Archive for the ‘Sci/Tech’ Category

Killer Catfish Hunting Pigeons (Video)

Killer Catfish Hunting Pigeons (Video)

A group of European catfish at the River Tarn in Southwestern France swim onto the shore and grab resting pigeons. The hunting habits of the Tarn catfishes are so similar to orcas that Julien Cucherousset from Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse calls them freshwater killer whales.

New IE10 Ad (Video)

New IE10 Ad (Video)

Microsoft has a new ad for Internet Explorer 10 and it’s surprisingly honest. I still have to try the new IE10 and verify that it doesn’t suck, but at least the video is good. The first step in solving a problem is admitting you have one.

Amazing Anamorphic Illusions (Video)

Amazing Anamorphic Illusions (Video)

Youtuber Brusspup will, once again, blow your mind with his amazing illusions! This time he made some flat paper images that turn into 3D objects depending on your perspective.

Playable Tetris Pumpkin (Video)

Playable Tetris Pumpkin (Video)

Introducing Pumpktris, a fully playable Tetris pumpkin, also known as the best geekiest pumpkin of Halloween 2012.

Will It Blend: iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S3 (Video)

Will It Blend: iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S3 (Video)

Which phone blends better: the iPhone 5 or the Samsung Galaxy S3? Tom Dickson, CEO of Blendtec, gives us the answer to the question everyone has been asking…

Felix Baumgartner Record Space Jump (Video)

Felix Baumgartner Record Space Jump (Video)

Felix Baumgartner successfully completed his record-setting space jump! Baumgartner landed in New Mexico desert after jumping from his capsule at 128,100 feet, or roughly 24 miles. The Austrian daredevil skydiver achieved the fastest ever freefall speed of 833.9mph (Mach 1.24) and became the first man to break the sound barrier.

How to Defuse a Shaken Soda Can (Video)

How to Defuse a Shaken Soda Can (Video)

Have you ever got sprayed with a can of shaken soda? Those days are now over.

Waterfall Swing (Video)

Waterfall Swing (Video)

The Waterfall Swing at the 2011 World Maker Faire in New York. Now you can swing through a ‘waterfall’ without getting wet. How did we ever live without this revolutionary invention?

Unbreakable Glass (Video)

Unbreakable Glass (Video)

Impressive demonstration of SR 5096, a special type of multi-layered glass that looks virtually unbreakable.

Little Girl Gets 3D Printed Exoskeleton Arms (Video)

Little Girl Gets 3D Printed Exoskeleton Arms (Video)

Little Emma is a two-year-old girl suffering from arthrogryposis, a rare congenital disorder that makes lifting her arms extremely difficult. Thanks to a group of researchers from Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, and their 3D-printed Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton, Emma can now play with her blocks like any other toddler…