1,000,000 mile Year long Earth Timelapse

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Last year NASA launched it’s Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite with an EPIC camera on board.  It’s stayed on the Lagrange 1 point, 1,000,000 miles from the earth towards the sun.  Lagrange points are interesting aspects of space, I’ll let you learn about it on your own time.  Taking a photo every 2 hours for … Continued

Shattered Glass

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This is a pretty good way to spend 10 minutes of your life.  Granted, you only really will care about parts of it.  These guys are pretty fun to watch.  I like how they showed it at normal speed, then slowly increased the frame rate.  Granted, it’s a colossal waste of perfectly good mixing jars, but … Continued

Sewer Time-Lapse

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Today I bring you a different type of time-lapse, one of the sewers under Manchester England. CJ over at substormflow explores the old culverts and sewers beneath this city and documented them over 9 months collecting 5,000 photos which he’s combined into the above time-lapse.  Now, honestly, I wouldn’t call these sewers, they look more … Continued

Blue Rubber Yard

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Reddit user LogicWavelength decided to re-surface the sliver of his back yard from river rocks to blue rubber playground material.  Unlike seemingly everyone else on the reddit thread, I really like the new look.  I’d never do it myself based on just the annoying of keeping that looking fresh and clean, but I like it much … Continued

Smoky Bottle Art

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Jim Dingilian has an unusual canvas for his art.  He uses the soot from burning candles to paint the inside of glass bottles.  Then, he uses Q-tips, needles, or skewers to etch away that smoky layer and create the works of art seen.  I really like the way he used the natural color of the … Continued

CrossFIRE!!!

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This post has no content except to show this awesome music video to the awesome marble game from long ago Crossfire! and the song of it’s commercial.  I was going to say it’s a 1990s game, but Wikipedia says it came out in 1971.  Ok wikipedia, how could you ever be wrong? Here’s the commercial … Continued

Super Slow Model Airplanes

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Watch this video, it’s pretty cool, and shows you some of the niches that hobbies have Joshua Finn makes F1D model airplanes.  These planes can fly for up to 30 minutes on the winding of a single rubber band.  You know the these guys are serious when they start to describe the uniqueness of different … Continued

Alaska by Air

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This isn’t quite the tour I’ll be taking of the great state to the north, but it’s still a pretty great video showing the beauty of Alaska, albit from a few hundred/dozen feet above the ground.  I’m pretty sure I haven’t posted this before, but I can’t remember, and my search of the blog archives … Continued

Stringy Time

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German artist and maker Felix Vorreiter has created this pretty cool clock that uses encoded strings to display a digital readout of the time.  As you can see, the string passes through rollers to form 5 lines which when everything lines up, reads the time.  His clock advances the string in a traditional 1 second … Continued

Screwdriver Key Pt. 2

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Remember a few years ago the screwdriver hack car key?  Remember all the steps involved?  Well, Paul Meyette has this dead simple way to make the same thing.  Watch this 5 minute video, if you liked that screwdriver, you’ll love the ingenious way he made his key. This still doesn’t address the microchips that are … Continued