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This Trippy Infinite Animation Will Melt Your Brain

Video: Ben Ridgway’s specialty is creating flawlessly repeating animations that can be left on loop forever if you’re trying to intentionally trigger the worst acid flashback you’ve ever experienced — minus the acid. Continuum Infinitum has no beginning and no end, just an infinite zoom into a never-ending abyss of trippy mind-melting shapes.


The 50 Most Cringe-Worthy Moments In Comic-Book Movie History

There have been hundreds of movies based on comic-books, going back to the earliest days of both media. And that cinematic flood has come with a certain amount of “holy crap, what was that” moments. Here are the 50 most shudder-inducing comic-book-movie moments.


Facebook Could Have No Text In Five Years

The death of the written word continues apace, as a Facebook exec has predicted the site would probably be “all video” within the next five years. Let’s prepare ourselves.


When The Slingshot Guy Is Inspired By The Hydraulic Press Guy

We love the destruction video channels: hydraulic presses, waterjets, and slingshots. Now, Joerg Sprave, the guy behind the Slingshot Channels has come up with his own version of a press.


Check Out This Incredible Bond-Inspired Credit Sequence For The Empire Strikes Back

The opening crawl that opens up every Star Wars film is one of cinema’s most iconic moments, and will never change, but what happens when you take the stylings of a James Bond film and give it a try? Magic.


The Best Data Visualisations Of The Year Are Absolutely Incredible

The winners of the inaugural Data Stories Competition, which highlights some of the most creative and fascinating scientific data visualisations of the past year, have just been announced.


This 30-Second Tribute To Ada Lovelace Is An Earworm For Great Justice

Video: Yes, this vocodery song about Ada Lovelace, the pioneering computer programmer, will totally get stuck in your head. But it’s totally worth it, because everyone should think about Ada Lovelace more.


I Flew An Expensive Drone Into A Fence At Top Speed Because I Trust Technology Too Much

Video: I swear it was an accident. For two weeks, I flew the DJI Phantom 4 as often as possible, to learn about its quirky but impressive feature set. When it came time for the final test — seeing how obstacle avoidance worked at high speeds — it slipped my mind that the technology doesn’t work at all at high speeds.


New Realtime 3D Modelling Can Turn You Into Any Celebrity On Camera

A university research team recently developed a new method for real-time facial re-enactment that works with a regular web camera, overcoming several challenges in computer vision technology. It’s also creepy as hell.


This Timelapse Of Californian Bushfires Is Absolutely Apocalyptic

Video: Filmmaker Jeff Frost has documented over two dozen bushfires in California over the past several years. To convey the extent of these blazes, he has put together a timelapse video showing them from a unique — and horrifying — perspective.


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