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My favorite magicians, Penn & Teller, have a new TV show where magicians do their best to fool the masters of illusion. Penn talks in “code” to the magicians afterwards, letting them know whether or not the duo has figured out how the magician did his trick without giving away the secret.


A cloud-to-ground lightning bolt strikes over Albany, Texas, as the Milky Way shines above.

Destin of SmarterEveryDay got himself invited to the John Pelham Artillery Competition, where cannon enthusiasts get to play with their expensive toys. Natch, he also got super-slow footage of cannon blasts and shockwaves.


Malay Lake in Jasper National Park, Canada.

On The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Stephen and renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson take a mock-up of NASA’s new Mars rover for a spin.

A trifecta of lightning, a rainbow, and a huge saguaro cactus, captured by photographer Greg McCown.

Classic comedy GOLD.

A mame bonsai with a baby tillandsia airplant.

You’ll want to watch this on full screen with the sound up. I had to watch it more than once; it’s just so awe-inspiring.

Take note of two things: the height of the sign in the parking lot in the foreground, and that copse of trees (probably a small park) in the upper right.

A bolt of lightning hitting a tree.

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