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9/21 Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room. A visual prank exposes an Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems: Unlike humans, they can’t do a double take. @KSHartnett

9/20 Just Really Beautiful Footage Of Pasta Chefs Doing What They Do Best – If you and your kids like pasta you have to watch this. @tasty

9/19 Photos: Pet Rescues in the Wake of Hurricane Florence – For much of the past week, residents have been evacuating or fleeing from Florence, many of them carrying their beloved furry companions. @kokogiak @TheAtlantic

9/18 The Devastating Slowness of Hurricane Florence – The slow speed caused so much rain to fall in the same places that flooding is a big problem. I was flooded in 2011 by tropical storm Lee here in South Central New York State so I’ve seen it up close. @emorwee @newrepublic

9/15 Weather Channel Reporter Acts Like Hurricane Is About To Blow Him Over… While Two Dudes Casually Stroll By In The Background. He is also leaning with the wind instead of into it. @weatherchannel

9/13 Researchers Are Now Testing Autonomous Vehicles Using A Collapsible Crash Test Robot Car. Anyone with a modern car should watch this. @tomscott

9/12 EyeQue Personal Vision Tracker – Test your eyes and order glasses online. @EyeQueCorp

9/11 How AI changed organ donation in the US – Interesting Story, great illustrations. @corinnepurtill @QZ @QuartzAtWork

9/10 Americans Trying To Locate Asian Countries On A Map Is As Depressing As You’d Imagine. Which countries can you and your kids locate? @AskAsianBoss

9/9 Here’s How To Open A Lock With A Paper Clip, Or, As We Like To Call It, How To Be A Thief. Your kids might enjoy understanding how locks work. @Digg

9/8 A High-Adrenaline Look At What It Takes To Be A Big-Budget Stuntperson – Athletic, can-do actors and actresses like Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron still need stunt doubles to do the heavy lifting. This is pretty cool. @Kara_Chin @87elevenAction @thisisinsider

9/7 How Michael Jackson Wrote Dance Hits That Are As Timeless As They Are Contagious – This is 7:41, and it’s a good music lesson for kids and some adults. @TheeNerdwriter @squarespace

9/6 Norway’s ‘Death Diving’ Competition Looks Legitimately Nuts. No wonder the Swedes tell Norwegian jokes. @fatstonetv

9/5 How The Favorite Alcohol In European Countries Has Changed Over Time, Mapped. Can the alcoholic preferences of a country change in the span of a few decades? Turns out it can. @pang_chieh

9/3 Upside Down Sky Diving Footage That Is Equal Parts Trippy And Relaxing. This video is very well done and fun to watch. @RoundIII

9/2 How to Fall Asleep in 120 Seconds – Trouble sleeping? Here’s a military-tested trick for guaranteed slumber. @SharonAckman @Medium

9/1 The World’s Biggest Plane Taking Off Is Quite Something. It’s an Antonov An-225, which has a wingspan nearly as wide as a football field, taking off from an RAF base in the UK. @Mraviationguy @Newsflare

8/31 Here’s How Much You Need To Earn To Be In The Top 1% In Every State. See if your kids can guess which state is first and last and where your state falls. @EconomicPolicy @cremedj

8/30 Your Cheat Sheet to Wine Bottle Sizes – Yes, I am a wino. @WE_Marshall @WineEnthusiast

8/28 Woman’s Juggling Trick Is Wildly Satisfying. Check her Instagram Account for more. Just about anyone can juggle if they try. Here is a tutorial. @Digg @nielsduinker

8/26 The Best Boardwalk and Beach Snacks, According to MUNCHIES – n this edition of Hella Good, their staff names the best places to grab a snack, a beer, or an ice cream cone at their beach of choice. @munchies @VICE

8/25 Ranking Every Type of Cheese by How (Un)Healthy They Are – Blue cheese? Soft cheese? … Human cheese? Here’s which are least likely to mess you up. @WeAreMel

8/23 Heroic diver risks his life to save shark from strangling on fishing net. His reward was not being eaten. @nypost

8/21 Look At This Incredibly Athletic Game-Winning Ultimate Frisbee Catch. It’s nice to see a girl make a super play. @furyultimate

8/20 A Paper Airplane You Can Control From Your Smartphone – The simplest form of man-made flight just got a little smarter. @Poweruptoys

8/19 A humpback spent a full half an hour with this lucky diver. This short [1:22] video is well worth the watch and could be a good science resource. @Caters_News

8/17 Listening To What English Would Sound Like If It Were Phonetically Consistent Will Break Your Brian. This is somewhere between Scottish, Jamaican and Elvish. @Aaron_Alon

8/16 We’re Really Getting Mixed Feelings From This Video On What Each State Is Best And Worst At. Can you guess what your state is best and worst at? @RealLifeLore1 @skillshare

8/14 Spectacular Footage Of A Wakeskater Speeding Through A Narrow Volcanic Valley – This is very cool. @briancgrubb @redbull

8/13 How Norman Conquerors Changed The Holy Roman Empire And The World Forever – I wish I had animations like this when I was taking history. @TED_ED @echobridge

8/12 Weezer Pulls Weird Al On Stage To Help Them Cover Toto’s Africa. I’m a big fan of Wierd Al. @Weezer @alyankovic

8/11 How to Write a Great Rock Lyric – This sounds like a cool writting assignment for secondary students. @LaneBrown @nymag @vulture

8/10 It’s easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why. Check the eating habbits of your family against this. @elizabarclay @juliaoftoronto @voxdotcom

8/9 The Rubik’s cube, the most popular toy ever, gets redesigned. @kschwabable @FastCoDesign

8/7 How Big Apple Is Compared To The Largest Companies In Each Country, Visualized – This is also a very good geography lesson. @Forbes

8/6 How to survive a plane crash – This short [6:21] animation is informative. See if your students/kids can guess what to do before you show this. @TheInfoShow

8/5 This Stop Motion Short About A Carpentry Project Uses Legos To Stunning Effect. It’s hard to imagine the time that went into this outstanding labor of love. @ProsBrick @ClarkJaman

8/3 The Projected Largest Cities In The World In 2100 Are Not The Cities You’d Guess. This short [2:26] animation is very interesting. @VisualCap

