Tag: science

Sep 25, 2014

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Destin from Smarter Every Day outfitted his Phantom Miro Camera with a macro lens to show us an up close view of a tattoo being applied in super slow motion. Leah Farrow of Timepiece Tattoo also helps explains how the two most common tattoo machines work.

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Sep 18, 2014

The Egg Came First. Here’s Why

The Egg Came First. Here’s Why

AsapSCIENCE tackles an age-old question in this informative video written and created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments!

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Sep 14, 2014

This Rube Goldberg Machine Uses Light, Mirrors and Magnifying Glasses

This Rube Goldberg Machine Uses Light, Mirrors and Magnifying Glasses

A Rube Goldberg machine is a contraption, invention, device or apparatus that is deliberately over-engineered or overdone to perform a very simple task in a very complicated fashion, usually including a chain reaction. The expression is named after American cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg (1883–1970). [source] In this creative spot by Japanese firm au…

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Sep 10, 2014

How Beans Turn Into Farts [1:03]

How Beans Turn Into Farts [1:03]

Beans, beans, they’re good for your heart / The more you eat, the more you fart / The more you fart, the better you feel / So let’s eat beans with every meal :)

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Aug 23, 2014

What Happens When the Majority of People Become Unemployable?

What Happens When the Majority of People Become Unemployable?

This isn’t science fiction, this is happening as we speak. CGP Grey discusses the inevitability of automation and why we, as humans, need to start thinking about a world where the majority of jobs, across all sectors, can be performed better by a robot.

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Aug 19, 2014

How Jellyfish Stings Work in Microscopic Slow Motion

How Jellyfish Stings Work in Microscopic Slow Motion

Destin of SmarterEveryDay meets with toxinologist Dr. Seymour to investigate how jellyfish stings work using microscopic, slow motion video footage.

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Aug 16, 2014

This is How the Sun Sees You

This is How the Sun Sees You

Using an ultraviolet camera, people on the street were shown how the sun sees them. Under UV light your skin may look more different than you think. Video by Thomas Leveritt Music: ‘Summer in the City – Starcadian remix’ by Freedom Fry

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