60 mind blowing rock formations →
geologyrocks: Got to see them all.
“How does light look in slow motion?”
mentalflossr: In this video, you can SEE LIGHT TRAVELING THROUGH WATER. You can see light moving across the surface of a tomato. It’s nuts. Watch: The Slowest Slo-Mo Ever Recorded
16 Old-Timey Slang Terms to Describe Being Drunk
mentalflossr: As I continue flipping through my copy of the Dictionary of American Slang (1967), it seems like every page has a new term for “drunk.” We’ve discussed “on a toot” (a drunken spree) and “the zings” (a hangover), but here are some new old words to try out on your boozy friends. 1. Pigeon-eyed * 2. Full as a tick * 3. Squiffed * 4. Striped * 5. Seeing snakes More: 16...
Scientists Discover How Brains Keep Clean →
singularitarian: We all need to clear our heads, sometimes literally — and now scientists have learned how our neurological plumbing system works. Every organ produces waste, and the brain is no exception. But unlike the rest of our body, it doesn’t have a lymphatic system, a network of vessels that filter out junk. Now, a new study of mouse brains suggests how ours handle waste: by rapidly...
Might As Well Jump
mentalflossr: Philippe Halsman called his photographic technique “Jumpology,” stating that “When you ask a person to jump, his attention is mostly directed toward the act of jumping and the mask falls so that the real person appears.” More: 10 Photos of Celebrities Jumping for History’s Most Persuasive Photographer
What Is Wrong With NBC
The Capital streamed Huger Games for Free … . downward spiral, people, downward spiral. #NBC #Olympics #Hungergames #downwardspiral