Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert

By: TED

Originally published on Aug 14, 2017

That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, is developing advanced robots that can gallop like a cheetah, negotiate 10 inches of snow, walk upright on two legs and even open doors and deliver packages. Join Raibert for a live demo of SpotMini, a nimble robot that maps the space around it, handles objects, climbs stairs — and could soon be helping you out around the house.

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NASA Jets Chase The Total Solar Eclipse

By: NASA Goddard

Originally published on Jul 25, 2017

For most viewers, the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse will last less than two and half minutes. But for one team of NASA-funded scientists, the eclipse will last over seven minutes. Their secret? Following the shadow of the Moon in two retrofitted WB-57F jet planes. Amir Caspi of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado, and his team will use two of NASA’s WB-57F research jets to chase the darkness across America on Aug. 21. Taking observations from twin telescopes mounted on the noses of the planes, Caspi will capture the clearest images of the Sun’s outer atmosphere — the corona — to date and the first-ever thermal images of Mercury, revealing how temperature varies across the planet’s surface.

Music credit: ‘Mighty Piano’ by Laurent Levesque [SACEM] from K iller Tracks

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How to save 51 billion lives for 68 cents with simple Engineering

By: Mark Rober

Published on Feb 15, 2017

Using the power of engineering and brilliant inventions to save lives!!! Great times collab-ing with Bill and Melinda Gates! You should check out the Gates Annual Letter here: http://b-gat.es/2lhhtmJ

Pre-order a paper microscope here- https://www.foldscope.com/order

Read the published paper on the paper centrifuge, its cool- http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016…

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0:15– The Ocean- Andrew Applepie- http://andrewapplepie.com/
2:18– Sweet Tomorrow- Andrew Applepie- http://andrewapplepie.com/
4:21– Berlin- Andrew Applepie- http://andrewapplepie.com/
7:54– Special song written just for me- Lincoln Hoppe, http://lincolnhoppe.com/

Summary: I met with Manu Prakash from Stanford to talk about 2 of his labs’ inventions the Foldscope and the Paperfuge. Combined these cost only 68 cents and they can be used to diagnose Malaria. Both of these are examples not only of simple, brilliant design, but of how engineering is used to make a positive dent in the world.

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Raising awareness for First World Hunger – with the Second Harvest Food Bank

By: VonWong

Originally published on Jun 5, 2017

 

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Latest view of Jupiter from NASA’s Juno spacecraft from Enneagon

Latest view of Jupiter from NASA’s Juno spacecraft from Enneagon on Vimeo.

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Canon Live for the Story TV Advert – Boundaries

By: Canon UK

Originally published on May 17, 2017

Your world grows with each story you have, so live for the story: bit.ly/2quRyf2

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#GoogleGrandTour The Grand Tour of Italy

 

By: Google

Originally published on May 16, 2017

Start your journey. Join us at https://g.co/grandtour

Travelling through the past and present to define our future.
Italian culture along with art, architecture, music and food have made Italy great in the eyes of the rest of the world. Have you ever wondered how these masterpieces from the past have shaped today’s present, and how they can continue to be a source of inspiration in the future?

Three hundred years ago, Italy’s “Grand Tour” was a journey made mainly by wealthy young people to experience the beauties and artwork of Italian cities and culture to find that inspiration that revolutionised the modern world. Today Google re-invent it and made for everyone.

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Paralyzed mom hangs off cliff – Happy Mothers Day!

 

By: VonWong

Published on May 7, 2017

Read more:
Von Wong’s version: http://blog.vonwong.com/mother
Karen’s version: https://storyart.com.au/adventuremother/

Credits:

Photographers : Benjamin Von Wong & Karen Alsop
Producer : Adam Cubito
Safety: Blue Mountains Adventure Company
Video Producer/Videographer : Valentina Vee
HMA: Paris Ambrose
Technical liaison: Jake Anderson
Assistants: Don Rajadurai, Stuart Alsop, Brian Bird, Yvette Martinette, Nikki Miller, Karley Miller, Courtney Holmes
Additional thanks to: Glen Isla Luxury, Blue Mountains Accommodation, Woolworths & BWS Leura Cindy Chen at Adobe Australia

This shoot was sponsored by:

Adobe, EIZO, Kayell, Wacom, Canson, Tether Tools, Blue Mountains Adventure Company, Jake Anderson Photography

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Ink In Motion

 

By: Macro Room

Originally published on Apr 29, 2017

Hi All, we are back! 🙂
It took quite a long time to create this video and we really hope you will like it!
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This time we dived into the hypnotising beauty of colored ink in water and the interaction of this substance with different elements.

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1) Angela G. Richard

3D models:

Ehud Morris
Shira Kazula Noy

Music:
Emotions by Alexbird

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Mark Juaniza’s – “Dream Toys”

 

By: Chris Palanca

Originally published on Feb 26, 2017

Produced by Chris Palanca and Christian Bowman
Music by Loocid (IG @loocidx)

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