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|Narwhals - toothed whales (National Geographic)||
Narwhals are a unique species of whales with a large horn or tusk that is actually an overgrown tooth. No one yet knows what the purpose is of this horn.
|Cloud gravity waves||
Gravity waves (not to be confused with gravitational waves) are waves generated at the interface between two media, for example the ripples created by a rock thrown into a pond. In the atmosphere, it is the result of air rising and sinking, gradually moving back towards its equilibrium point.
|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.
|High Speed Video of Flipping Cats||
Physics demonstrated through falling cats - learn about intertia, angular momentum, torque and rotational axes.
|John Lloyd: What's invisible? More than you think (TEDTalks)||
A talk about important and everyday things in life which are impossible to see.
Robots with a mind of their own are now being created which can physically join together and self-assemble to fulfill different functions.
|Dancing Robots by Sony||
These smooth moving Sony robots have some impressive dance moves.
|Big Dog - an ultra stable quadruped robot||
BigDog is a dynamically stable robot using four legs for movement. This video demonstrates how it handles being kicked, balancing on slippery ice and overcoming obstacles.
|Python vs Cobra||
A Cobra challenges a Python and wins. It then devours the Python.
|Khan Academy: SOPA and PIPA||
An introduction to SOPA and PIPA and what they could end up enabling.
Video showing Laminar Flow and demonstrating fluid flowing in layers. The flow is "smooth" in contrast to turbulent flow which is "chaotic" .
|David Blaine: How I held my breath for 17 min (TEDTalks)||
An interesting talk from illusionist and endurance artist David Blaine about pushing the limits of the human body.