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Supersonic Tonic Shot

That, friends, is a supersonic tonic shot. Over at Gelology they’re making all kinds of crazy jello shots from candy corn to caramel apple. Even if you’re a beer guy, you’ve got to admit these are pretty cool.

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If you’ve never been awestruck by the beauty of a bug, here you go.

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My, what big stationary you have!

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This is the tilt-shifted version of Van Gogh’s “The Red Vineyard” (incidentally, the only painting he sold during his lifetime). Tilt-shift is a photographic technique that makes real scenes look like miniature models. Art student Serena Maylon used Photoshop to manipulate the light and adjust the focus until she produced these renditions of Van Gogh’s work. […]

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These awesome ghost / alien / totally-explainable-natural-phenomena / condensation prints were captured by Esther Radican at her office in Texas.

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Gillete safety razor

Yes, this was an actual ad. And no, it’s not the worst one we’ve seen.

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What does it look like when Tiger Woods hits a ball directly at your face? You’re looking at it.

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Thanks to the folks over at Gizmodo, we bring you this long-exposure photo of Evolution Robotics’ Mint cleaning robot’s psychedelic path. The robot took just 20 minutes to clean the room, but if its Family Circus–esque mopping map says anything, it looks like it was pretty damn thorough.

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NYBODIES

As part of his “Bodies in Urban Spaces” performance art piece, choreographer Willi Dorner arranged dancers into unusual positions all over New York City’s Financial District. Photographer Bryan Derballa took the photos for The Wall Street Journal, and you can see the rest of them here.

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Mirror sculptures at Kensington Gardens in London (from the Guardian).

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A map of New York City, by ethnicity. “Red is White, Blue is Black, Green is Asian, Orange is Hispanic, Gray is Other, and each dot is 25 people.” Other cities here.

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The world’s strongest spider web is tougher than kevlar.

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Can you find the dead fish?