8/2 You Will Feel ‘The Power Of Love’ Listening To This Kiddie Instrument Cover Of Huey Lewis And The News. Time for your kids to try recording with simple instruments. @THEWACKIDS

8/2 Pizza delivery guy asks to play family’s piano, leaves everyone stunned. An 18-year-old pizza delivery man is going viral after wowing his customers with his piano skills. @JulieVarchetti @michellegant76 @engagepeopleco @nypost

7/31 A Reminder That The Ocean Is A Big, Scary Place – It’s kind of a miracle that container ships — just a bunch of big metal boxes lashed together on an open ship deck — can handle huge storms like this. @rumblevideo

7/30 Every Circle In This Image Is The Same Color And It’s Breaking Our Brains. The colors you perceive depend on which colored bars go over each circle and which colored bars go underneath. @Digg

7/29 How Facial Recognition Will Change Your Face – In a world where all your secrets are public, your face will serve a new function. @cfhorgan @Medium

7/28 Looney Tunes Characters, Ranked – What would your ranking look like? @AlbertBurneko

7/27 Which College Degrees Earn The Highest Salaries? This is a rich example of the visual display of data. Be sure to tell your kids that it’s more important to be happy than rich. @Digg @reddit

7/25 Why Many Consider Jimi Hendrix The Greatest Guitarist Of All Time – Guitar players and fans will enjoy this. @WatchPolyphonic

7/25 The Drone Photography Of The Year Contest Winners Are Staggering. This looks like a cool hobby that parents and kids can engage in. @jcosco @Digg

7/23 What Does A Conductor Actually Do On Stage? Share with music teachers and student musicians you know. @jamesgaffigan @voxdotcom

7/22 All The Physiological Stuff That Happens To Your Body During Sex – I would use this as part of a high school sex education program. @AsapSCIENCE @sidenotepod24

7/20 Guy Puts An Airbag Under His Chair And Sets It Off, Just To See What Happens. Believe it or not, this is somewhat educational. @JukinMedia

7/18 The Gap Between Baby Boomer And Millennial Incomes, Mapped By State – This is an interesting display of data. @businessinsider @Digg

7/17 What’s in Frozen Pizza? All 45+ (mostly terrible) ingredients in this bachelor-pad staple, explained (yep, even thiamine hydrochloride). @WeAreMel @louisbshalako

7/16 Scientists Are Using Human Hair Stuffed Into Panty Hose To Solve A Real Environmental Problem. This looks like something your kids can try at home. @voxdotcom @JossFong

7/15 There Are A Lot More Time Zones Than You Think, Here Are Some Unique Ones. You would think that time would be one of the easiest and most natural things to determine, but like most things, humans ruined it. @TheCrewGame @RealLifeLore101 @UbisoftUplay

7/14 Cyclist Records Himself Biking Through Gorgeous Terrain For One Second Every Day. This might be something your kids can do. @VideoElephant

7/13 The Drone Racing League Simulator – This looks like great fun and there isn’t any shooting. Check the specs before you buy. @steam_games

7/10 A Very Enjoyable Supercut Of One Man’s Trials And Tribulations Learning To Slack Line – This looks like something your kids can try in your yard. @OwenDaughtery @mikeboydvideo

7/9 This AI Can Isolate Music From Different Instruments In Music Videos. The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT developed this deep learning intelligence, called PixelPlayer. @zhaohang0124 @MIT_CSAIL @LaughingSquid @navchandar

7/8 Spectacular, Terrifying Drone Footage Of A Gigantic Wave Eating A Surfer – @maquina_voadora @Digg

7/7 Kids Interrupt Soccer Training To Practice ‘The Neymar.’ If you are like me you are tired of all the acting at the World Cup. @reddit

7/5 Cheap Bike vs Super Bike, What’s the Difference? This like your bike vs the top bike going. @gcntweet @ShimanoROAD

7/4 We’re A Bit Breathless Watching This Speedflyer Travel Over 90 MPH Just A Few Feet Off The Ground. I’m glad I can enjoy this without doing it. @VideoElephant @Caters_News

7/3 These Ballet Spoofs of the World Cup Are Pure GOOOOOAAAAAALLLS! These guys deserve this. There is so much faking going on. @DanzadanceOrg @Dance_Magazine @M_Schrock

7/1/2018 Where LeBron Should Play Next Year, According to a Game Theorist. What’s your guess? This will help you get hip to game theory. @NickGreene @slate

6/30 The Science Of Blue Balls And Blue Vulvas – Share this with sex ed teachers and teenagers you know after you watch it yourself. @AsapSCIENCE

6/29 National Geographic Named The Best Travel Photos Of The Year, And They Are Stunning. How do your travel photos stack up. @NatGeo @EzWVwTmuX62icrI

<6/28 a href="https://di.gg/2MvfcBU">A Satisfying Walkthrough Of How Burt’s Bees Chapstick Is Made – I love watching how things are made from start to finish. @Refinery29

6/24 How You Trap A Big Python Using Only A PVC Pipe And Branches – The end result comes at the beginning. The entire process follows. We’re not really on board with the part where he uses a poor chick as live bait, but other than that, this is pretty darn ingenious. @AnimalPlanet @Digg

6/22 Game of Thrones at the Summer Solstice. I’ve been to Stonehenge and highly recommend the trip. Happy Summer Solstice. @GettyImages

6/20 Kid Eats An Entire Bottle Of Gummy Vitamins For Breakfast, The Results Are Not Good. There is important knowledge here for adults and children. Too many vitamin pills can kill you. @chubbyemu

6/19 Guy Jumps Up And Down Until His Inflatable Pool Becomes A Wave Pool. Give this a try in your backyard. @JukinMedia

6/17 Benedict Cumberbatch Voices Our Favorite Green Mean One In The Latest Trailer For ‘The Grinch.’This looks high tech and possibly pretty good. @VideoElephant @cumberbatchfan

6/15 Flying Port-A-Potty Sprays Unholy Liquid Everywhere As Strong Winds Blow It Into Space. Are your port-a-potties tied down to avoid this? @KTBS

