Whether if you’re looking to just have some fun or are looking for easier ways to do everyday things, these fun and brilliant ideas should provide some inspiration. For example, the toothpaste syringe would eliminate all your bottom of tube woes. Or, slide steps that make going down fun. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an NFL player that will restore your faith in humanity.
Listen to Bill Nye’s letter to the President of the United States asking for $1.5 billion to support planetary exploration. He gives three excellent reasons.
Close but no cigar, Jetsons. Automated walkways are far too linear, the real people-moving technology of the future is spinning city-scapes where only the steady-footed survive. Part Thunderdome, part Merry-Go-Round, all awesome.
You’ve probably seen most of these before, but if you are looking for some humor to pass time on “hump day” (Wednesday), here’s a nice refresher of just some of the people who shouldn’t be using social media. First up, we have someone who thinks “bonjour” means “what’s up” in Arabic. Continue reading for more.
Believe it or not, Gregory W. Nemitz claimed ownership of Asteroid 433 Eros, on which NEAR Shoemaker landed in 2001. His company Orbital Development actually issued NASA a parking ticket for $20. According to SF Gate, “NASA general counsel Edward Frankle informed Nemitz that his property claim ‘of a celestial body … appears to have no foundation in law.’” Continue reading for more.
Photo credit: Space.com
China has successfully launched Chang’e-3, a Long March rocket, on a mission to the moon, carrying a lunar rover called Jade Rabbit. The rover itself can be compared to a small camping trailer, weighing just over 300 pounds. The mission will consist of analyzing rocks and soil, mapping the landing area, and making astronomical observations using an optical telescope and ultraviolet cameras. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Early museums began as the private collections of wealthy individuals, families or institutions of art and rare or curious natural objects and artifacts. These were often displayed in so-called wonder rooms or cabinets of curiosities. Today, geeks have found new ways to enjoy museums, and these images prove it. Continue reading for more.
A few weeks ago, @evleaks popped out another very real-looking image of a handset nobody had ever seen before. This time it was an odd, red Nokia phone. According to the Verge, it’s not just any old Lumia Windows Phone: It’s Nokia’s long-rumored entry to the Android market. Say wah?