Tagged: technology

Japanese sumo robots

Robot sumo wrestling has been around for years, but the best-of video compilation is quite an eye-opener for the uninitiated. These robots are fast, furious and brutal. Most of the matches last mere seconds....

Reusable charcoal mound

*Turn on captions for written commentary (CC in bottom right corner of screen). Via: primitivetechnology.wordpress.com: Charcoal is a valuable fuel that reaches a higher temperature than the very wood it’s made from. I’ve made some...

This is what TED Talks look like

Self proclaimed “thought leader,” Pat Kelly gives his talk on “thought leadership” at the annual This Is That Talks in Whistler, B.C. In the seminar, Kelly covers: How to talk with your hands, how...

ISS tour

The International Space Station is a large spacecraft. It orbits around Earth. It is a home where astronauts live. The space station is also a science lab. Many countries worked together to build it....

Brave new world of nanotechnology

Manmade nanoparticles are being added to more and more foods, drugs, and other products and are ultimately finding their way into the environment. The name of these minuscule particles comes from the word “nanometer,”...

Sony: a tale of innovation

Sony Corporation is one of the best-known names in consumer electronics, famous for innovations like the Walkman and the Playstation. Since its establishment shortly after World War II, Sony has introduced a stream of...

What’s inside the undersea internet cable?

Did you know there are over 250 internet cables under the oceans of the world? What’s Inside? cuts in half a cable to see the amazing cross section! The majority of the cable protects...