Thirty giant hornets can destroy a colony of 30,000 honeybees in just 3 hours. The giant hornet is five times the size of the European honeybee, and has a very potent venom.
|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.
|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.
|Learn Japanese Numbers 1 to 20||
A really catchy tune for learning the first 20 Japanese numbers - it's simple but surprisingly fun to listen to.
|Strange Japanese Sea Creatures||
At the bottom of Japan's Suruga Bay lie strange and exotic creatures, including spider crabs (largest crabs in the world), chimeras and lantern sharks.
|English lessons from Misterduncan||
The first of a series of excellent English video lessons from talented English teacher Misterduncan.
|Tony Robbins on internal drive and motivation (TEDTalks)||
Tony Robbins' inspirational talk on how to unlock your true potential. From TedTalks 2006.
|Does the Universe Have a Purpose? feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson||
If the purpose of the universe was to create humnans, then the cosmos was embarrassingly inefficient about it. We have only been around for the blink of an eye in the history of the universe.
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.
|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.