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A Pensive Frank Zappa Jams Onstage With Pink Floyd at a Belgian Music Festival in 1969

A Pensive Frank Zappa Jams Onstage With Pink Floyd at a Belgian Music Festival in 1969

During the 1969 Festival Actuel in Mont-de-l’Enclus, Belgium, a very pensive, straight-faced Frank Zappa joined Pink Floyd onstage to perform a loose, somewhat directionless version of “Interstellar
Homer Simpson in Real Life

Homer Simpson in Real Life

A post shared by Miguel Vasquez (@marvelous_mikee) on Aug 17, 2018 at 8:44am PDT 3D artist Miguel Vasquez has created a fantastic 3D rendering that imagines what Homer Simpson would look like in real
Determined Team of Archeologists Reconstruct the Face of a Soldier Who Died in Ancient Pompeii

Determined Team of Archeologists Reconstruct the Face of a Soldier Who Died in Ancient Pompeii

A fascinating 2016 video by the Science Channel tells of a compassionate team of archeologists who were able to reconstruct the face of a soldier of Pompeii, who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted and
A Rapid Timelapse Tutorial Showing How to Create a 3D Drawing of a Hyper-Realistic Fried Egg

A Rapid Timelapse Tutorial Showing How to Create a 3D Drawing of a Hyper-Realistic Fried Egg

Italian artist Marcello Barenghi, whose amazing work we’ve previously posted, has created a really wonderful rapid timelapse tutorial showing how to create a 3D drawing of a hyper-realistic fried egg.
Woman With a Prosthetic Leg Hilariously Rides Her Horse Through a Starbucks Drive-Thru on Dare

Woman With a Prosthetic Leg Hilariously Rides Her Horse Through a Starbucks Drive-Thru on Dare

A woman named named Vicki who is a patient at Optimus Prosthetics in Columbus, Ohio and wears a prosthetic leg by Ottobock North America, hilariously rode her horse Bailey through the drive-thru of
A Fascinating Demonstration of the Delicate Craft of Restoring Damaged Fine Art to Its Former Beauty

A Fascinating Demonstration of the Delicate Craft of Restoring Damaged Fine Art to Its Former Beauty

In March 2018, Jack Brandtman of Chicago Aussie shadowed second generation fine art conservator Julian Baumgartner of Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration in Chicago as he delicately restored a self
An Adorably Quirky, Big Bellied, Polydactyl Cat Who Stands Upright When He’s Hungry Needs a Home

An Adorably Quirky, Big Bellied, Polydactyl Cat Who Stands Upright When He’s Hungry Needs a Home

An absolutely adorable, round-bellied, polydactyl rescued homeless Russian blue cat named Bruno, who stands on his back legs when he’s hungry, is as of this date living at the Wright Way Rescue
A Gorgeous Computer Generated Visualization of the Sun’s Magnetic Field on August 10, 2018

A Gorgeous Computer Generated Visualization of the Sun’s Magnetic Field on August 10, 2018

Scientists at the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) used daily scientific data to create an absolutely gorgeous computer generated visualization showing what the magnetic field of the sun looked
How the Car Sharing Service Uber Might Have Worked in the Pre-Smartphone Era of the 1980s

How the Car Sharing Service Uber Might Have Worked in the Pre-Smartphone Era of the 1980s

As part of his ongoing series that imagines how current technologies and services would look if they had been created in previous decades, Jo Luijten of Squirrel-Monkey took a look at how the
50 Different Ways to Stand in 50 Different Situations

50 Different Ways to Stand in 50 Different Situations

Stop-motion animator Kevin Parry of LAIKA (The Boxtrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings), who has previously demonstrated numerous ways one can sit on a chair, enter a room and walk, among other actions,
How to Make French Toast Pizza

How to Make French Toast Pizza

A really talented cook with a great sense of humor named Internet Shaquille figured out how to reconstitute leftover pizza to its original glory with a simple french toast batter. This clever method
How to Reconstitute Leftover Pizza to Its Former Glory With a Simple French Toast Batter

How to Reconstitute Leftover Pizza to Its Former Glory With a Simple French Toast Batter

A really talented cook with a great sense of humor named Internet Shaquille figured out how to reconstitute leftover pizza to its original glory with a simple french toast batter. This clever method
A Bouncy Less Angry Jazz Remix of the Rage Against the Machine Anthem ‘Killing In the Name’

A Bouncy Less Angry Jazz Remix of the Rage Against the Machine Anthem ‘Killing In the Name’

In 2012, musician and composer Andy Rehfeldt, whose brilliant work we’ve previously posted, created a phenomenal jazz remix of the anthemic Rage Against the Machine song “Killing in the Name“. In
Thousands of Army Ants Build an Impressive Bridge With Their Bodies In Order to Swarm a Wasp Nest

Thousands of Army Ants Build an Impressive Bridge With Their Bodies In Order to Swarm a Wasp Nest

Thousands of army ants in Costa Rica amazingly worked together to build an impressive ropy bridge using their own bodies in order to swarm a highly placed wasp nest. Attack of legionary ants, also
Legendary Musician Pete Drake Plays His ‘Talking Steel Guitar’ on ‘The Jimmy Dean Show’ in 1964

Legendary Musician Pete Drake Plays His ‘Talking Steel Guitar’ on ‘The Jimmy Dean Show’ in 1964

In 1964, musician Pete Drake appeared on The Jimmy Dean Show and played his “talking steel guitar” for a really appreciative audience. The song he chose was “I’m Just a Guitar”, an amusing ditty about
How Rod Serling Used Allegory to Make Episodes of ‘The Twilight Zone’ Feel Culturally Relevant

How Rod Serling Used Allegory to Make Episodes of ‘The Twilight Zone’ Feel Culturally Relevant

In an extremely insightful essay about the iconic original series The Twilight Zone, artist Zane Whitener of In Praise of Shadows takes a look at how subjects that appear to be too fantastic for real
Cosmologist Stephen Webb Addresses the Age Old Question About There Being Life on Other Planets

Cosmologist Stephen Webb Addresses the Age Old Question About There Being Life on Other Planets

In April 2018, British cosmologist and astrobiologist Stephen Webb spoke to a Vancouver TedX audience about seeing a UFO as a child. This event, he stated, made him wonder exactly “Where are all the
‘The Mad Drummer’ Who Was at the Wrong Gig Decimates Kevin in a Drum Battle on ‘The Office’

‘The Mad Drummer’ Who Was at the Wrong Gig Decimates Kevin in a Drum Battle on ‘The Office’

In 2010, a dramatic drummer with a very distinct style became rather popular when a video of him playing surfaced with the caption “this drummer is at the wrong gig” went viral. Since that time, the
Stunning Side-by-Side 4K Footage Showing How Visual Effects Can Completely Erase Signs of Aging

Stunning Side-by-Side 4K Footage Showing How Visual Effects Can Completely Erase Signs of Aging

In 2015, digital compositor and visual effects artist Rousselos Aravantinos created an impressive age reduction demonstration with actress Michele Valley. In 2018, Aravantinos conducted a very similar
How Psychotherapy Encourages the Vocalization of Self-Reflective Thoughts Without Judgement

How Psychotherapy Encourages the Vocalization of Self-Reflective Thoughts Without Judgement

The School of Life explains via animation “How Psychotherapy Works” despite its demanding schedule, by positing three different ways the therapist is able to reach the patient. Their first reason is