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

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

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

Animation: Pollution is never a local issue

Animation: Pollution is never a local issue

By Ben | environment, maps, science, weather

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

Animated World Cup 2014 highlight reel

Animated World Cup 2014 highlight reel

By Ben | art, sports

This is pretty. Richard Swarbrick has done all sorts of these types of videos- not [&hellip

Literally Visualizing Sound

Literally Visualizing Sound

By Ben | photography, science

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

Antarctica Condition 1 Weather

Antarctica Condition 1 Weather

By Ben | weather

As I write this, it's snowing hard. We're under a Winter Storm Warning with 1-2" [&hellip

This is Water

This is Water

By Ben | inspirational, literature

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

Magnet + FAT Copper Pipe =

Magnet + FAT Copper Pipe = "Anti-Gravity"

By Ben | science

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

Timelapse from a Shanghai Apartment

Timelapse from a Shanghai Apartment

By Ben | photography

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

Perseverance: Mouse vs. Cookie

Perseverance: Mouse vs. Cookie

By Ben | animals, funny, inspirational

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

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

Fitting In

Fitting In

By Ben | culture, inspirational

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

Whales Almost (Accidentally) Eat Divers

Whales Almost (Accidentally) Eat Divers

By Ben | animals, nature

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

Landfill Harmonic: An Orchestra from Trash

Landfill Harmonic: An Orchestra from Trash

By Ben | amazing tales, film, inspirational, music

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

Caught on Camera: The Pitch Has Dropped

Caught on Camera: The Pitch Has Dropped

By Ben | science

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

Disco Lava: Lava poured on ice

Disco Lava: Lava poured on ice

By Ben | art, science

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

50 foot long bead chain seems to defy gravity

50 foot long bead chain seems to defy gravity

By Ben | science

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

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

Audri's Rube Goldberg Monster Trap

By Ben | education, inspirational

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

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

Motion Amplification Reveals Invisible Motion

Motion Amplification Reveals Invisible Motion

By Ben | science, technology

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

See-through Brains

See-through Brains

By Ben | science

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

World's Longest Book Domino Chain

World's Longest Book Domino Chain

By Ben | clever

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

Visualizing Bach, Beethoven, & Stravinsky

Visualizing Bach, Beethoven, & Stravinsky

By Ben | art, music

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

Atomic Scale Stop Motion (now with witty comments)

Atomic Scale Stop Motion (now with witty comments)

By Ben | science

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

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

Wringing out Water from a Washcloth in Zero G

By Ben | science, space

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

Incredible Wingsuit Flight Through a Narrow Cave

Incredible Wingsuit Flight Through a Narrow Cave

By Ben | adventure, sports

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

A Child-Eating Sasquatch Explains Dopamine

A Child-Eating Sasquatch Explains Dopamine

By Ben | art, science

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

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

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

By Ben | funny, sports

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

Rap Quotes Street Signs in NYC

Rap Quotes Street Signs in NYC

By Ben | art, music

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

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