17/04/27

Sugar pills, injections of nothing — studies show that, more often than you’d expect, placebos really work. At TEDMED, magician Eric Mead does a trick to prove that, even when you know something’s not real, you can still react as powerfully as if it is. (Warning: This talk is not suitable for viewers who are disturbed by needles or blood.)

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17/04/20

Erik Johansson creates realistic photos of impossible scenes — capturing ideas, not moments. In this witty how-to, the Photoshop wizard describes the principles he uses to make these fantastical scenarios come to life, while keeping them visually plausible.

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17/04/13

Don’t you ever feel like you need to take just one more look at your favorite app before going to sleep? If you do, that’s alright – it’s probably been designed to make you behave like that.

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17/04/06

Fact 1: Humans first landed on the Moon in the late 1960s.
Fact 2: We haven’t visited the Moon much more ever since.
Question: Why?

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