Where does gold come from and can we just make our own?

Where does gold come from? The answer: space, basically. Supernovae, specifically. Alchemy, sort of. So gold doesn’t actually originate from the core of Earth but actually from a star explosion that showers the universe with debris and well, gold. That means there’s not that much of it actually on Earth (all the gold… »10/10/15 5:00pm14 minutes ago

Video Shows Russian Mi-24 Hind Attack Helicopters In Intense Action Over Syria

Russia’s Mi-24P “Hind” attack helicopters are now operating over Syria, as clearly shown in new videos. They showed up in force with intermediate level bombing with dumb-bombs and whipping around at a couple dozen feet above the ground, popping flares and firing on, well, something, with rockets and cannon fire.
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Seeing this surfer stand underneath the barrel of the wave is totally surreal

Since most of us uncoordinated plebeians will never be able to even stand up on a surfboard, this is very probably the closest we’ll ever get to the unbelievable beauty that is riding through the barrel of the wave. Bruno Santos shows us a completely surreal view of what it’s like and man, it’s gorgeous. It’s like… »10/10/15 3:45pmToday 3:45pm

USA Killed It with Mr. Robot—They Might with Dystopian Drama Colony, Too

Mr. Robot is a dark show kinda uncharacteristic for USA. After all, it’s same network that brought us breezy comedy-mysteries like Monk and Psych. Which were great! But Colony, the decades-old channel’s upcoming series, could continue down USA’s new path of somewhat twisted genre TV. I watched the pilot and it’s… »10/10/15 1:45pmToday 1:45pm

Saturday's Best Deals: Sunglasses, Charging Cables, $11 Bluetooth Headphones

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »10/10/15 1:17pmToday 1:17pm

Watch This Pair Of C-17s Buzz An Australian Beach Town In Spectacular Fashion

Australia’s Sunshine Coast was surprised yesterday when a pair of RAAF C-17A Globemaster III cargo jets came screaming in low, just off the beach, in a trailing tactical formation. The huge jets approached maneuvering hard and executed a tight turn right over the ocean side town of Noosa before continuing on their… »10/10/15 12:45pmToday 12:45pm

California's Sweeping New Marijuana Industry Laws Are a Win For the Environment

A comprehensive suite of marijuana regulations were passed by California Governor Jerry Brown yesterday, creating much-needed government oversight over the state’s billion-dollar industry. The bill specifically addresses the environmental impact of growing marijuana, including water use during the drought.
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Behold the Beauty of This Bouncing Blob of Liquid Loveliness on the Space Station

Astronauts on the International Space Station have stepped up the entertainment factor of their fluid dynamics antics. They’ve added food colouring to the already-excellent combination of zero gravity, water droplet, and antacid tablet, creating a sparkly disco ball of pure joy. »10/10/15 9:00amToday 9:00am

The EPA May Have Found A Second Secret Defeat Device In Diesel VWs

Oh, Volkswagen. Volkswagen, Volkswagen, Volkswagen. What’s up? Look, you’ve been caught. That means coming clean with everything. It’s just going to be worse if the EPA or anyone finds more defeat devices, you know, like suspicious coding in the engine controls. Just fess up already, to everything. »10/10/15 8:45amToday 8:45am

Here's What We Just Learned About Mr. Robot Season 2

So far, New York Comic Con has been a glorious amalgam of my favorite things: Pokémon cosplayers, convention center pretzels, unbridled fandom, and Mr. Robot. The techno thriller’s cast and creator took to the stage for a panel Friday afternoon, where we learned season two will be super dark, so BE READY FOR SEASON 1… »10/09/15 8:26pmYesterday 8:26pm