6/14 Eight-Year-Old Girl Destroys A Drum Cover Of Zeppelin’s ‘Good Times Bad Times.’ What can your eight-year-old do? @Vimeo @Digg @reddit

6/11 A 3D-printed house you can actually live in should be ready by 2019 – Dutch firm Van Wijnen is building an entire community. @skrishna @engadget

6/10 32 Stuntmen Setting Fire To Themselves To Beat A World Record Is Insane To Watch. Have your students think about how they would design the suits. @theawesomer @GWR

6/9 We Love This Man In A Motion Capture Suit, Walking Around Like A Velociraptor For A ‘Jurassic World’ VR Experience. In VR, this guy’s velociraptor impression looks amazing. In real life, not so much. @VideoElephant

6/7 Rodney Mullen Demonstrates A Skateboarding Trick That Should Be Physically Impossible. This is also a very cool science lesson. @almostskate @thephysicsgirl

6/6 Micro Drone 3.0 Combo Pack – If you have $145 to spare, this looks like great fun. @MicroDrone_US

6/4 What Would Happen To Your Body If You Only Drank Energy Drinks? – In 2011, 20,000 visits to the emergency room were related to energy drink consumption. @AsapSCIENCE

6/3 Bank Shots Compilation – Get ready for some very cool trick golf shots. Maybe your kids can give something like this a try. @gm__golf

6/2 What Is Actually Killing You — Sugar Or Fat? This is probably good for middle school to adult. @SciShow

6/1 Guy Can Fling Cards So Hard They Cut Carrots. This can be dangerous. @VideoElephant

5/31 Danish Dude Supercharges His Shredder To Destroy Sensitive Information As Quickly As Possible. This is really cool. @Morfarsdk

5/30 The iPhone 6s Bikini Shoot – This guys uses inexpensive gear to make some professional quality photos. @fstoppers

5/29 The Scientific Reasons For Why You Shouldn’t Pee In A Pool – Every one should learn this chemistry lesson. @PopSci

5/28 A Dialect Coach Explains Why American Actors Are Bad At British Accents. This also looks into why people are under the illusion that British actors are better at mimicking the American accent. @accentvoiceguy @thisisinsider

5/27 href=”https://di.gg/2LyniKc”>The Surprising Thing That Happens When You Put Cotton Candy In Liquid Nitrogen – This is a good science lesson. Does your school have a liquid nitrogen source? @thekingofrandom

5/26 Cartoons on Using Data to make Decisions – Thanks to Larry Cuban for another cool bunch of humor. @LarryCuban

5/25 How Likely Would It Be For You To Survive The Middle Ages? This is a great animation for social studies students. @TheInfoShow

5/24 Whenever You’re Feeling Down, Remember There’s Still Small But Wonderful Pleasures Like These To Enjoy. Have your kids make their own lists and videos. @TheSchoolOfLife

5/20 Moving Sharks Between Aquarium Exhibits Is Nothing Short Of An Ordeal. A huge number of people work together to carefully coordinate the corraling, lifting and transporting of a single shark.

5/19 Jaw-Dropping 4K Flybys Of America’s Western Landscapes – This is well worth the 3 plus minutes. This would be a good filler for any class. @jaymworsley @Outside_TV

5/18 Check Out This Entirely Solar-Powered Boat. where are we going to put our deck chairs? @PlanetSolar @techinsider

5/17 Inventor Demonstrates In Amazing Ted Talk Why We Should Build Useless Things. This is pretty funny and creative. @SimoneGiertz

5/16 50-Year-Old Tony Hawk Throws Down 50 Unique Tricks. I have never skateboarded, but I enjoyed this. Share with any skateboarding kids you know. @tonyhawk @RideChannel

5/15 The Brave New World of Legalized Sports Betting, Explained – This is big news. This could result in bad outcomes for many participants. Warn your kids about the hazards of betting. @jaywillis @GQmagazine

5/14 Automated Lego Car Factory Threatens To Take Jobs Away From Tiny Builders. Share with Lego fans you know. @DBenedettelli @sploid

5/13 Two MMA Fighters Wryly Debunk The Effectiveness Of Some Women’s Self-Defense Techniques. We’re not saying that all self-defense techniques out there are useless, but it is an entirely different ball game when you’re dealing with a resistant opponent. @Reddit

5/11 New Footage Of Boston Dynamics’s Atlas Robot Makes It Look Extremely Tackle-able, Not Scary At All. What do your kids think? @BostonDynamics

5/10 Guy Drops 200 Identical Wallets Across The Country To Find Out Who’s The Most Honest. This is a very cool real experiment. It’s 9:21, but it sucked me in. @MarkRober

5/9 When You Understand The Math Behind Eye Charts, You Can Test Someone’s Vision From Two Miles Away. This is a very good science and math lesson. @RA_Becks @verge

5/8 Good Luck Tearing Your Eyes Away From This Time Lapse Of All Ichiro Suzuki’s MLB Career Hits. This an amazing graphic display of data. @darenw

5/7 Here’s A Bunch Of Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Earth. Consider subscribing to these guys. @AsapSCIENCE

5/6 This Deceptively Simple Puzzle About Turning Six Coins Into A Hexagon Is Much More Difficult Than It Seems. Make sure that you and your kids give it a try before watching the solution. @numberphile @BradyHaran

5/5 Watch This 11 Hour Flight Speed By In Four Beautiful Minutes. The music is also very cool. @DaveWallsworth @Cedarjet201

5/4 VR Doesn’t Get Cooler Than This ‘Guitar Hero’-Like Game Played With Light Sabers. I bet your kids would love to play this game. @BeatSaber @shen

5/2 Brazilian Surfer Rodrigo Koxa Breaks World Record For Largest Wave Ever Surfed. This is a must-watch WOW! @RodrigoKoxa @jcosco

5/1/18 We Are Extremely Jealous Of This Man Rollin’ Up In A Mecha He Built Himself. This would be the ultimate outfit for Comic Con. @Jukinmedia

4/29 TODD RUNDGREN/UTOPIA “Just One Victory” Bergen PAC, Englewood, NJ 4/20/18. I’ve been a big Todd fan for a long time. He belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Get Concert Tickers Here. @toddrundgren

4/28 13 trucks create ‘safety net’ on highway to save man planning to jump. This is very cool. @EnjoliABC @ABC

4/27 How Many Times Every Country In The World Has Been Mentioned On ‘The Simpsons,’ Mapped – See if your students can draw any conclusions from this data. @LV_Anderson

4/26 This Might Be The Most Terrifying Tourist Attraction We’ve Ever Seen. This overflowing waterfall gushing over a cliffside road in the mountains of Nepal is beautiful, but we absolutely would never want to drive through it like this person did. Search Partha on YouTube.

