Archive for the ‘Sci/Tech’ Category

Guillotine Simulator (Video)

Guillotine Simulator (Video)

Occulus Rift ftw!

Funny and Bizarre Windows 8 Ads for Asia (Video)

Funny and Bizarre Windows 8 Ads for Asia (Video)

Microsoft released a series of Windows 8 commercials for Asian market that are kind of odd, to say at least. My favorite is titled ‘Beautiful and Fast’, but you can watch them all below:

SpaceX Grasshopper Rocket Breaks Record (Video)

SpaceX Grasshopper Rocket Breaks Record (Video)

SpaceX Grasshopper rocket is a 10-story Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) vehicle designed to return to the launch pad. Basically, a reusable rocket that doesn’t burn up in the atmosphere during reentry.

In the latest test, the Grasshopper flew 820 feet up in the air, tripling the height flown on its previous leap.

Ronan the Sea Lion Head-Banging to Music (Video)

Ronan the Sea Lion Head-Banging to Music (Video)

Ronan the Sea Lion is now the world’s first non-human mammal to keep a beat, thanks to the scientists at the University of California in Santa Cruz. Watch him head-bang to Backstreet Boys’ ‘Everybody’ and ‘Boogie Wonderland’ by Earth, Wind & Fire:

50 Common Misconceptions (Video)

50 Common Misconceptions (Video)

John Green of VlogBrothers debunks 50 common misconceptions for the new mental_floss YouTube channel.

Awesome Water Illusions by Brusspup (Video)

Awesome Water Illusions by Brusspup (Video)

Youtuber Brusspup uses sound to make water defy gravity in yet another cool experiment of his.

Chainsaw Robot Carves Two Stools from a Single Log (Video)

Chainsaw Robot Carves Two Stools from a Single Log (Video)

Amazing!

The Coolest Sound You’ll Hear Today (Video)

The Coolest Sound You’ll Hear Today (Video)

A red hot nickel ball gets dropped in water.

Robots Playing Ace of Spades by Motörhead (Video)

Robots Playing Ace of Spades by Motörhead (Video)

An all robot band, Compressorhead, performs Motörhead’s heavy metal classic ‘Ace of Spades’.

The Most Useless Machine Ever (Video)

The Most Useless Machine Ever (Video)

The most useless machine gets even better at doing nothing. Like eight times better.