Here's the surprisingly old school way that an NFL football is made

Super Bowl Sunday is only a few days away and all anyone really wants to talk about is deflated footballs. We don't care about any of that. We just like to see how things get made. Here's a NY Times video that shows you the inside of a Wilson Football Factory. They get sewed together, flipped inside out, stitched,… » 1/29/15 12:34am Thursday 12:34am

A crazy apocalyptic vision of the inversion of Earth's magnetic poles

Most scientists discard the possibility of a massive extinction if Earth's magnetic field reverses its current orientation. That hasn't stopped French artist François Ronsiaux from creating these images of one completely crazy and silly apocalyptic scenario: An increase of the sea level to more than 984 feet (300… » 1/23/15 6:34pm 1/23/15 6:34pm

Calligraphic robot imitates your handwriting using a fountain pen

There are a couple of companies that use robots to send handwritten messages on paper from your phone. The only bad thing is that they have been using canned typefaces until now: Bond has a new robot that can write notes in your own handwriting using a fountain pen. It's really cool, check it out: » 1/15/15 11:28am 1/15/15 11:28am

Neat infographic shows brand and model of the most iconic movie glasses

This happens to me very often—and I'm sure it happens to you too: I'm watching a movie and one of the characters wears really cool glasses, so I go to google and look for the brand. British opticians Yates and Suddell spare us the work with this neat infographic showing the most iconic movie glasses and their brands. » 1/13/15 11:18pm 1/13/15 11:18pm

Cool SFX: Watch Zooey Deschanel dance with an invisible person

Here's the music video for She & Him's song Stay Awhile. It's a lovely stroll that follows Zooey Deschanel dancing around with an invisible person inside a bedroom, a living room and the clouds. Dancing alone is always the best since no one is watching but dancing with an invisible person looks even better. » 1/08/15 10:45pm 1/08/15 10:45pm

Watching an umbrella get hand made is more captivating than I thought

There's a bit of a chicken or the egg thing for me when it comes to umbrellas. I never spend too much money on umbrellas because they always break. Or do they break because I never spend too much money on them? After watching this titillating video of a beautiful umbrella being made, I think I know the answer. » 1/07/15 11:52pm 1/07/15 11:52pm

This is what a movie made of all the superhero movies would look like

French graphic designer and editor Michael Deleau put together this trailer for all the superhero movies released in 2014. It all combines so naturally and seamlessly that it really highlights how all these movies use the same visual language—albeit with different end results, of course. » 1/07/15 7:20am 1/07/15 7:20am