All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cool’

‘Hallelujah’ Expertly Played on Wine Glasses

This is simply stunning. And it proves that there really is no bad way to cover Leonard Cohen’s beautiful masterpiece. Well, unless you’re Bono.

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Unbelievable Video Game Collection Hits eBay, Starting Bid $550,000

As of right now, you have just under 10 days to place your bid on one of the most fascinating collections of video games, consoles, and accessories that has ever been offered on the internet. One eBay user has put up their entire life’s work, over 30 years of collecting, for sale. And the bidding starts at $550,000. Yes, that’s …

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Let’s Learn Some Stuff About Our Brains, Shall We? [VIDEO]

Today, our favorite YouTube science illustrators want to teach you about fast thinking and slow thinking with some cool brain tricks. I can see no reason why we shouldn’t oblige them. Long story short, your fast thinking mechanisms in your brain are always trying to parse out information as quickly as possible. This is fairly useful in day-to-day life. But …

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Minimalistic LEGO Posters Reference Film, Music, and More

The modern LEGO brick, as in the type of brick that will attach to any brick you buy in stores nowadays, was first patented 55 years ago this week. In celebration of this 55-year anniversary, design agency Brad has created 55 different pop culture posters that reference films, books, songs, and more using LEGO bricks. The awesome minimalistic posters are …

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Gangnam Style Flip Book Is Cool Enough to Overcome Fact That It’s About Gangnam Style

I don’t know if Gangnam Style is completely dead yet. I’m not even going to comment on whether or not it should be. I don’t care if PSY said some anti-American crap one time. I also don’t care that this song is going to be stuck in my head for a day or two now. Basically, this is really cool …

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Guy Builds Web Resume That Looks Like Amazon Product Page

Well, this guy sure has an interesting resume – or CV or whatever you want to call it. Upon first glance, you probably wouldn’t even notice that this Amazon product page is actually a a giant advertisement for Philippe Dubost, and web product manager. Yet it is. Dubost has refashioned his website, phildub.com, to closely resemble an page on Amazon.com …

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Tweet Ping Is a Beautiful Single-Purpose Site That Lets You Visualize Tweets in Real Time

This is a cool single-purpose site alert. It’s called Tweet Ping, and it is a gorgeous visualization of all the tweets in the world, as they post in real time. It also has some cool tracking features at the bottom, like a live tweet counter for each continent and well as hashtag trackers. It allows you to do fun little …

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Hasbro to Make Tetris-Themed Jenga, Bop It Games

One of the most-popular video games ever created, Tetris, is about to get some real world ports based on its famous block-building structures. Hasbro and The Tetris Company have just announced a partnership that will see two physical games based on Tetris produced before the end of the year. The first is called BOP IT TETRIS, which “tests players to …

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Extreme Pogo Is Pretty Flippin’ Cool [VIDEO]

Extreme Pogo, or Xpogo, is a relatively new extreme sport that involves performing feats on extreme pogo sticks. What makes them extreme is their ability to throw their riders to impressive heights, around 10ft or so. You may have never heard of Xpogo (to be honest I wasn’t aware that it was growing in popularity). If that’s the case, check …

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Awesome Timelapse Shows Construction of Backyard Ice Rink

This is a timelapse video of a man constructing a giant backyard ice rink. So yeah, you want to watch it. Prepare to be jealous. “More than 28,000 individual photos combine to follow the construction of the ultimate backyard ice rink located outside Chicago, Illinois. Five days of labor, 15,000 gallons of water and sub-freezing temperatures,” says uploader Four Winds. …

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Mesmerizing Animation Drawn with Coffee, Ink, and White-Out

Well this is truly mesmerizing. Artist Jake Fried, a Boston-based animator tickles your brain with this elaborate hand-drawn animation done entirely with ink, coffe, and white-out. The animation is a result of layering image after image, and the effect is incredible. Trippy. [Jake Fried via BoingBoing]

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1% of the World is Drunk Right Now and Other Awesome Facts [VIDEO]

Our favorite YouTube science animators AsapSCIENCE are back with another video of cool scientific facts, and this one contains some mind-blowers. Did you know that beer has all the minerals necessary to keep you alive, and that one single ejaculation contains 1,500TB of data? Or did you know that a Kangaroo has three vaginas? Check out the video below for …

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