Normally, most people would be less than interested to discuss such problems, but when ice-cream is involved, they become a lot more communicative. Using an old ice-cream truck with an industrial water-spray mounted on top, Zoe Papadopoulou and Cat Kramer managed to attract quite a crowd. Their plan was to shoot out liquid nitrogen mixed with ice-cream flavors, thus creating ice-cream flavored clouds.
Disney researchers invented a humanoid animatron that plays a lifelike game of catch.
Fancy a round of catch? This Disney robot plays an eerily humanlike game. In a combination of engineering and sorcery, researchers created a robot that follows the ball in the air with its eyes, catches the ball in its hands, and reacts when it misses a catch. Also, it juggles.
Some confetti at the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday in New York appears to have been made out of confidential police documents, a US media report says. The documents, shredded but legible, belonged to the Nassau County Police Department, New York station WPIX says. They included sensitive data such as social security numbers and banking information for police employees.
‘Twas the night before Christmas
And all through the house
Not a creature was stirring
Not even a mouse
When along came a thud
And a sick-sounding “ooof!”
Like some huge man-shaped blob
Just got dropped on the roof
He scrambled and cursed
As he fumbled his way
To the chimney, I know
‘Cuz I heard a voice say
“This better be good
One more house and I’m done!”
Then he scaled down the chimney
with a pepper spray gun
Mao Sugiyama, a young Japanese illustrator from Tokyo, recently made headlines after he decided to have his genitalia removed. To top it off, he offered to sell his organs as a cooked meal, for ¥100,000 ($1.250). Six people pre-ordered…
WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS OF THE MEAL (Click At Your Own Risk)
Deep below the ‘City of Light’ is a world lit only by candles and miners helmets, accessed through manholes and secret doors. This dark subterranean nether region is a maze comprising 180 miles of tunnels which are easy to get lost in…
The catacombs below Paris were mainly built in the 18th and 19th centuries out of limestone quarries more ancient still. When the city’s graveyards became full, millions of dead Parisians were exhumed and placed into the old tunnels.
They might look like trees on Mars, but they’re not. Groups of dark brown streaks have been photographed by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on melting pinkish sand dunes covered with light frost. The above image was taken in 2008 April near the North Pole of Mars. At that time, dark sand on the interior of Martian sand dunes became more and more visible as the spring Sun melted the lighter carbon dioxide ice.