Mike Boyd is an engineer, but he swears he’s never used a 3D printer until he made this video. It’s heartening to see that you can go from knowing nothing about the technology to making model rockets in just a few hours.
Back in 1952, London, England was engulfed in a think blanket of smog that was so nasty that it caused the city to come to a halt, and actually ended up killing an estimated 12,000 people. SciShow looks back at this tragic result of industrial development without controls.
Bowling alleys typically coat their lanes with oil to protect the wood. This has a significant effect on the ball, so much so that competitions use a variety of oil patterns to challenge competitors. Vox spoke with pro bowler Phil Edwards about bowling’s hidden layer.
ChrisFix shows us how to clean the engine bay of a variety of vehicles, turning them from being covered with dirt, oil and rust to good as new. Watch it all the way through instead of going along with it step by step, because he’s got lots of precautions and tips.
From a spark, or a lifelong itch? From nothing, or anything? From the world, or from within? Andrew Norton farmed answers from both kids and accomplished adults – including David Lynch, Susan Orlean and Ray Barbee – and made neat accompanying visuals for each one.
(PG-13, SPOILERS) Wisecrack uses The Society of the Spectacle to summarize Black Mirror: social media and ads encourage us to subscribe to a commercialized and self-fulfilling form of validation, instead of acknowledging our individuality and imperfections.
Business Casual made an abridged version of Zero to One, the bestselling book of investor and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. The video presents an amoral approach to the ultimate goal of anyone who’s after ungodly amounts of money and a place in history – a monopoly.
A while back, How to Make Everything created every ingredient on a sandwich from scratch. However, he ran into a problem with items going bad, so he decided to see if he could make a sammie last for a year, using various preservation methods. We still wouldn’t eat it.
Business Casual chronicles the rise of pen giant BIC. Although he didn’t invent the ballpoint pen, BIC’s co-founder Baron Marcel Bich understood economies of scale and brought affordable pens, lighters, and razors to the world. But the company has had its share of busts too.
Filmmaker IQ answers a ton of questions with this highly informative video that defines most of the roles that are listed in a movie’s credits. The video explains every position from producers to assistant directors to gaffers, key grips, ADR editors, and even crafties.
We’re assuming they scrubbed the list of all the dirty questions we’re sure are in the REAL top 100, but it’s still entertaining to watch Michael, Kevin, and Jake, of Vsauce, Vsauce2, and Vsauce3, respectively, working as a surprisingly accurate (and literal) human search engine.
We’ve all laughed at fail videos, but why is it that we get pleasure from watching the misfortune of others? Nerdwriter1 explores the nature of schadenfreude, the psychology that drives humans to bask in the glow of other’s foibles, and thoughts on where to draw the line.
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