While most of us are busy having snowball fights, wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan has been tackling something much more impressive in the icy cold: polar bears!
On December 31, 2012, there was a solar eruption that extended about 160,000 miles out from the Sun.
This igloo is made by filling milk cartons with water and food coloring and then stacking the 500 brightly colored ice blocks to make an incredible rainbow effect.
Lego builder Baron von Brunk has shared one of his most recent projects and it's a doozy: a working 5-foot NES controller made out of Legos!
For two and a half years, Marcin Ignac kept track of all of his computer activity. Everything. Then, he used the data to create really cool visualizations.
Jump start your relaxation this new year with a Boba Fett hooded bathrobe.
New Year's Eve wouldn't be complete without well wishes from a robot. It's a good thing that Alderbaran Robotics agrees. They even put together a short video with NAO sending us all the best for 2013.
Who knew recycled typewriter and computer parts could look so menacing?
You won't get much thrust out of an ion thruster: compared to a chemical rocket engine, they're not all that impressive. What makes ion thrusters so great is their ability to put out small amounts of thrust very efficiently and for a very long time, and NASA's Evolutionary Xenon Thruster has now been operating for 43,000 hours. That's nearly five years straight.
Andrew Choy took this night shot of San Francisco International Airport from a Cessna back in 2005. Gorgeous, right? It was even a finalist for the 2006 Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year. With all that hectic holiday travel underway, it's nice to see such beautiful shot of one of the busiest airports in the United States.