Video camera attached to car wheel

It's exactly what you expect. Wait an hour or so if you've just eaten! More

Carpenter, Cronenberg, and Landis on horror (1982)

Horror maestros John Carpenter, David Cronenberg, and John Landis discuss "Fear On Film" in 1982. (via Laughing Squid)


In the Mood for Sex: sexual activity as an electric circuit diagram

'In the Mood for Sex (2014),' Artist and animator Subin Hwang's short film "which describes sexual activity by using electric circuit diagram."

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Video: computer hacking in 1980s movies

"80s Computer Hacking: A Supercut." List of movies below:


Amazing optical illusion and Spirograph

Phil "Bad Astronomy" Plait deconstructs Brusspup's "Crazy Circle Illusion" and ties it to the wonderful classic art/science/toy Spirograph.


Fruit fly and zebrafish brains may help unlock secrets of our human minds

At a facility considered a Nirvana for scientists, researchers pursue greater understanding of biomedical processes, using test subjects like dragonflies and zebrafish More

Great video explainer: Vint Cerf on ICANN and NTIA

The "father of the Internet" explains why the Congressional posturing and global freakout about the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration stepping back from management of the Internet domain name system is misplaced.


Sign Painters: book and documentary

Sign Painters looks to be a fascinating book and documentary about the traditional art and craft of hand-drawn signage that is being lost to digital prints and die-cut vinyl. The film is playing at venues around the US right now, including this Sunday (7/27) at the Webb Gallery in Waxahachie, Texas!


Video: 10 bets you will always win

"10 Amazing Bets You Will Always Win," from From Richard Wiseman, author of the delightful Quirkology: How We Discover the Big Truths in Small Things. More

The horror and the wonder of mayfly birth

Remember that upper Midwest mayfly apocalypse that Xeni wrote about? Here's how those flies are born. The female dies while laying her eggs. The babies hatch within seconds.


Desk made from a pinball table

Tim Sway turned an old Charlie's Angels pinball machine into a desk, cleverly repurposing the coinbox as a desk safe.


Department of Dirty will help Cameron depornify the Internet

Pam writes, "Open Rights Group has produced a new satirical film to raise awareness of internet filters - a spoof campaign by the 'Department of Dirty'."


Darth Vader's car

Darth Vader's car as imagined and built (life-size) by Hot Wheels.


New psych sounds from The Black Angels

Uplifting contemporary psych from Austin, Texas trip-inducers The Black Angels' latest EP "Clear Lake Forest."


Video: Snowden and Ellsberg at HOPEX

Here's video of the fantastic conversation between whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Daniel Ellsberg at HOPEX hacker con last week.