Pokemon GO Player Almost Loses His Job

A Pokemon GO player’s Reddit post details how playing the game at work leads him to being suspected of breaching company security, putting his career at risk. Pokemon GO has seen massive popularity since its release, becoming the top downloaded app from the iOS store in just two days. Of course, the game’s massive popularity…

What Do Tree Rings Sound Like

We all know that the Lorax speaks for the trees, but what do they sound like when they speak for themselves? Rings on a tree can give information about the age of the tree, as well as indicate environmental conditions such as rain levels, disease, and even forest fire. Light colored rings indicate quick growth,…

“Sharknado” Moment On Camera 

No, that image is not photoshopped, it really is a shark diving nose-first into the sea. While sailing a few miles out from Perth on the West Australian coast last Thursday, 19-year-old Jake Beazley’s fishing trip was given a brief but brilliant half-time show. “It was around lunchtime when I had myself a good fish…

Someone faces off with alligator to retrieve his iPhone

When 24-year-old Anthony Larrimore dropped his iPhone while snapping pictures of an alligator in Fort Myers — only for the ‘gator to take a shine to the smartphone. The only problem? The iPhone had pictures of Larrimore’s 10-month-old son on it. According to Larrimore’s partner Laciey D’Agostino, the problem began when they decided to try…

Video: see how a mosquito bites your flesh and sucks your blood

Usually, being bitten by a mosquito is an event that conjures up swear words and frantic itching, but more advanced souls might turn their thoughts to what exactly happens when the insect manages to get under your skin. Thanks to a video shot by researchers at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, we now have a…

This Digital Music Box Is Every Nostalgic Remix Artist Dream

Ye olde music boxes were the first way for folks to play songs in their home by using a mass-produced cylinders, each loaded with a unique tune. As the player rotated the tube, irregular pegs jutting from it would strike a comb of tines on the box — and voila, audio for the people. We’ve…

Family Transforms Their Backyard Into This Awesome Pool

one family in Switzerland decided that if they were going to have a pool, they were going to do things their own way. Reddit user VonBubenberg shared the photos of the backyard’s transformation from plain grassy rectangle to magical private oasis, all thanks to their creative dad, who spearheaded the project. What’s more, their pool…

Check these Photos Of North Korea’s huge, weird buildings

In a country that keeps so much under wraps, the architecture ends up speaking volumes.  Entering the capital city of Pyongyang, visitors pass through the Arch of Reunification. The two women holding a conjoined North and South Korea symbolize supreme leader Kim Il Sung’s vision for the two countries. Nick Bonner Immediately, visitors are struck by…

How I’d Live On $2 A Day – Bill Gates Notes

You might have read numerous hoax posts on the internet claiming to tell you ways to earn millions. Well, here I’ll tell you something opposite (no million dollar trick, no hoax). The world’s richest man has revealed what he would do to live on $2 a day. On his website Gates Notes, Microsoft co-founder has…

This is what future would look like if you were born by 1900

We’re pretty obsessed with imagining the future, even though we might get it wrong. So were people back in 1900, First designed for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris, the postcards, designed by artist Jean-Marc Côté and others, are full of zany illustrations of how the French thought the year 2000 would look. Some of them were eerily accurate,…

Optical Illusions That Break The Reality

In every one of these side-by-sides from artist Howard Lee (and there are ten of them), one is the real object and the other is just a hyperrealistic drawing. Some of these drawings look so real that it’s hard to tell what’s art and what’s not. It’s especially great because after we get fooled, we…

illusions that messes with your perspective

You really can’t trust your eyeballs. Watch as freerunners Jason Paul and Pasha Petkuns use illusions and perfect camera angles to screw with our perspectives as they slide down bananas, live in an upside down world, become giants and tiny humans, and do a lot more mind trippy stuff. It’s really fun.