Thoughts & Prayers app makes tragedies even easier


If you want to let people know you care but don't have time to send thoughts and prayers every time there's a tragedy, the new Thoughts & Prayers app can help! Read the rest

Toilet for folks who consume golf balls or pounds of McNuggets


If you have ever swallowed 20 golf balls, a pound of orange peels, or a pound and a half of chicken nuggets, then worried your habits might overwhelm your toilet, you might need this workhorse. Read the rest

Hydrofoil surfing on open ocean swells


Since hydrofoil surfing was introduced, Kai Lenny has been experimenting with boards and techniques to the point that he can go out in the open ocean and glide across swells for miles without having to compete for waves. Read the rest

Make trippy abstract animation with free procedural compositing software


Ted Wiggin created stella nova, a beautiful demo of his Rose Engine, a tool for procedural compositing. Read the rest

Turn an original Mac mouse into a wireless one


YouTuber kipkay repurposed a vintage 30-year-old Mac mouse in this how-to video. Turns out there are lots of little items inside that can be salvaged for other projects, too. Read the rest

Homemade shot-for-shot of Suicide Squad's trailer


After a long hiatus, CineFix revived its "Homemade Shot for Shot" series with this entry for the Suicide Squad trailer. Read the rest

Emulator lets you turn NES games 3D


Super Mario Bros and other classic games can be run through 3DNes, a nifty 3D emulator. Read the rest

Impressive 3D projection mapping animation "Resistance"


Eugene Pylinsky (aka Pylik) put together this outsized 3D modeling animation to be projected on a pillared facade. The result uses the space in creative and surprising ways. Read the rest

13-year-old Indonesian jazz prodigy lives up to the hype


Joey Alexander picked up jazz at six, dedicated his childhood to jazz at 8, and won a major international competition at 9. Here he is playing City Lights from his latest album. Read the rest

You probably need a mermaid tail blanket this fall

Now that fall is here, wouldn't it be nice to keep your legs warm while pretending you are a siren of the sea? The good folks at YARNutopia share how to make your own mermaid tail blanket, including a PDF of the pattern. Read the rest

A funky room inspired by dazzle camouflage


Shigeki Matsuyama created Narcissism: Dazzle room, a trippy and disorienting painted pattern based on camouflage patterns used in World War I. Read the rest

Slow TV: spend an hour on this Swiss mountain rail line


For nearly an hour, this steam train from Brienz to Rothorn ascends a steep mountain and navigates narrow tunnels amid spectacular Swiss scenery. In addition to driver POV, YouTuber Timsvideochannel1 also got footage of the views: Read the rest

A most relaxing skydiving video


The skydiving video genre is rife with energy drink ad clichés, so "Strings Attached" by Johannes Bergfors feels very calming. The divers do some innovative formations as well, and Bergfors' camera work is really nice. Read the rest

Musical feline artbot creates abstract paintings


YouTuber Die Struktur created the first rotating cat automaton that paints to musical accompaniment. Now, instead of "my kid could paint that," idiots can say "my maneki-neko on a turntable could paint that." Read the rest

YouTube announces crowdsourced censorship


Reddit and social media have proven that some people will do anything for points, likes, follows and so on, including work for free, so YouTube announced Heroes, a new platform for people who will moderate their site in exchange for points. Ironically/unsurprisingly, the announcement video hasn't gotten many likes. Read the rest

Barkos: Netflix series 'Narcos' opening remade with dogs


Jeremy Leaird-Koch lovingly recreated the opening title sequence to the Netflix series Narcos, but with dogs. The result: Barkos. Read the rest

8-year-old girl is youngest skateboarder in Vans US Open Pro Series


Japan's Sky Brown is an up-and-coming pro at age 8.

She hat a rough heat at Vans this summer, but she's not giving up any time soon.

Her 5-year-old brother Ocean is pretty good, too! Here he is when he was 3 and Sky was 7.

Breaking the Mold with her little Skateboard!! (via Quartz) Read the rest

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