Affordable fidget and stim toys

YouTuber Autistic Tic has a great series of videos on inexpensive toys for fidgeting and stimulation. Great for pets, kids, and fidgety adults! Read the rest

Woman turned her prenatal ultrasounds into a VR experience

Samuli Cantell had the interesting idea of importing her ultrasound data into a 3D modeling program to create a VR experience: Read the rest

Watch this insightful look at Radiohead's "Daydreaming" video

In a great example of crowdsourced criticism, Rishi Kaneria gathered up the most compelling fan theories he could find and synthesized them into Radiohead: The Secrets Of Daydreaming. Read the rest

Watch this trippy LED hula hoop routine

LED hula hoop choreography set to a Massive Attack "Teardrop" remix? Yes, please! Read the rest

Remarkable 3D-printed conceptual furniture

Gilles Retsin has been experimenting with 3D-printed design concepts, but he's also been working with computational mereology to engage in large-scale discrete fabrication. Think of it like Tetris or LEGO: a set of prefabbed interlocking parts that can then be assembled by a robot programmed to create a specific shape. Read the rest

Video compilation: the doggos and puppers of 2016

WeRateDogs compiled a nice montage of some of the best dog clips of 2016. Even if you're an aficionado of the genre, there may be a few surprises for you. It's also oddly moving. Read the rest

Drone footage of a massive star fort

Fort Bourtange is a 16th-century star fort that is now a museum. This drone footage captures the scope of the spectacular engineering feat. Read the rest

Drone flyover shows construction on Apple's circular campus

To celebrate 2017, Matthew Roberts flew a drone over the Apple Campus 2 site under construction. Interesting to compare to when Pesco posted this back in 2015. Read the rest

Star Wars themed rice paddy art

Americans have corn mazes, and in Japan, the town of Inakadate has rice paddy art. By planting several strains of rice in the same field, they create these colorful images, like this Star Wars scene.

Bonus: the latest Godzilla art.

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Fun with plasma vortex force fields

YouTuber Proto G shot these cool experiments with plasma vortex force fields. Scientists are looking into large-scale practical applications of the force field generated in this manner: Read the rest

Awe-inspiring footage from making of a surfing book

Photographer Chris White takes readers behind the scenes of making his surf photography book Dark Light. Read the rest

Watch hypnotic egg-breaking machines for ten minutes

These three different egg-breaking and separating machines have slightly different tasks, but they are all equally hypnotic. Read the rest

Cuttlefish can count to five

Cuttlefish have an intuitive understanding of quantity are able to discern between close numbers like four and five. Here's how scientists made the finding: Read the rest

Could you make zero trash for 30 days?

As BuzzFeed transitions from internet strip mine to legit news and information, they now to put out occasional gems like Auri Jackson's project "I tried to make zero trash for 30 days." Read the rest

How to become a minimalist in 30 days

Jenny Mustard has a wonderful channel on minimalism. To help her viewers make the leap themselves, she created a a video on how to get there in 30 days. Read the rest

Greenpeace takes on the polluted political ecosystem

In addition to a wonderful and timely message, this PSA for Greenpeace is beautifully illustrated and animated by Elliot Lim. Read the rest

Tony Futura's visual comments on consumerism

For kicks, Berlin-based designer Tony Futura cranks out simple iconic visual puns and comments on pop culture. Some are a little easy, but many are quite clever. Read the rest

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