Sunday, December 23, 2018

We’ve Watched This Droplet For 91 Years But Nobody’s Ever Seen it Happen

Waiting for that drop to drop is like waiting for the end of the world. That professor came sooo close though. The video also talks about other long-running experiments we never even knew existed. Fascinating! ...

This droplet is part of whats known as the longest running scientific endeavor according to Guinness World Records.

What you see here is the pitch drop experiment which has been going on for 91 years. Back In 1927, Thomas Parnell, a professor at the University of Queensland in Australia set out to demonstrate to his students that while some substances appear solid, they’re actually highly viscous fluids.


100 Years of Periods | Allure

This video with over 1M views takes us back in time and to the present of that 'dreaded time of the month'. You thought you had it bad now. Check out what it was like then...

Take a look back at the last hundred years of menstruation products, from the homemade cloth pads of the 1910s and the sanitary belts of the 1940s, to the adhesive pads of the 1970s and the new super absorbent tampons of the 1980s.


What Language Am I Speaking? | Lineup | Cut

Think you can guess what languages are being spoken? Over 9M viewers probably tried to - and failed in this viral video...


Home Alone Again with the Google Assistant

Google is using the Christmas movie classic, 'Home Alone' for their Google Assistant gadgets with comical results. The video has been viewed over 23M times since being uploaded on December 19th...

Even Kevin McCallister needs a little help. Add aftershave to your shopping list, set reminders, and fend off bandits, hands-free:

And for a limited time, try these Home Alone Easter eggs on your Google Assistant:
- Hey Google, how much do I owe you?
- Hey Google, did I forget something?
- Hey Google, the Wet Bandits are here.
- Hey Google, it’s me Snakes. I got the stuff.
- Hey Google, I'm the man of the house.


Thursday, December 20, 2018

Elon Musk's tunnel would allow cars to drive at 241km/hr

Go for it Elon!...

Tesla’s Elon Musk unveiled his prototype for a traffic-saving tunnel in Hawthorne, Calif. The inventor took reporters on a test run of the subterranean route Tuesday night, which Musk sees as a way to cure traffic woes.

CBC News

Inside the Tunnel That Elon Musk Hopes Will Solve 'Soul-Destroying" Traffic

Elon Musk unveiled the first mile-long tunnel in Hawthorne, Calif., on Tuesday. The tech entrepreneur says the system, simply called “loop,” is a first step toward developing a high-speed network underground to eliminate traffic congestion.

Wall Street Journal

22 Musicals In 12 Minutes w/ Lin-Manuel Miranda & Emily Blunt

Go big or go home. We all know how much James loves to sing along with music stars, so check him out with Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Emily Blunt dancing and singing - complete with costumes...

James Corden welcomes the stars of "Mary Poppins Returns" to perform a musical-inspired Role Call, featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt singing classics from 22 musicals covering Evita to The Wizard Of Oz. And Kermit the Frog stops by to help James with ''The Rainbow Connection.''

The Late Late Show with James Corden

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Belgian horses pull semi up icy hill

Not just up a hill, but an icy hill. They don't call them pull-horses, Trekpaard, for nothing! Amazing strength!...

Lizzie Hershberger's horses displayed an amazing amount of strength pulling this semi up an icy driveway on their southern Minnesota farm. Video shot by Craig Helgeson.


Google — Year In Search 2018

Google Search turned 20 years old this year and the more positive queries of people the world over are featured in this year's Google Search of 2018. The video uploaded on December 12 on YouTube, has been viewed over 21M times...

In a year of ups and downs, the world searched for "good" more than ever before — according to Google Trends. From the epic headlines to the everyday moments, here’s to all the good that people discovered in 2018.


Crushing Adamantium with Hydraulic Press

This classic video from last year with over 19M views is still a favourite to watch today, not just because it was smart viral marketing featuring the fake metal alloy, adamantium, for the then-upcoming movie, Logan, but because it was just cool to watch. After all, it's not so much WHAT this machine crushes but HOW it crushes it!...

This video produced in partnership with 20th Century Fox
LOGAN opens in cinemas everywhere March 3. Do not try this at home!! or at anywhere else!!

Hydraulic Press Channel

7 Amazing Science Toys/Gadgets!

Because who doesn't love checking out some cool science toys and gadgets. Starting off the video is the Helicone then the Hypnogizmo followed by the Swinging sticks, Maxwell's wheel, Euler's disk, solids of constant width and the Vortex Dome...

Small collection of some cool physics gadgets.


I’ll Never Stop Modifying My Body | HOOKED ON THE LOOK

Whoa! He started modifying his body at the tender age of 11!!...

A YOUNG MAN, who went through more than 40 body modification procedures, claims to be “the world’s most modified youth.” Ethan Bramble, from Melbourne, Australia has had a string of body modifications including getting his tongue spilt, the removal of his belly button and even tattooing his eyeballs black. Ethan, who recently turned 22, has always had a passion for body art and started modifying his body at just 11-years-old.

Barcroft TV

Package Thief vs. Glitter Bomb Trap

Revenge in a glittery, sticky sort of way for those porch-pirates because if they must steal your package, let's make it worthwhile. The video has garnered over 6M views in just a day...

Someone stole a package from me. Police wouldn’t do anything about it so I spent the last 6 months engineering up some vigilante justice. Revenge is a dish best served fabulously.

Mark Rober

How fast does glass crack? - The Slow Mo Guys

The Slow Mo guys are at it again this time doing some glass cracking. And this time around they advise you to watch this one full screen or on a computer so you can see the cracks more clearly. The video has been viewed over 5.5M times already...

Gav and Dan use some absolutely insane frame rates to learn how fast 5 millimetre tempered glass cracks. 3 pieces of glass were harmed in the making of this video.

The Slow Mo Guys

Monday, December 17, 2018

Tasting the World’s First Test-Tube Steak

Would you like fries with that test-tube steak sir?...

The race is on to create lab-grown meat products. Still, little is known about their safety and potential impact. In this episode of Moving Upstream, WSJ’s Jason Bellini visits entrepreneurs, scientists, and ranchers to understand how it’s made, and gets a first taste of steak grown from cultured cells.

Wall Street Journal

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