Tag: explainer

Dec 5, 2017

This Video on Concrete Finishing Will Give You an Appreciation for Craftsmanship

This Video on Concrete Finishing Will Give You an Appreciation for Craftsmanship

Skills to pay the bills

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Nov 29, 2017

A Liquid Sand Hot Tub Looks as Interesting as It Sounds

A Liquid Sand Hot Tub Looks as Interesting as It Sounds

Sure ‘fluidized air bed’ is more accurate, but ‘liquifying sand’ sounds so much cooler!

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Nov 28, 2017

Why Old Friends Matter

Why Old Friends Matter

A short video essay on the importance of old friends by ‘The School of Life’

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Nov 25, 2017

Expiration Dates Don’t Mean What You Think

Expiration Dates Don’t Mean What You Think

Unless it’s baby food, expiration dates tell you when food tastes best, not when it isn’t safe

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Nov 13, 2017

Why Incompetent People Think They’re Amazing

Why Incompetent People Think They’re Amazing

Psychological research suggests we’re not good at evaluating ourselves. Understanding the Dunning-Kruger effect

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Nov 10, 2017

How Scientists are Trying to Optimize ‘Healthspans’ Instead of Lifespans

How Scientists are Trying to Optimize ‘Healthspans’ Instead of Lifespans

Because extending life is pointless if we’re constantly sick and in pain

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Nov 7, 2017

The Lava Lamps That Help Keep The Internet Secure

The Lava Lamps That Help Keep The Internet Secure

At Cloudflare HQ there’s a wall of lava lamps that keeps a good bit of the internet secure, here’s how

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