Why don’t you have a seat and let James May explain to you exactly how we came to the measurement of time we call a second. I certainly didn’t know when and why it came to be. I’ve only known James May as a presenter on Top Gear, but it seems like he also likes to spend his time teaching us things on Youtube. Might be worth checking out more.
This is an interesting video that seems to be a conversation about finding new planets set to an animation. Most of what these guys are saying I won’t even pretend to be able to fully grasp, but I was able to understand a few basic concepts from watching this video.[...]
I was surprised to learn yesterday that Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield and his crew had arrived back on Earth from the ISS, I hadn’t realized Expedition 35 was coming back so soon. You may remember a couple videos I posted before from Chris Hadfield. Pretty much everything he’[...]
Not so much a how-to video, but more of a chronicle of one man’s journey through turning wood into something more useful. This is a very neat video that actually does go step by step through his process of making this contraption. The simplicity of this video really makes me think I could do s[...]
We’ve all heard the legends of their ability to survive and I’m sure some of us refuse to believe it but the fact remains that cockroaches are incredibly resilient creatures. This video will give a rundown of just why they are so special and which cockroaches are more special than others[...]
Another random clip today but this one was just too interesting to pass up. These ants have linked together, are floating on top of water and now even with the force of a tool coming down on them they won’t sink below the surface. Pretty cool.[...]
Here’s a short clip of a meteor flying in over Japan and then exploding in the atmosphere. It’s good to know someone’s at least keeping an eye on all this stuff flying around in space.[...]