This Is What Happens in Slow-Mo When You Shoot Liquid Drops With Lasers

Lasers? Fun. Slow motion? Beautiful. Shooting things with lasers and recording what happens in slow motion? That'll be what happens in this beautiful video. » 10/17/14 7:40am 10/17/14 7:40am

You Wouldn't Believe These Trick Golf Shots Without Slow-Mo Video Proof

George and Wesley Bryan turn the stodgy old game of golf into an extreme sport with their wacky trick shots. They're so well-timed and precisely coordinated, you'd probably lose track of that little white ball with your naked eye. Thank goodness for GoPro and slow-mo footage. » 9/06/14 8:30pm 9/06/14 8:30pm

Dogs jumping for treats in slow motion

The focus. The determination. The body control. The complete satisfaction. It all comes together when a dog jumps in the air for a treat. It's so fun to see, the dog jumps in the air without ever thinking about landing, it's 100 percent concentrated on the treat. And once it chomps down, that face of happiness is gold. » 8/11/14 7:35pm 8/11/14 7:35pm

The Latest Phantom Super Slow-Mo Camera Chews Up Frames Even Faster

Super slow-motion footage turns even the mundane motion of a circular saw into a spectacle worth watching. Vision Research's Phantom cameras have long been the masters of the medium, with their absurdly high frame rate possibilities up to a million frames per second. And its monster camera just got even faster. » 7/09/14 11:35am 7/09/14 11:35am

This Deadly Snake Is Even More Terrifying in Super Slow-Mo

How do you make a puff adder—the snake that causes the most snakebite fatalities in the whole of Africa—even more more scary? Weirdly, by slowing down its attack in super slow-motion. » 6/16/14 6:00am 6/16/14 6:00am

Watch a Chainsaw Open a Beer in Glorious Slow Motion

First off, don't do this. Seriously. Don't. It's an old trick, and probably a great way to stab yourself in the eye with a flying bottle cap. But it sure looks pretty in slow motion, as the goofballs at Slow Mo Lab are here to show us. » 5/01/14 10:02am 5/01/14 10:02am

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 7:33pm 1/21/14 7:33pm

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 8:20pm 12/04/13 8:20pm

Watching pee in super-slow motion is surprisingly fascinating

I just can't stop looking at how the drops carve the water, one after the other, making a hole in it. The experiment was captured by the Brigham Young University's Splash Lab. Here's their description of what's happening: » 11/01/13 3:18pm 11/01/13 3:18pm

Dogs Shaking in Super Slow Motion Will Fix Any Bad Day

It's no secret that dogs plus great photography and super slow motion have the power to mend the wounds of the world. Who doesn't want more of that? You do. We all do. Here. » 10/22/13 10:40am 10/22/13 10:40am

Watch These Giant Bubbles Exploding in Slow Motion

There are few better sentences than one that includes the words "giant", "bubbles", "exploding" and "slow motion". Well, there's one thing better: a video that fits that sentence. » 10/11/13 7:49am 10/11/13 7:49am

Slow-Motion iPhone Destruction, Shot With iPhone Slow-Motion

Best way to show off the iPhone 5S's slow motion video capture? By using it to shoot Apple's new smartphone being destroyed at 120 fps. How delightfully meta. » 9/23/13 9:35am 9/23/13 9:35am

Dropping Stuff Off of a Building Is Exactly What Slow Motion Is For

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a thing falling off a building is in want of slow motion. And if you needed any proof, here's a big ol' heap. » 8/01/13 2:18pm 8/01/13 2:18pm

Wasps In Super Slow Motion Are 4,700 FPS of Freaky

It's a general rule that everything is better in slow motion, but at 4,700 frames a second, wasps just go from "creepy" to "still creepy." » 4/17/13 4:20pm 4/17/13 4:20pm

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

Even Gallagher Is Worth Watching in Super Slow Motion

We can't get enough of super slow motion. Thousands upon thousands of frames capturing millions of little particles of everything flying everywhere. It turns even the most mundane moment into dramatic footage. Here's just another glorious, gratuitously destructive example. » 9/20/12 1:00pm 9/20/12 1:00pm

Shooting 1,000fps Video With a Canon 7D

The Canon 7D can shoot 720p HD video at 60fps, but an After Effects plug-in called Twixtor lets you slow that footage down—way down—to 1,000fps. Paired with the right (relatively slow-moving) subject matter, it looks phenomenal. [Kottke] » 9/14/10 8:00pm 9/14/10 8:00pm

The Birth of A Lightning Bolt

This is simply a brief video played 300 times slower than it should be, showing the birth—and the death—of a lightning bolt. [Science Blogs via Twitter] » 7/25/10 7:00pm 7/25/10 7:00pm