Videos

An inside look at Wall Street's most famous trader
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Peter Tuchman is no stranger to the camera. He stepped on the floor of the NYSE in 1985. Now he's the face of the market's best and worst days. Tuchman's exp...

Howell Torpedo 1896 (Revised)
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A revised version of an animation of the Howell 14.2 inch torpedo from 1896. This torpedo uses a heavy flywheel as its motive power, and for a time was considered an alternative to the Whitehead torpedo. The flywheel had to be spun up to 10,000 rpm by an external engine (Barker mill) before launching.

Angels in America - Flying the Angel
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Aerial Director Gwen Hales and Puppetry Director Finn Caldwell discuss their approach to flying actors and puppeteers in Angels in America, and we follow the...

Inside The Giant American Freezer Filled With Polar Ice
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Welcome to the US National Ice Core Laboratory in Denver, Colorado, where there's a giant freezer filled with 20km of ice cores from Greenland and the Antarc...

Inside The Tunnels That Will Store Nuclear Waste For 100,000 Years
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Onkalo, on the Finnish island of Olkiluoto, is planned to be the first geologic storage facility for high-level nuclear waste: eventually sealed for 100,000 ...

Are There Problems That Computers Can't Solve?
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All about Hilbert's Decision Problem, Turing's solution, and a machine that vanishes in a puff of logic. MORE BASICS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P...

Testing The World's Longest Echo
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Technically, the Inchindown oil tanks in Invergordon, Scotland, have the world's longest reverberation, but that makes a much worse title. We tested them wit...

Why There's a Single, Tiny Wire Encircling Manhattan
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This wire goes from 126th Street to Battery Park and costs $100,000+ a year to maintain.

Inside The Billion-Euro Nuclear Reactor That Was Never Switched On
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Zwentendorf Nuclear Power Plant, in Austria, was ready to go: it just needed starting up. But that never happened, and forty years later, it still sits mothb...

Clueless White Guy Orders in Perfect Chinese, Shocks Patrons and Staff
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The other day I went into a bunch of Chinese restaurants as an ordinary but kinda clueless white guy and ordered food in fluent Chinese (Mandarin and Cantone...

Man Living Off-Grid in a Tent on an Island
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Jojo has been living off-grid in a tent for 18 months, the last 12 of which have been on an island in Sweden! He has a 5 meter (16-foot) Sibley Bell tent set...

Death Valley Plane Wreck and Rare Plants
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On a hike looking for rare limestone endemic plants in Death Valley, we spotted the wreckage of a plane! After several hours of hiking and many interesting p...

Machining HUGE 10 Ton Bevel Gear with CNC Milling Machine
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Machining huge 10 Ton bevel gear using huge cnc milling machine and huge cnc lathe. Thanks to ATA Gears for letting us film this project https://www.atagears...

Coast Guard shows dozens of oil tankers off L.A. coast with nowhere to go
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Video released by the U.S. Coast Guard shows a flotilla of oil tankers anchored off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as the coronavirus pandemic conti...

The first helicopter with a parachute
youtu.be/R9g0L8uFHMU 

Discover Zefhir’s exclusive parachute rescue system and the unique turbine helicopter destined to become the go-to brand for air mobility.

40 Photoshop Requests
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Do not submit any personal photos that you do not want to be made public :D

Growing Human Neurons Connected to a Computer
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Neurons are amazing little microbes capable of learning and making decisions. Modern AI tries to take inspiration from living neurons, but why settle for the...

Abandoned Theme Park on Top of a Mountain - Ghost Town in the Sky
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In this episode, we hike to the top of a mountain to see whats left of a theme park that's been closed for over a decade.