4/25 Meet Naia Izumi, whose tracks will most likely be on frequent rotation at your hipster haunt of choice very soon. This kid is very creative. @NaiaIzumi

4/24 A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Immense Amount Of Work That Goes Into Creating A Single CGI Bison – Share with students interested in becoming an animator. @TheCGBros

4/23 An Illuminated Niagara Falls Captured in a January Freeze by Adam Klekotka – Make sure to put Niagara Falls on your bucket list. @xar

4/22 What Happens To Your Body When You Take Steroids? All kids should watch this cool animation. @AsapScience @mitchellmoffit @whalewatchmeplz

4/21 Cartoons on Teaching English – Enjoy Larry Cuban’s latest collection. @LarryCuban

4/20 A Cute Robot That Bends Pipe Cleaners Into Little Hearts Is Exactly What We Need. This is kind of amazing and appears to be programmable. @verge

4/19 You Won’t Regret Watching This Video Featuring A Chorus Of Objects With Faces. [1:00] This might inspire young animators. @VICELAND

4/17 Two Bear Cubs Trying To Figure Out A Hammock May Be The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today. @JukinMedia

4/16 Fan Gets Called Up To Drum With The Killers, Absolutely Crushes It. Could this be you? @thekillers

4/15 A Fascinating Explanation Of How Race Car Drivers Decide Which Line To Take Around A Turn – There is a lot of math and science here as well. @chainbearf1

4/14 An Animated Flyover Of The Eight Raging Cyclones At Jupiter’s North Pole – This is extremely cool. You don’t have to be an astronomy fan to enjoy this. @NASA

4/13 We Are Extremely Stoked For The Meg, Which Pits Jason Statham Against A 75-Foot Shark. If you liked Jaws this may be for you. @realjstatham @WarnerBrosEnt

4/11 Vibe Out To This Wonderful Gayageum Cover Of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams.’ This young girl’s voice is enchanting. @LunaLee422

4/10 How Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers And Millennials Would Invest $10,000, Visualized – This graph type is not commonly used, but it can be effective. How would you and your students invest $10,000? @LV_Anderson

4/9 The Newest Trailer For ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Has More Falcon, More Chewie, More Everything – What’s not to like. @starwars

4/8 All the Ways Smartphone Cameras Have Improved Over the Years – I have four 30 x 20 photo prints on my walls that are amazing, and I took them with an iPhone 4. @davidnield @gizmodo

4/7 Paraglider Just Grabs A Beer From A Man On A Rooftop Like There’s Nothing To It. I’m not sure that the risk is worth the reward, but this is amusing. @JukinMedia @Digg

4/5 Two Robots Mining A Desolate Planet Have A Chance Encounter In This Wonderful Animated Short. If you liked “WALL-E,” you’ll love this. This was done by students at a college. @CodyBursch @watchdust @CU_DodgeCollege

4/4 Here’s An Exceptionally Good Acoustic Guitar Duet To Brighten Your Day. It brightened mine. @TonyMcManus3 @juliatoaspern

4/3 This One-Handed Catcher’s Throwing Technique Is So Smooth, We Almost Didn’t Notice It. This is pretty inspirational. @TonyAustin_10 @Digg

4/1/18 Here’s What Ancient Ruins Would Look Like If They Hadn’t Been Destroyed. This only lasts 50 seconds, but it is very cool. @reddit

3/31 MNOZIL BRASS – Watch one guy play four brass instruments at the same time. @mnozilbrass

3/30 Apple proposes 13 new emoji that represent people with disabilities. I wonder if they asked disabled people for input? @nicolemichele5 @mashable @ShellTerrell

3/28 The Absurd Amount Of Work Required To Animate Wes Anderson’s Isle Of Dogs – This looks like a cool movie that should be coming to your town soon. @isleofdogsmovie @nowthisnews

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3/26 Here’s Why You Don’t Park Right At The Bottom Of A Snowy Mountain – Be sure to share with Earth science teachers and students. @sern555

3/25 Some Simple Advice For Figuring Out How Much Screen Time To Give Your Child – Enjoy screens, not too much, and together. This short [2:13] animation gives great advice. Also see my summary of Anya’s book The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life. @anya1anya

3/24 Will Smith And Jimmy Fallon Performed A Mash-Up Of Some Of The Best Sitcom Theme Songs Of All Time. It’s nice to see late night entertainment that doesn’t deal with politics. @WillSmithNews @jimmyfallon

3/23 The Voice Behind Samurai Jack, Static Shock And 250 Other Beloved Cartoons – Phil LaMarr is the man responsible for literally hundreds of your favorite cartoon characters. This is amazing. @phillamarr @GOBLINSANIMATED

3/22 Cartoonist Records His Grandma Trying To Talk To An Amazon Echo, Animates A Hilarious Video To Accompany It. The audio was recorded at the cartoonist’s kitchen table with the cartoonist’s family. @Digg

3/21 Stephen Hawking’s Most Hilarious TV Appearances – Hawking not only made great contributions to science, but also to comedy. @PopSci @TheScientist_SH

3/20 The Strange Story Of How 29,000 Lost Rubber Ducks Helped With Ocean Research. It ends with an ad for Skillshare, but otherwise is very interesting. @HalfInteresting @skillshare

3/19 This Fidget Spinner Rube Goldberg Machine Is Mesmerizing. Can you and your kids build one? @RonBaalke @Digg

3/18 Someone Rewrote ‘Eleanor Rigby’ As A Pokémon Battle Theme, And It’s Perfect. Share with Pokémon adicts you know. @josefkenny @jcosco

