This fun little plaything lets you create simple animations by posing ten bendy rubber figures in front of a mirrored background, then spinning it. It’s a simple way to learn the basics of animation and also just a neat desk toy.
A duo of daredevils race each other to the top of a 27-story abandoned building, only to jump out when they reach the top floor. We’re just glad they didn’t snag their chutes on any of the debris on the way up.
Under the Dome: Investigating China’s Haze looks at China’s severe air pollution problems. Former Chinese news anchor Chai Jing made the report after her daughter was born with a lung tumor. Turn captions on.
Last Week Tonight chimes in on the frustrating pseudoscientific tradition that has us springing forward and falling back. Germany started it in World War I to conserve coal, but whether or not it still saves energy in the modern era is dubious.
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