Archive for October, 2013

October 21st, 2013 - 2:20 pm § in Uncategorized

The uncertain location of electrons

Here’s a nice little video that gives us a peek in to the world of electrons. I was surprised to find out how much mystery there is behind such a basic element of chemistry. The video also manages to paint an almost flirtatious relationship between electrons and scientists which I found pretty[...]

October 17th, 2013 - 12:22 pm § in Uncategorized

Felix Baumgartner from all angles.

Red Bull released this video earlier this week. What you’re seeing is the famous record-breaking jump a year ago from all captured angles along with some real time data. This was just a mind-blowing event and I think this video captures the whole thing pretty perfectly. What an amazing record [...]

October 9th, 2013 - 8:17 pm § in Uncategorized

Sorcery with a Neodymium magnet

If I could get my hands on one of these I’m sure I could play with it for hours. Apparently these are Neodymium magnets passing through thick copper tubes. What happens is a pretty astounding lowered gravity effect. Embed This Video[...]

October 3rd, 2013 - 8:51 pm § in Uncategorized

World War II Time-lapse map

Here’s a video that shows a good representation of how different lands changed hands during World War II. Even if you don’t get the whole story it’s interesting to get a broad view of how things played out throughout Europe. Embed This Video[...]

October 1st, 2013 - 1:07 pm § in Uncategorized

The first step towards cyborgs?

The man in this video had to have his leg amputated after a motorcycle accident, and is apparently the first person to have a robotic limb replacement that is controlled by their mind. This is obviously a huge medical breakthrough but also exciting for any science fiction fan as human-robot hybrids [...]