|The Mayan Calendar||
Maya civilization is noted for its fully developed written language, art, architecture, mathematical, astronomical systems as well as its calendars. The Maya Long Count calendar ends on December 21, 2012, and this day is therefore considered by many to be significant.
|Multi-Touch Interaction Experiments||
Jefferson Han demonstrates the features of a multi-touch display which can make interaction much more efficient, intuitive and fun.
|Arithmetic, Population, and Energy Part 2 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.
|Emily Project - New Generation Face Modeling||
This extremely realistic, lifelike animation is a significant advance in creating believable 3-D animations for games and movies.
|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.
|The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) explained||
An animation explaining how the Large Hadron Collider works. It is the largest and most complex scientific instrument ever built.
|Sixth Sense Projection Technology (TEDTalks)||
A wearable device with a projector invented by Pranav Mistry can not only project information about the object you are currently looking at (e.g. a book, person or supermarket item), but it can also project buttons which allow you to interact in various ways.
|First Landing on the Moon - 1969||3724||5.17|
|World War II in Color - D-Day||
Actual footage of the end of World War II: the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6th 1944 and the subsequent liberation of France.
|3D morphable model face animation||
3D morphable model face animation by Volker Blantz. Faces are transformed from male to female, bony to fleshy, average to caricature, etc.
|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.
|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.