10 December 2010
 Magical Egypt Episode Two - Old Kingdom and the Still Older Kingdom Michael S. Schneider explains the basics of the binary arithmetic.
17 February 2012


Using real footage and sounds from a working science lab, the Inside Knowledge team have reconstructed the White Stripes song Seven Nation Army from scratch.

For the full story of the video, check out the Inside Knowledge blog at PLoS:

3 July 2011
The Contraption II was one of the longest contraption videos created by Baynham & Tyers.
24 January 2012


10 Misconceptions Debunked.

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Just in case you haven't seen it before, you need to read about the seven-legged spider:

Also, you need to watch the 5th Element:

29 February 2012


 You probably know that 2012 is a leap year. And that means that this year we get an extra day on February 29th. Great--an extra day. Who really cares? Well, leaplings (people born on Leap Year Day of a previous year) care, because they finally get to celebrate their actual birthday. But for the rest of us, it's just a day like any other day. So why do we go to all the trouble to have a leap year?

Epipheo shows you how, based on astronomy, the Gregorian Calendar uses leap year to keep us in tune with the sun, the stars, the universe and our inner man... (yeah, j/k about that last bit...).

1 March 2012


Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It's a crisis because it only starts with water -- but water affects everything in life.

Health. Education. Food security. The lives of women, especially.

1 March 2012


Flying robot quadrotors perform the James Bond Theme by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas, a cymbal, and the debut of an adapted guitar built from a couch frame. The quadrotors play this "couch guitar" by flying over guitar strings stretched across a couch frame; plucking the strings with a stiff wire attached to the base of the quadrotor. A special microphone attached to the frame records the notes made by the "couch guitar".

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