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|Robots inspired by Animals||
Robotics researchers are increasingly turning to nature for inspiration. Watch a robotic salamander, a water strider robot, mechanical cockroaches and some cool self-configuring robots.
|Fractal Zoom Animation - Mandelbrot Corner||
A beautiful fractal zoom that seems to go on forever.
|What if the Earth were Hollow?||
What is the deepest we have ever dug into the earth? What if we went straight through?
An ingenious recreation of Pac-Man with Roombas - autonomous robot vacuum cleaners.
|Plate Tectonics - the Movement of Continents||
California and Australia used to be neighbors and Brazil was close to or connected to Nigeria. What drives the engine of plate tectonics remains a mystery.
|The Credit Crisis - Visualization - Part 1||
An excellent visualization of the financial crisis and credit crunch.
It does not get much more futuristic than this: a demo of holograms one can actually touch. The holographic tactile display uses ultrasound to exert a pressure field - for example, it will exert pressure on the surface of your palm when virtual raindrops fall on it.
|Welcome to North Korea||
A revealing documentary about the most secretive country on earth, North Korea. Winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary.
|Arithmetic, Population, and Energy Part 1 of 8||
Most people do not understand exponential growth, yet the concept is of fundamental importance. Lecture by Dr. Albert A. Bartlett, professor emeritus of Physics at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
|Did You Know 4.0||
Another fantastic visual presentation of intriguing statistics, focusing on the changing media landscape, convergence and technology. The video was made in partnership with The Economist.
|Women In Film||
Actresses: Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Gloria Swanson, Marlene Dietrich, Norma Shearer, Ruth Chatterton, Jean Harlow, Katharine Hepburn,
|Ken Robinson - Changing Education Paradigms||
Excellent animation adapted from Sir Ken Robinson's talk at RSA.