Tag: science

Jan 5, 2021

If you’ve never seen a million birds fly in unison, check this (and turn the sound up!)

If you’ve never seen a million birds fly in unison, check this (and turn the sound up!)

Filmed in the marshlands of Southern Denmark by Søren Solkær

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Jan 4, 2021

Modifying a Lego Car to Climb Progressively More Challenging Obstacles

Modifying a Lego Car to Climb Progressively More Challenging Obstacles

Considerations: wheel diameter, gear ratio, 4-wheel drive, tire grip, breakover angle, weight distribution

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Dec 29, 2020

To End 2020, Boston Dynamics Release Their Most Impressive (and Slightly Terrifying) Demo Yet

To End 2020, Boston Dynamics Release Their Most Impressive (and Slightly Terrifying) Demo Yet

Boston Dynamics got the whole squad together for this one

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Dec 28, 2020

Carbon Fiber is 10x Stronger Than Steel, Unless You Do This

Carbon Fiber is 10x Stronger Than Steel, Unless You Do This

If you put carbon fiber under any load other than tension, the strength just disappears

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Dec 16, 2020

Porch Pirate Glitter Bomb 3 is Here

Porch Pirate Glitter Bomb 3 is Here

Mark Rober’s 3rd gen “Glitterbomb” is here and better than ever

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Dec 15, 2020

The Number of Ways You Can Shuffle a Deck of Cards Will Blow Your Mind

The Number of Ways You Can Shuffle a Deck of Cards Will Blow Your Mind

A mind boggling lesson in factorials using a simple deck of cards

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Dec 10, 2020

This Is What Happens When You Re-Upload a YouTube Video 1,000 Times

This Is What Happens When You Re-Upload a YouTube Video 1,000 Times

A lesson in compression

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Nov 30, 2020

4K: Spinning an Apple Until it Explodes at 28,500 FPS

4K: Spinning an Apple Until it Explodes at 28,500 FPS

Compressed air can be used to levitate rounded objects. Sometimes said rounded objects start spinning so fast that they give up on being round objects.

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Oct 22, 2020

This 16 Day Timelapse of Bread in Water is So Gross but I Can’t Look Away

This 16 Day Timelapse of Bread in Water is So Gross but I Can’t Look Away

That was disgusting, play it again

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Oct 22, 2020

NASA Landed a Spacecraft on an Asteroid 200 Million Miles Away and Got It on Video

NASA Landed a Spacecraft on an Asteroid 200 Million Miles Away and Got It on Video

The ancient asteroid offers scientists a window into the early solar system as it was first taking shape billions of years ago

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