surrounding walls and floors. Regarding his approach to design,…

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Feb 10, 2015

Picture of the Day: Spirals of Light Bursting from Earth

Picture of the Day: Spirals of Light Bursting from Earth

Photograph by NASA/Barry Wilmore In this incredible photo we see spirals of lights bursting from Earth. The photo was taken from the International Space Station by astronaut Barry Wilmore, the commander of Expedition 42 and one of six astronauts currently on board. Expedition 42 has been on the ISS since September 2014 and will…

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Feb 10, 2015

So Apparently There’s a Fox Sanctuary in Japan

So Apparently There’s a Fox Sanctuary in Japan

In the mountains near Shiroishi, Japan you will find Zao Fox Village where nearly 100 foxes freely roam. Located in the Miyagi Prefecture, the fox village consists of a wide variety of structures, houses and objects (including statues and a Shinto shrine) for the foxes to climb, explore and rest. Photograph above by @_moke_x2…

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Feb 9, 2015

This Artist Uses Bananas as his Canvas

This Artist Uses Bananas as his Canvas

In an ongoing series of banana doodles, Dutch artist Stephan Brusche continues to find creative ways of turning bananas into works of art. The artist first began by doodling directly onto the banana’s surface a few years back as a way of showcasing his creativity on Instagram. Since then, Brusche has incorporated the fruit’s…

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Feb 9, 2015

This Guy Built a Millennium Falcon Quadcopter and It’s Awesome

This Guy Built a Millennium Falcon Quadcopter and It’s Awesome

Quadcopter enthusiast Olivier_C transformed his RC helicopter into the iconic Millennium Falcon from Star Wars using polystyrene and LED lights. The builder posted the step-by-step process on reddit and Imgur. Aside from the cost of the actual drone and radio, which he estimates at 1000€, the remaining materials were incredibly cheap: 10€ for the…

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Feb 9, 2015

This is Why You Should Never Deep Fry Gnocchi

This is Why You Should Never Deep Fry Gnocchi

Watch what happens when this chef tries to deep fry some gnocchi pasta. Let’s just say, things get… explosive.

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Feb 8, 2015

43 Minute Real Time Journey from the Sun to Jupiter at the Speed of Light

43 Minute Real Time Journey from the Sun to Jupiter at the Speed of Light

Light travels at a speed of 299,792 km per second (186,282 mps). That’s fast. Jupiter is 778,500,000 km (483,737,000 miles) from the Sun. That’s far. To try to convey the vastness of space, Alphonse Swinehart created this animation to illustrate that even at the blistering speed of light, it takes over 43 minutes just…

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