Christina Webster

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Realistic Looking Dinosaur Chases Frightened Japanese Office Workers

A couple of Japanese office workers received the fright of their lives when each of them were pranked by a man dressed in an animatronic dinosaur …

Japan

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15 Surreal Landscapes Made from Food

Artist and photographer Carl Warner began his career in landscape and still photography, working many years in the advertising industry. Seeking new …

Otherworldly Photos Taken Underneath Mendenhall Glacier

Just 12 miles outside of downtown Juneau, Alaska sits a massive glacier that's as stunning on the outside as it is beneath it. The 12 mile long Mendenhall Glacier is a special treat for adventurous-types or photographers like Kent Mearig who travel underneath the glacier to explore and photograph …

The Funniest Game Show Answers of All Time

In this compilation video by theSeanGshow, television game show contestants from a variety of shows spit out some pretty funny and sometimes …

Movies

Concrete House Looks Like a Fortress Floating on Water

Created to not only take full use of its surrounding area but also help re-introduce the native wetlands, the Stamp House aims to be an off-the-grid environmental statement that looks like a fortress floating on water. Designed by Charles Wright Architects and located in the FNQ beachfront …

Artist Uses Her Hypersensitive Skin as a Canvas

Artist Ariana Page Russell has hypersensitive skin that allows her to create art on her body in angry-looking red welts. Russell has dermatographism, …

Art

Episode 1: 'Star Drunk,' a film by drunk people

Meet 115, the Newest Element on the Periodic Table

Just when you thought you'd memorized the periodic table of the elements, along comes a new one. The atomic weight is 115, and ununpentium is its …

Alien Facehugger Clock

What time is it? Does it matter? We're all dead already. There can't be only one of those things on board. Artist Eddie Escher surely made more:<p>This …

Salience

The New-York based director Paul Trillo realized <i>Salience</i> with a Phantom Miro at 1500 frames per second. In this short film that looks …

Across The Ravaged Land

Nick Brandt is a photographer who needs no introduction: it has produced numerous exhibitions on the theme of animals species disparition in West …

The Image of the 2013 VMAs in LEGO

Four days later, Miley Cyrus's performance with Robin Thicke at the Video Music Awards Sunday night are enshrined in LEGO. Iain Heath, better known …

Spectacular Shots of This Year's Perseid Meteor Shower

A spectacular light show is put on at night for stargazers every year as Perseid meteors streak through the sky. For a few nights, the annual event is captured by photographers from around the world, resulting in a stunning collection of images of our atmosphere being lit up by showering meteors. …

Re-Awakenings

Anna Sumner’s craving for sleep began when she was an 18-year-old high school senior. She thought nothing of it.<p>When it followed her to college, she blamed it on stress. She was working so hard, she told herself, her body just needed the extra rest. But it was more than that. She would choose naps …

The 25 Best Nerd Road Trips

Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek<p>In the past 16 months, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have toured 150 of the built, natural, and virtual landscapes of the United States, collecting images and interviews. They …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

NASA: Sun Getting Ready For A 'Field Flip'

Our nearest star is about to pull a once-in-11-years move by swapping its north and south magnetic poles.<p>The sun's polarity switch is a natural part of "solar max" — the period of peak activity during what averages out to be roughly an 11-year cycle. According to NASA, this year will mark the …

11 Nerdiest Jokes on FUTURAMA (And What They Mean)

Nigel G. Mitchell<p>8/07/2013 06:00:00 PM Futurama, television<p><i>Futurama</i> has developed a cult following partially due to the large number of in-jokes it …

Scientists create “impossible material”—dubbed Upsalite—by accident

Reaction left over the weekend produces a material sought since the 1800s.<p>Researchers in Uppsala, Sweden, accidentally left a reaction running over …

6 Freaky Things Your Body Does (Explained by Science)

The human body is a strange and mysterious place filled with gross guts and gurgling magic potions. There are all sorts of confusing or nonsensical …

Before The World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science | Book Review

It's rare when I learn new things in a children's book, but that is the case for Claire Eamer's newly published book, Before The World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science [Annick Press, 2013; Amazon UK; Amazon US].<p>In this 128-page book, the author tells us about eight groundbreaking …