Wow, check out the giant full moon rising

Some may call it the Honey Moon now but, according to NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day, June's full moon is traditionally called Strawberry Moon in North America because of the harvesting of the strawberries. This incredible photo by astrophotographer Göran Strand shows a full moon pink and gigantic over Sweden. » 6/13/14 1:18am 6/13/14 1:18am

This prediction for Humanity's next 40,000 years is worth fighting for

The last two minutes of Cosmos' eleventh episode are perhaps the most inspiring in the entire series—or at least the most uplifting. The sequence gives us a glimpse of humanity in the next few thousands years—the first few minutes of the next Cosmic Calendar year*—in the most optimistic way imaginable. » 5/28/14 8:01pm 5/28/14 8:01pm

Aerial photo of a sea of people having a picnic in a park

I love picnics—one of those precious little pleasures of life. Eating good food, drinking good wine, lazying on the grass, perhaps next to a big tree, feeling the sun on your belly, its light glimmering through the leaves, and a light breeze taking you into a perfect siesta. This image—however—is my picnic nightmare. » 5/23/14 9:26pm 5/23/14 9:26pm

The sad, beautiful, and a bit scary tale of the Phantom Limb

Phantom Limb is a beautifully crafted short film written, directed and animated by Alex Grigg. "In the aftermath of an accident a young couple learn to deal with phantom pains," the description reads. It's a sad little tale selected for the Sundance Film Festival that is worth four minutes of your life. » 5/15/14 12:19am 5/15/14 12:19am

These beautiful natural landscapes are actually aquariums

According to Colossal, aquascaping is an incredibly competitive art. I didn't even know aquascaping existed, but I have to admit that some of these winners from the Planted Aquarium Design Contest 2013 are beautiful and—when you see fish flying over mountains, deserts, and forests—they feel quite surreal. » 1/15/14 4:30pm 1/15/14 4:30pm

Sega Hamster Is as Cute as the Real Thing, and It Doesn't Poop

Continuing with its series of animal robots designed to entertain kids, tenderize adults, and more importantly, don't poop, Sega is going to start selling their Hamster robot in Japan this August. The 3.5-inch robot is fluffy, does cute cute cute things, and you only need to feed it four batteries. Hamsters… » 7/31/08 7:00am 7/31/08 7:00am