Metal floats on metal



In this cool science experiment, an anvil weighing 50 lbs. (23 kg.) floats quite easily in a tub of mercury in its room temperature, liquid state. No matter how hard the demonstrator tries, the anvil refuses to sink beneath the silvery waves. Jawdropping.

Credits: Gif via Gif FinderScience Gifs and Pinterest

Flying pigs of the Soviet space race


Poor piggy; they had to get it drunk/sedated as well first. Animal experiments are lame.

Credits: friscored and imgur via Giphy, Christopher Burnett Atkinson, Out-there Gifs! and Facebook

Vijay’s classic GIFs 2007-2011 – 48


He certainly looks surprised.

For those who don’t get the eon8 reference, this was a mysterious website that was live from Dec. 2005 to Jul. 2006, which displayed odd codes and a countdown timer. Theories ranging from the widespread release of a PC virus to the end of the world appeared around eon8, but in the end it turned out to be a sociological experiment on how Net users would react to a lack of information.

GIF: e8shock                                                                                                           DATE: 08/12/2007

Credits: Ratedesi Forums, eon8 and RationalWiki