Can You Trust Your Eyes?

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At a young age, kids quickly learn from magic tricks and optical illusions that things aren’t always as they appear to be. So what gives? Can we really trust our own eyes?¬† For the most part, yes, explains¬†Asap SCIENCE. But as our brains judge color, lighting, and contrast based on context our eyes can be […]

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21 Oddly Useful Inventions That You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Right Now

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Have you ever seen something that you didn’t know you needed until you saw it? It happens to everyone, and it is super frustrating to see that wonderful thing and not be able to afford it. It would make your life so much easier and more fun, but your funds just aren’t there. Well, thanks […]

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4K Slow Motion: Visualizing Combustion with a See Through Engine and Phantom Camera

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The team at Warped Perception built a glass head for a Briggs and Stratton engine to make the combustion process visible. They then recorded close-ups with high-speed Phantom cameras to show you the process in 4K slow motion. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/see-through-engine-4k-slow-motion-visible-combustion/

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Stop Everything And Watch This Breathtaking Footage Of Marine Life

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“The close-up patterns and colors of this type of fauna hardly resemble anything from the terrestrial environments,” says photographer Daniel Stoupin. You’ll need to set this to fullscreen for the full effect: Video available at: http://vimeo.com/88829079. Daniel Stoupin / vimeo.com 1. Photographer Daniel Stoupin took 150,000 shots of microscopic underwater reef “landscapes” to make the […]

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