3/17 How Much Do You Pee And Poop In A Lifetime? This animation is entertaining and informative. It also uses math. @TheInfoShow

3/16 Google Used Machine Learning To Make A Synthesizer. Instead of programming a synth to generate music, they’ve left that up to a machine learning algorithm to figure out. @OfficialMagenta @Google

3/15 A photographer’s 7,200-mile journey following the mighty Mississippi – This looks like great fun. @mswontheroad @kdombsadof @MAGolon

3/14 J.S. Bach – Toccata and Fugue in D Minor BWV 565 // Amy Turk, Harp – Some readers may remember this from Fantasia. This really kills. Share with kids who don’t know that classical music isn’t cool. @amyturkharp

3/13 Robot solves Rubik’s Cube in about half a second. Thankfully the video is slowed down so you can see what is going on. @SeanKeach @TheSun

3/10 Why You Should Treat Yourself The Way You Treat Your Friends – WARNING: The S**Thead word is used once. This is good emotional learning and an example of the kind of animation your kids might be able to do. @TheSchoolOfLife

3/9 Making Pottery Is Child’s Play For These Fast-Learning Kids. You might want to look for local pottery lessons rather than trying this at home. @HihoKids

3/8 Why You Shouldn’t Take Your Brain Too Seriously When It Tells You You’re Ugly. This can help with students’ self-esteem. @TheSchoolOfLife

3/7 Pringle Stack Ring Challenge – There are several people doing a circular Pringle sculpture on YouTube. This one is the most educational featuring science and math concepts. Time to turn your kids loose. @theactionlabman

3/6 Take On Me Done In 20 Different Styles – Can your music students do this with their favorite songs? @TenSecondSongs

3/5 Watch What Happens When You Stand Under A Super-Low Blue Angel Takeoff. Can your students guess? @Storyful

3/4 Could There Be Another Oscars Upset? Here’s What Our Data Says. Be sure to scroll down to see how nominees and winners are picked. Good graphs follow. @mathewolson

3/3 Guy Doesn’t Even Break A Sweat Hitting 18 Beer Pong Shots In A Row. Good thing he wasn’t drinking after each shot. @BBsDoingNothing

3/2 These Are The Zip Codes That Have Gentrified The Most Since 2000. RentCafé decided to look at the change in an area’s home values, household income and concentration of college-educated folks over time. There are some interesting graphs here some teachers can use. @rentcafeqa

3/1 a href=”http://di.gg/2HWrQIS”>Take A 360-Degree Spin In One Of Waymo’s Fully Self-Driving Minivans. Learn about the technology that goes into powering the Google fleet. @Waymo @verge

2/28 Is Masturbation Good For You? This should be part of any sex education program. It’s well done, informative, and only 3+ minutes. @AsapSCIENCE

2/26 Yang Tae Hwan on guitar – This is the 13-year-old Korean kid who rocked the closing Olympic ceremonies. WOW!

2/25 The Most Dangerous Sport In The US Is Probably Not The One You’re Thinking About. Try to guess. Perhaps your students can do draws animations like this. @Whalewatchmeplz @mitchellmoffit @AsapSCIENCE

2/24 Cartoons on University Teaching and Life – Enjoy Larry Cuban’s latest collection. @LarryCuban

2/22 Floods Completely Submerged A Forest Path In Crystal Clear Water. It’s One Of The Coolest Things We’ve Seen In A Long Time. @riodaprata

2/20 88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn’t grow up in the UK – Every language has a few phrases that don’t always translate well — and the British English has some absolute corkers. @bobbie_edsor @Romdhanifaten @JaneSetter @Independent

2/19 This Optical Illusion Of A Robot Drawing Is Amazing. The timelapse used in the video makes the robot hand appear to be drawing way faster than it actually is. @sploid

2/18 This Uncapsizable Boat Is Seriously Cool. The Thunder Child is fast as hell and can take a beating — as in, you can flip it over completely and it won’t skip a beat. @CaterpillarInc

2/16 This Is Probably The Closest Anyone Is Gonna Get To Skating Across The Sky. This is very cool. @JukinMedia

2/15 Your Brain On Love, Told Through Song – This is an easy way to digest some serious science. @NPRskunkbear

2/14 Slow-Mo Video Of A Kid Cannonballing Onto A Frozen Trampoline Is Insanely Cool. If you can find a cold trampoline, your kids can do this too. @reddit

2/11 What If Feels Like To Rocket Downhill At 90 MPH On A Skeleton Sled – This short video [1:46] is very cool. @JohnDalyUSA @greatbigstory

2/10 Baby Octopus Is A Master Of Camouflage Instantly After Hatching – He appears about five seconds in. @VAAquarium

2/9 All The New Emojis That Will Clog Your Keyboard In 2018 – Which ones will you be using. @Emojipedia

2/8 pdating The Periodic Table Song With New Elements Is Thankless Work, But Someone’s Gotta Do It. This gives you an idea of what elements look like and are used for. @mitchellmoffit @AsapSCIENCE

2/7 Nine Mistakes You Make When Ordering Wine at a Restaurant – As a avid wine drinker I find this to be good advice. @VinePair @JMiquelWine @Barococo_DD

2/4 This Short Shows That Everyone Is Basically Taking The Same Pictures Now When They Travel. I think I’m guilty of this too. How about you? @verge

2/3 Poor Guy Manages To Lose His Whole Parachute Just Before He’s About To Paraglide. Many things can go wrong when you’re paragliding, but this is probably one that we least expected. @JukinMedia

2/2 Vibe Out To This Perfect, Serene And Somehow Dry Waterfall Swing Set. This is so cool. @jcosco

2/1 Monopoly is releasing a special edition of its iconic game that’s made specifically for cheaters. Not sure this appeals to me. How about you and your kids? @KirstenAcuna @thisisinsider @HasbroNews @MariaBartiromo @MorningsMaria

1/31 This 60 FPS Footage Of A Drone Racing Down Mountains Will Give You Vertigo. @BlackSheepZA @BanniUK

