On Vsauce2, Kevin Lieber explains the mathematical magic that enables mentalists to confound audiences by correctly guessing the number they've picked. Even though I know how it's done, it still confounds me.
This astonishing video of a magical castle appearing in the clouds reportedly above Jinan, eastern China, has apparently gone viral on Chinese social media. Skeptics insist it's a Fata Morgana, but we know the truth. The Fata Morgana phenomenon is named after the Arthurian sorceress Morgan le Fay as her castle was said to hover… READ THE REST
Punk-rock magic absurdist Zabrecky is at it again, and this time he's got Puddles Pity Party joining him! Saturday the 12th of September will see two shows of this new 'Magic Extravaganza.' READ THE REST
Perhaps in preparation for the Mid-Autumn Festival on October 1, this superhero harnesses all her superpowers to make some quite magical Mooncakes. (via Kottke) READ THE REST
Training packages are available everywhere. And since everyone wants to know how to code, there are literally hundreds of different courses, lectures, and training sessions that can help teach you the building blocks of this foundational ability. However, most of us aren't very patient. We want the facts we need to know, we want them… READ THE REST
Your brain is a wondrous creation. Even when you're destroying it with Cheetos and hour after hour of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, it's still the most powerful computer you will ever own. According to Northwestern University psychology professor Paul Reber, each human brain has the capacity to store up to 2.5 petabytes of data.… READ THE REST
If you're anything like millions of Americans, staying at home these past several months has been followed by a steadily increased diet of cooking shows. It's really not hard to understand why. If you can't go out to restaurants the same way right now, why not bring those delicious meals to you? The next logical… READ THE REST