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Incredible Views of the Aurora Borealis from Space Makes the Earth Look Like an Alien Planet

We expect the Earth to always be this beautiful blue marble but at some angles and at some times, it glows differently. Like if you just looked at the glorious Aurora Borealis from space, the planet would have this eery alien green glow to it. This stunning footage from NASA of both the Aurora Borealis and Aurora…

These Cross Sections of Spaceships and Vehicles from Star Wars Are Simply Incredible

The best thing about the world of Star Wars (other than it being the world of Star Wars) is how incredibly detailed it is. Everything you see on screen has a backstory, everything basically has an explanation, anything can be nerded out on. So here are the backstories and explanations for the vehicles and spaceships…

Video: An airplane fuselage gets transformed into a stunning interstellar light show

Wow. PlayMID’s Porta Estel·lar is a trully stunning visual light show inside an old airplane fuselage. It mimics the concept of interstellar travel, “from departure and takeoff to the sighting of comets, planets, galaxies and alien worlds, until finally returning safe to earth.” Watch it, it’s a total trip (in every…

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Watching this giant braiding machine weave together fiberglass is so satisfying

Even if you saw how big the machine was and knew how it worked beforehnd, the little perfectly choreographed dance that all the little parts of this giant braiding machine does to weave together fiberglass is so damn impressive that you can’t really take your eyes away from it. Each strand just falls right in place…

Here's what it's like to rent a MiG-29 to fly you above the clouds in the stratosphere

It’s good to be rich. Because when you’re rich you can easily justify the $18,000 necessary to rent—yes, rent—a MiG-29 fighter jet that will take you on the flight of your life to the edge of space. You fly above the clouds in the stratosphere at 70,000 feet in the air, you reach supersonic speeds, you hit 9Gs, and…