Beautifully animated, and basically everything you need to know to get started.
The Luxton Brothers are recreating old photos from their younger years. Here are the results (some more disturbing than others).
Ready for nearly 3 hours of nostalgia? Okay, perhaps that's a bit much, but at least they're in alphabetical order!
The view from here.
Update: A reminder that it can always be worse.
Apparently there is so much bad blood between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames that lit-rally one second after the puck drops at the game's start, both lines throw down their gloves and all hell breaks loose.
Each spring on Costa Rica’s desolate Caribbean coast, endangered leatherback sea turtles come ashore at night to lay and hide their eggs. Poachers steal them for cash, and as Matthew Power reports, they’re willing to kill anyone who gets in their way.
Children of the 80's, rejoice!
Once again, 4,000 FPS reveals a whole new world.
Blizzard's addicting new online card game has entered public beta. It's been nice knowing you.
...here's how it looks when applied to a video.
The MetaFilter community comes together to decode a 20 year old riddle left by a member's grandmother in her final days battling cancer.
To mark 100 years of passenger air travel, our stunning interactive uses live data to show every one of the thousands of commercial planes currently in the air, charts the history of aviation since 1914, and asks what comes next for the industry.
Horrifying manipulation of human faces.
Where there are flies on a semi-permanent basis, you can expect lizards to be crawling around the walls, and perhaps toads hoping to catch a meal. There’s also a spider or two waiting for prey in the corners. I’ve witnessed ants and roaches timeshare the cracks around the toilet seat, with ants seeming to fare better in the colder months. The capstone of the pit latrine ecosystem is the bat. A family of bats will sometimes claim a lucky pit as their cave, and as much as I appreciate what bats do to kill flies and mosquitoes, discovering a bat under your bare posterior can be traumatizing.
Cavalry shoot in the Glen of Imaal.