1/30 This Looks Like A Super Fun Way To Clean The Snow Off Your Roof. A couple guys in Japan’s Gifu Prefecture woke up to find their home covered in a massive snow blanket. So they found a fun way to knock it down. @JukinMedia

1/29 This 67-Year Old Woman Could Probably Destroy You At Soccer – OK kids, time to work on these moves. @Baileykontor

1/28 Why It’s Important (And Okay) For Us To Go Insane Sometimes. Being sane all of the time probably isn’t good for you. @TheSchoolOfLife @Digg

1/27 Burger King Made This Good But Weird Ad About Net Neutrality. I’m sure how banning net neutrality will work for me, but this is funny. @BurgerKing

1/25 Minnie Mouse receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mickey got his forty years ago. Note that women got the vote fifty years after black men. @ABC7 @Varneyco @FoxBusiness

1/24 Blindfolded ‘Guitar Hero’ Legend Plays ‘Through The Fire And Flames’ At 125% Speed, Absolutely Nails It. “Guitar Hero” peaked years ago. But this is an achievement that will be celebrated for many years to come. @randyladyman

1/23 We Can Only Assume This Man Riding His Wheelchair On Top Of A Hoverboard Is A Wizard. Handicapped people can fun in unique ways with a little creativity. @JukinMedia

1/22 Gerard Butler Is Here To Teach You Scottish Slang. WARNING: This is salted with some bad words, but I found it to be pretty funny. @GerardButler

1/21 This Map Shows Which States Are ‘The Worst Possible State To Live In.’ How is your state doing? My state of New York isn’t doing so great. @Gallup

1/20 Gymnast Aly Raisman’s Statement At Abuser Larry Nassar’s Sentencing Hearing Is A Must-Watch. This is a powerful statement. @Aly_Raisman

1/19 You’re Probably Having A Better Day At The Office Than This Forklift Driver. I think there is a physics lesson here somewhere. @JukinMedia

1/18 The Fascinating Thing That Happens When You Roll A Frisbee On A Windy, Frozen Lake. Can your kids explain what is happening here? @sheagunther @Digg

1/17 There Is Something So Good And Satisfying About This Artist Drawing A Face In One Continuous Line. Challenge your kids to give this a try. @JukinMedia

1/16 So This Is How You Get Around In A Storm. With only two dogs it must be a very light sled. @ViralHog

1/13 A Beautiful Look At How A Rare Kind Of Traditional Chinese Noodles Are Made – Nanshan noodles have existed for hundreds of years, but there are only 300 people in the world who know how to make them properly. This is fascinating. @TvErgeng

1/12 A Poker Pro Explains How To Tell If Someone Is Bluffing – This is a good body language lesson. @bigthink

1/11 A Musician Explains Harmony In Five Increasingly Complex Ways. This is a great music lesson your kids can take anywhere. @JCollierMusic @herbiehancock

1/10 This Kid Can Tap Out A Killer Beat Using Just Two Pens. Just about anything can be a percussion instrument. Time to get your kids started. @JukinMedia

1/9 Behind The Wheel Of The World’s Most Advanced Autonomous Vehicle – Is this your future? @CarThrottle

1/7 No, Your Eyes Do Not Deceive You, This Is Really A Rubik’s Cub Made Out Of Ice. Do your kids have a Rubik Cube to play with? @myhits106

1/6 Guy Films One Second Every Day While Hiking The Continental Divide Trail. This is very cool with some nice musich. @HalfwayAnywhere

1/5 Camille and Kennerly, The Harp Twins (2 Women 1 Harp) – This is amazing and beautiful in more ways than one. Search “Harp Twins” on YouTube for more. @HarpTwins

1/4 You’ll Never Hear ‘Wonderwall’ The Same Way After Hearing It Played Using All These Keyboard Settings. If you have a keyboard, you and your kids can try this with your favorite song. @SethEverman

1/3/2018The Only Good To Come Out Of This Abysmal Weather Is Seeing Bubbles Freeze In Real Time. If it’s really cold where you live, give this a try. @ratzlaff @PrairieChasers @PhotoEdCANADA

12/31 Grandma Picks Up Guitar At Music Show, Blows Everyone’s Mind. Paula Jo Taylor was branded by Nikki Sixx of the Mötley Crüe as The Viral Granny Guitarist, featured in Guitar World Magazine. Prepare to be amazed. @paulajotaylor

12/30 Here’s why your body prefers to poop at home. Watching the attractive woman talking about the colon is fascinating. Give it a chance. @GiuliaEnders @TEDTalks

12/29 Extremely Casual Outdoorsman Submerses Himself In Frozen Lake, Demonstrates How To Rescue Yourself. – This could save your life. The explanation lasts until the 6:40 mark when he falls in. @Digg

12/28 That’s How You Win A Tied Basketball Game With 0.6 Seconds Left – It pretty much has to be a lob. @tysonchandler @Suns

12/27 How Fleetwood Mac Made The Best Songs – If you are interested on how a song is made in the stuido, this is for you. @Digg

12/26 The Best News Bloopers Of 2017 – This is pretty funny. @NewsBeFunny

12/24 Larry Cuban’s Cartoons on Mediocrity – I hope you enjoy these as much as I did. @CubanLarry

12/23 Katy Perry and Stevie Nicks think this teen singer is the next big thing. Here name is Grace VanderWaal. Whatch her here on YouTube. @GraceVanderWaal @HardeepPhull @nypost

12/22 Dear Satan, is An Animated Short About a Girl Who Accidentally Writes Letter to Satan Instead of Santa. @cjdswanston @LaughingSquid @s8n @ValmontGod

12/21 The High School Student’s Simple Explanation Of Relativity Will Boggle Your Mind Share with science teachers and students you know. This won a $250,000 scholarship! Hillary Diane Andales @FlyingKetchup @ResearchStash

12/20 We Really Don’t Recommend Doing This With Your Boat. The action starts at the 20 second mark of this 32 second video.

