Quadriplegic uses her mind to control her robotic arm.
DARPA robot can traverse an obstacle course.
Genetically modified silk is stronger than steel.
DNA was photographed for the first time.
Invisibility cloak technology took a huge leap forward.
James Cameron reached the deepest known point in the ocean.
Stem cells could extend human life by over 100 years.
3-D printer creates full-size house in one session.
Self-driving cars are legal in Nevada, Florida, and California.
Voyager I leaves the solar system.
Custom Jaw transplant created with 3-D printer.
Rogue planet[s] floating through space.
Chimera monkey’s created from multiple embryos.
Artificial leaves generate electricity.
Google goggles bring the internet everywhere.
Higgs-Boson Particle discovery.
Flexible, inexpensive solar panels challenge fossil fuel.
Diamond planet discovered.
Eye implants give sight to the blind.
Wales barcodes DNA of every flowering plant species in the country.
First unmanned commercial space flight docks with the ISS.
Ultra-flexible “willow” glass will allow for curved electronic devices.
NASA begins using robotic exoskeletons.
Human brain is hacked.
First planet with four suns discovered.
Microsoft patented the “Holodeck”.
Learn more about each of these scientific break-throughs and discoveries here.
Whoever wants to eat cookie dough and not get salmonella. Here ya go!
Mimi, when we do this, because I know we will, be sure it goes in the fridge for a bit. It gets too sticky if it’s not cold.
i need this in my life
Guess what I’m making, sans chocolate chips
Once Upon a Family Tree
Tiny Bow & Arrow”
What you’ll need:
- sharp knife
- popsicle stick
I need this for class
Welp people are going to hate me now more than they already do
there’s this unspoken law in britain that you’re not to phone anyone while doctor who’s on, and it was on and the phone rang and my brother was the one that had to pick it up, and he didn’t even say ‘hello’ or anything, he just picked it up and went, “WHO THE [HECK] IS RINGING WHILE DOCTOR WHO’S ON?” and the person on the other end went, “DOCTOR WHO’S ON? I’LL CALL YOU BACK!”, and hung up.
We don’t even know who it was, I just—
thERE’S A SONG ABOUT IT
Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003)
Oh. Sobbing. Okay.
this is wonderful because look what i found when i searched “britta”
so many opportunities
And people bitch about me for not knowing how to write.
i read this and i got like mixed up 8 of them up and i know english
finally a Merlin post that did not make me cry
THIS IS THE MOST AMAZING AND BRILLIANT THING EVER
i would probably buy or do anything they wanted me to.
OH MY GOD I REMEMBER WATCHING THIS IN SCHOOL. My friend and I couldn’t stop giggling once the first guy started stripping… then realised our teacher was right behind us watching too. Best thing ever.
a couple of tumblr functions if you didn’t know about them:
So I’m at an old cafe by the beach alone and I got up to use the restroom and buy a croissant. When I returned this was in my book
In which NASA wins at
Gangnam Style parodies now and forever. Everyone else go home.
This is beautiful.
It’s amazing that with the growing popularity of social media, large, traditionally professional groups/businesses/etc. are doing things like this. It absolutely blows my mind.
Why aren’t we giving them all of our money yet?
everyone else needs to just go home, because nasa wins everything
This is beautiful and amazing.
NASA I love you.
i hate gangnam style. but this is the best shit ever. nasa u win
Well that was needlessly awesome.
it just gets better and better as the video goes on
MY LIFE IS COMPLETE
This is perfect
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"Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure"
"It is our choices that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities."
- Albus Dumbledore