This is what an airplane looks like when you cut it like a salami

Looking at this Airbus A300 fuselage cross-section at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany, makes me realize once again how lucky we are to partake in the miracle of flying. Look at that, just some metal sheets, seats on top, luggage containers in the bottom. How the hell could that fly. » 12/24/14 6:31am Wednesday 6:31am

Seeing Random Things Cut in Half Is the Best Thing

Here's your #FollowFriday or #ff or whatever the cool tweet birds called it back when Twitter launched years ago and people had no idea what it was for so they made their followers create a giant circle: @HalfPics. It's a simple Twitter account that shows random things chopped in half. How random? There are grenades,… » 8/30/13 9:01pm 8/30/13 9:01pm

These Cross-Sections of Golf Balls Look Like They're From Outer Space

What is this? A pint of dragon fire ice cream? An alien planet model? Speckled clay? Amazingly, it's the cross section of a golf ball. Photographer James Friedman captured the innards of different golf balls and unexpectedly revealed a core that look more like they're from outer space than anything in this world. » 7/17/13 11:00pm 7/17/13 11:00pm