Coudal Partners creates a short film for each of their Field Notes Colors releases. This season’s release, The Night Sky Edition, features a gorgeous black cover with different summer skies on each of the 3-pack. Well, let me just steal their copy because these are some of the best ad guys in the internet age […]Read More Field Notes: The Stars and Their Courses
I’m thrilled by the scientific capability. I have a problem with his answer to the final question, though. How can you argue to bring back species sent to extinction by the carelessness of humanity at the cost of other species? Isn’t that just exchanging one extinct species for another? Possibly more?Read More De-Extinction
Extraordinary comedy (satire? but of what? aren’t all Rube Goldberg machines satire?) with a thrilling soundtrack. Point of clarification: 0.04 years = ~350 hours.Read More What do you call an Oreo that is not an Oreo?
Another Rube Goldberg device via Laughing Squid. If you want to read a critique of this video, click for more.Read More Hanukkah and Rube Goldberg Feels Right
Maybe you do. Here’s a video from Minute Physics via Universe Today.Read More You Don’t Know Physics
I’m a sucker for a good Rube Goldberg machine. Even if it’s a short one, bringing an imaginative twist to it will delight me to no end.Read More Rube Goldberg AND Magnets!? I Think a Juggalo’s Head Just Exploded
If you’re like me you spend a lot of time thinking about Mars. Have you seen this one yet? I’ve seen it before but it recently popped up again on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. almosttrees_mro_2560.jpg (2560×1920). Almost as cool as…Read More Mars
YouTube user Tumwatl uploaded and transcribed this exhilarating clip from the Rachel Maddow show. I encourage every American to watch this. In the first minute she dispels the fringe theories of the right-wing, but then at 1:17 she gets right down to the structure of the two party system. Her salient argument is that we need vigorous debate […]Read More Rachel Maddow explains the election
I want to share this with you fellows. I’ve mentioned it to Dan and Wil, and Kosmo has almost certainly seen it on my Facebook page, but I want answers. Is a can of Coca-Cola actually less terrible for you than a can of Minute Maid Fruit Punch? Are these numbers deceptive in any way?Read More Red Can
Catherine, like Scott and I, has a birthday that follows the super-cool formula for awesomeness: m x 3 = d where m = numerical month and d = date. It’s a pretty cool way to figure out who your friends are. (Suck it, other people; especially Kosmo, but especially Wil.) Here’s a picture I took of […]Read More Golden!