Category: Videos

The Poignancy of Old Pornography

People have been making pornography for a very long time. It’s been on the sides of temples in India on Greek vases in Roman bedrooms and German drawing rooms. But a decisive moment in...

40 years of Hip Hop in 4 minutes

Over 150 songs from more than 100 artists representing 40 years of hip hop all crammed into 4 minutes. It’s not a chronological history of hip hop. It’s rappers from different eras finishing each...

Casting a bronze axe

Wait for the cut… Tito4re casts an axe out of bronze (88% copper 12% tin) using 3 kg of copper and 400 grams of tin. The weight of this axe is 2,6 kg. This...

Powder coating at home

Powder coating works by electrostatically charging paint particles so it sticks to metal objects. Mike created a base out of an electrical box extension, cover plate, and a piece of wood wrapped in foil. This...

Why Japan has so many vending machines

In Japan, vending machines are everywhere. Looking into it a little deeper, Vox discovered that there’s a very interesting answer to why Japan has so many vending machines. It’s an economic story but it’s...

Detroit ghetto streets

10 worst Detroit neighborhoods Detroit’s neighborhoods conjure up too many stereotypes to count. You’ve got hipster areas, preppy places, neighborhoods where college kids thrive, and of course, ghettos. And while the city consistently ranks...

First taste of chocolate in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) leads the world in production and export of the cocoa beans used in the manufacture of chocolate, as of 2012, supplying 33% of cocoa produced in the world. West Africa...

Kale chips recipe

Kale is like the Nicolas Cage of Hipsterism. You find it everywhere! Hipsters use kale in smoothies and salads, wraps, pizzas, detoxifying teas, and even ice cream. Although vegetarians once laid claim to this...

The very far future of the Universe

Future of humanity Years from now Event 10,000 Most probable estimated lifespan of technological civilization, according to Frank Drake‘s original formulation of the Drake equation. 10,000 If globalization trends lead to panmixia, human genetic...

How marbles are made

The history of marbles No one really knows when the game of marbles first began, or when the first marble was made. It is probably fair to say that in one form or another...