The epic slow motion shots of Zack Snyder's movies

When I first saw 300, it felt like I was using my eyes for the very first time. The stunning visuals made it feel epic. And though I may not feel the same about other Zack Snyder movies, I still enjoy watching them because if you use enough slow motion like he does, you can trick me into thinking something is epic. » 9/18/14 9:16pm Thursday 9:16pm

Behold the awesome nebulae flybys in this new In Saturn's Rings teaser

Our friends of In Saturn's Rings have a new teaser for their incoming 4K IMAX grand tour of the Universe, made using millions of high definition photographs taken by telescopes and spacecraft. There are no 3D models in these videos. Just photos, animated by 67 volunteers from all over the world. » 9/17/14 9:57am Wednesday 9:57am

Making snowboards by hand is a beautiful process

Here's a video that shows the full custom build process for Kindred Snowboards. They plan the design, get the wood, glue parts together, shave it down, add materials, press it together, clean up the edges and do so many things to one board that it may sound boring when you read it but is incredibly riveting to watch. » 9/16/14 12:44am Tuesday 12:44am

The giant power plug used for floating wind turbines is pretty damn cool

This is the MacArtney 11kV, 400 amp wet mate connector, a plug "eliminates the need to bring cables to the surface by wet mating and de-mating cable infrastructure, wave energy converters, tidal energy converters and floating wind turbines." I just find it fun because it kind of looks like a regular 120v plug. » 9/15/14 5:08am 9/15/14 5:08am

Dog gives a masterclass in canine stretching

Dogs also suffer the consequences of a long road trip. Their legs get stiff, their backs hurt, and even their necks could use a good stretching. But if you have a dog, don't worry, just sit him on your lap and watch this ad for a super-efficient car with him. He might learn something—if he does, send us the video. » 9/12/14 1:29pm 9/12/14 1:29pm

Short film: A cute cat with a mean spacesuit faces some evil alien bees

This short film by French director Loïc Bramoullé displays the coolest spacesuit I've ever seen. Not just because its mean range of weapons, but also for its (artificial) intelligence to make decisions that protect its owner—a cute cat that seems a bit out of place—from things like evil alien bees. » 9/11/14 10:20am 9/11/14 10:20am