12/18 The Shape Scale can show you where you are gaining or losing weight. It’s like a magic mirror that allows you to time travel. See your present and past self from any angle. @ShapeScale

12/17 This Guy Can Use Literally Anything As A Ping Pong Paddle And Still Hit Accurately. This might be fun for you and your kids to try. @takkyuugeinin @Digg

12/16 How To Turn Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Into The Ultimate Deep-Fried Dumplings This looks like a good science lesson for your kids. @Eater

12/14 What’s Faster, Using A Sharp Knife Or A Hyper-Specific Kitchen Tool? This is great fun for anyone who likes kitchen work. @Eater

12/13 ‘Star Wars’ Characters Singing ‘MMMBop’ Is The Strangest Mash-Up We Didn’t Know We Needed. Got your tickets yet? I’ve got mine. @jimmyfallon

12/11 A Blizzard Made the Unwatchable Colts-Bills Matchup Must-Watch TV. There are several short videos here in case you missed it. @Danny_Heifetz @ringer

12/10 Why Stupid Things Are Smarter Together – It’s called emergence and it’s everywhere. This cool animation is some serious learning. @Kurz_Gesagt @Patreon

12/8 Yep, that’s a pole-dancing robot. Next stop, an automated lap dance? @Namastaywoke @newscomauHQ @nypost

12/6 Offensively Good Pool Trick Shots For Your Viewing Pleasure
-You might like these even if you don’t play pool. @JukinMedia

12/5 These Slick Toy Train Stunts Are Delightfully Daring. Time to get out your train set and try this. @5MadMovieMakers

12/4 The Paintings This Guy Can Create In Excel Are Something Else. @greatbigstory @h_mancondition @TatsuoHoriuchi1

12/3 Seven Strange Ice Formations – There is a lot of natural beauty and some science here. @JaymiHeimbuch @urbancoyoteintv @MotherNatureNet @SnapYourWorld @StormHour

12/2 We Can Barely Keep Up With These Super Fast Guitar Harmonics. Do you know what harmonics are? @viralvidsORG

12/1 This smart condom is like a Fitbit for sex. The stretchable shaft gadget also detects STDs. @inkonthepad @nypost

11/30 The Tricks Pixar Used to Make Coco’s Super Slick Sheletons I’ve seen this film and highly recommend it for anyone ten-years-old or older. @mikamckinnon @WIRED

11/29 Ram Charges Deer, Gets Way More Than It Bargained For. Share with science teachers and students you know. @huntinguru @JukinMedia

11/28 This One-Minute Short Film Is Pure Genius. When the sirens started blaring, the survivalist was ready. He had been planning for this all along. @GasPalacio

11/27 This Animation Of The Moving Molecules That Make Cell Division Possible Is Honestly A Little Creepy. Great learning here for science and art students. @veritasium

11/26 Daisy Ridley Answers ‘Star Wars’ Questions While Building A Lego Millennium Falcon. Share with Star Wars fans you know. @RidleyDaiIy @ELLEmagazine @JediNewsUK

11/25 For The Last Thirty Years, One Balloon Character Has Dominated The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Can you or your kids guess which one? Check this cool graph. @Digg

11/24 What Would Happen If You Ate Your Pet’s Food? See if you and your kids and figure this out. @steverousseau

11/22 The Motherboard Guide to Sexting Securely – Since most kids will do this anyway, they might as well read this advice. @lmatsakis @motherboard

11/21 This Japanese Game Show Called ‘Slippery Stairs’ Is Absolutely Perfect. This is a riot. @juanbuis

11/19 The New Tesla Roadster’s Acceleration Doesn’t Even Look Real. Watch both short videos. WARNING: Watch out for the “S” word. @Zero2Turbo

11/18 Huge Whale Jumps Inches From A Whale Watcher In Breathtaking Footage. This guy got his money’s worth. @ViralHog

11/17 Things Americans Do That Europeans Find Totally Weird – Our portion sizes are double what they should be, our sales tax makes no sense and why is everyone so gosh darn friendly? This is a good culture lesson. @TheInfoShow

11/15 Boston Dynamics Built A New Headless Robo Dog. WHen do they add a couple of guns? Could these robots be our new soldiers? @BostonDynamics

11/14 Drone Flies In Low Orbits To Capture Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Of The Earth. The short was filmed from the vantage point of birds of prey. @Yiannisbiliris @sploid @_VisualSuspect

11/12 Every State Ranked by Its Food – This can be a fun way to learn about your state and others. Happy to see my state (NY) come in third. @KAlexander03 @APKryza @thrillist

11/11 The Finalists For The 2017 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Are Hysterical. You have to love these. @jcosco

11/9 The Tax System, Explained in Beer. This is an excellent economic lesson. @JohnstonGrocke @millermarinellc

11/8 TV Shows Have Been ‘Jokingly’ Calling Out Kevin Spacey For Years. Looks like his pedophilia was well known in the industry. Sad. @SethMcFarlane_ @BeauWillimon

11/7 Apple revealed which emoji Americans use the most – Can you and your kids guess which one it is? @zoeschlanger @qz

11/6 Musician Plays the Last Stradivarius Guitar in the World, the “Sabionari” Made in 1679. The guitar sounds amazing and the due plays pretty well too. @englishteach8 @openculture

11/5 Animation Of Collapsing Bodies Made Out Of Noodles Frozen figures — once paralyzed by moods — are reduced to heaps of flexible nothingness in a weird and wonderful video. @ariweinkle @Gizmodo

11/3 Movies Look Completely Different With The Visual Effects Removed. Share with teachers who help students make videos. @focusfame

11/2 This Video Opposing People Putting Q-Tips In Their Ears Is Art In Its Highest Form. If you have 24 seconds you will love the creativity and the art. @lifeon_earth

11/1 Crows Are Doing the Best They Can. It’s time to give these resourceful, community-minded creatures some credit. @elainejgodfrey @TheAtlantic

10/31 First Impressions of the iPhone X. How do you show off the most anticipated product in years? @StevenLevy @sullyfoto @wired

10/30 All the candy that’s sold during Halloween week, in one massive pumpkin – Here is a graph that most kids can understand and enjoy. @juliaoftoronto @JZarracina @voxdotcom

10/28 This Stop Motion Short Made With Carved Pumpkins is Atumnal Amazement. What are your kids doing with pumpkins? @ohkamp @graysonmatthews

