What happens when you pour water on an oil fire in slow motion

Really bad things happen. Though everyone should know this, here’s a lovely slow motion video reminder on what happens when you pour water onto an oil fire in an attempt to put it out: the fire gets even crazier because the water vaporizes into steam which expands causing it to spit out the oil which makes the flames… » 5/26/15 10:42pm Today 10:42pm

The trailer for the Point Break remake is basically every GoPro video

You know all those GoPro videos you see on the Internet? You know the ones. Where crazy people skydive off planes and fly in wingsuits and snowboard and ride motorcycles and jump off cliffs and live Very Extreme Lives. All of that happens in the trailer for the remake of Point Break. Only they slapped a dark and… » 5/26/15 9:31pm Today 9:31pm

Snowboarding the clouds is so much cooler than normal snowboarding

If there is no snow to snowboard it only makes sense to hook yourself onto a helicopter and take your snowboarding to the clouds. Watch as stuntman Wildman Adrian Cenni carves on clouds 6,000 feet in the air while the helicopter flings him around at 80mph. It looks so sick. Like a human Silver Surfer or something. » 5/26/15 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

Slow motion footage of double barreled pistols firing bullets is crazy

Watch as we slow down time to see this guy fire off 20 bullets in just 1.5 seconds from two double barreled pistols. It’s a ballistics ballet that looks almost unreal at certain angles. The top down look of the guns firing is especially cool to see, like a first person shooter video game view only in real life. » 5/26/15 12:42pm Today 12:42pm

Science explains that you're probably drinking coffee at the wrong time

So many of us wake up in the morning and immediately seek out coffee like the brown water addicted fools we are. ASAP Science, however, explains that that is completely the wrong way to do it. We’re not maximizing the caffeine or our body’s natural energy, instead, the right way to drink coffee is to wait. » 5/26/15 10:17am Today 10:17am

Video: How to make tasty gummy Lego bricks that you can eat

Everyone loves Lego bricks. Everyone loves gummy bears. So why not combine the two to make gummy Lego bricks that you can eat and build stuff with? Grant Thompson shows you how a few simple ingredients and a little bit of creativity can make fun gummy Lego bricks that are both better than gummy bears and Lego bricks… » 5/26/15 9:13am Today 9:13am

Incredible video of an air tanker refueling a tanker against a full moon

Without a doubt, this is one of the coolest airplane videos I have ever seen. Thanks to the magic of telephoto lenses, the moon in this infrared clip looks impossibly gigantic. The fact that a KC-10 tanker is refueling another KC-10 tanker make the entire thing feel unreal—as in “I had a hard time believing this… » 5/23/15 1:48am Saturday 1:48am

Neat photo shows a US Navy sailor inside a F/A-18 Hornet afterburner

It looks like the entryway to a portal. Or like the pod of some spacecraft. But it’s a US Navy sailor checking out the afterburners of a fighter jet. The US Navy: “Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Ryan Draper, from Palmdale, Calif., inspects an F/A-18 afterburner in the jet shop aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft… » 5/22/15 12:05pm Friday 12:05pm

Watch the furthest flight ever flown on a real life hoverboard

The Guinness World Records says that Catalina Alexandru Duru just pulled off the farthest flight ever traveled on a real life hoverboard: 905 feet and 2 inches. You can see him rise up 16 feet in the air on the hoverboard and then start cruising through the air over a lake with nothing but invisible underneath him in… » 5/22/15 10:19am Friday 10:19am

Who knew that watching a box get made by hand could be so captivating?

It’s a box. Like, really. It’s just a box. But there’s just something about seeing things get put together with a person’s hands that I will always enjoy watching. Even if it’s something as plain and simple as a box. There are so many steps into making these boxes that they should be considered more than a box, even… » 5/22/15 10:08am Friday 10:08am

Video: Chopping down a giant tree in an urban area is like an opera 

This is basically watching a ballet of wood chopping. This video shows Seattle’s largest elm tree get carefully cut down piece by piece in an urban area with perfect placement of ropes and the expert use of a crane and the daring knowhow of climbers. There is so much to consider when taking down a giant and they… » 5/22/15 9:07am Friday 9:07am

A map showing each state's most unique favorite food

Foursquare tracked people’s tastes across America to come up with a very interesting way to determine the uniqueness of taste: they mined their user data to figure out which food or drink was disproportionately popular in each state. So this map doesn’t show what’s the most popular item in each state, but what item is… » 5/21/15 2:14pm Thursday 2:14pm

The making of Star Wars at Madame Tussauds is beyond impressive

When Madame Tussauds nails a wax sculpture, they really nail it. And for Star Wars at Madame Tussauds in London, they perfectly recreated pretty much every character in the saga in such lifelike detail that it looks like the sculptors and artists are just applying makeup to the real actors in this behind the scenes… » 5/21/15 1:46pm Thursday 1:46pm

Video: This machine robot peels an orange so fast

Of course by letting a machine do your fruit peeling for you, you lose a good amount of the orange and don’t get that fresh citrus scent on your hands but you do get an orange that’s ready to eat in seconds! I have to say though, I’d love to see this machine tackle more miserable fruits that aren’t even meant to be… » 5/21/15 1:18pm Thursday 1:18pm

Silly video explains exactly why Daredevil should be called Batman

Batman is a billionaire playboy who really shouldn’t be a superhero and definitely doesn’t have any legitimate claim to the name ‘Batman’. Because the Batman name is so much more fitting for Daredevil, a superhero who is blind and uses sonar to see and prefers the night. Plus, the Daredevil name fits another comic… » 5/21/15 12:05pm Thursday 12:05pm

Motorcycle surfing at high speeds looks like a crazy way to have fun

Riding a motorcycle isn’t enough. Surfing waves isn’t enough. Sometimes you have to surf your motorcycle to get your thrill on. That is you have to gun your motorcycle to over 50MPH and then try to stand on the deathcycle while balancing yourself as if you were on a tightrope, only if the tightrope was zipping down a… » 5/21/15 10:44am Thursday 10:44am

These ridiculously detailed aerial photos of London are so stunning

The weather isn’t great and the pubs close too early and the food is often better in other cities and yet London is still one of the capitals of the world and is packed with so much history. Photographer Vincent LaForet took these amazing aerial shots of London and seeing the city overhead like this reminds you why… » 5/20/15 6:10pm 5/20/15 6:10pm

Bodypaint shows how a baby fits inside a pregnant woman's body

Photographer Leonie Versantvoort created this Bellypaint photo with body painter Marieke van den Dungen-Crone that cleverly and beautifully shows how a baby looks inside a pregnant mother’s body. It’s obviously not super scientific but it’s really cool to see how a woman’s body adapts it body to become a home for them… » 5/20/15 4:46pm 5/20/15 4:46pm