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This Drone Footage of an Erupting Volcano is Absolutely Nuts

Put your face close to your screen and hit play. This short video, uploaded by YouTuber Shaun O'Callaghan, was shot from a DJI Phantom quad-copter as Yasur volcano on Tanna Island in Vanuatu erupted. Read More >>

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Incredible Photo of a Supernova at Peak Brightness Captured by Hubble

Even if Hubble had been a total disaster spewing one crappy image after the other for more than two decades, it would have been worth it just for this single image: a supernova explosion in the galaxy M82, taken on January 31, as it approached peak brightness. Read More >>

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Badass Guy Does a Frontflip Over a 50 Foot Gap in a Wheelchair

Here is a heaping helping of uncut badassery, courtesy of a dude in a wheelchair doing an epic front-flip over a 50 foot gap—FIFTY FEET!—while goddamn fireballs flame up in the background. And he nails the landing. Read More >>

A Tornado of Fish Looks Incredibly Scary

If this school of fish surrounds you, your skin will melt, your flesh will be eaten raw and your bones won't have a morsel of meat left on them. Real tornadoes are probably still scarier but fish tornadoes look like the sentient arm of some sick underworld cartoon monster. Read More >>

27 Amazing Images From the Depths of Scientific Labs

As an image-driven person, I often find myself deeply lost and buried in the vast online libraries of universities and research centres. Scientists just love to show off all the big and shiny machinery they work on. Read More >>

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Fearless Felix's Supersonic Space Jump Is Still Awesome One Year Later

Today is the anniversary of brave Felix Baumgartner's space jump. His heart was racing at 185 beats per minute when he jumped from an altitude of 127,852 feet, then started to spin at 60 revolutions per minute. He kept spinning for 13 seconds after jumping, reaching a maximum vertical speed of Mach 1.25. An incredible feat, and still unrivalled a year later. Come on, guys -- jump to it. Read More >>

Lego Prosthetic Leg Is Yet Another Proof of Lego Fans Awesomeness

Watch Christina Stephens—a practicing occupational therapist and clinical researcher who lost her foot after a crush injury—build herself a working prosthetic leg out of Lego. Read More >>

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This 4 Minute Video of GoPro Footage Proves Why It's So Great Being Human

Every once and a while we need a reminder to be more awesome by doing more awesome. Jump off a cliff. Sky dive. Race a plane. Ride a bike. Surf. Anything. When you attach a GoPro to your head and put a thumping electronic beat as your soundtrack, life will always seem pretty rad. Read More >>

A Cheat Sheet of Every Single Gmail Keyboard Shortcut

Do you use Gmail a lot? Then you need to see this graphic with all the keyboard shortcuts that can make like a million times easier. It comes complete with visualisations of each action, for some reference of what you're actually accomplishing. Read More >>

This Wonderful Photographer Gave a Boy Suffering with Muscular Dystrophy a Chance to Live Out His Dreams

Here's something that'll warm your heart in a week that needs more heartwarming stories: Photographer Matej Peljhan photographed a boy named Luka who suffers from muscular dystrophy doing things he dreams about doing but his body won't allow him to. Like playing basketball or skateboarding or diving. It's beautiful. Read More >>

Razer's Honouring Unauthorised 90 Per Cent Off Coupon Purchases at a Huge Loss

This is only a Dealzmodo in the past tense, but Razer just said it's going to honour purchases made with a third party coupon that went viral this week, which gave users 90 per cent off on the Razer UK store. That's kind of astounding. Read More >>

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This 90-Year-Old Grandmother Freaking Out Over the Oculus Rift VR Goggles Is What Makes Technology Great

More or less, this is all anyone ever wants from a piece of technology. Here's a 90-year-old woman strapped into an Oculus Rift VR headset, and totally losing her mind over how amazing it is. Read More >>

Best Thing Ever: Classic Calvin and Hobbes Scenes Animated into GIFs

Short of a few seconds of homebrewed animations here and there, we've never seen Calvin and Hobbes animated. That's fine—Bill Watterson's panels are more lifelike than a kabillion hours of most shows—but seeing it done right is enough to make your eyes fall out from happiness. Read More >>

This Lucky Kid Has the Coolest Spaceship Bed Ever

If you thought racecar beds were cool, well, you're still right. But they aren't the coolest. That trophy's been taken by this righteous homemade spaceship bed, complete with totally awesome control panel. That is one lucky kid. Read More >>

This is Why Google Is Awesome

Not everyone loves Google; some think it's got way too much data on us all, and they may be right. But Google is still one of the most awesome tech companies in the industry, because it does cool, totally unnecessary things like this. The latest language addition to Gmail is Cherokee. Read More >>


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