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These Freaky Talking Heads Will be in Your Nightmares Tonight

These freakish heads, little more than disembodies mouths, were created for a poster for a festival—but then designers Dvein decided to breath life into their creations, animating and adding sounds from the event. Is this really how artists envisage their audiences and critics? Read More >>

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Watch Water Doing Crazy Stuff on Hydrophobic Surfaces

There are a lot of great applications for materials being developed that display extreme water repelling properties, inspired by nature and particularly desert life. This video doesn't explain any of them and that's fine—I just like to watch all those crazy water droplets doing crazy stuff. Read More >>

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This is How a Bombing Run Looks Through a B-52’s Bomb Bay Doors

Watching 16 tonnes of explosives fall on this tiny little island is awe-inspiring—unless you are some animal living in that island, that is. Then it's pretty terrible. Sometimes it surprises me how something as horrible as this raw destruction power fascinates humans so much. Read More >>

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World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge Opens—and You Can Jump Off It

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world has opened in Russia, with a 1,800-foot span. It offers breathtaking views of the Sochi landscape but it isn't really designed for your daily commute—it is part of a skypark and you can bungee jump off it for a 650-foot drop, as shown in this video. Read More >>

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A Never-Ending Ocean of 4.5 Million Flowers in Japan

The Hitachi Seaside Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the planet: a place where millions of flowers grow every year in the most amazing displays of colours imaginable. Here you can see about 4.5 million baby-blue nemophilas blossoming in April—but there's more, much more. Read More >>

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Cool New X-Wing Mark II Revealed in Star Wars VII Video

A new J. J. Abrams's Star Wars VII video shows a new version of the X-Wing starfighter. It may look like a Z-95 Headhunter because it doesn't appear to have the classic s-foils that open to give it it's X attack shape, but this official tweet says it's the real thing. So, ladies and gentlenerds, behold the X-wing Mark II! Read More >>

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Scientists Use Wireless Oculus Rift to Create Real-Life Holodeck

Scientists at the Max-Planck-Institut in Germany have created the closest thing we have to a real life holodeck using a wireless Oculus Rift and multiple cameras distributed inside a 9.7-metre-square room. Of course, it's still far away from Star Trek, but it works. Watch the video to see how: Read More >>

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Scientists Used a Wireless Oculus Rift to Create Real Life Holodeck

Scientists at the Max-Planck-Institut in Germany have created the closest thing we have to a real life holodeck using a wireless Oculus Rift and multiple cameras distributed inside a 32-foot by 32-foot room. Of course, it's still far away from Star Trek, but it works. Watch the video to see how: Read More >>

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Cheap Toys Look Surprisingly Cool Through X-rays

Photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick uses both chest X-ray and mammogram machines in his photography, a technique he learned when he had to develop an X-ray like look for a client—it turned out the best way was to use actual X-rays. He told us about his work. Read More >>

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This Perfect Summer House Can be Found on a Perfect Beach in Spain

This is the House of the Infinite in Cádiz, Spain, designed by architect Alberto Campo Baeza. It looks like the sand actually solidified into the house itself. Simple straight lines, simple use of materials, large windows to watch the ocean and make the breeze of the Bahía de Cádiz circulate through its interior. Just beautiful. Read More >>

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The Largest Wave Ever Surfed on a Skimboard

Skimboarder Brad Domke headed to Puerto Escondido, Mexico, to encounter this insane looking wave—the largest ever surfed on a skimboard and already described as a potential "wave of the year". Skimboards don't have fins so this is even more impressive than it looks. Read More >>

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That Brazil-Germany Game Would Have Looked the Same Without Brazil

Someone had the clever idea to erase every Brazilian player out of the humiliating World Cup game with Germany. The fact is that it doesn't really matter because Brazil was an invisible troupe of clowns to begin with. The game plays just the same without them. Read More >>

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Someone Please Turn This Cool Isometric Animation Into a Weird Game

Inspired by modern architecture, isometric video games and sci-fi literature, this beautiful animation from artist Fabrice Le Nezet follows some tiny people in an epic journey. Read More >>

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Visit Barcelona With This Beautiful Hyperlapse

This "flow-motion" hyperlapse by photographer Rob Whitworth uses 26,014 photos taken over 363 hours of work in total. Impressive work. Read More >>

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Seven Common Myths About Your Brain Debunked

This neat video destroys seven commonly held myths about the brain—because there is a lot we think we know but don't. The effects of drugs, alcohol and size of the organ are just a few of the areas where misconceptions are busted. Read More >>