Tag: explainer

Dec 9, 2019

Origami Cicada: 11 Levels of Complexity from Easiest to Most Difficult

Origami Cicada: 11 Levels of Complexity from Easiest to Most Difficult

Origami artist and physicist Robert J. Lang explains origami in 11 levels of difficulty

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Nov 27, 2019

This 3D Animation Elegantly Explains How An Escalator Works

This 3D Animation Elegantly Explains How An Escalator Works

3D animator Jared Owen gives us a detailed look inside an escalator

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Nov 25, 2019

Tick Sticking, a Carpentry Hack (Few People Know)

Tick Sticking, a Carpentry Hack (Few People Know)

The ticking stick was made popular by boat-builders

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Nov 21, 2019

True Facts of the Stinkhorn Mushroom

True Facts of the Stinkhorn Mushroom

Ze Frank introduces us to the notorious ‘Phallaceae’, a family of fungi commonly known as stinkhorn mushrooms.

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Nov 11, 2019

How We Domesticated Cats (Twice)

How We Domesticated Cats (Twice)

It’s a cat’s world and we’re just living in it

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Oct 31, 2019

Why Mercury is the Mostest Closest Planet To Everyone in Our Solar System

Why Mercury is the Mostest Closest Planet To Everyone in Our Solar System

Mercury is the closest planet to all seven other planets, here’s why

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Oct 10, 2019

The Real Fake Cameras of Toy Story 4 Shows How Pixar Continues to Evolve

The Real Fake Cameras of Toy Story 4 Shows How Pixar Continues to Evolve

How Pixar continues to push the boundaries of animation

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Oct 3, 2019

This Real-Time Visual Shows How ‘Slow’ Light Travels in the Vastness of Space

This Real-Time Visual Shows How ‘Slow’ Light Travels in the Vastness of Space

I love how elegantly a simple visualization can explain concepts like these

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Sep 23, 2019

This is What Happens When You Teach an AI to Play Hide and Seek

This is What Happens When You Teach an AI to Play Hide and Seek

This is impressive, scarily impressive

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Sep 16, 2019

Something Quite Familiar Lurks in the Deepest Darkest Depths of the Ocean

Something Quite Familiar Lurks in the Deepest Darkest Depths of the Ocean

But of course

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