Beautiful nature documentary on the Australian bin chicken

One of the most striking sights in some Australian cities is the white ibis, an exotic-looking large bird that has adapted to city life as a scavenger. Here's a hilarious spoof of nature documentaries. Read the rest

This farm animal sanctuary's rotating cow brush is a huge hit

Cows love to rub stuff with their faces and bodies, so lots of farms like the Hof Butenland Foundation install these rotating cow brushes. Rescue cow Paul is no exception. Read the rest

OMG, someone stuck a 360° camera in a bunny pen

Get a rabbit's-eye view of bun-bun num-nums as these impossibly cute baby rabbits go to town on apples and other treats. Scroll around to feel surrounded by bunnies, or petter yet, but on your compatible VR and become a bunny. Read the rest

Watch this trippy Soviet kid's cartoon from 1976

Box with a Secret (Шкатулка с секретом) is a Yellow Submarine-inspired children's fairy tale about a child who discovers how to fix a magical box that stopped working. You don't have to know Russian to enjoy its Communist-era message about aristocracy. Read the rest

Brie-oncé, the cheesiest sculpture you'll see this week

Brie-oncé is a tribute to Queen Bey that's sculpted from 45 pounds of cheese. Despite the sculpture's catchy title, it's actually made of cheddar. Read the rest

Pianist performs while wearing eye-tracking device

Professional pianist and Steinway Artist Daniel Beliavsky and his student Charlotte Bennett agreed to perform while hooked up to an eye-tracking device that superimposes the wearer's eye movements. Read the rest

Gorgeous microscopic footage of chemical reactions

Precipitation3 is the latest in the wonderfully shot and edited series by Beauty of Science, "an educational brand that produces inspiring content for K-12 STEM education and science outreach." Read the rest

Tentaclebots have finally arrived

Biomimicry continues to make amazing strides. Festo just released footage of their OctopusGripper being put through the paces. Read the rest

Astonishing book tunnel entrance to bookstore

Chinese bookstore Yangzhou Zhongshuge has arguably the most breathtaking bookstore entrance in the world. Read the rest

Watch these tops spin at 12000+ rpm despite high centers of gravity

YouTuber Latheman fired up his lathe and made these tops with the weight at the top. It's remarkable how long they can spin on a surface like glass or tile. Read the rest

Watch these cool shifting patterns, explained in detail by the creator

This short animated confection exploring patterns is a charming diversion, but the director's notes are a fascinating glimpse into all the work it took: Read the rest

NASA's revamped image and video library makes searching fun

Get ready to fall into a black hole of non-productivity once you open NASA's new Image and Video Library. Lots of great tags and captions to find what you want! Read the rest

Next-level flipper flips his pencil and sticks the upright landing

For everyone that thinks its fake

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As the bottle-flipping craze mutates, more impressive entries are popping up in the flipper community. Watch this doozie by Instagrammer Flips.9, a pencil flip that lands upright. Read the rest

Watch this cool transparent deep sea creature whose eyes take up its whole head

Cystisoma is an amphipod, a creature with two kinds of legs, and they are almost entirely translucent. One major exception is their pale orange retinas, which each take up about half of its head. Read the rest

Watch subway cars align as train goes around a bend

This Inception-like moment as all the doorways form a straight line is both satisfying and mesmerizing. Read the rest

Unicorn candle holder cries colorful waxy tears when lit

This nifty crying unicorn candle comes with three colorful wax rainbow horns. Light the horn, and tears of joy start to flow from the unicorn's eyes: Read the rest

Sesame Street has been trolling Trump for three decades

Trump's distaste for publicly-funded children's programming may or may not be connected to Sesame Street's character Ronald Grump, a grouch who finagles Oscar into relocating from his trash can to Grump Tower. Read the rest

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