Watch This Lenard Tube Demonstration Go Horribly Right

There’s something unsettling about a particle beam illuminating a darkened room with purple fluorescence. In this video, YouTuber clagwell demonstrates his own variation on the Lenard tube, with amazing results. Perhaps it’s the music, or the tube’s strange design, or the fact that the beam in question emits X-rays. But the video, with the electron gun …

Google Maps Anomalies: An Alien’s Shadow on the Moon

It’s been called an alien, a colossus, a shadow. The figure, a humanoid blob on the surface of the moon, was brought to the Internet’s attention last month thanks to “anomaly hunter” Jasenko and Google’s satellite imagery program Google Earth. On July 18, the images were showcased in a video uploaded to YouTube by user wowforreeel.