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Last Frame: Cape Buffalo With Oxpecker

Photo By Barbara Fleming While on safari in the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, Barbara Fleming was finally able to capture the image she had been attempting for two years. “Many elements came together successfully to create this image,” Fleming explains. “Sidelight lit the oxpecker while the buffalo was kept in …

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A Futuristic Greenhouse That Uses Touch Activation to Tell the Story of the Vegetables Growing Inside

The Japanese design house PARTY has created an incredible display of living art inside the grass space of the Tokyo Midtown venue, the location of the 2017 Design Touch event. Entitled “Digital Vegetables“, this piece features seven different living vegetables that reside inside a beautifully LED lit, touch-sensitive, futuristic greenhouse …

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Star Wars Coaster Set Featuring Cross Sections of the Millennium Falcon

ThinkGeek has created an officially licensed set of six Star Wars coasters that each feature a cross section of the Millennium Falcon. When the clear coasters are stacked up on top of each other, they reveal a 3D image of the popular Star Wars spacecraft. Bring the fastest hunk of …

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A Munchkin Cat Intensely Gnaws on an Ear of Corn With Increasing Gusto Alongside Her Hungry Human

An adorably hungry munchkin cat joined her human in consuming corn on the cob from opposite ends of the ear, while her siblings in the background watched intently. The little cat found that she enjoyed the bright yellow kernels so much that she began gnawing on her end with increasing …

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Conan O’Brien Plays ‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’ With Quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Clueless Gamer

On a stealthy episode of his Clueless Gamer series, talk show host Conan O’Brien sat down with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to play Ubisoft‘s newly released game, Assassin’s Creed Origins. Later in their playthrough, they were joined by Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari. Assassin’s Creed Origins is available …

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Mark Hamill’s Joker and Trickster Abduct Famous Actor Mark Hamill in a Justice League Action Short

In an amusing new short from Cartoon Network‘s Justice League Action television series, Mark Hammill vocally got into character as his two evil crooks, Joker and Trickster, as they both teamed up to abduct famous actor Mark Hamill. When famous actor Mark Hamill is kidnapped by master villain The Joker …

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Five Discoveries In Fundamental Physics That Came As Total Surprises

“On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition of cosmic rays?” –Victor Francis Hess It’s often said that advanced in physics aren’t met with “eureka!” but rather with “that’s funny,” but the truth is even stranger sometimes. Rather …

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Even while the world suffers, investing in science is non-negotiable (Synopsis)

“I am looking at the future with concern, but with good hope.” –Albert Schweitzer Every so often, the argument comes up that science is expendable. That we’re simply investing too much of our resources — too much public money — into an endeavor with no short-term benefits. Meanwhile, there’s suffering …

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Merging Neutron Stars Deliver Deathblow To Dark Matter And Dark Energy Alternatives (Synopsis)

“Dark matter is interesting. Basically, the Universe is heavier than it should be. There’s whole swathes of stuff we can’t account for.” -Talulah Riley One of the most puzzling facts about the Universe is that 95% of the energy in it, in the forms of dark matter and dark energy, …

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Dressing Up Science: Richard Feynman And The Costume Parties Of Al Hibbs (Synopsis)

“I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.” -Richard Feynman Scientists have long had a reputation for being uptight, serious, and even killjoy personalities. But 50+ years ago, Richard Feynman was forcing everyone who felt that way to challenge their …