This is what happens when you give McDonald's to organic food "experts"

"What happens when you serve McDonald's food to some experts and pretend it's a new organic meal?" ask Sacha and Cedrique. To answer this question they went to a organic food fair in Houten, Netherlands, armed with disguised McNuggets and Big Macs. You can imagine what happens—or just watch their video: » 10/22/14 1:36pm Today 1:36pm

I really want this sci-fi short film to be made into a full movie

Into Dusk is a sci-fi short film about a terminal patient—Ellie—and her lover—Wren—who is broke, desperate to save her life—and has a gun. Jason Ho filmed it to attract investors to make a full feature. I would watch a film that explores how a normal drama could develop in a future world with different rules. » 10/22/14 12:11pm Today 12:11pm

These photos are so incredibly perfect that I can't believe they're real

This image is so impossibly flawless in every aspect that is hard to believe it is real. Technique, composition, subject matter—it's like a perfect dream, but it's an actual photo of Svolvaer, Norway, by extremely talented Max Rive. His other work is equally perfect and stunning to the point of disbelief. » 10/22/14 10:54am Today 10:54am

Portraits of abandoned dogs before being put down at a shelter

Taiwanese photographer Yun-Fei Tou created these portraits of abandoned dogs minutes before being euthanized to "arouse people's awareness of animals rights." What really fucks me up is to look into their eyes knowing they didn't know what was coming up next. A stark reminder of our responsibility towards these beings. » 10/21/14 4:49pm Yesterday 4:49pm

Holy crap, this amazing Universe simulator makes me want to buy a new PC

It's been a long time since I craved a computer program, but now I want Space Engine so much that I'm ready to buy a PC just to be able to immerse myself in it. Developed by Vladimir Romanyuk, Space Engine is a complete sandbox simulation of the Universe with mind-blowing graphics. Check this out: » 10/20/14 6:50pm Monday 6:50pm

I've never seen macroscopic images as incredibly sharp as these ones

This is a blister beetle photographed with a Macropod—"a low cost, portable, three-dimensional imaging solution" that allows scientists to break the depth of field limitations typical of macro photography by taking multiple exposures and merging them into a single ultra-sharp image using software. » 10/20/14 1:13pm Monday 1:13pm

This is now Earth's largest ship—so big it can lift oil rigs off the sea

This is the Pieter Schelte, which is now the largest ship sailing the seas, surpassing even the Maersk Triple-E*. Built by Daewoo in Korea, this catamaran is so huge that it can lift entire oil platforms off their base, pick up the base itself, and then transport it all to port—which is exactly what it's designed to… » 10/18/14 2:46am Saturday 2:46am

Ambition is the new sci-fi film I didn't even know I wanted to see

It's not Interstellar but now I want to see it just the same: Ambition is the sci-fi film that nobody seems to be reporting about even while its main actor is arguably the best character in Game of Thrones—Littlefinger himself—and its director was already nominated for an Academy Award in 2002. [Updated] » 10/18/14 1:39am Saturday 1:39am

Mystery spy spaceship lands on Earth after record 675 days in orbit

The X-37B—America's spy space drone—has landed safely after a record-setting orbit of 675 days. While this was expected, that doesn't make it any less incredible. The fact that this spacecraft has been in orbit for almost two years and has returned to Earth intact is an amazing technological feat. » 10/17/14 5:33pm Friday 5:33pm