All the close-up shots used in all Edgar Wright's movies

Though we know funny movie maestro Edgar Wright uses a ginormous arsenal of visual tools and tricks when he's directing a movie, one of his trademarks is his use of close up shots. They're quick, they're snappy and they're so fun to see on the screen. James R. Lloret stitched all of them together in this fun supercut. » 8/29/14 1:18am Friday 1:18am

Scientists find water clouds outside the solar system for the first time

This beautiful purple jewel is an artist rendition of W0855—a Jupiter-sized brown dwarf 7.3 light years from Earth. If the scientists who just published a new paper on its composition are right, it's the first object outside the solar system in which we have observed water cloudsan amazing discovery. » 8/27/14 4:51pm 8/27/14 4:51pm

The first touch-sensitive LCD basketball court in the world is awesome

Nike has created this huge touch-sensitive LCD basketball court for a training session with Kobe Bryant. The court has built-in motion sensors that track every player's movements individually. It can also display training exercises for them to follow and show statistics on performance. Check out the amazing video. » 8/15/14 11:52am 8/15/14 11:52am

Watching a gecko's pupils contract and dilate is weirdly satisfying

Most animals contract and dilate their pupils depending on the light available around them. Geckos are no exception but unlike other species the difference between those two stages are much more dramatic. They go from having cute round pupils in low light to evil narrow slits when it's too bright. » 8/11/14 12:39pm 8/11/14 12:39pm

Awesome kid snuck into 50 music festivals to make this super fun movie

Coachella. Glastonbury. Bonnaroo. The Grammys. You name the music festival, Marcus Haney has somehow snuck into it. He makes fake passes, pretends to be the press, jump fences and does anything he can to get in and has somehow made friends with famous bands and shot their album covers. Here's the movie trailer for his… » 7/24/14 10:42pm 7/24/14 10:42pm

I can't wait to see this awesome Chinese animation movie

Behold the spectacular trailer for Master Jiang and the Six Kingdoms, a new Chinese animation feature that feels like a wild magic mix between Seven Samurai, Ran, and Lord of the Rings through a Studio Ghibli lenses. It looks amazing and, the cel animation was done by just two animators: Li Wei and Pei Fei. » 7/15/14 3:00pm 7/15/14 3:00pm

600 mountain bikers descend at once down 8,500-foot snow covered course

Watch GoPro footage of 600 lunatics on bikes descending at once down the Pic Blanc Glacier, France—it's all part of Megavalanche, an 18-mile endurance event, with an 8,500-foot descent over snow, ice and unsteady terrain. The event has run for nearly twenty years and attracts adrenaline junkies in their thousands. » 7/15/14 8:30am 7/15/14 8:30am