If you are wondering why they were filming the ramp, this video explains why.
A visualisation of the northern European airspace returning to use after being closed due to volcanic ash.
This is the first image ever taken of Earth from the surface of a planet beyond the Moon. It was taken by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit one hour before sunrise on the 63rd Martian day, or sol, of its mission. (March 8, 2004)
More informaiton and a larger version.
The Geocities-izer sends websites back in time and makes them look as though they were built by a 13-year-old using the once 'popular' Geocities.
A time-lapse video showing Southwest Airlines' Florida One Boeing 737 being assembled and painted.
Ben Heine is a Belgian artist/photographer who combines mixture of photography and illustration for an ongoing experimental series, Pencil Vs. Camera. You can view more here.
A handy guide that tells you the best times to use your Macbook, iPhone ior iPad.
Impressive architectural projection mapping on Rochester Castle.
Poor guy thinks this shoe is a hot tortoise.
FlightRadar24 allows you to track flights in real time around the world (but mainly in Europe). Only airplanes equipped with an ADS-B transponder within the coverage area of the company's 100 receivers are visible on the map.
Each flight has information associated with it such airline, flight number, destination, altitude and ground speed. [via]
A man draws The Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer using a single BiC Cristal pen.
This octopus is too busy playing with a spanner to notice the cuttlefish sneaking up on him.
A tweet is more than just 140 characters. This diagram shows what's behind each tweet.
Footage from above the Icelandic volcanic crater.
Amazing photos of the Sakurajima volcano in Japan.
ITV may want to read what people are Tweeting & writing on Facebook before screening comments about election candidates. [via]
I don't think that's supposed to happen.
A burglar tries to use a ladder to exit through the store’s ceiling, but falls a seven times before he manages to make it through. The news anchors have trouble keeping a straight face whilst reading out the story.
A woman has been issued a Drinking Banning Order that prohibits her from entering any licensed premises in England and Wales for 2 years.
It is thought that the 20-year-old woman is the first person in the UK to be issued a nationwide ban. She is also banned from having alcohol in any unsealed container or consuming alcohol in any public place. [via]
A skydiver has pulled off an astonishing stunt by climbing out of a glider's cockpit, crawling along the wing and then somersaulting underneath and stepping onto the wing of a second glider flying below.
Paul Steiner then moves back onto the main fuselage of the second glider while the first glider turns upside down and flies overhead so that he can reach up and hold the tail fin at 100mph, forming a human link between the two aircraft. He then leaps off and parachutes back to the ground.
If you have ever read the UK newspaper, the Daily Mail, you will know that it is forever printing stories of things that will either increase or decrease your chances of cancer. And as this quiz shows, one year something may increase your risk of getting cancer whilst the next year it may decrease the risk.
An infographic showing the relative sizes of 100 different Pixar characters.
What do you mean you can't see him? [via]
A dramatic photo of Earth taken from the Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-125) on May 22nd, 2009. View a larger version here.
She already knew how to use an iPhone so naturally knew how to use an iPad when given one. [via]
30 artistic examples of defaced money.