NASA image and data demonstrates how hard winter has been

In case there was any doubt about it, NASA has confirmed that "ice cover this spring is significantly above normal." And with "significantly" they actually mean "are you freaking kidding me?" When the Aqua satellite passed over Lake Superior on April 20, the lake was 63.5 percent ice covered. Last year it was at 3.6 percent. … » 4/24/14 11:14am Yesterday 11:14am

Men climb real life version of Game of Thrones' northern Wall

It's not the 700-foot-tall Wall of Game of Thrones, but this looks like the scene of the wildlings climbing the Wall in George R.R. Martin's series. It's 40-year-old Tim Emmett and 38-year-old Dawn Glanc climbing the 250-metre thick Sólheimajökull glacier, in Iceland, at sub-zero temperatures. Because risking your life… » 4/19/14 5:48am Saturday 5:48am

Amazing trick will distort your vision and make you hallucinate

This is the most incredible visual trick I've ever seen, one that will make your entire reality melt—literally deforming everything in front of your eyes, shrinking and expanding objects around you. It's mind-glowingly trippy (WARNING: Don't try this if you are epileptic. It may cause seizures.) » 4/06/14 1:59pm 4/06/14 1:59pm

How to hack your air conditioner thermostat to make a wall explode

Sponsored by the game Watch Dogs, the folks at RatedRR explain how you can hack into anything in real life—from cameras to AC units to smart power outlets to wireless LED lights—to use those home devices as remote bomb detonators. And of course, their demonstration includes actual bombs and explosions for your cheering … » 4/01/14 1:53pm 4/01/14 1:53pm