Why do the movies never show us this Spider-Man?
Jibo, which stands just under a foot tall, can see, hear, speak, learn, help and relate, according to its website. It can take pictures, track faces, recognize where sound is coming from and — ideally — help organize and simplify your life.
I can’t tell if this is really really cool or super creepy.
I’m gonna use it to take nudes.
This unique cutting board has the periodic table of elements engraved into it. Optional customization of the 118th element, Ununoctium, is available. Customize this element to display a name, a life accomplishment, or anything else. Sold on Etsy.
As close as you will ever be to a nuclear explosion
THIS IS FUCKING TERRIFYING
No thank you.
The columns of smoke in the foreground are telephone poles boiling
This is way cooler to look at than it should be
Science side of Tumblr would like to add:
Heat is generally transmitted in 3 forms: conduction, convection, radiation.
The fact that the telephone poles and wires are boiling away well before the shockwave hits them indicates that the heat from the explosion has not reached them by convection (much slower than the speed of sound) or by conduction (at best, comparable to the speed of sound), but purely by radiation. In other words: the explosion is bright enough to boil everything.
reblogging again for what engineer—cat said