SpaceX has posted an amazing sped up video of the first-stage of their Falcon 9 rocket executing a perfect landing on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship in the Atlantic Ocean after the successful launch delivering THAICOM 8 to a Super Synchronous Transfer Orbit.
THAICOM 8 spacecraft has been deployed into a nominal supersynch transfer orbit pic.twitter.com/u6W7s3MqxB
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) May 27, 2016
In “What if the World Ended?” Jake Roper of Vsauce3 explains the concept of nuclear winter from a stylized future in the aftermath of a small nuclear war. The video is a follow-up to Roper’s earlier post-nuclear video “Could You Survive a Fallout?” that explains the more immediate dangers of a nuclear blast.
On May 25, 2016, the Health Department of New York City declared the names Bella and Max to be the most popular dog names throughout the five boroughs for 2015. They also created a really fun map showing where the popular names are most prevalent.
The Health Department today announced that Max and Bella were the most popular dog names in New York City in 2015. Bella has been the number #1 name for the last seven years, overtaking Max in 2008 (possibly because of the Twilight book series debut). The Health Department’s dog license records showed 1,127 Bellas and 1,073 Maxs were registered in New York City in 2015.
images via NYC Department of Health
Let’s Melt This has created an oddly satisfying compilation of things being melted in reverse. This video features many of the same clips as their original compilation of things melting, but this time the objects seem to reform and take shape rather than dissolve and fall apart.
Compilation 2.0 of oddly satisfying videos we have created over the last few months of things melting played in reverse. Never did we plan on making oddly satisfying videos. But after reading the countless “oddly satisfying” comments we decided to put one together so our viewers can watch a compilation of our videos from a different perspective.
On a recent episode of Discovery Channel‘s Daily Planet show Make It Real, engineer James Hobson (a.k.a. “The Hacksmith“) built an amazing fiery replica of Psylocke‘s (Olivia Munn) psychic sword from the newly released film X-Men: Apocalypse. We previously wrote about the electromagnet bracers that James built for his replica Captain America shield.
Comedian Mike Earley is a construction worker by day, and he wrote and stars in the video “Framing Houses in Minnesota” produced by his employer Carpentry Contractors Company. In the video, Earley talks about the benefits of working construction, things he has learned on the job, and the recipe for a shart.