Harvard’s Department of Natural Sciences demonstrates an optical technique known as Schlieren Optics, that allows us to see small changes in the index of refraction in air.
Photograph by downwarddawg on reddit In this awesome series of photos we see a group of six guys that have been best friends for nearly two decades.
On January 15, 2014, Alex Honnold free-soloed El Sendero Luminoso (The Shining Path) in El Portrero Chico, Mexico in a little over 3 hours.
A fantastic visualization showing an average 24-hour span of activity that occurs in the skies over the United Kingdom.
Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting.
Artwork by Paul O’Rourke Tattoo artist Paul O’Rourke recently completed this amazing geometric tattoo in a single 2.5 hour session.
Artist Wendy Tsao brings kids drawings to life by transforming them into amazing plush toys. Wendy made her first toy (which she calls ‘softies’) back in 2007, based on a self-portrait her 4-year-old son had drawn.
Have you ever wondered why rivers curve instead of flow in a straight line? Learn why in this informative 2.5 minute video.
Fly with Victor, a white-tailed eagle as he soars over Paris from the summit of the Eiffel Tower. What a beautiful city!
Photograph by Joseph DeBenedictis (@Joseph_Video on Twitter) Western New York is currently experiencing a historic snowstorm with another 2 – 3 ft of snow expected to fall in the Buffalo area by late Thursday.
How well-trained is your dog? Do you think they could make it through this course?
Skydiver Bjørn Magne Bryn and wingsuit pilot Espen Fadnes made history when they pulled off their insane ‘flying carpet’ maneuver in Norway’s Romsdalen Valley.
Bruno Walpoth is an Italian sculptor from Bressanone-Brixen in South Tyrol, Italy. The talented woodcarver was recognized early in life for his artistic talents, beginning a five-year apprenticeship to master carver Vicenzo Mussner at the age of 14.
Residents in the Sverdlovsk region of Russia witnessed a huge fiery flash in the sky on 14 November 2014 around 6:39 pm local time.
Photograph by Erard Swannet Seen here is one of the many wind farms located in the North Sea. The photo was taken by Erard Swannet who was flying from Edinburgh, Scotland to Brussels, Belgium.
Mike Wilson had a replica Spider-Man suit made so he could surprise his son Jayden on his 5th Birthday.
As of 2014, the Moscow Metro has 195 stations and its route length is 325.4 km (202.2 mi). Opened in 1935 with one 11-kilometre (6.8 mi) line and 13 stations, it was the first underground railway system in the Soviet Union.
For the last 25 years, Neo-Nazis have marched through the streets of a small town called Wunsiedel.
British travel blogger Francesca recently spotted these amazing animated flipbooks at the Hyper Japan cultural event, which took place in London this past weekend.
PianoArc is a circular keyboard featuring 294 Keys with 3 contiguous eighty-eight note keyboards and 1 thirty note control section with a 3 pitch bend/mod per full keyboard section.