Earth's Tropical Rainforests Could Look Completely Different By the End of the Century

In 2005, an intense heatwave struck a mountaintop rainforest in northeast Australia. Accounts of the event were rather apocalyptic: birds dropping dead out of the sky; entire patches of forest withering to a crisp. But the biggest casualty of all was a snow-white furball that scampered amongst the branches at the… »32 minutes ago12/01/15 11:05am

The iPhone May Ditch the Headphone Jack...For Real This Time

Apple cultivates a unique kind of rumor mill, one that often gets fixated on an idea and just keeps bringing it up year after year. Because eventually, it’s bound to be right...right? That’s the case with a new rumor suggesting Apple’s going to ditch the trusty 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone. But unlike past… »Today 10:23am12/01/15 10:23am

This moving 3D scan of life in Paris is truly stunning

Whoa. It’s like being able to have the vision to see the hidden skeleton of the city of light. Antoine Delach’s Ghost Cell is a “stereoscopic plunge into the guts of an organic Paris seen as a cell through a virtual microscope”. I just love how the look of daily life in Paris is seen in a completely new way. And how… »Today 12:30am12/01/15 12:30am

This machine that crushes soda cans is so hypnotic

I’m totally getting hypnotized watching this machine spin around and around as it crushes aluminum can after aluminum can. The colors of the soda, the constant spin of the wheel, the methodical movement of the arm, it all makes for such a satisfying video to watch. I think people would absolutely recycle more if they… »Yesterday 10:36pm11/30/15 10:36pm