Archive for June, 2011

June 16th, 2011 - 5:38 am § in Uncategorized

A Sponge meets sulfuric acid.

Just a quick little video demonstrating exactly what happens when sulfuric acid is poured on to a sponge. This video may be graphic if you have any friends who are sponges.[...]

June 15th, 2011 - 5:33 am § in Uncategorized

Diminished Reality and why you'll never be able to trust videos in the future.

Thanks to this technology that has been developed for video filming, you can pick any object in the frame of a video you’re shooting and in real time the video will be made as if the object was never there. It’s going to open up a whole new realm of getting away with half truths [&hellip[...]

June 14th, 2011 - 5:27 am § in Uncategorized

Japanese streets don't have names.

This video proved to me what little I know about other cultures. Just a short little TED talk explaining exactly how addresses work in Japan. I’m confused enough in places I’m unfamiliar with, this video lets me know what going to Japan would open up a whole new world of being lost to me[...]

June 13th, 2011 - 5:25 am § in Uncategorized

Zero Gravity Water Bubble

Ever wonder what a giant water bubble looks like when it’s poked in zero gravity? This video has been around on the internet for a while, but I still find it fascinating.[...]

June 10th, 2011 - 5:23 am § in Uncategorized


Very mesmerizing visual performance. I image it would take quite a long time to master this sort of think.[...]

June 9th, 2011 - 5:19 am § in Uncategorized

Paper Craft Magic

I used to love things like this when I was a kid, but never knew you could make them on your own. Not a lot of steps involved to make this amazing paper toy.[...]

June 8th, 2011 - 5:57 am § in Science, Uncategorized

Yesterday's solar eruption!

  Very cool video documenting a spectacular solar eruption that happened yesterday morning. Pretty great that we can get such high quality videos of the sun so soon after this event happened.[...]

June 7th, 2011 - 5:53 am § in Science

What happens when you pour water in to hot oil?

Clip from Discovery where they take a nice slow look at what happens when water and hot oil are combined. Probably not a good idea to try at home.[...]

June 6th, 2011 - 5:46 am § in Science

Paleontologist who tried to build a dinosaur

Interesting TED talk here where paleontologist Jack Horner tells his tale of living his dream of reconstructing a dinosaur.[...]

June 3rd, 2011 - 5:54 am § in featured, Fun, Social Sciences

Prague Astronomical Clock – 600th Anniversary Show

  Very awesome on-building animation at the Astronomical Clock in Prague for its 600th Anniversary. Something tells me it didn’t quite do this back then but I’m sure it was spectacular for a whole other reason.[...]