Have you ever wondered why ice floats in liquids, how small insects can walk on water, or why water in a lake freezes from the top downward? Learn what makes water behave the way it does in this fascinating TED-Ed talk given by Christina Kleinberg.
The ability to run Android apps on Windows has been around for a bit, but the opposite could not be said until now. Enter Alexandre Julliard, who demonstrated an early version of Wine for Android at this year’s FOSDEM conference in Brussels.
Science fiction movies and television programs show the human race travelling to other star systems and all across the galaxy, but can the ability to travel to other points in space ever become a reality? Vsauce takes a look ...
With the introduction of new features and changes in the recent release of Office 2013, you may have some questions about where things are at or how to get things done. In order to make the transition easier Microsoft has jus...
Courier has been the standard font choice when it comes to manuscripts, screenplays, and written papers, but has started to show its age with advances in technology. Enter Courier Prime, an improved, optimised, and balanced v...
What could be more fun than watching your favorite movies? Seeing standout scenes from them transposed into Google Street View! Now you can test your movie scene trivia skills with this awesome set of images and find out if y...
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Fantasy, Ocean [Wallpaper Abyss]
Today is the mark of a new age [via MUO]
I saw its life flash before my eyes [CommitStrip Blog]
The ‘Pit of Death’ level is pure insanity…
Careful or you will never get your work finished!
They are probably not very friendly when it comes to sharing their internet connection…
What can you really say after seeing someone do this to their Xbox?!
What they can not see will never hurt your reputation…
While you might be most familiar with the freeze dried astronaut food stocked in museum gift shops, the larders of spacecraft and stations looks a little different. Check out the last five decades of space food.
If you spend a good deal of time listening to Pandora, SoundControl is a handy little Chrome extension that puts simple Pandora client controls right on your toolbar.
Apple’s iTunes Appstore might be packed full of awesome apps, but the search mechanisms for finding them are a clunky mess. Enjoy proper and detailed Appstore searching from your browser with uQuery.
From the vantage point of the human eye, the patterns of a microchip’s surface meld into an indiscernible mass. Under a carefully aimed microscope, however, it’s a world of silicon channels, gates, and transistors.
Distances Driven on Other Worlds (Infographic) – Space.com [via Chart Geek]
Bowser pays a visit to the gun factory to have a little talk with Jerry the Turtle. While he is there he decides to ‘demonstrate’ the problem with Jerry’s work and voice his displeasure. Can Jerry redeem himself or is it game over?
Transistors are a critical component of the electronics that drive the modern world. Take a peek at how the very first transistor worked in this informative video.
At first glance, it would seem that the journey of the Ring in The Lord of the Rings doesn’t span that great a period of time. This infographic highlights the history of the ring from forging to destruction: all 4,860 years and 7 ring bearers.
Periodic table of Minecraft [via GraphJam - Cheezburger Network]