Archive for March, 2012

March 8th, 2012 - 5:40 am § in Uncategorized

Lego shuttle actually gets to experience space.

As a tribute to the end of the shuttle era, someone decided to throw their own hat in to the ring of sending something in to space. If the fact that you can make a toy space shuttle and actually send it in to space can’t inspire a kid to believe that anything is possible, […][...]

March 6th, 2012 - 5:30 am § in Uncategorized

Metronome Synchronization

When I first started watching this video, none of it made sense. How is he going to synchronize metronomes with two soda cans? Then he lifted up the board, placed it on the cans, and it all made sense. Very neat project if you can manage to find five “old-school” metronomes.[...]

March 5th, 2012 - 7:36 am § in Uncategorized

DARPA’s new Cheetah

I don’t know if you remember the video of the robotic dog I posted a while back, but this seems to be the much faster little brother than that. The dog was scary enough because it just looks like an abomination, but with how fast the cheetah can run, this thing should really dominate my [&hell[...]

March 5th, 2012 - 5:25 am § in Uncategorized

The most amazing thing you’ll hear all day.

All you need to know is that Neil DeGrasse Tyson is about to share with you what he believes is the most astounding fact about the universe. Enjoy.[...]