Stunning New Images Of Rhea Herald More Photos Of Saturn's Icy Moons

For nearly two years, the orbital path of NASA's Cassini spacecraft has limited the mission's encounters with Saturn's moons. These newly released photos of the icy moon Rhea mark the spacecraft's return to the planet's equatorial plane, realm of the ringed world's frozen satellites. » 3/30/15 3:58pm Yesterday 3:58pm

Watch This CD Rip Apart –  At 170,000 FPS

The Slow Mo Guys filmed a CD spinning up to 23,000 rpm at a genuinely incredible 170,000 frames per second. It's the highest frame rate they've ever employed on the channel, and it's pretty spectacular to watch. (For reference, the footage up top was shot at "only" 28,500 FPS.) » 3/30/15 1:50pm Yesterday 1:50pm

Absolutely Incredible Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon: Day 3!

The cosplay does not stop! Emerald City Comicon was just bursting with beautiful recreations of costumes from comics, movies, television and books. And to prove it, here's one last batch of the best ECCC cosplay! » 3/30/15 12:49pm Yesterday 12:49pm

The Instagram Account Dedicated to Finding Blade Runner In Reality


The Instagram account bladerunnerreality is dedicated to taking photos of the world that look like they could be straight out of Blade Runner. Is the knowledge that we are sort of living in Blade Runner comforting or distressing? » 3/30/15 2:30am Yesterday 2:30am

The Most Astonishing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon... Part 2!

They sure know how to party in Seattle. Yesterday, we brought you a batch of incredible cosplay pics from Emerald City Comicon — but today's photos are way more stunning. Including some costumes we've never, ever seen done before. Check out best of ECCC's cosplay, day two! » 3/29/15 12:36pm Sunday 12:36pm

The #VeryRealisticYA Hashtag Shows The Truth About Teen Adventures

Our new favorite hashtag is #VeryRealisticYA, which in addition to pointing out all that is ridiculous about the red-hot but not always relatable YA genre, happens to be gut-bustingly hilarious. (Even better: it was created by an actual teen writer!) Here are some of our favorites. » 3/29/15 8:31am Sunday 8:31am

The Most Mind-Blowing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon.... So Far

Cosplay is our sartorial gateway to fantastical worlds and wonderful visions. We can never actually visit the places we watch and read about in science fiction and fantasy, but really great cosplay brings us closer to them. This weekend is Emerald City Comicon, and we've been blown away by some of the costumes thus… » 3/28/15 1:00pm Saturday 1:00pm

Listen To Every Single Musical Genre, Ever

If you've ever wanted to hear the difference between traditional funk and Memphis soul, or understand where they fit in the context of more than 1300 musical genres, you might want to clear your schedule. An interactive project called Every Noise at Once is about to devour the rest of your day. » 3/27/15 1:00pm Friday 1:00pm

Could This Be The Most Radiant Collection Of Dune Art Ever Assembled?

This Insane Tribute To Classic Star Wars Toys Took 2,000 Hours To Paint

Artist Robert Burden's huge mural dedicated to the Star Wars universe celebrates the galaxy far, far away through a slightly peculiar lens — in it there are over 150 Star Wars characters and vehicles, rendered in their original toy forms from Kenner's classic toyline. » 3/26/15 11:20am Thursday 11:20am

This Is the Ultimate in Octopus Hair Accessories

These adorable creations are from Kirstie Williams' etsy shop CuriousCephalopods, where you can also commission ones in any color you wish. Not only are they awesome — look at those tentacle curls — I am counting on one to provide protection from nature's most intelligent sea creatures. » 3/25/15 1:30am 3/25/15 1:30am

A Mind-Melting Supercut Of Movie Dream Sequences

Dream sequences are an amazing way of breaking down the walls of reality — even in a supposedly "realistic" film. Film editor Gabriel Adelman has put together a supercut of the most beautiful and disturbing dream sequences from over a century of film, and the results are amazing. » 3/24/15 3:40pm 3/24/15 3:40pm

Watch Plants Sprout And Grow In Seconds, In These Astonishing Timelapses

Nature is full of small miracles — you see them everywhere you look, but they often happen too slowly to appreciate. Which is why these timelapse videos, showing germination from seed to fully grown plant, are so astonishing. Check out the most inspirational plant germination videos on the internet! » 3/24/15 3:30pm 3/24/15 3:30pm

Last Week's Total Solar Eclipse – As Seen From 35,000 Feet

For last week's solar eclipse, astronomer Glenn Schneider chartered a plane to fly through the vast shroud of darkness temporarily cast by the the moon's shadow on the north Atlantic. Astrophotographer Stephan Heinsius was aboard the flight, with a video camera. Here's what he and the other passengers saw. » 3/24/15 1:30pm 3/24/15 1:30pm

The Cutest Sock Puppets In The Universe, The Clangers, Are Back!

One of the weirdest things ever to air in British TV was The Clangers, a show about weird little creatures made of wool, who live on the Moon. (Doctor Who fans will remember it as the Master's favorite TV show in "The Sea Devils.") And now the Clangers are coming back after 40 years — here's your first look. » 3/23/15 11:05am 3/23/15 11:05am

This Twin Peaks-Themed Burlesque Performance Was Downright Amazing

Here's a bit of advice, from me to you: If a friend asks if you want to go to a Twin Peaks-themed burlesque show, go. No matter what other plans you may have for that night. It will be totally worth it. Mildly NSFW photos — as in pastied-and-g-string-nudity— below. » 3/23/15 1:30am 3/23/15 1:30am