Daniel Whitaker

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I want to hear NASA's Golden Record so badly I'll even give money to a Kickstarter

A record about Earth for alien civilizations<p>Call it Human Civilization 101 — a record that contains sounds, music, and images from Earth to teach extraterrestrials everything they needed to know about us. That’s NASA’s Golden Record, a precious album that was printed onto gold-plated copper disks …

Teens

Scientific Setback: A Group Of Wild Pigs Keeps Digging Up The Hadron Collider

Um, yeah, saying things are not looking good for the multibillion-dollar Large Hadron Collider is a huge understatement.<p>Four years ago, the …

A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Starting a Boeing 737

Live From the Flight Deck shared a step-by-step visual guide to starting a Boeing 737 airplane. The video is made up of shots taken during a number …

In Dubai, Four Palatial Villas With Pools Plated in Gold

The beachfront homes open straight onto the sand<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Dubai, UAE <b><br>Price:</b> $17.675 million<p>With views of the Persian Gulf’s emerald …

Burj Khalifa

World’s Most Expensive Home Hits Market for €1 Billion

It’s located in the exclusive French town of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat<p>The world’s most expensive home has been put up for sale in the south of France …

Xbox One Fusion Controller For "Advanced" Players Is Badass & Affordable

Fusion Controller For Xbox One Is Out Now<p>Did you need a spiffy new controller? One that isn’t as expensive as the Elite but also performs some …

Gaming

A skydiver jumped out of a plane at 25,000 feet without parachute — and survived

The stunt is nothing short of amazing<p>Luke Aikins is a skydiver who is a safety and training advisor for the United States Parachute Association, and who has performed stunts on films such as <i>Iron Man 3.</i> Last night, he became the first person to jump out of an airplane without a parachute or wing …

Paragliding

Awesome new 4K action camera costs less than a 1080p GoPro

GoPro is single-handedly responsible for the boom in the action camera market, but it’s definitely not the only game in town anymore. Other companies …

Extreme Extravagance: 18k Solid Gold Chess Set

There are only so many times you can visit a faraway country, buy Hermes Birkins, or pamper yourself in one too many luxurious spas. What do you do …

Jewelry

Watch An Aston Martin DB11 Pursue Vulcan On Goodwood Hill Climb

With around 1,400 HP between them, the new Aston Martin DB11 and the Vulcan track-beast were unleashed on the famous hill climb at the 2016 Goodwood …

Watch how Blackmagic cameras were used to capture Peugeot’s POV commercial

To celebrate Peugeot’s new point-of-view commercial, camera manufacturer Blackmagic Design has shared a behind-the-scenes look at how the ad came to …

Videography

This $1.28 million watch is made of transparent sapphire

There are watches and then there are <i>watches</i>, and this $1.28 million masterpiece falls in the latter category. For anyone who appreciates the …

Watches

Project Nina Is Heesen's New Seducing Yacht

Project Nina Is Heesen’s New Seducing Yacht<p>Home » Jets & Yachts » Project Nina Is Heesen’s New Seducing Yacht<p>Revealed at the Fort Lauderdale …

This $250 Million Super Yacht Will Blow Your Mind

Life<p>Wow!<p>Augusta Statz ·1 year ago<p>If you thought simply owning a yacht was lavish— well, you haven’t seen anything yet. This “super yacht” takes …

Super Yachts

This Is How You Transport a 65,000-Pound Space Shuttle Fuel Tank Through a Crowded City

How long does it take to transport a 15-story long space shuttle fuel tank through Los Angeles? According to the trip one took yesterday, around 19 …

13 spectacular photos of world's largest aircraft

More than 15,000 people gathered on Sunday to watch the moment the world’s largest plane landed in Perth, Australia, after an epic journey to …

Pakistan

Man Turns Off Helicopter Engine in Mid-Air to Make a Scientific Point

If the engines on an airplane fails, you’d think from its appearance that its wings can often glide it to safety. But for a helicopter, the rotors …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Awesome: Delta Is Adding A Button That Lets The Pilot Know You Want The Plane To Go Faster

To all the frequent flyers out there, this is going to make your day.<p>With shrinking leg room and disappearing amenities, flying is becoming more and …

Engines

Project Predator: World’s Most Powerful Jaguar?

Proving that even the best can be improved upon, the British tuning company VIP Design has ramped up the power levels of a Jaguar F-Type R AWD with …

Jaguar Cars

Restored Rambo-Lambo LM002 Is The V12 SUV You Never Knew You Wanted [100 Images]

Lamborghini

NASA's Cassini Reveals The Full Glory Of Saturn's Rings

Saturn is remarkable in a number of ways; among all the planets we know of, it’s the <i>least</i> dense, and also the only one with a spectacularly visible set of rings.<p>Composed of icy, dust-like material, these rings aren’t solid, but made up of particles that pass each other, sticking together briefly …

Astronomy

Plane turned around for couple to visit dying grandson

<b>A pilot allowed an elderly couple to get off a plane moments before take-off so they could visit their dying grandson in hospital.</b><p>They had boarded the Abu Dhabi-bound aircraft at Manchester Airport when they received a text message about their relative's condition.<p>The flight, which had been taxiing …

Etihad Airways

Hasselblad H6D-100c Medium Format DSLR with a 100 Megapixel Sensor and 4K Raw Video!

<b>Hasselblad</b> is a name synonymous with high-end medium format photography and often the pinnacle of inspiration for most photographers. The company’s …

Cameras

Review: SteelSeries Apex M800 mechanical keyboard with individual key LED illumination

SteelSeries is well known around Apple circles for its iOS and Apple TV gaming controllers, but the company specializes in other gaming-related hardware ventures as well, such as mice, headsets and keyboards.<p>After browsing SteelSeries’ site to find some information on its popular Nimbus controller, …

The World's Only Amphibious "Lamborghini Countach" Is for Sale on eBay

At just under $27,000, it's way cheaper than buying a Countach and a boat.<p>Most Lamborghini Countachs on the market demand outrageous amounts of money. Most Lamborghinis, it must also be said, are not very good seafaring vehicles.<p>This makes the world's only <i>amphibious</i> Lamborghini Countach* a steal at …

Supercars

Tesla And Qantas Raced A Jet Against A Model S

Who would win in a race: a Boeing 737-800, with a top speed of 850km/h and 50,000 pounds of thrust -- or a Tesla Model S? To inaugurate a close …

Tesla

Gamer gives up the dream, selling collection of 3,000+ titles across 20 consoles

Call it what you will, but sometimes it just becomes necessary to give up one’s hobby. That seems to be the reality one video game fan is facing, as …

Retrogaming

A $350 gaming computer build that rivals the PS4 and Xbox One

Austin Evans Showcases his one of the most popular gaming builds. Boson 3.0 is the cheapest gaming PC build that can take out latest gen consoles.<p>A …

Xbox

Interesting Engineering

Inspired by Math, the Integral House Is up for Sale

Home » Luxury Homes » Inspired by Math, the Integral House Is up for Sale<p>Whoever said math was really enjoyable or fun was probably out of his mind, …

Luxury Homes