The first touch-sensitive LCD basketball court in the world is awesome

Nike has created this huge touch-sensitive LCD basketball court for a training session with Kobe Bryant. The court has built-in motion sensors that track every player's movements individually. It can also display training exercises for them to follow and show statistics on performance. Check out the amazing video. » 8/15/14 12:10pm 8/15/14 12:10pm

Watching a gecko's pupils contract and dilate is weirdly satisfying

Most animals contract and dilate their pupils depending on the light available around them. Geckos are no exception but unlike other species the difference between those two stages are much more dramatic. They go from having cute round pupils in low light to evil narrow slits when it's too bright. » 8/11/14 7:49pm 8/11/14 7:49pm

Awesome kid snuck into 50 music festivals to make this super fun movie

Coachella. Glastonbury. Bonnaroo. The Grammys. You name the music festival, Marcus Haney has somehow snuck into it. He makes fake passes, pretends to be the press, jump fences and does anything he can to get in and has somehow made friends with famous bands and shot their album covers. Here's the movie trailer for his… » 7/24/14 10:43pm 7/24/14 10:43pm

This is the coolest object disintegration video I've ever seen

We have featured time-lapse videos of objects being sanded down one millimeter at a time before, but this film by Mexican illustrator and animator Simon Gerbaud is the best I've ever seen. I would keep watching that shoe GIF forever if there weren't so many other awesome examples here: » 7/24/14 12:42am 7/24/14 12:42am

600 mountain bikers descend at once down 8,500-foot snow covered course

Watch GoPro footage of 600 lunatics on bikes descending at once down the Pic Blanc Glacier, France—it's all part of Megavalanche, an 18-mile endurance event, with an 8,500-foot descent over snow, ice and unsteady terrain. The event has run for nearly twenty years and attracts adrenaline junkies in their thousands. » 7/16/14 12:35am 7/16/14 12:35am

I can't wait to see this awesome Chinese animation movie

Behold the spectacular trailer for Master Jiang and the Six Kingdoms, a new Chinese animation feature that feels like a wild magic mix between Seven Samurai, Ran, and Lord of the Rings through a Studio Ghibli lenses. It looks amazing and, the cel animation was done by just two animators: Li Wei and Pei Fei. » 7/15/14 8:22pm 7/15/14 8:22pm

Futurama in photorealistic 3D is absolutely stunning

Whoa. Artist Alexy Zakharov re-imagined the world of Futurama in 3D and transformed the cartoon into a complete stunner. It makes me want to watch a movie version of Futurama set in this world right now. Hell, it makes me want to cryogenically freeze myself so I can live in this world when I wake up. » 7/15/14 7:46pm 7/15/14 7:46pm