Microscope photography has advanced to new levels, presenting us expository images of everything from neuron activity to shrimp eyes to dinosaur bones preserved in agate. Photographers use techniques such as Stereomicroscopy, image stacking, focus stacking, conofocal, florescence, focus stacking, darkfield, brightfield, and differential interference contrast. Check out the best of Nikon’s Small World photo competition. … Read more
A couple weeks ago, Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch asked his almost 90,000 Twitter followers a simple question: What Deitsch did not anticipate was the flood of joy that followed moments after sending out the tweet: thousands of responses with photos poured in, were collected by Deitsch and shared across Twitter. The photos are pretty remarkable, as they … Read more
Google isn’t the only one trying to get in on the music streaming game. On Monday June 10, Apple announced a new music streaming service called iTunes Radio. Although the company has already created a name for itself in the digital music space, it will now go head-to-head with a whole slew of web radio leaders like Pandora, … Read more
I love my video games and I love my history, and although this trailer for Xbox One’s exclusive “Ryse: Son of Rome” is totally historically off-base, it looks seriously rad. I can’t wait to crawl in a dark cave and play this for hours.
In this breathtaking video, a gay French couple of 40 years decide to take a firm, yet tranquil stand against prejudice in their country. They get married on Google Hangout. Same-sex marriage only became legal in France a few days ago (though the issue is still generating heat). Prior to this amendment, gay couples with eyes … Read more
Instagram user @Peejet is in fact the most famous person you have never heard of. He’s just consistently hanging out and getting comfy with today’s biggest stars! But seriously, photoshop is an amazing thing.
Watch the “DIY Laser Guy”, also known as the YouTube user styropryo, test his homemade 3W handheld laser against paper, flash paper, tape, a ping pong ball, photoflash powder, cardboard, and a wooden splint. Who knows the potential of these things… perhaps we can all be Jedi’s soon enough.
Vine – the app for people too ADHD to watch YouTube videos – has many hidden gems. Thanks to Je Kop, we can view a handful of funniest Vines from May in a compilation video. Enjoy! If you don’t have the app, download it here!
As the percentage of people with smartphones increases both domestically here in the US and globally, the amount of money spent on mobile advertising continues to grow. I sure as heck don’t want advertisements spamming my smartphone, but receiving specialized ads from some of my favorite brands may be appealing, especially when I’m shopping on … Read more
Daniel Tosh, star of Comedy Central’s Tosh.0, is famous in part for never turning down a challenge. Recently, he asked viewers to send in some fresh internet challenges involving sports. Tosh claims to be the best at ANY sports challenge, often snickering ”Nana boo boo; stick your head in doo doo” upon defeating challenges. But advertising … Read more
As a fairly recent college graduate, inquiries about where I see myself in 5-10 years or my idea of a “dream job” are frequent. In addition to that, my generation seems increasingly unsatisfied with their employment and often overwhelmed with the notion that we should already be on a direct path to success. However, history … Read more