You can’t hum while holding your nose. And 57 other facts.
1000 little robots self-organise themselves into shapes. Don’t think they’ve written any rude words yet.
The evolution of Amazon’s Kindle in one GIF.
Hyperlapse: Microsoft makes your GoPro movies less boring with super smooth timelapses.
A giant rainbow slinky thing. Dancing.
Instant gratification of physical stuff is the next big Internet thing.
Sprayable microwavable cake in a can.
Sneaky software tracks you online using images, even when you have cookies switched off.
Levi’s boss says you should never wash your jeans.
The blackest material ever. Lets you stare into the abyss all day long.
Donate your skills by the hour to help Cancer charities. (Via @gemmawent)
A drone. Inside a fireworks display.
Girls and science: Isn’t it time we told her she’s pretty brilliant, too?
Realtime map of lightning strikes. Doesn’t seem to let you check that it doesn’t strike twice.
Yo. A new low.
Leading design schools join forces with Google to create an entrepreneurial incubator: Zero to hero in 30 weeks.
Tesla gives away its patents on electric cars. Good job!
Eugene Goostman passes the Turing Test. Wonder if he came up with his own name.
New app uses Fart Power to teach kids about nutrition.
Client feedback on the creation of the Earth.
How football sounds to people who don’t care. You may as well be talking about archaeology.
If computers see your face as a child, will they recognise you when you’re older?
Lab mice react differently to male and female researchers. This calls 1000′s of test results into question.
A raging sea. Indoors.
Google Street View now lets you go back in time.
Powdered alcohol has been approved for sale in the US. Just add water.
Pyro Board: An audio visualizer created from an array of 2,500 flames.
Map shows parts of the US where nobody lives.
Illustrations in the sky between buildings.
Is irony ruining our culture? Who dares to go against the prevailing tone of cynicism?
3D interactive display projected onto a curtain of mist
Celebrities that look like mattresses
1000 years of European border change.
This super-simple Spritz speed-reading system is actually pretty amazing.
Add two vertical lines to an animated gif to give it a great 3D effect.
Regenerative candle forms a new one as it melts. May be burning the candle at both ends?
The bouncy castle that thinks it’s a jungle gym.
Artificial muscle made from twisted plastic. You could have invented it yourself chatting idly on a landline.
Why are time travellers always naked?
Crazy shape-shifting origami wooden blocks.
Hipsters are getting beard transplants. A new low.
Hipsters hack their e-cigarettes in a new DIY subculture.
Get a handheld mini museum of rare objects for $238. Includes dinosaur bones and Apollo spaceship fragments.
The world’s largest solar plant just started creating electricity. Looks amazing, like a mecca for mirrors.
All the winners of the Oscar for Best Visual Effects, together in one video
Google Chrome + Lego = Virtual building blocks overlaid on Google maps. Maybe misses the point of making things.
An ace series of gifs that show how everyday products are manufactured.
Nicely designed animation shows why your olive oil might not have any olive oil in it.
They say you can use this 5 second test to find out if you’re a good liar. Not sure they’re telling the truth.
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