Cutting Venus fly trap jaws from the plant then controlling them with a smartphone via electrical impulse: no good is going to come out of whatever the hell direction this research is headed. But is that stopping the scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from pressing forward? No it
These are the almost certainly unlicensed ‘Very Long Pikachu Insect Plushes’ available from Chinese online retailer AliExpress. They cost between $21 and $90 depending on length (available in 80cm, 1.1m, 1.4m and 1.7m varieties), and seeing one (or, even worse, one of every length) on a potential lover’s bed, is
This is a video of The Action Lab’s James Orgill painting the entire interior of a room he made out of insulation board with the world’s blackest commercially available paint, Musou black, which absorbs 99.4% of light. He then turns on an overhead light bulb to see what it looks
Captured in the Ecuadorian rain forest by wildlife photographer and videographer David Weiller, this is a video of a monkey slug caterpillar (the larval stage of a hag moth), which is neither monkey nor slug but is a caterpillar, and mimics a tarantula so things don’t try to eat it.
This is a video of 19-year old University Of Lincoln student Aoife Mcmorrow, who accidentally uploaded a portfolio video assignment to her instructor in 360-degree view, making her look like a giant potato head. She also submitted the video less than 24 hours before the deadline, and there’s a 24
In what appears to be an incredibly misguided attempt to wish us all a happier new year, this is a video just released by Boston Dynamics of its army of death-bots all dancing to The Contours’ 1962 banger ‘Do You Love Me’. You really just have to see it to
Mother Nature: she’s totally wild. I remember one time after a night of drinking we *vine immediately erupts from ground, wraps around leg* no? Not a good story to tell? This is a video of a fallen tree absolutely pouring water when cut with a chainsaw. Some more info while
I’m sure this has been documented countless times, but the process of metamorphosis never ceases to amaze me. I remember in first grade we had a monarch butterfly kit in the classroom and watched them morph from caterpillars to chrysalises (did you know when a monarch caterpillar is hanging upside