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Chris Hadfield Covers David Bowie’s Space Oddity Aboard the ISS

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield has been doing awesome things in space, aboard the International Space Station, for some time now – now he’s on his way back to Earth after a stint as the ISS’ Commander. Well, here’s …

Bohemian Rhapsody in Blue Is Predictably Awesome
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Two of the greatest compositions ever written, George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, apparently share a lot more that the word “rhapsody.” As YouTuber Scott Bradlee shows, they’re a real killer when you mash them up. Simply …

Condoms for Your Smartphone Let You Protect Your Other Important Device Condoms for Your Smartphone Let You Protect Your Other Important Device

Sometimes, your device needs protection. And sometimes, you also need to protect your iPhone (apologies). With Smartskin Condoms for Smartphones, you can keep your phone safe from rain, sand, or any other unsavory materials that it may come into contact …

Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky,’ As Performed by Michael Jackson
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Well, this is one way to shake off those Monday morning blues. Thank you, internet, for this. Just imagine what could have been. Here’s what it would sound like if Michael Jackson was the one featured on Daft Punk’s new …

Bathing Bad, Breaking Bad Inspired Bath Salts

How would you like to draw a nice bath and fill it up with some nice blue crystal? Lucky for you, you can. Introducing Bathing Bad, the Breaking Bad-themed bath salts. No, not those kinds of bath salts – the …

30 Skiers Complete Record Hand-in-Hand Backflip [VIDEO]

What did you and your friends do this weekend? These guys successfully performed a 30-person backflip, on skis. The world record attempt took place in Quebec, Canada. Check it out below (this was their second attempt): According to the reddit …

The Xbox 360 ‘Achievement Unlocked’ Sound, Visualized

You spend countless hours seeking it. You do crazy things to obtain it. You play games over and over again for a chance at it. It, of course, is the elusive (depending on the game) Xbox 360 achievement. Think about …

Redditor Handcrafts Fallout Monopoly for Incredibly Lucky Wife
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So, reddit user XsimonbelmontX has made me extremely jealous, as he has created a undeniably awesome Monopoly-like board game based on Fallout. Did I mention it was awesome? “I spent about 8 months making this. It is a birthday gift …

Buttercup and Westley’s Plunge into Dry Quicksand, Explained

Dry quicksand‘s prevalence in nature may be debated, but it has been created by scientists – so it exists. Of course, if you’ve ever watched The Princess Bride or Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, you know dry quicksand’s potentially devastating effects. …

Bubba Watson Has a Hovercraft Golf Cart. Yeah.
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This is not a late April Fool’s Joke. Masters champ Bubba Watson has a hovercraft golf cart. It’s called “Bubba’s Hover,” and it’s a project between Bubba and Oakley – based on a design from Neoteric Hovercraft. I love playing …

Google Takes You Atop the Tallest Mountains in the World with Insane New Street View Imagery Google Takes You Atop the Tallest Mountains in the World with Insane New Street View Imagery

Google has taken its Google Maps team to some awesome places to capture some amazing street view imagery. Recent expeditions that come to mind include treks to the Arctic, the Grand Canyon, and under the sea. But this just might …

This Wooden Spoon Doubles as a Stylus

In products that are so simple that they’re kind of genius news, I’m probably going to spend a few bucks and grab this new wooden spoon/stylus for my kitchen. As sites like CHOW, Food 52, and even All Recipes as …

Another Day, Another Cool Oreo Separator

Remember earlier this week when that awesome physicist with that awesome mustache built that incredibly complicated machine to separate the Oreo cookie from the Oreo creme? Because he hated the creme? Well, these two guys did the same thing, in …

Sir Ravi Solves a Rubik’s Cube While Juggling, Blows Minds

Talk about your ultimate party trick. Ladies, control yourselves. [SteveBerkeComedy]

Watch Two Audis Battle in an Awesome Paintball Duel

Sure, it’s kind of an ad for the Audi RS 4 Avant – but what isn’t an ad anymore? This is just plain awesome. Audi has turned two brand new 2013 models in paintball-mounted, high-speed war machines and stuck them …

Guy Builds Cool Oreo Separator. Twist? It’s to Get Rid of the Creme Altogether
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I get that you built a super-complicated machine to separate the Oreo cookies from the Oreo creme. Seriously, I get it. It’s so you can harvest all the creme and make one mega creme-filled cookie, right? No? It’s because you …

Stop What You’re Doing and Watch Bubbles Pop in Slow Motion

Seriously. Life can be stressful. Unless you’re actively saving someone’s life, your job isn’t so important that you can’t take a three-minute break. This is cool, and relaxing, and mesmerizing, and all of those other types of adjectives. [via TheSlowmoGuys]

You Really Only Need to Know 39 Digits of Pi [VIDEO]

Pi has currently been calculated to over 10 trillion (10^13) digits. But really, 39 is all you need, as the following video demonstrates. “You only need 39 digits of pi to be able to measure the circumference of the observable …

You’ll Never Hit a Ping Pong Shot This Awesome

Quentin Robinot is better at table tennis than you are, and here’s the proof. I love that all his opponent can do is clap. Oftentimes, that’s all you can do. [H4ks3IR via Clip Nation]

Watch Astronaut Chris Hadfield Make a Space Sandwich

Here’s Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield giving us a tour of his space kitchen and showing off his zero-gravity culinary prowess. When you’re done with this, make sure you catch his recent reddit AMA. It’s out of this world! (I’ll show …

You Can Watch a Live-Tweeted C-Section on Wednesday You Can Watch a Live-Tweeted C-Section on Wednesday
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Tomorrow, you can watch the miracle of life unfold on Twitter. Women’s Memorial Hermann Hospital at Memorial City Medical Center in Houston Texas will be the first hospital to live-tweet a surgical birth. “This is a medically indicated c-section. 39-year-old …