Posts Tagged "video"

Flight Documentary on Kickstarter

They’ve got an ambitious goal: $30,000 with a little under $6,000 pledged at the time of this blog post (with 19 days to go).

I’ll tell you this – I love the idea of Kickstarter, but haven’t really backed a ton of projects to date. Mostly, they’ve been projects started by friends that I wanted to support. But in this case, I wanted to put my money where my mouth is.

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Hypnotic Mushroom Sorting Video

There are some really ingenious moments, where they seem to be able to impose a bit of order on something that looks like all kinds of chaos and randomness. In particular: using graduated openings to separate out mushrooms into 10 different sizes (1:31) and automatically aligning mushrooms to the same direction (2:39).

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Joe Smith: How to Conserve 571,230,000 Pounds of Paper Towels in Twelve and a Half Easy Steps

Every year, we Americans use over 13 billion pounds of paper towels. That’s right – billions. That is not a small number.

And you know what? I have a confession to make – I’m not helping with that number. I’m someone who’s in the habit of grabbing multiple paper towels to dry my hands. I’ve done this for a while, always with the belief that I needed more than one to fully dry my hands.

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3D Glasses at Work

Recently, Chris has been playing a game called Fez and part of the game apparently utilizes 3D. He was in need of some glasses, no one in the office had any… so he ended up ordering glasses online.

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Holi, Slow Motion

I’ve rewatched this video several times over, and it’s captivating each and every time. I love Holi, and it’s as much about the colors as it is about how happy everyone looks. Watching this video, I imagine all the celebrations that must have come before, in years past.

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