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Watch this semi truck jump 160 feet, setting new record

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In this video a semi jumps through the air, over half the length of a football field. Nobody dies.

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Gorgeous animated pixel-art depicting everyday Japan

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Here's just two of the many beautiful, serene GIF animations depicting life in Japan, by @1041uuu. [via Hacker News & designmadeinjapan]

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“I taught my dog and cat both how to fistbump!”

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You can teach a dog to fistbump. It appears that you cannot actually teach a cat to do so.

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No big deal just an animated GIF of a unicorn riding a rainbow

unicorn_riding_rainbow_by_k_rui-d3lmuln By Deviantartist k-rui.

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A supercut of various cute animals sneezing all of the sneezes

Not sure why this is so cute or entertaining, but it's very much both.

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10 wonderful GIFs by Argentinean animator and GIF artist Kidmograph

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Gustavo Torres, aka Kidmograph, has been creating some wonderful work that hearkens back to early 1980s aesthetics: VR 1.0, VHS, arcade games, rainbows, neon, and big fat beige computer workstations.

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The dazzling GIF art of SPYROGIF

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One of the great GIF maestros of our time.

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62 years of Congressional cooperation in a single gif

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NPR’s Science Tumblr Skunk Bear created this cool data visualization based on a study of the rise of partisanship in the U.S. House of Representatives:

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Cool gifs reveal the orbital period of each planet

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NPR’s Science Tumblr “Skunk Bear” shared these awesome gifs that demonstrate how long it takes each planet in our solar system to travel around the sun

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Historic photographs transformed into surreal animated GIFs by Nicolas Monterrat

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The GIF works of Nicolas Monterrat, who uses vintage photographs as a base for his unsettling, trippy, subtle little animations.

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5 strangely comforting gifs

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Some days are harder than others. And on the harder days, you need GIFs.

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Nerdy status-badges for kids


Isiah Saxon made a set of amazing badges for DIY, a program to teach kids skills.

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PERPETUAL PIZZA

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Beautiful minimalist GIFs by Teo Wollrabe

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Here are some of the wonderful GIF-works you can find on the tumblog of artist Teo Wollrabe, 21, of Portland, Oregon.

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This day, you will be mesmerized by pasta


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When Ed Snowden met Marcus Yallow


Here's a scene from Citizenfour, Laura Poitras's acclaimed documentary on Edward Snowden, showing Snowden packing his bags to leave Hong Kong, showing the book on his nightstand: my novel Homeland.

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