February 26th, 2016

Friday! Hooraaayyy!

And it’s the last one of February. That was fast.

Videos!

Playthings: Musical VR Playground

“Playthings is a VR music playground set on an island filled with cheeseburger drums and other junk-food instruments that you can really play with your own two hands.”

VR is still weird. ­čÖé But this is also kind of cute.

Atlas, The Next Generation

From Boston Dynamics, creators of a variety of weird but functional automatons primarily for use in the military.

This is making the rounds. Kind of fascinating.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Replies to Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

“In April 2015, the astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson accepted the National Academy of Science’s most prestigious award. His brilliant acceptance speech makes the argument for ensuring that science plays a big role in policymaking.”

Poignant and inspiring. Unexpected!

One of those days 3 – Candide Thovex

French professional skier Candide Thovex has what must be the most insane run of his career. Making the rounds and you can certainly see why. Phew!

Bonus Video!

Before they were famous, Oscar 2016 edition

The Oscars are this Sunday on ABC, and this is a quick retrospective of some early footage of the nominated actors and actresses. Mark Ruffalo: Holy crap.

And that’s this week all wrapped up!

Thanks for playing along at home, and see you next week.

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