Tag: explainer

May 31, 2018

How Termites Inspired a Building that Can Cool Itself

How Termites Inspired a Building that Can Cool Itself

Using biomimicry, Mick Pearce harnessed the ingenuity of termites to design a natural cooling system for the largest commercial building in Zimbabwe

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May 15, 2018

Meet the Deadliest Being on Planet Earth

Meet the Deadliest Being on Planet Earth

“The enemy of my enemy is my friend”

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Apr 12, 2018

F1 Racing Lines Explained

F1 Racing Lines Explained

Why the shortest path through a turn isn’t the fastest way around a track

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Apr 8, 2018

Time: The History & Future of Everything [Kurzgesagt]

Time: The History & Future of Everything [Kurzgesagt]

An existential look at the history and future of the human race

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Apr 4, 2018

Why Ships Used This Camouflage In World War I

Why Ships Used This Camouflage In World War I

A brief history of dazzle camouflage

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Mar 9, 2018

How Google Maps Changes Borders Based on Your Location

How Google Maps Changes Borders Based on Your Location

Much of the world uses Google Maps as their primary geographic reference tool. But what happens when multiple nations claim ownership of a disputed territory?

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Feb 15, 2018

How Overnight Shipping Works

How Overnight Shipping Works

They operate huge fleets of planes in cities you might not expect

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