Archive for April, 2013

An Interactive Representation of Time

An Interactive Representation of Time

By Ben | art, infographics, science

  Getting a sense of how long various lengths of time, especially the really big [&hellip

The Mona Lisa of Baseball GIFs

The Mona Lisa of Baseball GIFs

By Ben | sports

What you're looking at are 5 different pitches by Yu Darvish: 97 mph 4 seam [&hellip

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

By Ben | science, space

My initial thoughts on what would happen were pretty wrong- though once I saw the [&hellip

Things I've Said to My Children

Things I've Said to My Children

By Ben | art, funny, quotes

"This is a collection of posters featuring phrases that have left my mouth only because [&hellip

Discarded Images: A collection of bizarre medieval images

Discarded Images: A collection of bizarre medieval images

By Ben | art, history

Maybe there's something cultural that's lost in translation, but it turns out the illustrators of [&hellip

Incredible Wingsuit Flight Through a Narrow Cave

Incredible Wingsuit Flight Through a Narrow Cave

By Ben | adventure, sports

"Wingsuit / BASE-jump athlete Alexander Polli does the never before done—a tactical flight through a [&hellip

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

Streamlines Visualize Gravitational Fields

By Ben | infographics, science, space

From matthen: "Streamlines exposing the structure of a gravitational field surrounding multiple masses. Streamlines run in the direction [&hellip

Reasonably Dressed Superheroines

Reasonably Dressed Superheroines

By Ben | art, pop culture

These have been getting some attention (and criticism, it sounds like). As a result the [&hellip

Slow Motion Rattling- Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Slow Motion Rattling- Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

By Ben | animals, nature

Rattlesnakes can vibrate their tails with a frequency of 90 cycles per second. Try wiggling [&hellip

Love & the Strong Nuclear Force

Love & the Strong Nuclear Force

By Ben | funny, science

  by 

The NorthEastern United States at Night

The NorthEastern United States at Night

By Ben | photography, space

  by ISS Expedition 30, NASA via 

Visualizing All the Gold Ever

Visualizing All the Gold Ever

By Ben | economics, infographics

  Every wonder how much gold has been mined since the beginning of known time? [&hellip

Wikimedia Commons Pictures of the Year: 2012

Wikimedia Commons Pictures of the Year: 2012

By Ben | animals, art, nature, photography

Out of the 988 featured pictures on Wikimedia Commons in 2012, the five below were [&hellip

A Slower Speed of Light - Relativistic Gaming

A Slower Speed of Light - Relativistic Gaming

By Ben | education, games, science

If you've every wondered what it'd be like to travel near the speed, of light, [&hellip

If the Earth Were 100px Wide, How Far Away is Mars?

If the Earth Were 100px Wide, How Far Away is Mars?

By Ben | infographics, space

A fun little interactive website that gives you a sense of the vastness of space. [&hellip

A Skull's Butterfly Eye

A Skull's Butterfly Eye

By Ben | art, photography

  by Marko Popadic, via Neatorama

Murder Cats- An Infographic

Murder Cats- An Infographic

By Ben | animals, funny, infographics, science

Below: A highlight from Oatmeal's summary of actual research on the predatory patterns of domesticated [&hellip

How Money Flows- A New Map of the USA

How Money Flows- A New Map of the USA

By Ben | economics, maps

Using WheresGeorge.com, a site where users mark and track the movement of paper money, theoretical [&hellip

Well, Hello There Penguin

Well, Hello There Penguin

By Ben | animals

  via Head Like an Orange

The Great Biotic Debate

The Great Biotic Debate

By Ben | funny, science

  via reddit

Atticus Finch on Courage

Atticus Finch on Courage

By Ben | quotes

"I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that [&hellip

Insect Portraits

Insect Portraits

By Ben | animals, nature

  via the Flickr Blog, where they have links to even more insect portraiture

Yomico Moreno's Impressive Terminator Tattoos

Yomico Moreno's Impressive Terminator Tattoos

By Ben | art

See more of Yomico Moreno's tattoo art on his Facebook page. via Neatorama

A Child-Eating Sasquatch Explains Dopamine

A Child-Eating Sasquatch Explains Dopamine

By Ben | art, science

From the video's description: "A Rutgers Neuroscience graduate student briefly elaborates on dopamine in terms [&hellip

Opening Day! Who's on First? (Kinetic Typography)

Opening Day! Who's on First? (Kinetic Typography)

By Ben | funny, sports

In honor of the Detroit Tigers 2013 Season Opener (and the return of all everyday, [&hellip

Nancy Wake- WWII Special Agent

Nancy Wake- WWII Special Agent

By Ben | amazing tales, history

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC GM served as a British agent during the later part [&hellip

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