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Man Tests First Dual Shoulder-Down Cyborg Arms

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Meet Les Baugh. Les had both arms amputated at the shoulder after a freak electrical accident 40 years ago. Now he's the first person to successfully use the bilateral shoulder-down modular prosthetic limbs developed by the doctors and scientists at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Each arms operates with a full 3-degrees of freedom and over 30-degrees of motion, and are controlled intuitively simply by thinking of moving a specific part. From watching the video, the technology obviously has a ways to go, but it's definitely a big step in the right direction. One of the scientists interviewed even references in five to ten years from now, he expects to be developing robotic prosthetics so advanced people will actually be cutting their own limbs off to get them
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Jenny Slate Sings "Landslide" As Marcel The Shell

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Jenny thinks her adorable little mollusk voice is a natural fit to sing the Fleetwood Mac tune.

'Bookmarks' a Comic by Grant Snider

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'Bookmarks' is a comic by Grant Snider.

16 Innovative Origins of Holiday Traditions

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This week, John takes a closer look at some popular holiday traditions.

Balls on escalator

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static loop of kinetic energy, redefining location

Meet Jeff: mockumentary/biopic about a giant, killer robot who plays himself

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Meet Jeff is a Wired web-series that's a mockumentary about a robot actor called Jeff 1000 who has been given his own biopic, starring Summer Glau.
"Summer Glau has to attend her ex-boyfriend’s art gallery opening and who better to accompany her than a ten-foot tall robot? Jeff agrees to go and is tasked with one job, but things go haywire when he meets the ex—David Arquette."
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Cold Weather Myths

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Is there a mother out there who doesn’t warn their children that going out in the cold is going to make them sick? Have you heard that old chestnut about losing all of your body’s heat through your head? Do you think drinking alcohol will warm you up?
All myths! We’ll discuss them on this week’s Healthcare Triage.

Why is it Harder to Drive Backwards?

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MinutePhysics why driving backwards is harder than driving forwards.

Star Wars-Themed Christmas Light Show

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"The guitar is 17', the piano is 19' and the drums are standard. About 12,500 channels running around 100,000 lights."

A Christmas Story - 8 Bit Cinema

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Classic holiday film 'A Christmas Story' retold via old-school 8-bit.

You're Not What You Think You Are

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What exactly are you?

Star Wars, Tie Figther accident on the highway

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This is a very short dashcam video of a TIE Fighter crashed on a snowy highway in Germany. Unfortunately, it looks like both pilots survived the accident.
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Google's Year in Search 2014

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"What do these searches say about us? Explore the Year in Search"

Happy Holidays From The Twerking Boob Lady

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If you remembered twerking boob model Sara X “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”, Sara X is back with a new twerking boob video, this time with more Christmas cheer.
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Why aliens probably exist

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Does alien life exist? On November 4, 2013, astronomers reported, based on Kepler space mission data, that there could be as many as 40 billion Earth-sized planets orbiting in the habitable zones of Sun-like stars and red dwarfs in the Milky Way, 11 billion of which may be orbiting Sun-like stars.