A long exposure shot of the Earth from the International Space Station

This very long exposure shot of the Earth was captured by astronaut Don Pettit, who spent time aboard the International Space Station during Expeditions 30 and 31. Numerous images of 30 second exposure were captured and stacked together to create this image, which presents a 15 minute exposure.

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A talented stylist of men’s (chest) hair

Manscaping is what celebrated British hair stylist Daniel Johnson, calls his work of styling body hair. Daniel has a client list that includes some very well known names, and it’s understandable given his skill. One of his projects, with assistance from Braun includes shaving patterns into men’s hairy chests. Now that requires not just skill with the trimmer and shaver, but also quite an eye for art and detail.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron [teaser trailer]

Take your first look at Marvel’s upcoming movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron. Now that’s some great action, and quite an impressive preview.

Levitating kitty action shots

Here’s documenting one kitty talent you never really considered, the hover kitty. Take a good look and be impressed by cats and their secret ability to hover.

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Mr. Right and Mrs. Always Right

There could hardly be a Mr. Right, if it wasn’t for the magnanimity of Mrs. Always Right. Get these throw pillow cushion covers, and Mr. Right can have a good chuckle with Mrs. Always Right. Available on Amazon.

Weeping Angel Mask

The weeping angels are the scariest of Doctor Who antagonists. There are Daleks and Cybermen, but they can hardly compare with the sheer terror of being taken out in the blink of an eye. I’d say Blink ranks pretty close to the best episodes of the new Doctor Who series. That, and The Empty Child. The mask is available on Amazon for $15.

“Don’t Blink
Blink and you’re dead.
Don’t turn your back.
Don’t look away.
And DON’T blink.”

Ireland launches video game inspired postage stamps

Ireland has released four postage stamps to celebrate the most popular games and gaming icons. The four stamps show Mario, Sonic, Pacman and Space Invaders. The stamps are available here.

Bionic eye allows man to see for the first time in 33 years

It’s a wonderful time we live in, and science makes miracles happen with an amazing regularity. Larry Hester, 66 had been blind for 33 years due to a condition called retinitis pigmentosa. Doctors at the Duke Eye Center surgically implanted an electronic stimulator in his left eye in September, and on October 1, the device was turned on by Dr. Paul Hahn. The heartwarming video shows what followed.

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Alien Invasion Prank

This is exactly what you should do should do when visited by aliens in the dead of the night.

Air Umbrella projects a ‘Force Field’ to keep you dry in the rain

air umbrella

Ever since the umbrella first showed up, it has had the same basic appearance. A stick to hold it, and a cloth or some other material up top to stop the rain. All that is about to change if the Air Umbrella goes through. In essence, it is still the same principle, as in you hold a stick, and stay under a surface that protects you from the rain. Except, here the protecting surface would be air, not the usual fabric that we are used to.

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