May 2016 Archives

"In the deep, dark ocean, many sea creatures make their own light for hunting, mating and self-defense. Bioluminescence expert Edith Widder was one of the first to film this glimmering world. At TED2011, she brings some of her glowing friends onstage, and shows more astonishing footage of glowing undersea life."


What State Do You Actually Belong In?


One for our US viewers - take the quiz..


Montage Maker


"Montage Maker is a fun tool that lets you create large, colourful montages of any topic using images sourced from the internet. Not only is it an interesting way of browsing the net, it can also be used to create desktop pictures or even posters."


Lists of Unsolved Problems


"A list of unsolved problems may refer to several conjectures or open problems in various scientific fields"




" will find out what thinks of you, your friends or anything! Search for your name here or for a good laugh check out some of the popular Googlisms"


"This is what the sun looks like over the course of a year. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the Sun and all of its fiery grace from January 1, 2015 to January 28, 2016. That beautiful burning orb looks unbelievable in this amount of detail."

Confessions of a Nude Maid


Transcript of interview with a woman who does this for a living..




There are 759,375 possible faces..


Life-Altering Concepts


"Sometimes you can read something or have a life experience that hits you over the head with its brilliance and perfection. A huge mind shift takes place, and your life is forever altered for the better."


Trump Donald


A little bit of harmless fun..


What Does 200 Calories Look Like?


"Some foods have significantly more Calories than others but what does the difference actually look like?"


Kiwi Fruit
328 grams = 200 Calories

"You don't survive for 450 million years without learning a trick or two. In the case of horseshoe crabs, one of those is developing blood with remarkable antibacterial properties. Humans haven't been around nearly as long, but we learn fast, including how to harness those properties in ways that save our lives, but aren't so great for the crabs."

Bikinis In the Snow


Funny Tombstones


"We're all going to die--like an obese man in a small convenience store aisle, there's no way around it. You can, however, control how you'll be remembered: your tombstone acts as your final Facebook status update, so you'd better use that space wisely."



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