Awesome GoPro Footage Of Space

Space exploration is awesome, and today it seems like anyone with a camera and a balloon can do it!

From the YouTube description:
“In June 2013, a group of friends launched a weather balloon a few miles from Tuba City, Arizona. The amazing footage was found two years later by an Arizona hiker. Enjoy the video of our launch preparations, video footage, and some data analysis of the flight.”

That’s pretty damn awesome if you ask me. Watch out, we got some badasses over her.


You Can Make An Epic Coke Bottle Rocket With Just Propane

Forget those stupid Mentos/Coke fountain experiments because this Russian dude found out you can just add some propane to a bottle of Coke and turn it upside down to make an awesome rocket! Here’s the YouTube description translated:

Liquid gas is mixed with cola instantly turns into a gaseous state, while increasing in volume by more than 500 times! Departing from a bottle of cola with foam creates a gas jet draft and bottle accelerates like a rocket!


Want To See The Heart Of A Blue Whale?

Now I know it’s still early so this might be a little gross for some but I find it fascinating. This is what a heart of a blue what looks like after it’s been cut out (I’m assuming they didn’t kill the whale to get it and it died of natural causes).

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Yes, if I had to make an educated guess I’d say the whale is dead.

Stephen Colbert Begs Neil deGrasse Tyson To Make Pluto A Planet Again

In this clip Stephen Colbert talks about the Pluto pictures from the New Horizons spacecraft, and he’s joined by science rockstar Neil deGrasse Tyson. You should watch the entire thing because they’re both awesome. And if you have an hour I highly recommend watching this video of Colbert interviewing Neil deGrasse Tyson: