A Better Depiction Of Relativity

September 5, 2009 at 5:58 am | Posted in Mathematics, Physics | Leave a comment
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Ahem.

(E•c)^2 = (E•v)^2 + (m•c^3)^2

I hope that clears things up.

“Fun To Imagine” Starring Richard Feynman

September 5, 2009 at 5:48 am | Posted in Chemistry, Physics, Science, Television | Leave a comment
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This 1983 British television show demonstrated why Feynman was one of the finest teachers and thinkers of the 20th century.

“Dangerous Knowledge”

September 5, 2009 at 5:30 am | Posted in History, Mathematics, Physics, Science | Leave a comment
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A BBC production documenting the perilous theoretical journeys of four tormented geniuses: Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel, & Alan Turing

Non-Reversing Mirrors

July 25, 2009 at 7:59 pm | Posted in Physics, Science, Technology | Leave a comment
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Seems like a lot of work to be able to see your hair parted on the right side of your head. 😉

Catatumbo: The Everlasting Storm

October 17, 2008 at 12:55 am | Posted in Esoterica, Physics | Leave a comment
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At the mouth of the Catatumbo river at Lake Maracaibo in Venezuala rages an atmospheric storm that has persisted, about 150 days a year, 10 hours a night, for hundreds of years.

Weird, Weird Science

October 17, 2008 at 12:43 am | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science, Television | Leave a comment
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Dailymotion User Weird Weird Science has a variety of admittedly weird videos you might enjoy.

Dominoes Made Of Dominoes

September 25, 2008 at 4:36 pm | Posted in Eye Candy, Physics | Leave a comment
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A collapse of epic proportions.

The Particle Zoo

September 14, 2008 at 1:55 am | Posted in Commerce, Physics | Leave a comment
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Adorable plush subatomic particles.

Phun

March 14, 2008 at 8:43 am | Posted in Gratis, Physics, Software | Leave a comment

A 2D physics sandbox for all the children to play in!

The Tesla Coil Guitar Amp

February 12, 2008 at 4:52 pm | Posted in Music, Physics | Leave a comment

More physics, less musicality!

The Physics of Pinewood Derby Cars

February 10, 2008 at 9:50 pm | Posted in Crafts, Physics | Leave a comment

How to cheat with physics!

Super Slow Motion Lighter

January 26, 2008 at 1:50 am | Posted in Eye Candy, Physics | Leave a comment

Buuuuurn!

NASA’s Beginner’s Guide To Aeronautics

October 24, 2007 at 3:15 am | Posted in Physics, Reference, Science, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Zoom!

Lost Cities

September 11, 2007 at 3:30 pm | Posted in Architecture, History, Mathematics, Photography, Physics, Television | Leave a comment

A wonderfully broad collection of archaeological photo sets.

Tokyo: 35 Years In 10 Seconds

September 9, 2007 at 5:23 pm | Posted in Animation, Fiction, Film, History, Photography, Physics, Television | Leave a comment

Remarkable time lapse spanning three decades and change.

Dictator of the Month

September 9, 2007 at 5:20 pm | Posted in History, Physics, Politics, Webware | Leave a comment

Because humanity just can seem to get enough of dictators.

Women In Film

August 15, 2007 at 1:58 am | Posted in Animation, Fiction, Film, History, Literature, Photography, Physics, Television | Leave a comment

The women who have graced our screens, from those who brought you the Ladies of Art.

80 Blocks From Tiffany’s

August 11, 2007 at 2:43 am | Posted in Fantastic, Film, History, Journalism, Literature, Physics, Weapons | Leave a comment

Gangs in the South Bronx, before the era of hip-hop, in their own words (parts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

Spirit Of The Centry

August 9, 2007 at 9:11 am | Posted in CG, Fantastic, Games, Gratis, History, Kinesthetics, Painting, Physics, Reference | Leave a comment

Spirit of the Century is a 1920s pulp tabletop roleplaying game.  Here are the rules, free of charge, courtesy of the Open Gaming License.

The Six Billion Dollar Experiment

August 5, 2007 at 7:57 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Film, Journalism, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science, Television | Leave a comment

An excellent BBC review of the audacious science that the Large Hadron Collider, under construction near Geneva, hopes to accomplish.

Maps of War

August 5, 2007 at 7:52 pm | Posted in Cartography, History, Painting, Physics, Reference, Religion | Leave a comment

Animated cartography for the historically inclined.

Topics In Geocide

July 30, 2007 at 12:32 am | Posted in Astronomy, Esoterica, FutureTech, Humor, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science | Leave a comment

Interested in GeocideWould you like to attempt it?  Unconvinced of the importance of doing so?  Check in with the International Earth-Destruction Advisory Board to make sure you’re not too late and then delve into the details.

Laminar Flow

July 29, 2007 at 7:55 pm | Posted in Eye Candy, Legal, Physics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

A curious trick you can perform with corn syrup.

Eyes Wide Shut: Blindfolded Cartoonists In 1947

July 11, 2007 at 1:27 am | Posted in Drawing, Eye Candy, History, Physics | Leave a comment

How well would you draw eyes shut?

The Otokichi Story

July 7, 2007 at 8:50 pm | Posted in History, Physics | Leave a comment

The epic tale of the first citizen of Japan to set foot on North America in 1833: 21 years before Perry ended Japan’s isolation.

Disco Dancing Dictator

July 7, 2007 at 8:41 pm | Posted in FutureTech, Gratis, History, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Music, Physics, Propaganda | Leave a comment

I’m pretty sure this is in bad taste.

Living In Three Centuries: The Face of Age

July 1, 2007 at 8:41 pm | Posted in History, Photography, Physics, Television | Leave a comment

A powerful set of portraits by photographer Mark Story.

The Canting Dictionary (1736)

July 1, 2007 at 8:40 pm | Posted in Advertising, Books, CG, Gratis, History, Painting, Physics, Reference | Leave a comment

“ACADEMY: a Bawdy House; a Receptacle for all sorts of Villains, where the Young Ones are initiated in the Canting Language, and all manner of Cheats and Impostures, and sorted into Tribes and Bands, according to their several Capacities for Mischief.”

Database of Mid-Victorian Illustration

June 30, 2007 at 1:11 am | Posted in Art, CG, Drawing, Eye Candy, Gratis, History, Physics | Leave a comment

Wood engravings for everyone!

The Largest Known Prime By Year

June 24, 2007 at 6:16 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Dance, History, Mathematics, Painting, Physics, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

1,000,000,000 digits by 2024!

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