EDU

  • The Union
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    Happy 420. Got 2 hours to spare? Sure you do, you’re home smoking pot all day – shirking all wordly responsibility because today is April 20th, the statutory stoner holiday. Here’s a great documentary covering the subject of legalization. It’s a simple case IMHO, beyond the freedom argument just look at the economic sense of […]

  • Where Things Come From
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    Things have changed, so has where things come from. Knowledge has changed, so has where knowledge comes from. Change is the only thing we can count on, so embrace it.

  • There is no Fourth Dimension
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    Just because there are four dimensions doesn’t mean there’s a “fourth dimension.” Another gem from minutephysics. Watching him try to solve that 4D rubik’s cube at the end makes my brain hurt… mostly because I can’t peel the stickers off.

  • A Creative Perspective
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    Following on from the highly-acclaimed 2020 Vision “Future of TV” documentary series, Think TV presents a brand new series which explores “The New TV Landscape” and the opportunities it presents for advertisers. Watch Episode 2 featuring Dan Wieden from Wieden+Kennedy now. For more information, visit thinktv.com.au/2020vision

  • California Carnivores
    Posted in: EDU, NATURE, VIDEOS

    “In our latest video we trekked out into the beautiful farmland outside Sebastopol, California to visit California Carnivores, North America’s largest carnivorous plant nursery. We spoke with founder Peter D’Amato about his personal history with these hungry plants, their cultural significance and what it takes to raise up fantastical plants from seed. Taking in the […]

  • The Most Astounding Fact
    Posted in: EDU, NATURE, VIDEOS

    Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer.

  • The Eight Billion Dollar iPod
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    Comic author Rob Reid unveils Copyright Math (TM), a remarkable new field of study based on actual numbers from entertainment industry lawyers and lobbyists. via TED

  • Canada Ditches Penny
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    Canada, our home and native land, is getting rid of the penny. For our latest federal budget it was decided that the penny would no longer be a coin produced by the mint. CGP Grey is very happy about this, and has produced a short on why.

  • How Old Can We Get?
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    According to some scientists, the first person to live to 150 is already alive. Here’s a neat vid on some science and stuff about time and age and humanity. Unfortunately he never really answers the question he poses, which is cool because he clearly does not know the answer.

  • The Fungarium
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    A well-shot look at the Kew Gardens. Who knew Fungi could be so interesting?

  • We Stopped Dreaming
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson – We Stopped Dreaming. A mash up of words spoken by the man Neil DeGrasse. Truer words… and all that. Get inspired and dream big!

  • Primary Elections Explained
    Posted in: EDU, VIDEOS

    Ever wanted to know how primary elections work? CGP Grey explains in this animated gem. Unfortunately, knowing how the process works won’t improve the quality of candidates.