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…

MUSIC-
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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Rocket Powered Fidget Spinner

By: TheBackyardScientist

Originally Published on May 30, 2017

Ok thats it, Fidget Spinner trend is over, cause this is the best one ever!! 😉 I built a custom fidget spinner out of 1/4in aluminum plate and strapped 3 E sized rocket engines.

Really, I just wanted to do this. I saw Stephens video and needed answers. Plus, this gave me an excuse to buy a Plasma Cutter ive been eyeballing for yearssss. (dont tell sandra I could have made this with a jigsaw..)

The spinner has a 6 inch radius, so it travels ~37 inches to make a full circle. Its spinning 88 times per second (5200 per minute), so that means the tip is traveling 276 feet per second, or 188.182 MPH. so yeah, 1000mph fidget spinner is pretty much impossible… Who will accept my challenge?

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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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Fun Science With Rob: Temperature

 

By: BLOODHOUND SSC – 1,000 mph car

Originally published on Apr 25, 2017

Our chief inspirer, Rob Bennett, explores how BLOODHOUND uses changes in temperature to make parts of the car fit together. Naturally, he has to experiment with liquid nitrogen to explain it’s cool properties.

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Fido vs Spot — Animal vs Robot

 

By: jurvetson

Originally published on Feb 27, 2016

The robot’s lifelike movement catches the attention of a real dog. The uncanny uncanine valley. This is the latest quadruped robot from Google’s Boston Dynamics group, and the only one in civilian hands. Another Video: https://youtu.be/q2gehrAhflQ Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvets… And I revisited my post on the Google Master Plan, and sure enough, we see Robots → Skynet → Terminator → Google Security → User Happiness https://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvets…

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This is the new Google Earth

 

By: Google

Originally published on Apr 18, 2017

The whole world is now in your browser. Fly through landmarks and cities like London, Tokyo and Rome in stunning 3D, then dive in to experience them first hand with Street View. See the world from a new point of view with Voyager, which brings you stories from the BBC, NASA, Sesame Street and more. Start exploring: https://g.co/earth.

Choose your own adventure with Voyager
Experience interactive stories from around the world.

Discover new places with Knowledge Cards
Flip through cards and learn about local landmarks.

Orbit the world in 3D
Use the new 3D button to tilt the map.

Snap and share a Postcard
Capture snapshots of locations and share them with your friends.

Feeling Lucky?
Roll the dice and see where the world takes you.

 

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How Fast Is A Gyrfalcon? – Earth Unplugged

 

By: BBC Earth Unplugged

Originally published on Apr 19, 2017

First we raced a Peregrine falcon against a Red Bull downhill mountain bike champion! Now it’s the turn of Lloyd’s Gyrfalcon, how fast can this magnificent bird of prey chase the Bentley along the airstrip?! Maddie finds out first hand how incredibly fast the gyrfalcon can fly on the flat and catches up with bird handling legend Lloyd Buck who explains the gyrfalcon’s evolutionary adaptations.

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World’s First Live 360 Rocket Launch: Orbital ATK CRS-7

 

By: NASA

Streamed live

NASA, in coordination with United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Orbital ATK, will broadcast the world’s first live 360-degree stream of a rocket launch. This stream will begin at approximately 11:00a.m. EDT on April 18th, and will last until the rocket is out of sight. This stream enables you to look around in 360 degrees -as if you were actually standing on the launch pad.

The Orbital ATK CRS-7 resupply mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to launch during a 30 minute window opening at 11:11a.m. EDT. Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft will launch on a ULA Atlas V rocket carrying more than 7,600 pounds of science research, crew supplies and hardware to the orbiting laboratory.

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DANGEROUS Caiman Catch!

 

By: Brave Wilderness

Published on Mar 24, 2017

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On this episode of Breaking Trail, Coyote finally encounters and catches the one reptile that has eluded him for years, the Spectacled Caiman!

Related to Crocodiles and Alligators these smaller Crocodilians are notorious for their surprising strength and aggressive nature. Of course these attributes only added to Coyote’s fascination! Unfortunately when the moment finally arrived for the team’s muddy encounter things didn’t quite go according to plan…

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Jeff Bezos Pilots The South Korean Method-2 Robot

 

By: Very Dicey

Published on Mar 20, 2017

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO and the fifth richest person in the world piloted South Korea’s Method-2 robot which will be available for sale at $8M in 2017.

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Korea’s $8M Giant Walking Robot Warrior “Method 2” Available 2017
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