Category archives for Video
“Air guitar” has taken on almost cult status in some circles. How about “couch guitar”?
(Not Really) the Last Word on DNA from Virginia Hughes on Vimeo. Science writer Virginia Hughes brilliantly explains how DNA is packed into our cells using animation.
Can global warming (weirding) lead to smaller mammals?
To me, Ndugu, the little Tanzanian boy, embodies potential. Now he would be a teenager. What ever happened to Ndugu?
Why has our life expectancy increased so much since the American Revolution? According to Presidential candidate Rick Santorum: “Because God says they have rights.” What about the role of sanitation, nutrition, education, medicine?
This is a feel good story of the day – the world’s first human to humanoid robot handshake, in space! The robot even sent out a tweet.
SpongeBob, that iconic, impossible character living in a pineapple under the sea. You’ve been living a lie, you know?
A dung beetle performing a dance on top of its dung ball. The little jig apparently helps the pea-brained beetles navigate. CREDIT: Emily Baird; Baird E, Byrne MJ, Smolka J, Warrant EJ, Dacke M / PLoS ONE Do you have a favorite animal? Chemist Sir Harold Kroto does. It is the dung beetle. Why?