Are you good at evidence-based thinking? Take the Equity in Education Quiz challenge!
How is digital information different? This video explores the changes in the way we find, store, create, critique, and share information.
|Daniel Pink on the surprising science of motivation (TEDTalks)||
Daniel Pink speaks about the problems of traditional, extrinsic motivations - the carrot and stick / financial reward approach. This approach, typically employed by today's business managers, actually stifles creativity and reduces performance. Intrinsic motivation is key.
|You Suck at Photoshop #7||
Photoshop tutorial on Patch Tool and Levels
|See video||Modern Physics Quiz Key||
This is the worked out key to the Modern Physics Quiz
|Did You Know 2.0 - Technology and the Future||
A visual presentation of thought provoking statistics. This is an official update to the original "Shift Happens" video from Karl Fisch and Scott McLeod, with updated statistics and a new design.
|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.
|Building Stonehenge - The Man who can Move Anything||
Wally Wallington has demonstrated that he can lift a Stonehenge-sized pillar weighing 22,000 lbs and moved a barn over 300 ft.
|Big Dog robot - update||
A new dog-like robot from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) with more advanced control, stability and maneuverability.
|Magic Paper demonstration||
Intelligent "paper" that understands the physics of objects being drawn.
|RMS Titanic - Original Pictures||
Original black & white photos of the Titanic, which sank on 15 April 1912, resulting in the deaths of 1,517 people.
|Aurora Northern Lights as seen from Space - Timelapse||
A video of Northern Lights as seen from earth's orbit, captured by Astronaut Don Pettit.
|Scotch tape makes opaque glass transparent||
The glass is opaque because it is etched, and light scatters on the rough surface. The glue in the scotch tape fills in any regularities and allows light to pass through with little scattering.