Feb. 22nd, 2013

Fridaaaaay! (Jump!)

Okay: Videos time!!



“On the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside — a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect.”
A really profound, short little video.

» Bicycled – A bike made out of cars

Bicycled - A bike made out of cars

“Cars go to the junkyard and we recycle them to create the most efficient, ecological and healthy means of transportation”
In my opinion: pretty damn cool.

» Li Hongbo – Pure White Paper

Li Hongbo - Pure White Paper

Li Hongbo makes 3d forms out of individual layers of paper. The results are… interesting.

» The Chemistry of Snowflakes – Bytesize Science

The Chemistry of Snowflakes - Bytesize Science

Since it’s snowy… here’s some info on snow!
“The video tracks formation of snowflakes from their origins in bits of dust in clouds that become droplets of water falling to Earth. When the droplets cool, six crystal faces form because water molecules bond in hexagonal networks when they freeze.”

Bonus Video:

» Hamster Powered Walker

Hamster Powered Walker

“It’s different, hasn’t been done before, yet it’s in so many what’s-under-the-hood jokes. It also had a high likelyhood of working, so I had to attempt it.”
Hilarious / ingenious.

Happy Friday everybody. Spring is only 28 days away!