Here Are The Kickstarters That Are Out-Fundraising Presidential Candidates


Here Are The Kickstarters That Are Out-Fundraising Presidential Candidates
Though people in the startup world whine a lot about politics and an entrenched class of Washington bureaucrats who hate disruption, the reality is that the two worlds are actually pretty similar.

October 24, 2015 at 01:28PM
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Reversed Video Of A Backwards Running Competition Is Funnier Than It Should Be


Reversed Video Of A Backwards Running Competition Is Funnier Than It Should Be
It’s the Uncanny Valley of Running: It looks like people running normally, but something is just… off.

October 24, 2015 at 01:25PM
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“My Kind Of America” With Jack Black


“My Kind Of America” With Jack Black
Colbert and Jack Black have created the great political anthem of our time and it’s free for any politician to use. Lincoln Chafee, this could be your moment.

October 15, 2015 at 08:46AM
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Big Break

An immense wave crashes against the Felgueiras lighthouse in Porto, Portugal. Your Shot member Marco Nuno Faria says the image wasn’t easy to capture, but with some tenacity—and a bit of luck—the shot was his. “I studied the waves’ behavior for several days before this shot,” he writes, “and realized this spot was particularly interesting since I could, if I was lucky, get three simultaneous waves smashing into the breakwater. And I did it! But I had to wait for about two hours or a little more.”

Faria’s shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen.

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Dreamscape

In the northern slopes of the Tian Shan Mountains in China, a river carves its way through a canyon. The Earth’s rocky layers are eroded by wind and water and exposed, transforming the landscape into these colorful terraces.

This photograph was submitted to the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest. Submit your best photo for a chance to win.

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This beautiful spinning chocolate cake hides hilarious animations

This beautiful spinning chocolate cake hides hilarious animations

Oh, this is great. Alexandre Dubosc made this wonderful zoetrope that uses chocolate and popcorn to animate itself. As the multi-layer cake spins around, different things begin to appear as if they’re moving and it’s all perfectly matched with the sound. Corn kernels pop, popcorn gets catapulted and chocolate mouths get fed.


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