March 19th, 2013
I know it’s been a bit ISS Overload recently – especially now that Earth’s newfound hero Commander Hadfield is up there in charge (you are following him on Twitter, I hope) and sending frequent updates and photos – but this video is worth a post because it contains some stunning high quality time-lapses put together by NASA Astronaut Dr. Don Pettit, to whom it is actually a tribute.
As usual, full screen + HD is recommended, obviously.
February 22nd, 2013
This is pretty spectacular. Actual video footage of a solar flare erupting on the surface of the sun. Turn the res up to 720p or higher on full screen.
January 25th, 2013
January 22nd, 2013
I’m not a huge fan of Gervais – and in places he’s merely quoting Dawkins back to himself – but I’m with them both on the whole “G” issue.
January 16th, 2013
I’m not afraid of heights particularly, but this is quite unsettling.
Free climbing tower worker’s helmet cam:
May 29th, 2012
mi = 1, bi =2, tri =3, quad = 4….
Great video about the differences between the “long” (old British, and arguably more logical) number system and the “short” (US) system, which was adopted officially in Britain in 1974. RIP the milliard…