Imagine being able to carry all the stored power you needed to operate your MP3 player, smartphone, and electric car in the fabric of your jacket?
Sounds like science fiction, but it may become a reality thanks to breakthrough technology developed at a University of Central Florida research lab.
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Very few people would argue that substance abuse doesn't cause health and societal problems... but why then are some substances accepted while others are vilified? In most of the Western world alcohol consumption is seen as normal, even a government industry in many Canadian provinces, while marijuana use is illegal. Yet more deaths are caused … Continue Reading ››
Earlier this year Grey’s Anatomy viewers were treated to a portion of Whitney Houston’s classic hit "How Will I Know", arranged and performed by Sam Smith as a ballad, in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. Of course when something is that good people want more. Smith finally performed the song in full for this video … Continue Reading ››
They are strong. They are independent. They are men. Floating with elegance - in razor sharp stiletto boots - as they put to shame everyone who has ever dared to embarrass themselves on the dance floor at a wedding, Arnaud Boursain, Mehdi Mamine, and Yanis Marshall from Yanis Marshall Choreography were apparently staging their last … Continue Reading ››
We don't often feature advertisements among our videos here, but when we do it's because they're insightful or hilarious. This one had us laughing so hard our cheeks hurt.
This ad for Hello Flo
, "care packages" for tweens and teens getting their "first moon", tackles a semi-taboo topic in a side-splitting way.
Tim Jenison, a Texas-based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in the art world:
How did Dutch master Johannes Vermeer manage to paint so photo-realistically 150 years before the invention of photography? Here's how he conducted his experiment:
I was sitting in the bathtub in 2008 when I thought of a simple way … Continue Reading ››
From Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla Motors:
Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters. That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of … Continue Reading ››
Refusing to vote isn't activism, it's apathy.
During WWII Rudolf Höss was the Nazi commandant of the infamous deathcamp, Auschwitz.
Rainer Höss, his grandson, knows not to take democracy for granted. He sees right wing political parties on the rise in Europe and reminds us all to not forget the dark past.
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David Tennant is Catherine Tate's new (Scottish) English teacher in a sketch performed for Comic Relief 2007, mocking their turns on Doctor Who ...and I ain't bovered.
Like The Ting Tings and Boomkats, Sleigh Bells is a boy-girl act consisting of a multi-instrumentalist and an easy-on-the-eyes vocalist. In this case Derek Miller (née florida's Poison The Well) is the group's genius soundsmith, with Alexis Krauss more than earning her keep as an entertainer. Her vocals range as freely in their influences as … Continue Reading ››