What happens when you Breath In Noble Gas

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Crazy things.  Of course you know that helium gives you chipmunk voice. The others get surprising.  I think my favorite is Xenon, “It almost feels like it’s attracted to the ground”. It should be noted that this is something you should never do as they very likely can kill you if done in excess and … Continued

Fries

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Are perpetually done.

Hipsters

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I cannot view photos of real life hipsters without being reminded of Hipster Hitler.  Since it’s been quite awhile since I’ve had a post about Hitler, I feel this mention of him will do. {Tumblr}

Army of One

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Nicholas Cage is back in what could be his return to greatness.  He stars in this true story of a guy from Colorado on who was tasked by divine intervention to find and capture Osama Bin Laden.  Seriously, it’s hilarious, you should watch the trailer.  It’s called Army of One. Unfortunately, it’s not being released … Continued

Waterfall Skiing

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Yes, this is as stupid as it sounds.  No, he is not successful.  No you should not try this ever.  Yes, he should rethink his life choices. Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean that you have to try and get 100% usage out of your winter equipment.  It’s perfectly reasonable to leave them sitting in … 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

12k Time-Lapse of LA

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This 12k time-lapse video is scary impressive.  Monster levels of zoom are possible from the 100MP images that each frame of the video below is made of.  Seriously, what used to take complicated setups of rails and dollies now only needs this one 100MP medium format camera and some creativity in directing.  I’m sure combining … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Thursday

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Like last month, I’m going to dump some raw history on you.  Be forewarned. The month of June used to have 32 days.  It wasn’t until the Battle of the Bulge in 1649 that we lost 2 days.  We literally lost two days of the Earth’s orbit around the sun.  So much firepower, and so … Continued

Instant Coffee

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No, I cannot understand what’s being said here.  But I can understand the gist of what’s happening.  These two Norwegian guys have decided to pour dozens of bags of instant coffee into a hot water heater in a house.  (I really, really hope it’s not their hot water heater, in their house).  The idea being … Continued

DIY Railgun

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reddit user zebralemur has made the world’s most powerful civilian made electro-magnetic railgun.  A railgun for those who don’t know is a type of weapon that uses alternating electric currents to accelerate a slug to super speeds.  No explosion necessary.  It’s usually very powerful and very dangerous.  But also very difficult, and very dangerous to make. … Continued