Posts Tagged ‘video’

Incredible Images of our Amazing Star: 5 Years & 2,600 Terabytes

Incredible Images of our Amazing Star: 5 Years & 2,600 Terabytes

By Ben | science, space

Tweet NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is celebrating its fifth year of continuously observing the [&hellip

Flying through the Solar System at the speed of light

Flying through the Solar System at the speed of light

By Ben | science, space

Tweet It turns out the solar system is really, really big. From the video description: [&hellip

Animation: Pollution is never a local issue

Animation: Pollution is never a local issue

By Ben | environment, maps, science, weather

Tweet [Researchers] found that pollution from China affects cloud development in the North Pacific and [&hellip

Animated World Cup 2014 highlight reel

Animated World Cup 2014 highlight reel

By Ben | art, sports

Tweet This is pretty. Richard Swarbrick has done all sorts of these types of videos- [&hellip

Literally Visualizing Sound

Literally Visualizing Sound

By Ben | photography, science

Tweet Using a tricksy method called Schlieren imaging, it is possible to record differences in [&hellip

Antarctica Condition 1 Weather

Antarctica Condition 1 Weather

By Ben | weather

Tweet As I write this, it's snowing hard. We're under a Winter Storm Warning with [&hellip

This is Water

This is Water

By Ben | inspirational, literature

Tweet Though I had been aware of its existence, I hadn't watched or read David [&hellip

Magnet + FAT Copper Pipe =

Magnet + FAT Copper Pipe = "Anti-Gravity"

By Ben | science

Tweet OK, so it's not anti-gravity, but rather Lenz's Law. As the magnet's magnetic field [&hellip

Timelapse from a Shanghai Apartment

Timelapse from a Shanghai Apartment

By Ben | photography

Tweet Taken from the 23rd floor apartment in Shanghai taken over a two year period. [&hellip

Perseverance: Mouse vs. Cookie

Perseverance: Mouse vs. Cookie

By Ben | animals, funny, inspirational

Tweet Shown to my HS students right before taking a quiz. They really enjoyed it. [&hellip

What happens when you pour molten aluminum into an anthill?

What happens when you pour molten aluminum into an anthill?

By Ben | animals, art, science

Tweet The results are amazing and beautiful. They'd fit in beautifully in a sculpture garden. [&hellip

Fitting In

Fitting In

By Ben | culture, inspirational

Tweet I know this feel: Neatorama, later mentioning the above video posted a link to [&hellip

Whales Almost (Accidentally) Eat Divers

Whales Almost (Accidentally) Eat Divers

By Ben | animals, nature

Tweet Note: When you suddenly find yourself surrounded by a school of panicked tiny fish, [&hellip

Landfill Harmonic: An Orchestra from Trash

Landfill Harmonic: An Orchestra from Trash

By Ben | amazing tales, film, inspirational, music

Tweet "Landfill Harmonic reveals a mind-boggling, inventive effort to change that - musical instruments made [&hellip

Caught on Camera: The Pitch Has Dropped

Caught on Camera: The Pitch Has Dropped

By Ben | science

Tweet As previously covered in these pages, the Pitch Drop experiment involves setting up a [&hellip

Disco Lava: Lava poured on ice

Disco Lava: Lava poured on ice

By Ben | art, science

Tweet Part volcanology research, part performance art, in 2010 & 2011, the Syracuse Lava Project [&hellip

50 foot long bead chain seems to defy gravity

50 foot long bead chain seems to defy gravity

By Ben | science

Tweet The video looks completely fake, but don't worry, it's just physics. They explain what's [&hellip

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

By Ben | education, inspirational

Tweet [UPDATE: My related post widget tells me that I posted this same video in [&hellip

Holy Grail of Baseball Cards: The T-206 Honus Wagner

Holy Grail of Baseball Cards: The T-206 Honus Wagner

By Ben | amazing tales, history, sports

Tweet "Starting from January 1909, the [American Tabacco Company] sought authorization from baseball players for [&hellip

Motion Amplification Reveals Invisible Motion

Motion Amplification Reveals Invisible Motion

By Ben | science, technology

Tweet From the Bits blog at the NYTimes: "The amplification process is called Eulerian Video Magnification, [&hellip

See-through Brains

See-through Brains

By Ben | science

Tweet "Scientists have come up with a way to make whole brains transparent, so they [&hellip

World's Longest Book Domino Chain

World's Longest Book Domino Chain

By Ben | clever

Tweet What do you get when you add: 2,131 books + 27 volunteers + 112 [&hellip

Visualizing Bach, Beethoven, & Stravinsky

Visualizing Bach, Beethoven, & Stravinsky

By Ben | art, music

Tweet Whilst cruising through posts over at allhomosapienswelcome, I came across this impressive visualization of [&hellip

Atomic Scale Stop Motion (now with witty comments)

Atomic Scale Stop Motion (now with witty comments)

By Ben | science

Tweet Ever wonder what nanophysicists do for fun? Make stop-motion films where the pixels are [&hellip

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

By Ben | science, space

Tweet My initial thoughts on what would happen were pretty wrong- though once I saw [&hellip

Incredible Wingsuit Flight Through a Narrow Cave

Incredible Wingsuit Flight Through a Narrow Cave

By Ben | adventure, sports

Tweet "Wingsuit / BASE-jump athlete Alexander Polli does the never before done—a tactical flight through [&hellip

A Child-Eating Sasquatch Explains Dopamine

A Child-Eating Sasquatch Explains Dopamine

By Ben | art, science

Tweet From the video's description: "A Rutgers Neuroscience graduate student briefly elaborates on dopamine in [&hellip

Opening Day! Who's on First? (Kinetic Typography)

Opening Day! Who's on First? (Kinetic Typography)

By Ben | funny, sports

Tweet In honor of the Detroit Tigers 2013 Season Opener (and the return of all [&hellip

Rap Quotes Street Signs in NYC

Rap Quotes Street Signs in NYC

By Ben | art, music

Tweet Artist Jay Shells "created official-looking street signs quoting famous rap lyrics that shout out [&hellip

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