Photographer Jens shot this stunning time lapse video of 1mm stink bug eggs hatching over a period of two weeks. He used a "sonya6300, 90mm 1:1 macro lens together with RaynoxDCR250, revealing this microscopic world." You can check out more of his extreme close-up photography at his Instagram.
Photographer Tomas Rak took some really remarkable shots of so-called "aura crystals," popular among new-agey types and collectors of rocks and minerals. What is a titanium aura crystal, you ask? Take a nice piece of regular quartz and add a layer of titanium using a little magnetron ionization, and you get a lovely titanium aura… READ THE REST
Aedan's EP Microclimat includes the single "Evolution," the video for which is a breathtaking series of extreme closeups of colorful insects and plants. Via the band: This new clip by Aedan takes us into the world of the infinitely small and highlights another vision of evolution. Directed by Thomas Blanchard, who had already directed Aedan's… READ THE REST
Some people just like to watch the wool burn. A GIF excerpt from this 2016 macro video of steel wool in flames is making the viral rounds two years later. The original video is worth revisiting, so here it is… READ THE REST
Did you know that 2020 was a surprisingly good year for tablet sales? After several years of stagnant growth and losing business to the creep of incrementally bigger smartphones, the tablet market saw a pretty serious explosion during the pandemic. In fact, tablet sales were up almost 14 percent in 2020. If you're in the market… READ THE REST
As we continue in our technological march toward Rosie the Robot, we quietly reached a major milestone in that revolution in just the last few years. We've been manufacturing robots to handle all kinds of household tasks for a while now. We have vacuuming robots, for instance. We also have mopping robots. But until recently,… READ THE REST
Everybody's looking for that utterly unique piece of home decor. It's the item that every visitor you invite into your house will likely remember long after they leave. If your guests stare and start asking questions about it, you know you're on the right track. If you've got an eccentric streak, that item is probably… READ THE REST