Why Is This 112-Year-Old Church Floating in the... →
Art installation? Trick photography? Nope, just a little restoration project going on at Utah’s Provo Temple, which was badly damaged in a fire in 2010. Thankfully, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) is salvaging the 112-year-old building with a little architectural levitation.
The World's Fastest Wi-Fi Puts Your Sluggish... →
For the most part, we’re all happy if we can get Internet that’s fast enough to stream some HD video. But faster is always better, and a new, world-record setting network developed in Germany is so blazing fast you wouldn’t know what to do with it. It can deliver multiple HD films in a second.
This Table Designs Itself With a Corrosive... →
There are all kinds of ways to design a table, but most of them don’t include resonant frequencies or specially-designed abrasive enzymes, much less both. Bonus Table 571 isn’t most tables though, and that’s exactly how it gets its very specific pattern.
That warped sense of nationalism
Either the Philippines is unified rooting for a Filipino taking part in an international contest or one held in another country or it’s unified against a fellow(wo)man running for a national post.
On partial and unofficial results.
Hay nako, nagtaka pa kayo. Eh sa kultura ng Pilipinas its all about popularity and not credentials. Hello tinatangkilik nyo nga sila Anne Curtis, Daniel Padilla, mga taong sumali sa mga ‘reality TV contests’, mga ibang beauty queens at kung sinu-sino pa na sumabak na sa mga larangan na wala namang silang naayong talent. Its so harsh to label the people who voted for the candidates who...
The Super-Humans Who Read Addresses Computers... →
Email has eaten most of snail mail’s lunch, but computers are cutting into what’s left by parsing the addresses of your packages and letters. When they can’t figure out your scrawl though, it’s squinting and guessing to the rescue, and the New York Times tracked down the few people left with that job.
22 Things Happy People Do Differently →
How Time Crystals Could Rewrite the Rules of... →
If you overheard someone talking about time crystals in a bar, you’d think they were mad, or drunk. Or both. These things, theoretically, oscillate for eternity without any energy input whatsoever—and if that sounds like a perpetual motion machine, it’s because it is. Impossible, right? But what if it was a Nobel prize-winning physicists making the suggestion?
These Surreal Photos of Hong Kong's Aging Towers... →
Top 10 Awesome MacGyver Tricks That Speak For... →
Some life hacks require a complete how-to guide just to understand. Others are so genius in their simplicity that they speak for themselves. Here are ten of our favorite self-explanatory MacGyver tricks.
Furniture: These Mathematical Lawn Chairs Make It... →
There’s an easy solution to your lawn chair equation: making those suckers out of pure math. Well, math and plastic. That kind of abstract design nerdery is exactly what the F3 collection by Fabio Novembre is all about.
Watch This: Watch LG Use IPS Displays to Trick... →
There’s nothing quite like a good prank, and what prank is better than convincing innocent people that they are about to meet their bitter, messy end?
Q: How many Nancy Binays does it take to change a light bulb? A: None. She’s not qualified to do so. Q: How many Catholic bishops does it take to change a light bulb? A: None. They refuse to accept change. Q: How many South Koreans does it take to change a light bulb? A: Who needs artificial light when you have thousands of Moons and Suns? Q: How many Mindanaoans does it take to change a light...
LGBT community remembers Margaret Thatcher for the... →
vintage social networking →
Zuckerberg: Holy Crap, Is This Mark Zuckerberg's... →
The word on the interwebs today is that this 1999 Angelfire page belongs to one Mark Zuckerberg. Yes, that Mark Zuckerberg, which means this could be the very first website that the hoody that made Facebook ever created.
Shooting Challenge: 10 Amazing Photos Taken... →
What can a 2-cent sandwich bag do wrapped around a $2,000 dSLR? A lot, actually. Winner: Rainbow Cat First test shot was all I needed apparently. This dumb cat already acts like he’s famous, so I’m not going to show him this if it’s featured on Giz.
Wish You Were Here: 5 Brilliant April Fool's... →
Kind of like the anti-Christmas, April Fool’s Day is hands down the worst day of the year. Companies around the world come up with lame products and issue even lamer press releases in a misguided and utterly disastrous attempt to be funny.
Grumpy Cat, Real Name ‘Tardar Sauce,’ Taking The... →
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