Archive for May, 2012

May 9th, 2012 - 5:17 am § in Uncategorized

Recursive Drawing

Here’s a neat video that shows of an art program that implicates an idea called recursive drawing. Different shape elements can be created and added to each other to create real-time changes to the project. It’s kind of hard to explain but watching it all play out in the video is very in[...]

May 8th, 2012 - 5:11 am § in Uncategorized


Here’s another cool invention that will make learning more interesting in the future. With this 3D magnet-controlled space, you can give examples of many scenarios that will play out right in front of your eyes. Proving physics theories, learning about orbits in space, or just playing around w[...]

May 7th, 2012 - 5:59 am § in Uncategorized

Oil, Economy and You

Here’s a neat video that overviews our oil use and how it affects the economy. Even though we haven’t technically hit peak oil, with population growth we are definitely running out. What will the solution be to this problem? We still don’t know yet.[...]

May 4th, 2012 - 5:13 am § in Uncategorized

The Future of Cooking

I would be very surprised if all our cooking surfaces weren’t more similar to this in 20 years. It isn’t necessarily all the extra space that intrigues me, just the customizability of it. You can put an item exactly where it needs to go without worrying about how even it’s going to[...]

May 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 am § in Uncategorized

Graham’s Number

Here’s a video of the Numberphile guys describing the largest number they can think of. I really think these people might be insane. I’ve never seen any group of people so obsessed with numbers before. As long as they keep supplying these videos and don’t go completely insane I say[...]

May 2nd, 2012 - 5:10 am § in Uncategorized

Crash Course: Heredity

Here’s a video from the ever valuable Crash Course series on Youtube, this time from the biology section. This time you’ll learn all about heredity mostly through examples involving the earwax gene, and we finally find out why the going bald rule has to do with your mother’s parent[...]

May 1st, 2012 - 5:02 am § in Uncategorized

TED Talk: How to use ONE paper towel.

We are incredibly wasteful people. Sometimes we don’t realize it because we’re only witnessing what 1-4 of us waste a day but the astronomical scale of what just one developed country wastes is pretty obscene. So here’s a way you can try to reduce that. Everyone is familiar with pa[...]