Radiohead's "Creep" vs. The Hollies' "The Air That I Breathe"

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All the news about the "Stairway to Heaven" lawsuit reminded me of this lovely arrangement of another creative dispute: Radiohead's "Creep" vs. The Hollies' "The Air That I Breathe." Read the rest

Watch the 'Don't Hug Me I'm Scared' finale

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Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, the dark British web series of shorts created by Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling, released its sixth and final episode. If you haven't seen the others that came out starting in 2011, start below first: Read the rest

Gorgeous drone footage in a light-drenched Byzantine church

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French cinematographers BigFly took their drone into Byzantine cathedral Église Saint-Louis de Paimbœuf, and the breathtaking results are almost otherworldly. Read the rest

Anthony Kiedis saved a baby after Carpool Karaoke

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Whoa. After filming Carpool Karaoke, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis resuscitated a stranger's baby: Read the rest

Fix your floppy pizza slice with Gaussian curvature

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It turns out that folding a pizza slice lengthwise to improve its rigidity is a great example of the "Remarkable Theorem" by Gauss. Cliff Stoll explains. Read the rest

Mesmerizing footage of Yucatan cave diving

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Jonas Pedersen captured the beauty and danger of cave diving in this haunting footage at El Toh. Read the rest

New 3D printing config dramatically reduces print time

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Autodesk’s Project Escher allows multiple 3D printers to manufacture the same object simultaneously via a software "conductor." Read the rest

Watch: The strange history of the jetpack

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In this Smithsonian overview, makers and operators point out that they are technically rocket belts, not jet packs. Lots of great vintage footage, including a clunky pre-GoPro helmet cam. Read the rest

Mixed-reality demo displays C-3PO and R2-D2 in any room

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Magic Leap continues to roll out tantalizing demos of their mixed reality technology, this time imposing the "lost droids" scene into a typical room. Read the rest

Watch Mercury transit the Sun in glorious 4K

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On May 9, Mercury made its first transit of the sun since 2006.

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Watch and chill: Clams Casino, "Blast"

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If you're ready for a break, perhaps Clams Casino's sublimely trippy "Blast" would help get you in a better frame of mind. Read the rest

Interactive map: 15 years of European migrant deaths

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Austrian designer Moriz Büsing created this grim interactive map of migrant and refugee deaths on the way to Europe, or trying to stay in Europe; over 32,000 deaths in 15 years. Read the rest

Dizzying footage of a drone chasing an RC plane

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At Joe Nall Week last month, Mr Steele flew his FPV drone inches from Giant Scale remote control planes as their operators did some fantastic stunts, with remarkable results.

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Chicks hatched without eggshells are cool, but not new

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A video making the rounds shows fertilized chicken eggs incubated outside their shells. It's fascinating, but not a first. Read the rest

Playground designers' whimsical whales, krakens and dragons

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MONSTRUM founders Ole Barslund Nielsen and Christian Jensen create imaginative story-based playgrounds in their native Denmark and around the world. A few examples below: Read the rest

Cinesift is a handy way to find great movies by platform

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Whenever I think I've exhausted the possibilities of Netflix or Amazon Prime, I jump on Cinesift and use their handy filters for a deep dive into the vaults.

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Watch this hypnotic soft mesh LED display

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Alex Xiao's video of a flexible jellyfish-inspired LED configuration hints at the artistic possibilities for these programmable displays.

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