The watermelon might be the best thing to see explode in slow motion

What's your favorite thing to see explode? Never thought about it? How could you. I think it might have to be the watermelon The hard outer shell of the fruit makes for perfect fragmentation, the watermelon's shape holds an explosive pretty darn well and its red flesh makes for colorfully gory splashes (especially… » 1/21/14 8:43pm 1/21/14 8:43pm

Watch Water Dance In Slow Motion On GE's Superhydrophobic Surfaces

We already knew that hydrophobic surfaces are extremely fun—but they're even better in super slow motion. The Slow Mo guys recently paid GE a visit and shot some footage of their latest projects in their trademark super slow motion—including a hydrophobic coating GE is developing to keep wind turbines free of ice. » 1/08/14 10:40am 1/08/14 10:40am

Pouring creamer into coffee in slow motion looks intergalactic

The beautiful Milky Way is above us and around us but is also actually in our coffee cups too. What? Just watch Modernist Cuisine pour creamer into coffee in super slow motion, it's like watching another galaxy form or something. Life should have a slow motion mode so we can appreciate the little things. » 12/04/13 8:25pm 12/04/13 8:25pm

The Best Way to Paint Is with Slow Motion Explosions

Blowing stuff up is a blast in more ways than one, but only occasionally can you venture to call it art. This is an edge case. Ever an explosive duo, the Slow Mo guys have moved from pans of gasoline to bottles of paint and firecrackers and made some pretty colorful explosions. » 4/11/13 5:50pm 4/11/13 5:50pm

RoboGames 2010: The Greatest Hits, Literally

Here is an excellent video of the best smashes, spins, and spark-ups from this year's RoboGames, recorded at 300fps with a Casio Exilim EX-F1. It's like Planet Earth, but instead of funky little bugs it's funky little battle bots. [Make] » 5/08/10 11:00am 5/08/10 11:00am