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Sports Cars

This ad for a Volvo 245GL is surreal and hilarious

Complete with an inside, outside, and curly exhaust.<p>Probably the most sensical selling point made in this personal ad for a 1993 Volvo 245 GL, for sale in Sweden for around $1100, is that it was "sprung from the hands of engineering wizards of a bygone era." I think that much is true, but I'm …

Selling

Giant Anemone Eats Seabird

I will never again underestimate sea anemones.<p>Giant green sea anemones can be found under the waves on rocky coasts from Alaska to Panama, shimmering a quite brilliant and unlikely green. They eat small fish, mussels, crabs, and sea urchins. They are basically immobile, and stick to small food …

Birds

For the First Time, We Have a Detailed Model of the Universe

And its rendering stretches almost all the way back to the Big Bang.<p>It is, if you except the powers of human memory, the closest thing we have to a time machine.<p>Scientists have created the first realistic model of the universe, capable of recreating 13 billion years of cosmic evolution. The …

US 'outrage' as calls grow to help rescue Nigeria schoolgirls

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1074000/1074573_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522598307_4f580982c63bfa155254d90b5e7a6420<p><b>The US says it considers the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamist militants "an outrage" and is offering help to try to rescue</b> …

Africa

Nigerian Schoolgirl Describes Kidnapping by Terrorists

The girls in the school dorm could hear the sound of gunshots from a nearby town. So when armed men in uniforms burst in and promised to rescue them, at first they were relieved.<p>"Don't worry, we're soldiers," one 16-year-old girl recalls them saying. "Nothing is going to happen to you."<p>The gunmen …

Africa

Kidnappers In Nigeria Wore Uniforms, Escaped Girl Says

The gunmen who abducted 276 girls from a school in Nigeria last month wore uniforms and said they were soldiers who had come to help, according to a girl who escaped her captors. The girls were led outside — and it wasn't until the gunmen stole food and set fire to the school that the girls became …

EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

Astronomy

Nico Rosberg Takes The Greatest Video Selfie Ever

Hopefully there's no duckface going on under that helmet.<p><i>Photo by AMG Petronas via YouTube</i><p>Nico Rosberg was set loose in Juan Manuel Fangio's 1954 Mercedes W196 Silver Arrows racer for a demonstration lap at this past weekend's DTM round at Hockenheim. As he was getting underway, the Mercedes AMG F1 …

Motor Racing

Recovering Peterson ready to receive

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — For the third straight offseason, Adrian Peterson is recovering from surgery.<p>This time, the Minnesota star has started the final year of his 20s. This is the point in his career where so many NFL running backs, even the elite, have started to drop off. The wear and tear …

Adrian Peterson

Ride along on Indy's new road course with Sebastien Bourdais

The IMS infield course is faster and better.<p>For all the luster and charisma Indianapolis Motor Speedway has to offer, its road course hasn't really been up to snuff for some time. In an effort to rectify that shortcoming, the track launched a massive $5 million renovation project last October with …

Motorsport

2014 McLaren P1: The World's Quickest Production Car! - Ignition Ep. 108

Dark Matter Might Be Hiding In Microscopic Black Holes, Astrophysicists Say

Dark matter, the invisible and mysterious stuff that makes up most of the material universe, might be hiding itself in microscopic black holes, says a team of Russian astrophysicists.<p>No one knows what dark matter is. But scientists do know that it must exist, because there is not enough visible …

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to a future wave of flexible devices. In blasting single-layered, semiconducting materials with an electron beam, Vanderbilt University student Junhao Lin has created wires that measure just three atoms …

Baboons With 2 Hearts & Pigs With Human DNA

To Breathe Upside-Down, Sloths Tape Organs To Their Ribs

If you spent a lot of your life hanging upside-down, you’ve got a problem. Your liver, kidneys, stomach and other internal organs would press down upon your lungs and diaphragm, making it marginally harder to breathe. This won’t matter in the short term but in the long run, you’d spend a lot more …

Physics students design real-world Star Wars deflector shields

Physics students at the University of Leicester designed a concept for fully operational deflector shields, but there's one problem: they'd blind …

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The collision between the Milky Way Galaxy and the Andromeda Galaxy.

Jupiter

Jupiter

Hilarious GIFs of Nicolas Cage as Disney Princesses

When you think of Disney Princesses, your mind may not automatically go to Nicolas Cage but this funny photo collection might change that. BuzzFeed staff member Jen Lewis created these hilarious gifs of the film star's animated face replacing that of the beautifully enchanting female leads like …

Walt Disney Company

Lake Tahoe

The Earth’s Seasonal “Heartbeat” as Seen from Space | Colossal

<p>We all know that as the seasons change on Earth, temperatures rise and fall, plants grow or die, ice forms or melts away. Perhaps nobody is more …

STEADYo

<b>STEADYo</b><p>A video demonstrating the creative use of a camera tracking system.<p>Yesterday, I posted about a Dynamic Target Tracking Camera System which can focus on a single object and record at 1/1000th of a second - I then commented that I wouldn’t be surprised if a music video would come out of this …<p>At the end of your last post on motion tracking you mention using it in music videos. Well here is a music video in which motion tracking is used to follow a yoyo. Hope you enjoy it!<p>And here it is, …