For milennia, man dreamt of growing wings – figuratively, as well as literally. Come 2012, dutch engineer Jarno Smeets succeeds in reverse engineering the principles upon which birds take flight, and creates a strap-on harness which lets him take flight under his own power.
It’s an amazing sight to behold, and for someone primarily occupied with the figurative parallel of human flight, it’s inspiring to see accomplished – thanks to ingenuity and perseverance – what has eluded the capabilities of man for several thousand years.Read More
If you’re reading this, chances are you found this post because you have an interest in improving your life. Alas, this post won’t help you do that. What it will do, however, is show you what winning life looks like, courtesy of the sweetest eldery couple you’re likely to see in a while.
I so hope to be doing this when I’m 90. Just look at’em.
If you’ve ever felt guilty about procrastinating instead of actually doing something with your life, you’ll feel a whole lot better after watching this gnarly fellow try to balance 3,000 coins atop one, single dime. Will he succeed?
Famous logos are all around us, and the brands behind them spend ridiculous sums in order to create an emotional connection with the public promoting a very specific set of values. What would happen, though, if said logos suddenly took on the true nature of the brand behind them? That’s right: hilarity ensues.Read More
From award-winning astronomy photographer Tom Lowe, this video is an installment in a series of previews leading up to a feature film dubbed Timescapes – a reminder of the incredible beauty that surrounds us and which we too rarely pause to enjoy.
If you, like me, find this utterly relaxing yet at the same time awe-inspiring, I suggest a visit to the Timescapes web site where more previews are available.Read More