Features the most insightful and informative videos on all areas of the sciences, history, philosophy, and the arts, with an additional focus on the values of Humanism, Freethought and methodological Skepticism.
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Photographing the Grand Canyon from Space
How do you touch space without even leaving the ground? Near Space Photographer John Flaig outfits weather balloons with cameras to capture novel images of iconic landscapes, such as the Grand Canyon.
Explore the Colorado River, the life and soul of the American West:
via National Geographic.
This Week in Science (TWIS) - Episode 441
Dr. Kiki, Justin, and Blair explore the world of science news with a few of the past week’s popular stories:
Dead Comets Have No Tails, Asian Space Race, GMO Corn Retraction, Memory Sperm, Oldest Human DNA Evah, Crocs Are Smarter Still, Sneaky Sharks, Interview w/ Richard Price of Academia.edu, Matching Your Mate, Promise For Huntington’s, Grab A Bartender, Frisky Fruit Flies, Planet Formation Quandary, Axions Are Dark Matter?, And Much More…
A Conversation About Science
PZ Myers and Aron Ra talk about creationism, debating, and random topics in popularizing science.
via PZ Myers.
Life is amazing, diverse and occasionally intelligent. Occasionally.
via Death By Puppets.
And Now the Good News №74
“NASA’s Kepler Mission Announces a Planet Bonanza, 715 New Worlds”
“NASA Exoplanet Archive”
“Watching how the brain works”
“Millennials leaving religion over anti-gay teachings”
“Survey | A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Issues”
via Steve Shives.
How NASA’s Creating The Coldest Place In The Universe
Researchers are trying to create the coldest spot in the universe. Why? Because they can! Also, because it can teach us a lot about quantum mechanics, and we could study what happens to light and matter on an atomic level. Anthony breaks down how creating a really cold place could potentially teach us more about the governing laws of the universe.
via DNews Channel.
The First Volcano Power Plant!
Be blown away with this episode of SciShow News as Hank talks about using the power of one of earths most powerful energy sources: Volcanoes!
How Young Is Too Young For Athletes?
Find out how athletic training affects young individuals, and at what age you can begin safely working out.
XP to Ubuntu with an 8yr old Hacktop - Computerphile
Rejuvenating an ‘ancient’ piece of technology for free with a new operating system. As Windows XP nears end-of-life, we look at whether we can re-purpose old bits of kit for free. Joe Nash gets hacking.
Raspberry Pi Hardware: http://youtu.be/sx2HjuZBuo0
Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: http://bit.ly/nottscomputer
This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.
Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile.
EXTRA BITS - Hacktop Real-Time Boot Comparison - Computerphile
To give you an idea of the change from before, here are a few minutes showing the relative boot times. This laptop is Sean’s own machine which had largely fallen into disuse. Originally bought as a video editing machine in 2006 with successive updates and patches to XP Media Centre Edition, it had become slow enough to make him want to throw it through the nearest window each time he asked it to do a task! - Now, with an inexpensive SSD installed it is his machine of choice.
EXTRA BITS - Making a Bootable USB in Linux - Computerphile
EXTRA BITS on the XP to Ubuntu Story, here we see Joe re-build the bootable USB stick on his own machine in Ubuntu.
EXTRA BITS - Installing Ubuntu Permanently - Computerphile
EXTRA BITS on the XP to Ubuntu Story. Having tried Ubuntu first, Joe installs it permanently on the old laptop, formatting the hard drive and erasing XP and the Dell Media Centre OS in the process.
How Do You Kill A Black Hole?
Black holes want to absorb all matter and energy in the Universe. It’s just a matter of time. So what can we do to fight back? What superweapons have been devised to destroy black holes?
via Universe Today.
Hawk Attacks Balloon in Super Slow Motion - Slo Mo
Using incredible high speed camera work the team reveal how a Goshawk attacks it’s prey during mid flight.
via Earth Unplugged.
Tearful moment when rescued monkey returns to the wild
It’s a happy day for Wildlife Activists Steve and Carol as one of their rescued monkeys is ready for release. The monkey, who was treated for pellet-gun wounds and broken bones, has healed enough to go back to his life in the urban jungle. But as it sets off, it’s mixed emotions for Steve and Carol as they fear for his future safety in the monkey-unfriendly city.
via Earth Touch.
How to Skin a Squirrel: Museum Prep 101
Emily, Joe, Vanessa, Rob, Andy, and Kyle show you how to skin a squirrel!
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Rotating Globe of Ganymede Geology
Animation of a rotating globe of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede, with a geologic map superimposed over a global color mosaic. The 37-second animation begins as a global color mosaic image of the moon then quickly fades in the geologic map.
Cow Farts Blow Up A Barn!
Could cow farts blow up a barn? Apparently so! A static charge triggered an explosion of methane gas in a barn in Rasdorf, Germany earlier this week. How powerful is methane gas? Trace joins us and discusses cow farts and just how damaging methane gas can be to the environment.
via DNews Channel.