Shooter hits 1000-yard target in world record 9mm hand gun shot

Legendary shooter Jerry Miculek used his special Smith & Wesson—created in his honor—to shoot a target 1000 yards (914.4 meters) away—a new world record. Notice that it takes about 4 seconds for the bullet to reach its target. Amazing. Jerry had to aim to the sky—150-feet above the balloon—in order to hit it. » 8/07/14 10:38pm 8/07/14 10:38pm

This render is so realistic that you might think mermaids are real

The guys at Lightfarm Studios tell the classic impossible love story between a mermaid and a human in this impressive 3D composition. Everything but the model—the corals, the diver, the tail of the mermaid, the shipwreck—is made in 3D. I could spend hours watching these guys work. NSFW-ish. » 8/04/14 7:33pm 8/04/14 7:33pm

Man makes giant 13.4-foot-long space station with 282,000 matchsticks

Artist Pat Acton recently completed this enormous 1/26 scale model—13.4 feet (4.1 meters) long by 9.2 feet (2.8 meters) wide—of the International Space Station, which uses 282,000 matchsticks, 8 gallons of glue and 1,950 hours of perseverance. He also made modules at 1/13 scale, complete with cutouts that show all the… » 5/07/14 9:46am 5/07/14 9:46am

Wow, this movie was filmed with the same actors in 12 years

Boyhood is a new film by Richard Linklater coming out on July 11. Critics are raving about it, with a surprisingly perfect 100% score in Rotten Tomatoes. But regardless of how good it is, this movie has already made cinema history: It was filmed with the same actors over a 12-year period from 2002 to 2013. » 4/28/14 9:32pm 4/28/14 9:32pm