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 AwesomeOMG 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.

Killer Whales Caught Playing Underwater (Top Image)

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 Gets Some New 3D Printed Legs

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

Dude Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

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

And More In The Mind Controlled Prosthetics Section Meet Jan Scheuermann

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.

Read more on the National Geographic site

New Fish Species Found At The Bottom Of The Mariana Trench

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.

Read more about the discovery at New Scientist and the BBC

From Record Depths To Crazy Height Some GoPro Madness

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.

HOLY SHIT! This 15-year-old’s Cover Of COMFORTABLY NUMB Blew Me Away

Dude, dude, check out this incredible cover of Pink Floyd’s song COMFORTABLY NUMB by 15-year-old French guitarist Tina S. (Mind Blown!)

 

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