I see a lot of really cool and awesome things as I surf around the web every week, and since GeekD has its collections of Awwws and WTF, it seems only fair that I pull in some of the things that make me go Freaking Awesome, OMG that is freaking cool, and of course the Holy Crap <drop the mic> into a collection for you to enjoy.
So without further ado here we go with some awesomeness to get you through this Friday.
This video of some killer whales playing in the deep sea areas of the Bremer Commonwealth Marine Reserve, just off the southern coast of Western Australia, was shot by David Riggs, host of the Smithsonian Channel series Hunt for the Super Predator.
Derby is a Husky mix breed who was born with severely deformed front legs. He was on his way to be euthanized only to be saved by Tara Anderson.
Tara, luckily for Derby, also works for 3D Systems and they all decided that Derby deserved some really cool 3D printed legs to help him get around – which he is doing really well at, as you can see by the video and images. (Read more over on their site and Facebook
Leslie Baugh is a shoulder-level double amputee who is the first person to be outfitted with, and control, two very complex mind-controlled prosthetic arms.
You can read more about it on PopSci
Jan Scheuermann is a quadriplegic woman who, with the help of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and a brain implant has been able control a robotic arm and complete certain tasks.
This new breed of fish was discovered by Jeff Drazen and Patty Fryer during an expedition to discover more about the Marianas Trench, which is the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean with a record depth of 26,722 feet.
IMO jumping from a perfectly good plane is not something I would want to do but this group of folks do, and to top it off they film some crazy upside down antics.
Dude, dude, check out this incredible cover of Pink Floyd’s song COMFORTABLY NUMB by 15-year-old French guitarist Tina S. (Mind Blown!)