Tag Archives: informative

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

van halen and brown m&ms

David Lee Roth explains just what that “No Brown M&Ms” clause was in their riders – and you just might be surprised by what it was all about. [VIA]

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

14 years of us weather

This animation covers 14 years of weather in the United States. What you are seeing is 120,900 individual frames that each are 1 hour apart and shows the changing patterns of the weather. [VIA]

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

learn colors with ok go!

Internet darlings OK Go decided to team up with Sesame Street to give some lessons on the primary colors. Now you can’t have a primary color lesson without learning about mixing the colors, so that happens too. [VIA]

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

a short history of the modern calendar

This is a short history of the modern calendar so if you ever wondered why our months and days are the way they are but never looked into it – you are in luck! [VIA]

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

new york in 1938

Take a tour of New York City in 1938. It is amazing how many things have changed, while some things remain the same. [VIA]

Monday, September 26th, 2011

how does a slinky fall?

If you ever wondered how a slinky falls when it is extended, well, today is your lucky day! I can assure you, this does not happen as you might think. [VIA]

Friday, September 16th, 2011

what is fire?

This is a short educational film that will tell you all about fire. Makes me want to dig out my crayola markers. [VIA]

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

money is weird

This is a little video about money. Informative with a healthy dash of bitterness. Did you know we launched the Liberty Bell on the moon? [VIA]

Friday, August 26th, 2011

short nikola tesla documentary

This is a little 10 minute documentary about Nikola Tesla and goes through his many accomplishments. [VIA]

Monday, August 8th, 2011

periodic table rap

Oort Kuiper was looking to find some information online about the Periodic Table and remembered Tom Lehrer’s “Elements” song but decided it didn’t explain much about how the element table worked, so he made his own rap. [VIA]