Modular Robotic Vehicle created by NASA at the Johnson Space Center. YouTube link The Presurfer
image credit: matt northam The source of a river, defined as the furthest place in that river from its estuary or confluence with another river, is an elusive concept.
image credit: Urban Archeology In 1900 two prospectors were traveling through Alaska. Their horses were hungry and so when they spied a distant green hillside they thought their luck was in.
At 598 meters (1,962 ft) below the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, ROV Hercules encountered a magnificent sperm whale.
image credit From Metropolis to Ex Machina, cinematic robots have proven themselves to be formidable friends or foes.
image credit The Golden Gate Bridge is under attack. Corrosive salt air, roadway contaminants, age, UV rays - all these things are trying to turn the majestic span into a pitted skeleton.
The worlds best surfers at Dolphin Cove, Esperance, in West Australia. Vimeo link The Presurfer
image credit Compared with other human relatives such as Neanderthals, modern Homo sapiens have particularly prominent chins.
David Bowie is better than you! Don't believe me? Type in your age and it'll tell you what Bowie did at the same age.
Visualizing the flight paths of seagulls at Point Arena Lighthouse near Mendocino, California. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
It always makes an entrance, and is probably the most unforgettable dress you'll ever wear: the wedding dress.
image credit: T Douglas Geysers are a rare phenomenon because they require a specific set of conditions to occur.
Starbucks Coffee Canada celebrates the difference one reusable cup can make. This film was made using only one Starbucks reusable cup for all of the animation.
Starting April 21, Google Search will be expanding its use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal.
image credit If you are frustrated by the exhausting length of modern baseball games - or if you are thrilled that these contests last the full nine innings - you can thank an all-but-arbitrary decision made in the nascent stages of the sport.
image credit How do you like your meat barbecued? Maybe you like your meat well-marinated, skewered, rubbed with spices, or maybe you prohibit any type of seasoning.
Macro timelapse of plants growing. Vimeo link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
image credit Library of Congress When you think of a hobo, do you picture a lazy derelict in the alley, passed out from drinking too much whiskey?
image credit US Department of Energy In 1957, the United States began secretly developing a new type of aircraft.
This underwater macro short was filmed in the Lembeh Straits of Indonesia entirely with a Sony a7S camera housed with a Nauticam housing.