September 2012 Archives

Ireland

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A beautiful country.  Showcased by this amazing time-lapse video:


Invisible

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How did some creatures become see-through?  This animation explains all.


Bike

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A graphic from New Scientist which shows the way that bicycles are used in London every day.


Moon

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The moon didn't always look like it does now.  Track its evoluton in this animation:


Lightning

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Quite an impressive strike, on the beautiful Kotorska Bay in Montenegro.


Waves

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Really like this art installation, which simply consists of hundreds of ball bearings on a tilting table.


Renoir

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The great artist is on Youtube.  Check out this video from the early part of the 20th century.


Drill

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A camera on a drill.  The result is pretty trippy.


Bond

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Ok, it's not the greatest rendition of the James Bond theme you've ever heard, but it is played by flying robots, after all!


Jet

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What's it like, flying a formation jet?  It's a little bit like this.  Amazing. 


Wow!

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What is wau?  It's a number, and it's very interesting.


Magic

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Magic tricks, as explained by a neuroscientist.


Case

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Is this real?  If so, I want one of those!


Needles

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A fantastic experiment from the International Space Station.  What do you think happens if you place drops of water next to a statically-charged knitting needle?


Happy

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Do you need cheering up today?  Meet the happiest man in Bermuda.


Lines

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What happens if you take a straight line, ask somebody to trace it, and then repeat the process 500 times?  It's a great metaphor for how small (and sometimes large) mutations can change the properties of something over time...


Lab

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This is evidence (as if any were needed) that all you need for a classic Youtube video is a group of bored scientists.


Towers

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Take some footage of cooling towers being demolished, add faces, and you've got a highly effective viral for sustainable power.


Chickens

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Werner Herzog really hates chickens...


Coffee

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Personally, I can't do anything creative without coffee - but this guy takes it to the extreme...


Water

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This clip shows what happens if a house begins to fill with water...


Phone

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What to do if somebody's phone interrupts your performance...


Black Hole

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Greed will one day get the better of you...


Aviation

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This is definitely worth 3 minutes of your time, a beautiful animation explaining the history of human flight.


Nuclear

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Ever wonder what the inside of a nuclear reactor looks like?  Well it's a bit fuzzy, but here's a view from inside Fukushima...


Ants

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This is extraordinary: by pouring concrete into an ant colony, we can see what an incredible structure it is...


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