Lenin’s Body Improves with Age

Lenin's Body Improves with Age

For thousands of years humans have used embalming methods to preserve dead bodies. But nothing compares with Russia's 90-year-old experiment to preserve the body of Vladimir Lenin, communist revolutionary and founder of the Soviet Union. Generations of Russian scientists have spent almost a century fine-tuning preservation techniques that have maintained the look, feel and flexibility of Lenin's body.

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A Strange, Little Library Unlike Any You’ve Seen Before

A Strange, Little Library Unlike Any You've Seen Before

If Borges’s Library of Babel is a massive, amorphous store of written documents, Jonny Love’s Unconcious Library is the opposite. Although it houses over 100,000 books, ladders, and scrolls, it contains virtually no concrete information. …

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The New Wave of Ultra-Violent Ugandan DIY Action Cinema: Wakaliwood

The New Wave of Ultra-Violent Ugandan DIY Action Cinema: Wakaliwood

In the Ugandan slum of Wakaliga, a thriving action film industry called Wakaliwood has emerged. Mixing elements of Western action films and Chinese Kung Fu movies with Ugandan culture, Wakaliwood’s films have garnered a cult following not just in in Uganda, but all over the world. We spend a day on the set of the next Wakaliwood hit.

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Watch This Unnerving Video of Defense Department’s Self-Steering Bullets

Watch This Unnerving Video of Defense Department's Self-Steering Bullets

The U.S. military has developed a self-steering bullet that can change direction midair to hit a moving target, and now you can see it in action. The Department of Defense’s research agency, DARPA, released footage on Monday showing the bullet, after completing a prototype in February, as part of DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program.

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