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Amazing Tumblr Reminds Us That Particle Physics Is A Lonely Pursuit

CERN is home to some of the brightest minds in science and the origin of some of physics’ biggest findings — but this Tumblr serves as a reminder that particle physics is a very lonely pursuit indeed.


You Could Learn Art History From These Amazing Manicures

These nails are sporting an unmistakable dose of Basquiat with a smattering of Warhol. It’s not a rendering — it’s real, hand-painted nail art, taken from Nail Art History, a brand new Tumblr that showcases some very impressive manicures based rather accurately on real works of modern art.


Man Photoshops Technology Into 15th Century Paintings, Hilarity Ensues

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Not everyone appreciates a GIF. And not everyone appreciates an early Renaissance masterpiece. But there’s more audience overlap than you’d think. Just ask Scorpion Dagger, née James Kerr, an artist whose GIFs feature subjects from 15th century paintings creeping on Instagram and unfriending each other on Facebook.


When Photoshop's Content-Aware Fill Screws Up It Makes Art

Photoshop is amazingly powerful. But like any other program it’s limited. Sometimes hilariously so. And content-aware fill is an example of an amazing feature that’s still in the grey area between amazing and really off base.


IBM's Fractalizer Turns Any Tumblr Into A Trippy Fractal

IBM’s engineers must have been at a loose end, because they’ve just launched a new site called the IBMblr Fractalizer, which takes any Tumblr and spits it out as a series of fractals.


Simple, Waterproof Camera Automatically Shares Your Shots Online

Samsung’s Android-powered Galaxy Camera was the first dedicated shooter that let users instantly upload their photos to their favourite social networks. And while it offered better image quality and controls over a smartphone’s built-in camera, at $599, plus the cost of a data plan, it was a tough sell. But at just $200, plus a monthly fee to your local carrier, theQ camera is a slightly sweeter deal.


Scroll Through Everything That Happens In One Second On The Internet

There have been countless previous attempts to impress upon us the sheer, absurd mass of, well, things happening on the internet at any given moment. What with all the hundreds of millions of people online Facebooking and Skyping and blogging and Tumbling and Tweeting and god knows what else, it’s a pretty consistently impressive display.


There's Enough IKEA Furniture In Porn To Fill A Whole Tumblr (NSFW)

Let’s not beat around the bush: We all watch porn. OK? OK. And it turns out that while we’re doing that, we’re getting a full view of IKEA’s affordable, easily cleanable, porn-friendly furnishings.


Tumblr's Big Security Fail Was Absurdly Stupid

Tumblr just fessed up to a frankly embarrassing security flaw that exposed millions of users’ passwords. Actually, “embarrassing” might be an understatement in the broader spectrum of screw ups a company like Tumblr could make. “Astonishingly stupid” works, too.


Behind The Scenes At The World's Most Famous Haunted House

Love or hate haunted houses, it’s hard to deny the fact that their ability to turn otherwise rational adults into whimpering shells of their former selves is, to say the least, fairly impressive. Now, thanks to the new Haunted Mansion Backstage tumblr, you can see exactly how they turn all that dated robotic tech into some of our worst nightmares.