Skydiver Has a Close Brush With Meteorite [video]

Speaking in simple terms, this dude falling from the sky was nearly hit by a rock falling from the sky. For anyone keeping count, the chance of something like this happening is super rare, so rare that according to geologist Hans Amundsen, this is the first time ever that a meteorite has been filmed in the air after its light goes out. The event happened back in 2012.

Slow Life: A Macrophotography Timelapse of Coral, Sponges and Marine Life

Slow Life is a beautiful look in macrophotography at the growth of marine life like coral and sponges. Created by University of Queensland PhD student Daniel Stoupin, the video was made using more than 150,000 photographs. The photographs were initially captured to study various elements of coral and sponge behavior, and after some months the photographer realized the images could be used to show the beauty of microscopic reef “landscapes.”

Via Colossal