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]
One of the benefits of tinkering with electronics and a familiarity with soldering irons is the ability to design interfaces the way you want them. In this case, it was more a redesign: moving the tiny and difficult to access...
Video Game, Street Fighter [Wallpaper Abyss]
Brain Transfer [Manu Cornet – Bonkers World Blog]
When it comes to the Sun, we’re most familiar with the wavelengths in the visible spectrum it beams down to Earth, but when viewed with the right equipment a rainbow of diverse wavelengths emerge.
If the weather is cold enough, it’s possible to toss a pot of boiling water in the air and be rewarded with a miniature snow cloud.
This past year Google Docs became available for use in offline mode and now Google Slides has joined in on the offline mode goodness. You can create, edit, comment on, and present your Slides offline as needed, then enjoy syn...
Earlier this week we shared Earthereal, a stunning time lapse video of photos taken from the International Space Station. Now we’re back with the second, and equally as beautiful, edition.
Say what you will, there are no doubts about the uniqueness of this computer tower mod!
How to Start a Blog [Jeff Wysaski – Pleated Jeans Blog]
In 2003 at the Macworld conference Steve Jobs unveiled Safari, Apple’s entry into the browser wars. In this candid blog post, Don Melton shares how he and his team kept the browser secret.
Are you curious about the spacecraft we have exploring other planets and moons in our solar system (excluding the Sun and Earth)? Then this awesome chart will quickly bring you up to date!
If you thought the time zones in your country were a big enough hassle, you’ll find the hodgepodge of time zones observed in Antarctica an outright mess.
Steampunk, Drawing, Train, Sunset [The Paper Wall]
Are you tired of fighting with the wires on your headphones because they are too long and always get tangled up in everything? Then this quick little DIY tutorial is just what you need! A headphone bone will help you manage t...
This stunning video is a combination of dozens of time lapse sequences shot by astronauts aboard the International Space Station, all artfully spliced and set to a musical score.
This Raspberry Pi powered hack turns the simple project board into a combination Pandora streamer/Airplay reciever.
Finding something else to do was definitely a good idea while waiting for a reply…
If you’re looking to capture perfect bokeh, the soft circular out of focus highlights in the background of photos, this video shows you how to nail it every time.
If ever there was a writing instrument steeped in legend and lore it’s the Fisher Space Pen. Read on to learn more about the writes-anywhere instrument and separate the fact from the fiction.
This beautiful time-lapse video frames Australia’s newest radio telescope array against a backdrop of stars.
Sure most people are familiar with the popular consoles of the last three decades like the Sega Genesis or the Playstation, but what about the lesser known consoles like the Arcadia and the CD-i? Check out all the consoles bi...
Sometimes one can indulge in too much of a good thing…
We all knew it was inevitable that the Hobbit would eventually receive the HISHE treatment and today you can see the hilarious results for yourself. Return to the lands of Middle Earth with Gandalf, Bilbo, Gollum, and the gan...