Archive for March, 2013

March 28th, 2013 - 5:46 am § in Uncategorized

What 2000 Calories looks like.

These types of demonstrations are always interesting to me. The most interesting part being the comparison of healthy and unhealthy foods in terms of amount of calories. For instance I was very pleased to see that a Cinnabon has the same amount of calories as a Cobb salad. I’m sure they’[...]

March 26th, 2013 - 5:50 am § in Uncategorized

TED: Exploring the Ocean

Exploration seems to be the first step in everything. Before you can know what something is, know how it can help you, know if it’s dangerous, you have to actually go out and see it for the first time. It’s hard to imagine, but even after all of the exploring we’ve done on land, mo[...]

March 12th, 2013 - 5:28 am § in Uncategorized

Will 3D Printing change the world?

Watch Will 3D Printing Change the World? on PBS. See more from Off Book. When you first hear about 3D printing, it seems like a novelty, you can make random little models of whatever you like and there’s no real consequence. Well as it turns out, the 3D printer could be the most important thin[...]

March 11th, 2013 - 5:19 am § in Uncategorized

MIT – Exaggerating motion through video.

Imagine if your simple photoshop skills could advance medical science. It’s possible that these people have done basically that. Using a sort of video filter, they are able to take video footage of any person and exaggerate the tiny movements they are making to give you more of an idea of how [...]