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Thermal Imaging Reveals How Fast a Shirtless Person Loses Body Heat in the Cold

Here is footage taken using the military spec Selex Merlin thermal imaging camera of a shirtless man in the Scottish highlands during winter. The point is to show how fast humans lose the heat on their body when their bare skin is exposed to the bitter blistering cold. When he first takes off his clothes, you can see…

Seeing the Special Effects Behind Jurassic World Is More Fun Than Seeing the Actual Movie

If you guys didn’t know, the dinosaurs aren’t real in Jurassic World. Sorry. As for the rest of the movie née money printing nostalgia machine that didn’t have half the soul of the original, not much of it was real either. Here’s how ILM pulled off the visual effects in Jurassic World, you can see the tricks they…

The Extreme Close Up Shots from David Fincher Movies (NSFW)

David Fincher is an amazing director with a unique vision of the world. He makes films that everyone wants to see, his talent and skill are obvious and his restraint might be what sets him apart. Here’s a look at the extreme close up shots of Fincher, he doesn’t utilize them in the same way as other directors but does…

Video Shows How a Bullet Fired Underwater Doesn't Shoot That Far

No one should ever have to face the other end of a gun barrel but if you manage to find yourself in such a situation, let’s all hope that it’s underwater. Here’s our favorite physicist Andreas Wahl proving how the velocity of a bullet slows down like crazy when it’s fired underwater with a lovely visual experiment.…

What Happens When You Pour Molten Aluminum onto Liquid Nitrogen and Dry Ice?

Take the burning hot that is molten aluminum and mix it with the very cold that is liquid nitrogen and dry ice and you get an awesome as hell experiment that breaks science. Or something like that. Whatever it is, it’s very, very cool because you get to see the extreme reaction create giant bubbles in the aluminum…

This Chaotic Rube Goldberg Machine Is the Most Complicated Way to Get a Soda

There are 175 steps in this Rube Goldberg Machine made by berlagawesome and they’re all layered right after each other and on top of each other and basically all over each other that it’s so chaotic that you don’t always know what’s going on and where to follow. But then somehow, the ball manages to finagle its way…

10 Impressive Optical Illusion Drawings That Break What You Think Is Real

In every one of these side-by-sides from artist Howard Lee (and there are ten of them), one is the real object and the other is just a hyperrealistic drawing. Some of these drawings look so real that it’s hard to tell what’s art and what’s not. It’s especially great because after we get fooled, we get to see how the…

Injecting an Egg Yolk with Ink Reveals the Embryo Hidden Inside

Here’s a neat video showing ink being injected into the “yolk sac artery of 72 hour-old chick embryo to visualize the beating heart and the vasculature.” It’s from Nikon’s Small World in Motion competition which is always a great source for videos that reveal the previously unseen. Watching the ink spread throughout…

Making Every Part of a Book from Scratch Is So Much More Work Than I Thought

A book is a very simple thing, right? It’s just a bunch of paper with some scribbles. But if you wanted to make a book from scratch, it’s basically an impossible task. Watch as Andy George from How to Make Everything chops wood, strips papyrus, makes glue from hide, carve out a pencil from a stick, make a brush from…

What Happens When a Popular Instagram Account with 8 Million Followers Posts a Picture

As if you needed more proof that celebrities live in a different world than us: here’s what happens when an Instagram account with 8 million followers (this particular one shows the 433 soccer account) posts a picture and then gets deluged with likes, comments, emojis, and whatever other notification. There’s no sad…

This Tunnel Put Together Like Lego Bricks Impossibly Sticks Together with No Support

Yeah, I’m not ashamed to admit this: I feel slightly less comfortable when I’m under a tunnel than when I’m not. It’s not that I think that the tunnel will collapse on me but it’s because I know the sky absolutely won’t. This tunnel would put my fear into overdrive because this one looks like it would totally collapse…

These Totally Mesmerizing Robots That Sort Batteries Are Just Awesome

I legitimately have fun watching these robot arms sort out batteries because they are just so damn good at their jobs. A conveyor belt pushes out an endless stream of batteries that desperately need sorting and the robot arms somehow never fall behind. One robot arm grabs the batteries that are scattered all over the…