|Gmail explained by puppets||
A Google theater presentation. Puppets explains: 1. Gmail spam prevention, 2. Organizes e-mails into conversations, 3. Gmail search, 4. Gmail chat.
|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.
|Do schools today kill creativity?||
Education guru Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining (and profoundly moving) case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity, rather than undermining it.
A machine with a doll face mimics images on television screen in search of a satisfactory visage.
|The Credit Crisis - Visualization - Part 1||
An excellent visualization of the financial crisis and credit crunch.
Walking and running humanoid robot which can carry and deliver items. It can run at a speed of up to of 6 km/h and slalom around obstacles.
|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.
|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.
|First Landing on the Moon - 1969||3724||5.17|
|Shuttle launch as seen from inside the Orbitor||
View the Shuttle launch from the point of view of the crew inside of the Orbiter. Liftoff is at 3:30.
|Tracking fingers with the Wii Remote||
Using an IR led array and some reflective tape, you can track fingers in thin air using the Wii Remote by Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The grid software is a custom program written using a C# wiimote library and DirectX.
|Obama Speech: 'A More Perfect Union'||4077||5.37|