Life in the Serengeti is not so different after all.
Try to get through this post without shuddering.
George Monbiot explains how whales can change an entire ecosystem through a process known as a trophic cascade. Trophic cascades are ecological processes which start at the top of the food chain and tumble all the way down to the bottom. This video is a follow-up to the original segment on the impact of ….
Meanwhile in Japan, the most metal way to make fried shrimp ever. The live action demonstration was a spot for Japanese telecom Docomo as a memorable way to tout their high-speed LTE cellular network. No CG was used in the making of this video.
Using an ultraviolet camera, people on the street were shown how the sun sees them. Under UV light your skin may look more different than you think. Video by Thomas Leveritt Music: ‘Summer in the City – Starcadian remix’ by Freedom Fry
Cymatics is the feature single off of Nigel Stanford’s latest instrumental album Solar Echoes. The music video consists of a number of interesting sound visualization experiments. If you have a good screen be sure to watch this in stunning 4K!
It has a see-through belly!
Using a high-speed camera, scientists at MIT have been able to passively recover audio by analyzing minute vibrations, effectively turning everyday objects into ‘Visual Microphones’. You can read more about this fascinating work by Abe Davis, Michael Rubinstein, Neal Wadhwa, Gautham J. Mysore, Fredo Durand and William T. Freeman at the MIT project page.
Destin from Smarter Every Day outfitted his Phantom Miro Camera with a macro lens to show us an up close view of a tattoo being applied in super slow motion. Leah Farrow of Timepiece Tattoo also helps explains how the two most common tattoo machines work.