For his next trick, he should put sharks into the pool and then… Oh, never mind.
Given the complexity and difficulty of professional gymnasts' routines, it's totally understandable that occasionally they just lose their balance, make a misstep, or don't stick the landing. In this video, more than a dozen gymnasts screw up and recover with grace, elegance, or humor. Their combination of superhuman skills and ability to recover in a… READ THE REST
Last weekend, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles landed her seventh US Championship title. Below is her absolutely spectacular floor routine. Seen in extreme slow motion above, Biles appears superhuman. (via My Modern Met) READ THE REST
Springtails are hexapods (not insects) that are approximately 2 to 12mm in length. They're incredible gymnasts thanks to their furcula, a forked appendage on the abdomen that springs out to launch the creatures into the air. Adrian Smith, an evolutionary biologist at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences & North Carolina State University, captured… READ THE REST
There's a reason why the movie Sideways was such a hit with audiences. Sure, it had a great cast and a fun script, but part of its success was baked into its premise. It was a comedy about people who took wine way too seriously. That's an idea that practically writes itself. You know all… READ THE REST
Nothing is worse than having your devices die when you're out and about. Sure, standard portable power banks will do the trick, but most are too bulky to carry around in your pockets. Plus, then you have to worry about the long charge times for those power banks have, not to mention the hassle of… READ THE REST
No matter how good your vision may be, the naked eye sure misses a lot. Like if you ever look up close at a Van Gogh painting — all those brush strokes and swirls are the magic behind any of the artist's masterpieces. And the same goes with other things in life, whether it be… READ THE REST