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See video Elephant Paints Self Portrait

Elephants can paint - this video is proof of that. However, according to naturalist Desmond Morris, it is actually the elephant trainer that provides the directions. The trainer tugs at the elephant's ears to move the paint brush in different directions.

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See video Sodium Acetate Sculptures (Hot Ice)

This experiment demonstrates instant crystallization in a supersaturated solution of Sodium Acetate and water. A second demonstration shows how to make ice sculptures (or pillars) with Sodium Acetate.

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See video High Speed Video of Flipping Cats

Physics demonstrated through falling cats - learn about intertia, angular momentum, torque and rotational axes.

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See video 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.

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See video Drinking coffee in space

Dr. Don Pettit demonstrates a zero-gravity coffee cup aboard the International Space Station.

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See video Blue Whale - The Blue Planet (BBC)

Blue whales - the world's largest inhabitants - feed almost exclusively on one of the smallest - krill. They can consume 40 million of them in a single day. 30 meters long, its tongue weighs as much as an elephant.

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See video The Science of Overpopulation

The world's population is growing at around 1.1% per year. By 2050 we should have around 9.3 billion people.

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See video Nikola Tesla - The forgotten genius

Even though Nikola Tesla pioneered modern electrical engineering with inventions such as alternating current electric power, he was regarded as a mad scientist and died penniless at the age of 86.

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See video Giant Ant Hill Excavated

A giant ant colony is pumped full of concrete, then excavated to reveal the complexity of its inner structure. The structure covers 50 square meters, and goes 8 meters into the earth.

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See video The Beauty of Algebra

Why the abstraction of mathematics is so fundamental and how it can be applied similarly to completely different fields.

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