Category: Videos

Max Headroom incident

The Max Headroom broadcast signal intrusion was a television signal hijacking that occurred in Chicago, Illinois on the evening of November 22, 1987. It is an example of what is known in the television...

How to become gluten intolerant

Being gluten free used to be a luxury only reserved for those who are intolerant to gluten. With this cutting edge gluten educational video, you can become gluten intolerant too, whether or not you’re...

How to recognize a dystopia

The genre of dystopia – the ‘not good place’– has captured the imaginations of artists and audiences alike for centuries. But why do we bother with all this pessimism? Alex Gendler explains how dystopias...

How Japanese soy sauce is made

See how Japanese soy sauce has been made for 750 years in this fascinating short film by Mile Nagaoka. Japanese soy sauce, or Shoyu Stand in the international foods aisle of a mainstream grocery...

1984 and the modern state of surveillance

Metaflix takes a look at George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece ‘1984‘ and how modern surveillance has gone far beyond even his most frightening predictions. Zero Days is a documentary focused on Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer...

Enigma machine

Like all the best cryptography, the Enigma machine is simple to describe, but infuriating to break. Straddling the border between mechanical and electrical, Enigma looked from the outside like an oversize typewriter. Enter the...

Germany explained by Geography Now!

Germany is one of the most influential European nations culturally, and one of the world’s main economic powers. Known around the world for its precision engineering and high-tech products, it is equally admired by...

Sourdough loaf

Ingredients 300 grams – whole wheat flower 300 grams – all purpose or bread flour 512 grams – water 63 grams – starter 10 grams salt Instructions If you do mill your own flour...

Eulers disc

A spinning/rolling disk ultimately comes to rest, and it does so quite abruptly, the final stage of motion being accompanied by a whirring sound of rapidly increasing frequency. As the disk rolls, the point...