When you stare up at the moon, somewhere on the lunar surface lie the remains of Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16 and 17 along with 8 unmanned Russian Luna missions and 5 pre-Apollo unmanned American surveyor missions.
So why can’t we see them? The reason is explained in this video, and it’s mainly because you’d need a very, very powerful telescope. Even more powerful than the most powerful one on earth, in fact it would need a mirror ten times its size.
Japanese video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto has created some of the most popular and celebrated video games ever made, including Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, and The Legend of Zelda.
In this video from Vox they explain his design philosophy and how he used a combination of movement, control, and storytelling to pave the way for the today’s epic, much larger budget games.
There’s no denying that everyone knows that nuclear weapons are hugely destructive and the world would be better off without them.
But are you aware of the truly epic and terrifying power of them? You probably think you are but after you watch this video you’ll realise that you didn’t really truly understand.
Water, water everywhere! The planet’s surface is about 71% water and our bodies are between 55 and 60% water. But what if you didn’t drink it?
Mia Nacamulli talks through the benefits of hydration and the role water plays in our bodies, along with revealing how much you actually need to drink to be healthy.
There are many different types and breeds of dogs, all with their own particular quirks and personalities and characteristics.
But how different are they really? This video by MinuteEarth investigates and seeks to find out exactly how different they are, or if it’s all just variations on a theme.
If you’ve ever wondered what hundreds of fireworks going off inside a van might look like, then Colin Furze, the crazy inventor from Lincolnshire, has the answer.
He got the idea after people asked him if transporting huge amounts of fireworks around, for his various projects, was dangerous, and what if they went off in the van? So he decided to find out.
If you’ve ever owned a Nintendo Wii then you would have undoubtedly owned Super Mario Galaxy, one of the greatest games there ever was. And you’ll know it featured the little Italian plumber jumping around on various planets with different gravities.
Corridor Digital recently got hold of a Gear 360 camera, warped the footage to create the impression of a tiny planet and so created a real-life Super Mario Galaxy.
Takkyuu Geinin has put together this brilliant compilation of Japanese ping pong players performing some insane-looking and ridiculously difficult trick shots.
Not only is it hilarious but it also shows the exacting skill involved in this sport, while also showing how accuracy, reflexes, and sheer inventiveness go to make up a great trick shot.