A ride along with a Mattel Hot Wheels car. As kids we would set up all kinds of wild track configurations. Now here is a birds eye view of what it would be like to actually ride along. Hot wheels cars were one of everyone’s favorite toy cars when growing up. Hot Wheels cars were the direct competitor to Matchbox cars.
An absolutely incredible scene: The Milky Way and Grand Tetons during astronomical twilight. Astronomical twilight occurs when the Sun is between 12 degrees and 18 degrees below the horizon.
If taking selfies were this much fun I would take them all the time. There isn’t much better things than a Rube Goldberg machine and this is a great one.
A Rube Goldberg machine is a machine or contraption or invention or device or apparatus that uses a chain reaction to accomplish a very simple task in a very complicated manner.
Rube Goldberg was an American cartoonist sculptor, author, engineer, and inventor. Goldberg is best known for a series of popular cartoons depicting complicated gadgets that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways, giving rise to the term Rube Goldberg machine for any similar gadget or process.
This is an HD video taken of the earth’s Aurora both northern (aurora borealis) and southern (aurora australis) from the International Space Station.
The Aurora is an incredible light show caused by collisions between electrically charged particles released from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere and collide with gases such as oxygen and nitrogen. The lights are seen around the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres.
Flying remote controlled Christmas toys that are so strange they are perfect. So strange I actually own the flying Santa even though I don’t know how to fly it. The video doesn’t do the flying Santa justice. It actually plays the most nauseating Christmas music on a loop that is so annoying it would wake up a dead reindeer.
This is a strange classic from the early years of MTV. It has always been a favorite of mine. It’s fun because of the early computer graphics involved.
The creation of a beautiful Tibetan Buddhist sand Mandela. These Mandela’s are created and then destroyed as a demonstration of the impermanence of the universe.
It’s all perception.
If you put a series of out of phase metronomes on a movable surface, they will synchronize themselves according to what is called a Kuramoto model of synchronization.
This is a great video about the accomplishments of the Hubble space telescope as it celebrates its 28th year in earth orbit. The discoveries made with it have fundamentally changed our understanding of the universe.