Archive for January, 2012

January 17th, 2012 - 5:33 am § in Uncategorized

The size of our sun.

I think it’s safe to say that nothing makes us feel more insignificant than space and what’s in it. The sheer size or Earth is staggering enough compared to one of us, but let’s just say the images in this video will blow that notion out of the water.[...]

January 12th, 2012 - 5:26 am § in Uncategorized

Real-life Animusic

You may not remember an old video called Animusic, but it was a neat animation that’s been around for a while of a hypothetical machine that could make music by bouncing balls all over different percussion instruments. Well apparently someone actually took it upon themselves to make this fanta[...]

January 11th, 2012 - 5:53 am § in Uncategorized

Pollination in HD

This is just some very well-captured various footage of the different steps of pollination. It’s really amazing the amount of detail in this world that we don’t even get a chance to see without going back and looking at it in slow mo.[...]

January 10th, 2012 - 5:30 am § in Uncategorized

Amazing street artist

Nothing much more to this video than the best finger painter on the planet. In all seriousness, I didn’t know such a style of painting was even possible. Kudos to this man, he has a great talent.[...]

January 9th, 2012 - 5:15 am § in Uncategorized

NASA makes their own weather

Here’s a video where Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson takes a look at a NASA shuttle engine test as it creates a cloud that later rains on him. I had no idea this was something we could actually do. We’ll put this one in the mad scientist column.[...]

January 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am § in Uncategorized

Deaf child has a dinner conversation

I am very amazed by this video. Not only by such a young person being able to sign, but by the fact that you can tell she’s carrying through with the conversation the same way a 2 year old who could hear and speak would. No matter what form the communication is in, young people […][...]

January 4th, 2012 - 5:39 am § in Uncategorized

CPR Public Service Advert starring Vinnie Jones

Here’s a video funded by the British Heart Foundation meant to help spread awareness of proper CPR technique. This is a great PSA, it’s funny, easy to watch and at the end you really do remember a thing or two about CPR.[...]

January 3rd, 2012 - 5:21 am § in Uncategorized

Quantum Levitation on a toy car track

You really never know what is going to inspire research for scientists. In a second video in a row coming out of Japan, these researchers got an idea to achieve quantum levitation using liquid nitrogen and a game called Wipe’Out. What they’re able to achieve honestly looks like something[...]

January 2nd, 2012 - 5:45 am § in Uncategorized

All about the abacus

I had no idea the abacus was still being taught, but apparently in parts of Japan it still is. This is a great idea. There’s no better way to see math happening right in front of your eyes than using an abacus. Being hands on with such a piece of equipment would instill the fundamentals [&hell[...]