Thursday, December 31, 2009

Science tricks for Parties

Prof Richard Wiseman from the University of Hertfordshire (UK) shows you how to do 10 simple tricks you can use at parties. All of them are based on basic scientific principles.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Social Media Revolution



Is social media a fad? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? This video details out social media facts and figures that are hard to ignore.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

The Google Story

Pigeon: Impossible



A rookie secret agent is faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside your multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase.

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Article: Uncovering Steve Jobs' Presentation Secrets

BusinessWeek reports: "For his new book, communications coach Carmine Gallo watched hours of Jobs' keynotes. Here he identifies the five elements of every presentation by the Apple CEO" This article can help you to create an "insanely great" presentation.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Free VIN Checking Service

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) offers a free VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) checking service to help the public determine if a vehicle has been reported as stolen, or has been reported as a salvage vehicle by cooperating NICB members.

Mona Lisa Arby's

Kid Shreds on the Accordion

Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man



I found this to be an amazing interesting and funny video.

Saturday, October 03, 2009

Crash test: 1959 Chevy Bel Air



The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted a unique crash test to demonstrate the advances in motor vehicle safety over the last 50 years. In this test, a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu and a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air are both going 40 mph and the vehicles collide offset, driver side to driver side. This is the same crash configuration represented by the Institute's 40 mph frontal offset barrier test, which is used to rate the frontal crash performance of new cars.

Did You Know 4.0



This is another official update to the original "Shift Happens" video. This completely new Fall 2009 version includes facts and stats focusing on the changing media landscape, including convergence and technology, and was developed in partnership with The Economist.

Baby Dancing to Beyonce

Monday, July 06, 2009

Sunday, July 05, 2009

Arthur Benjamin: Lightning calculation and other "Mathemagic"



http://www.ted.com In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays.

Monday, March 30, 2009

The World Builder




A man uses holographic tools to build a world for the woman he loves.

This is a short by filmmaker Bruce Branit known also as the co-creator of 405

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Chad Vader Season 2 #1 "The Takeover"



Chad is back! Empire Market has been taken over by corporate chain Red Leader Foods. Chad and company get their first look at their new owner. To watch season 1, you can start here.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The American Form of Government



An explanation of the various forms of government, and why America is not a democracy.

Bike Hero



Its Guitar Hero, played using a bike. Watch it and you will understand. You have to give it a minute before you appreciate the work involved.

Friday, January 09, 2009

Monday, January 05, 2009

Worlds largest Media Center Remote Contol?



This device is made from two PS/2 Dance Dance Revolution pads, a converter box, and some free code that is available for download. See the article for more information.