Awesome guy does awesome hand stands in awesome places on awesome trip

The biggest question when you travel the world isn't what countries you'll visit or what foods you'll eat or what new things you'll try, it's figuring out the best way to document the whole damn thing. You can squeeze it all down to a minute, you can plan out a world tour for less than $418, you could blow all your… » 4/16/14 10:44pm Wednesday 10:44pm

Awesome video game will let you fully live your space pilot dreams

Here's 12 minutes of gameplay footage of Star Citizen, a space flight simulator video game that will let you live in a parallel universe. Not only pilot a spaceship, but have a living avatar there. And with Oculus Rift support, it will be a total alternate universe experience. It looks absolutely fantastic. » 4/11/14 11:40pm 4/11/14 11:40pm

This guy's job pays him $94,000 to have as much fun as possible

Stuck in your cubicle? Dreading work tomorrow? Wish you could go out, have fun, spend money, not work and still get paid? Then you (and every other person in this world) want to trade places with Andrew Smith. His job is Chief Funster for New South Wales in Australia. As in his job is to have fun. Seriously. » 4/10/14 10:16pm 4/10/14 10:16pm

The craziest NASA test ever is this giant supersonic Goldberg machine

NASA is sending new and bigger spaceships to Mars, which means they need bigger supersonic parachutes. So big, in fact, that they don't fit in any wind tunnel anymore, so their engineers had to find new ways to test them. New crazy ways. Really crazy. In fact, it's the craziest test they got so far. » 4/10/14 9:44am 4/10/14 9:44am

Watch the Navy parachute team jump and land inside a baseball stadium

Because most of us will never take the literal leap of jumping off a damn plane, here's POV footage from the Leap Frogs aka the Navy's parachute team. For the San Diego Padre's home opener, the jumpers took off in a plane and landed right smack inside Petco Park. You can hear the roar of the crowd grow louder as they… » 4/04/14 11:34pm 4/04/14 11:34pm

Listen to the awesome cast of The Lion King start singing on a plane

This is either the best flight ever—if it wasn't delayed and you managed to eat and rest beforehand—or the worst flight ever—if you're trying to catch up on sleep and are stuck next to an oversized mouth breather. Still, I'd like to think that most people with a working heart that pumps blood would have a good time… » 4/01/14 11:14pm 4/01/14 11:14pm

Science gets closer to artificial life with first synthetic chromosome

Science, man. An international team of scientists have made a major breakthrough in synthetic biology. For the first time ever, they were able to insert a man-made, custom-built chromosome into brewer's yeast to not only create a life form but one that also passes down its man-made genes to its offspring. We're closer… » 3/27/14 8:49pm 3/27/14 8:49pm

You must watch this amazing guy playing Star Wars on a pipe organ

Seriously people, you must watch Jelani Eddington's incredible rendition of the Main Title from the Star Wars Symphonic Suite on a Sanfilippo Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ. It starts slow but it gets pretty crazy after a while. And the end—holy crap that end. Is he playing in the Death Star or what? » 3/27/14 7:52pm 3/27/14 7:52pm

Holy wow, the full length trailer for Jupiter Ascending is incredible

All right. Okay. Wow. After getting teased with an itty bit of Jupiter Ascending, we now get to see the full trailer and it's all kind of fantasy sci-fi perfect. A battle for Earth, spaceships, machine porn, alien worlds, superpowers, guessing when Sean Bean will die, The Wachowskis, the movie seems to have it all. » 3/26/14 9:10pm 3/26/14 9:10pm

Physicist rejoices as he learns his Big Bang theory is correct

Today is a great day for science, humanity and Andrei Dmitriyevich Linde—one of the main authors of the inflationary universe theory that was confirmed today. Watch his emotions as assistant Professor Chao-Lin Kuo surprises him with the news of the evidence that supports a whole life of theoretical work. » 3/17/14 6:45pm 3/17/14 6:45pm

Stunning Titanfall intro sequence makes me wish there was a full movie

Not only is Titanfall, the video game that everyone can't stop talking about, an incredibly fun game that surpasses the hype, it also has this fantastic cinematic intro sequence that makes me almost wish I could watch the movie version of Titanfall instead of playing the video game. » 3/15/14 2:37am 3/15/14 2:37am

This sci-fi death match in space short is better than Hollywood movies

If you crossed Hunger Games with Oblivion, mixed in some feelings of Moon, sprinkled a little of action from that Bourne movie without Matt Damon and shook it all up with astronaut suits, futuristic guns, another planet and an eerie death match you would get Project Skyborn, a heart pumping short by Marko Slavnic. It's … » 3/14/14 12:14am 3/14/14 12:14am

Kick ass dad made a giant Aliens power loader costume for his baby

Having a kid is a lot of responsibility but if you're a man-sized child, it can also be a lot of fun. Take Carsten Riewe, for example, he made a Caterpillar P5000 Powerloader costume from the movie Aliens for his 13-month-old daughter. What's the point of having kids if you can't do crazy things like that! » 3/10/14 8:32pm 3/10/14 8:32pm