November 20th, 2013 - 9:21 pm § in Uncategorized

Astronaut tries to pick up hammer

I never thought I’d post a video of such a simple action, but I also never thought I’d actually see a video of something like this happening on the moon. This is apparently video of American astronaut Charles Duke trying to overcome a simple problem in an unusual setting. Embed This Vide[...]

November 6th, 2013 - 8:32 pm § in Uncategorized

Turning your smartphone in to a microscope

This kind of experiment really blows my mind. You can take what is one of the simplest cameras we have around these days and basically add one accessory to it to turn it in to a serious microscope. Embed This Video[...]

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[...]