All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cool’

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 be the coolest Street View imagery yet. Starting today, you can check out some incredible Street View images from the …

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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 well as apps like Epicurious continue to replace traditional recipe books for many home cooks, sticky, contaminated iPads and other …

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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 a different (and cooler) way. And at least one of them is sensible enough to appreciate the creme. [Oreo]

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

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

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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 in an aircraft hangar to let them do battle. Plus, bonus “Push It To The Limit.” Hell yeah. As one …

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Guy Builds Cool Oreo Separator. Twist? It’s to Get Rid of the Creme Altogether

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 hate the creme? What the hell? [Oreo]

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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]

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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 universe within the width of one hydrogen atom.” Whoa. [Numberphile via Gizmodo]

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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]

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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 myself out).

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You Can Watch a Live-Tweeted C-Section on Wednesday

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 mom had an urgent c-section before & chose not to VBAC. Our goal is to educate,” says Memorial Hermann. “Patient …

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Nine Balls, One Hole Is Totally Just a Cool Golf Video, I Promise

Trust me, this is SFW. “Every month the PGA Golf Management program at Campbell University has a competition between the different classes. The January competition was to see how many people could line up and make a putt at the same time. The winners this month was the Senior Class with nine people.” DAMNIT! IS THAT CUP REGULATION SIZE OR …

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