Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Monday, August 29, 2016
Published on Aug 29, 2016 SciShow
"If most people got on a skateboard, they would roll forward slowly for a few feet, then fall down and break their wrists. But there are a proud few who can do some pretty amazing tricks on a board, and they use physics to pull them off. Today we're going to learn about the most humble of tricks, the ollie.
Hosted by: Michael Aranda"
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Uploaded on Sep 6, 2011 SputnikMonkey's channel
"Sometimes, a body gets a hankering that only Leonard Nimoy singing about hobbits while surrounded by 60's pixie chicks can sate. Fortunately, we live in a world where those hankerings need not go unfulfilled!
This was originally filmed in 1967, on a variety show called Malibu U. The colour portion of the video is from 'Funk Me Up Scotty,' a 1996 documentary from BBC2 about the musical careers of the cast of the original Star Trek. The show cut the last verse and an instrumental/dance interlude, which I've restored using black & white footage from I know not where."
Friday, August 26, 2016
Published on Aug 26, 2016 BBC Earth Unplugged
"Did you know that rhino horn and human fingernail are both made of the same fibrous protein?"
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Published on Aug 24, 2016 nature video
"Astronomers have discovered evidence of a small, rocky planet orbiting our nearest star – and it may even be a bit like Earth. Nobody knows whether the planet, called Proxima b, could ever sustain life. The little planet orbits our sun’s nearest neighbouring star, Proxima Centauri, making it the closest exoplanet ever found.
Read the paper here: http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.10...
24th August 2016"