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The 20 most expensive photographs of all time are worth millions

If a picture's worth a thousand words, these photographs may as well be <i>War and Peace</i>.<p>While most of us are fretting over a selfie hitting the double …

Calendars of light and dark that are data works of art - in pictures

London designers Accept & Proceed have annually for the last eight years produced a very geeky object of desire: a slickly produced “light calendar”. The black and white printed calendars show the hours of daylight and the hours of darkness over the following year. They are beautiful to look at - …

Cats that suck at jumping

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Murals

‘Spooky action’ builds wormhole between ‘entangled’ particles

Physicists believe that quantum entanglement—which Albert Einstein referred to as “spooky action at a distance”—might be intrinsically linked with …

The Seven Most Incredible Telescopes In Existence

The biggest, smallest, and most robotic stargazing tools.<p>When China completes its newest telescope project in 2016, the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), it will have a dish nearly half the size of a country (OK, only the world's smallest country, Vatican City, but …

Star

What Should 'Jurassic World 3' Be About?<p>Jurassic World 4 hours ago<p>Jurassic World<p>'Attack on Titan' Director Teases Eren's Season 3 Arc<p>Anime 4 hours ago<p>…

Questionable: 'Lifesize' Star Wars AT-ST Walker For Sale

<i>Wow, great job on the thighs.</i><p>This is the 16-foot All Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) replica for sale on eBay for £9,800 (~$15,700). The seller …

The Week In Numbers: A 3-D Printed Invisibility Cloak, Skyscrapers That Attack, And More

<b>£946</b>: the money the developers of a curved glass building in London paid to Martin Lindsay after reflected light from the skyscraper melted his Jaguar XJ<p><b>18 to 27 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the average increase in surface temperature when moving from a rural area to a city<p><b>244 meters</b>: the height of the …

Warp Theory in 2 minutes

From Charles And Ray Eames, A Simple Machine With One Function: Not To Have Any Function

The "Do-Nothing Machine" was a solar-powered ode to originality and wonder.<p>Husband-and-wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the 20th century, making progress in fields as diverse as furniture design, architecture, and film. In 1957 they were at the height of …

A Space Laser Designed To Vaporize Dangerous Asteroids

DE-STAR could vaporize asteroids that threaten Earth in less than an hour.<p>DE-STAR is designed to vaporize or divert asteroids that threaten Earth. This isn't science fiction—I build things that have to work in practice. DE-STAR stands for Directed Energy Solar Targeting of Asteroids and …

Pig Candy

Posted by Josh<p>There are few pleasures in life quite like <b>pig candy</b>. This sugar coated treat hits so many culinary high marks it's insane—smokey, …

Predator Riding an Alien? Star Wars Samurai? Now, This Is Cool.

Takayuki Takeya is one of Japan's most talented—and unusual figure sculptors. His work is sometimes dark and even disturbing, but it's always …

21 Remarkable Red Panda Pictures

Red pandas are fun animals to photograph because they’re mostly active in the morning and relax in the trees during the afternoon, conserving their …

Enthalpy: Crash Course Chemistry #18

Space History Photo: A flock of birds takes flight shortly after the Space Shuttle Atlantis arrives at Pad 39B after being rolled out from the VAB approximately six hours before. Launched in early December 1988, the four day mission, STS-27, was the second shuttle flight after the Challenger disaster of January 1986. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/65hm

James McKean at Shipstern Bluff - Verizon Wipeout of the Year Candidate - 2012 Billabong XXL Awards