science
Praying Mantises Have a Completely Different Way of Seeing in 3D

Praying mantises see the world in three dimensions in a way that’s completely different from how vertebrates (including birds, humans, and other mammals) do, according to a new paper in Current Biology. Also, studying this required putting tiny glasses on mantises. Read More >>

biology
Holy Crap These Leech Cocoons Are Incredible

Leech cocoons, the sacks in which leeches lay their eggs, have an incredible solid-foam surface, as the image below shows: Read More >>

space
Our Best Look Yet at Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is Finally Here

Praise Cthulu! NASA’s Juno spacecraft has just delivered the most incredible images of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot—and that’s a really high bar to clear. The spacecraft has spent the last year beaming back some of the most mind-blowing images of the gas giant. But today’s batch marks a historic moment for the orbiter, which got closer to the Great Red Spot than ever before on Monday, July 10th. Although all Juno pics are ethereally beautiful, these Great Red Spot snaps are just absurd. Seriously, how dare you go and be this beautiful, Jupiter. Read More >>

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Dancers Instantly Swap Freaky Face Masks Using a Face-Tracking Projector

Costume-changes during a live performance are fast and frenetic, limiting how elaborate makeup and outfits can be. But for this performance by Japanese dance duo AyaBambi, a high-speed face-tracking projector was used to change their appearances while they performed, even creating the illusion of wearing masks that instantaneously appear over their faces. Read More >>

giraffe
Giraffe Fucks Up Lion

You might think: Giraffe is a weak creature. Silly tongue, flimsy legs, small brain. If you were thinking this about Giraffe, you are wrong. In fact, Giraffe is strong. Giraffe is killing machine. Giraffe take down lion. No mercy from Giraffe. Read More >>

drones
Incredible! Domino’s Completes First Delivery of Terrible Pizza by Drone

On Wednesday, Domino’s achieved a major milestone in automation when it successfully completed the first commercial delivery of a sad pizza you instantly regret ordering by drone. Read More >>

military
NATO’s Biggest Military Exercise Since the Cold War is Scary Impressive

Wow. This totally looks like the beginning of World War III but thankfully it’s just Operation Trident Juncture, a military exercise by NATO. But not just any old exercise, it’s the biggest military exercise NATO has done in decades and one that required 36,000 troops, more than 140 aircraft and 60 ships from over 30 countries over a month-long span. It’s a truly impressive flex of military might that hopefully we’ll only ever see in training exercises like this. Read More >>

cameras
The Trillion Frame-Per-Second Camera That Will Visualise Atoms

The newest high-speed camera on the block won’t be making its way into Michael Bay’s hands anytime soon, but it will be making his ‘splosions look rather poky. This camera will be helping scientists watch atoms zoom around at 28,000 miles-per-second. Read More >>

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Watching a Go-Pro Camera Fall 10,000 Feet is Mesmerising

A Go-Pro camera was recently found outside of Kristianstad, Sweden, after its skydiving owner lost it during a jump. Remarkably, the camera was still functional, but even more incredible is the footage it captured during nearly 10,000 feet of descent. Read More >>

design
This Guy is Practically a Cyborg With His 3D Tattoo

Don't be fooled: This is not Tony Stark's latest bionic arm. It's an incredibly detailed tattoo, one whose proud owner looks like he just stepped out of Neuromancer. Read More >>

photography
This Extremely Dangerous Lava Surf Photography is Completely Worth the Risk

CJ Kale is reportedly the first person ever to photograph lava entering the ocean from the surf, swimming near the scalding water and avoiding lava bombs just a few from where he was standing. Needless to say, the risk of dying is huge but his photographs are awesome. Read More >>

photography
Stunning Images of the Endless Building and Skies of Hong Kong

Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze is a French photographer who loves Hong Kong. These stunning photos are from his latest book, Vertical Horizon, "a deep immersion into the city's thick atmospheres and a visual record of its wildly diverse built environment". Read More >>

animals
Amazing Landforms Shaped By Animals

Humans have their dynamite; wind and water have time on their side; but animals, too, can reshape their landscape on a massive scale. None of these are the work of a lone gopher or even a single mighty elephant, but generations and generations of animals slowly chipping away. Read More >>

gaming
Camden Council Member Rightly Proud of Level 85 WoW Undead Warlock

The finance boss of Camden Council leads an extremely glamorous double life, working as a local government pen-pusher during the day, before running home to spend his evenings levelling up his WoW character. The thrills of power, eh? Read More >>

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Mass Murder in WoW as Hacker’s “Exploit” Wipes Out Thousands of Players

Amazing scenes of death and carnage were witnessed in the pretend World of Warcraft over the weekend, after an exploit of some kind was used to kill thousands of player characters. Read More >>