Desktop Scanner Portraits And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Remember in Star Wars: Episode I (I know, I know) when they use those breathing-device things to swim underwater? This is like that! There’s also a Star Wars Wiki entry for it, and I’m going to finish this sentence before I get too deep on that front.
These videos are incredible time-lapses of birds in flight, but I have been telling people they are a rare breed of wind spider, which has proved enjoyable, too.
Golf already requires the best/worst/weirdest clothing, so maybe having five-toed shoes like this involved wouldn’t be that weird? (No, kidding, it would be the weirdest.)
Hey lil’ spider. Whatcha thinkin’ about? Web stuff? Cool.
Dominic Wilcox makes some rad, Rube Goldberg-esque stuff.
Every year, the TSA releases a list of stuff it confiscated that year. Here’s a mace. It does say mace isn’t allowed, so.
This giant record actually spins! But it’s a gigantic copy of Hotel California, so it’s not all great.
In other giant things news, this is a giant ice sculpture of a hedgehog. Apparently this is a regular occurrence in Sweden.
This is the Vanuatu Archipelago releasing volcanic smog and ash, as seen from space.
Last but not least, here is a tower of shaved chin bone from a plastic surgery clinic in Seoul. TGIF!