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Hubble Finds Smiley Face Comprising Two Far Away Galaxies

Hubble Finds Smiley Face Comprising Two Far Away Galaxies

By Josh Wolford February 11, 2015

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has been providing humanity incredible images from space for a quarter of a century, and it might’ve just given us the happiest picture its ever captured. Thanks to two far away galaxies and something called “strong …

Kid's First Points Make Great SportsCenter Highlight Kid's First Points Make Great SportsCenter Highlight

If you really want a kid to get into sports, you have to make them excited about playing. Editing a kid’s first-ever bucket and overlaying the SportsCenter top 10 graphics is a damn fine way to start. Via reddit, one …

First Ever Magic Eye Music Video Hits YouTube First Ever Magic Eye Music Video Hits YouTube

Canadian indie band Young Rival has just released a truly kickass music video for their track “Black Is Good.” Y’all remember Magic Eye pictures, right? You know, “relax you eyes…” The book series, which featured autostereograms, first debuted in the …

Scientists Use Vodka to Send a Text Message Scientists Use Vodka to Send a Text Message

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Researchers at York University in Toronto have finally found a good use for vodka. Using a simple setup with a spritzer and a receiver, placed apart from one another on a table, they were able to send the world’s first …

DARPA Just Spent $26M... On Anti-Missile Laser Beam DARPA Just Spent $26M... On Anti-Missile Laser Beam
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According to an article in Military & Aerospace Electronics, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has given a total of $26 million in contracts to two U.S. defense companies to research a more efficient anti-missile defense system. Northrop Grumman’s …

Here’s an Epic Slow Motion Water Balloon Massacre Here’s an Epic Slow Motion Water Balloon Massacre

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Here’s how I feel about the recent “let’s film everything in slow motion” thing that’s happening on the internet. Every single time I see a video about some sort of “super slo-mo” or “2500 FPS” anything, I think to myself, …

IKEA Adds Augmented Reality Features to New App IKEA Adds Augmented Reality Features to New App

The new 2014 IKEA catalog app is debuting a new augmented reality feature that lets users see how certain pieces of furniture will look in their homes. All you have to do is scan one of the select item pages, …

YouTube Adds New Play Icon to Browser Tabs YouTube Adds New Play Icon to Browser Tabs

YouTube has just made a small tweak that makes me very, very happy – and it’ll make you happy too if you’re the type of person who consistently browses the web with dozens of tabs open at the same time. …

Slingshots Are No Laughing Matter, and This is Proof Slingshots Are No Laughing Matter, and This is Proof

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When you woke up this morning, I bet that the first thought that went through your head (other than “damnit, it’s Monday”) was that you’re curious as to how a world-record slingshot stacks up against a bunch of different types …

Dept. of the Interior's Instagram Account Is Awesome Dept. of the Interior's Instagram Account Is Awesome
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This isn’t really new news – just a quick reminder. If you’re not following the U.S. Department of the Interior on Instagram, you’re missing out on some truly incredible photography, delivered free of charge to your smartphone every single day. …

Astronaut's Selfie Puts Your Selfies to Shame

I know that your hair looked super awesome when you decided to snap that selfie in the girl’s bathroom of your local Target. Yes, your face looks super cute – I love the way you pursed your lips. Brilliant. But …

Washing Your (Long) Hair in Space Is Kind of a Pain

Now that Astronaut McAwesomeMan Chris Hadfield has left the International Space Station (in incredible fashion, might I add), who is going to show us how even the most mundane tasks are incredibly interesting when performed in space? Expedition 36 crew …

Happy 4th! Here Are 200 Sparklers All Lit at Once

Sparklers are boring. Sure, they’re fun to use to trace patterns in the night sky, and they’re a good way to preoccupy an annoying kid. But for the most part, sparklers are the light lager of the fireworks world. Well, …

Watch a Woman Build Herself a New Leg - out of Legos

Christina Stephens, a “practicing occupational therapist, clinical researcher, and peer educator,” lost her leg in a crush injury. And then she did something incredibly awesome. Stephens built herself a prosthetic leg – out of Legos. “Someone in my research lab …

Cabin in the Woods Being Built as a Halloween Maze

If you’re looking for something to likely scare the crap out of you this fall, Universal Orlando is cooking up one hell of an idea. Apparently, Universal Orlando is building the cabin in the woods – the one from the …

This Daft Punk/Soul Train Mashup is Brilliant

“Get Lucky,” the lead single off of Daft Punk’s new album Random Access Memories is awesome in a funky kind of way. I mean that Nile Rodgers riff, right? In fact, the whole album is awesome – but that’s another …

Burgers for Life for Cleveland Hero Charles Ramsey
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You remember Charles Ramsey, right? He’s the normal guy turned hero after he helped rescue Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, all of whom were being held prisoner on Cleveland, Ohio’s West Side. Out of that nightmare of a …