10/27 The Most Unaffordable Housing Markets In North America – This chart is very interesting an easy to read. @Point2Homes @Digg

10/26 Meet Your New Robot Roommate. Jibo experiences the world and reacts with expressive movements and responses. He loves to be around people and engage with people. @jibo @JiboRobot

10/24 The Longest Truck In The World Is Pretty Crazy To Look At. Would you believe 110 wheels? @reddit

10/23 Video On How Saxophones Are Produced Has Some Pretty Zany Sound Effects. This a cool mix on efforts from humans and machines. @reddit

10/22 Why Filing Taxes Is So Darn Complicated – The government already knows everything it needs to know about your tax returns. @CollegeHumor

10/21 Watching Marbles Roll Around This Intricate Marble Machine Is Extremely Satisfying. This is very cool. @Digg

10/20 Check Out This Quirky Short Film On The Loneliness Of Starting College. For a video class, this freshman was asked to depict a “transformation.” She chose how tough it can be to find your “group” in college. Share with high school seniors you know. @MarshallBmann @GrownandFlown

10/19 The Best Band From Every State – Do you agree with the pick from your state? I can say I agree with the pick from New York where I live. Some states are no-brainers. @danielvjackson @AnthonySchneck @Thrillist

10/16 Watching Disabled Kids Experience Zero Gravity Is Something That Will Make Your Heart Soar. Do you and your students understand how this works? @AirborneFilms @RevesdeGosse @sploid

10/15 This Breakdancer’s Spinning Moves Are Unbelievable. This makes my head spin. @ProBreakingTour @stance

10/14 Man Is Stunned To Realize That The Fish He Caught Has 32 Baby Turtles In Its Belly. This explains why turtles lay so many eggs. @Digg

10/13 The Fascinating Process That Goes Behind Restoring Jim Henson Puppets Share with Muppet fans you know. @TomSpinaDesigns @TheMuppets

10/11 Fan Vote for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Time for you and the kids to cast your ballots. I visited the hall in Sept 2017 and highly recommend it. @crockvideos

10/10 A definitive list of the musicians who influenced our lives most – Which ones are rated too low or too high in your opinion? @dkopf @amyxwang @qz

10/9 A Tourism Campaign For Your Crappy Hometown – This is pretty funny. I’ve done just this recently and really had fun. @CollegeHumor

10/8 Two minutes at New York City’s Comic Con – I attended this show last year and it is something else. @NY_Comic_Con @megturney

10/7 Father Teaches His Young Son To Catch An Exceptionally Huge Fish With His Bare Hands. The catch takes place just after the 1:50 mark. @Digg

10/6 Ladies of Tinder, you can finally get revenge on douchebag men. Be sure to watch the funny 2-minuite video. @jasperhamill @TheSun @nypost

10/4 Old Kosciuszko Bridge Imploded in Dusty Spectacle – Who doesn’t like watching something blow up? @andrewsiff4NY @ArdolinoMichael @NBCNewYork

10/3 American Girl performed by Tom Petty – Here’s to Tom Petty (1950 – 2017) and every American girl. I’m a big fan. So sad. @tompetty

10/2 Plastic Surgeons Urged to Quit Posting Procedures to Instagram. there’s a disturbing, growing trend of plastic surgeons promoting silly, circus-like environments during procedures and posting the videos to social platforms. @dailytonic

10/1 Comedian Jay Pharoah Is A Total Master Of Impressions. Have you got four minutes for some laughs. @JayPharoah @TheJamTVShow

9/30 Introducing Guiding Hands – CONAN on TBS – This is pretty funny. WARNING: The is a bit near the end that may not be for younger kids. @TeamCoco

9/29 This Utterly Baffling Card Trick Has A Super Simple Explanation. This trick wouldn’t be that hard to learn for you and your kids. @LiorSuchard

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9/28 Why So Many New Species Are Named After Celebrities – Scientists just named some newly discovered spiders after Bernie Sanders, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Michelle Obama. You have to call them something. @Ewiththeaccent @motherboard

9/27 Something in our brain is making these spirals look like they are moving. These playful circles stay still when you stare them down one at a time, but spin frustratingly when spied altogether. @MarissaShieh @AkiyoshiKitaoka @PopSci

9/26 Man Tries To Fly A Power Kite, Power Kite Flies Man Instead. Be sure to learn from this guy’s mistake. @rmtraveltips

9/25 The Opening Credits For ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Are Absolutely Jawdropping. If you like art you will like this. @StarTrek

9/24 Watching A Man Make Mud Bricks Using Primitive Technology Is Just Fascinating. It’s cool to see how our ancestors built things. @Primitive_Tech

9/23 One-Legged Kid On Crutches Jukes Another Kid, Nutmegs The Keeper To Score A Goal. Is this the best soccer goal of 2017? @gabe_carneiro

9/22 How many accents can this man nail? Kai Rigby has traveled around the world, encountering a wide variety of accents along the way. @nypost

9/21 What Would Happen If You Never Stopped Doing Push-Ups? This is a good science lesson. @steverousseau @digg

9/20 Cartoons and Stories of Students and Lawyers – There is some good humor here. @LarryCuban

9/19 Building The Biggest Lego Set Ever Will Take You Over A Day And Test Your Sanity. The box weighs 25 pounds and the instructions are 500 pages long. At 2 x 3 feet, it’s probably not for someone in a small apartment. @Gizmodo

9/18 Here’s What You Can Buy With A Million Dollars Around The World – You may want to subscribe to this. @TheInfoShow

9/17 The Week’s Coolest Space Photos – This includes Cassini’s last look at Saturn. @pang_chieh

9/16 If College Tours Were Actually Honest – This is funny and somewhat true. @CollegeHumor

9/15 An Extremely Accurate Parody Of The iPhone X Release – I watched the entire event, which lasted almost two hours. This made me laugh. @jacksfilms @thurrott

9/14 Florida Woman Lets Her Dog Go For A Swim And, Oh Crap, That’s A Gator. Seems like the gators have been moving around during the hurricane. @Digg

9/13 Group Skating Down A Hill In A Giant Roller Cart Looks Like A Freakin’ Blast. Note that the two guys in the back are wearing helmets. @willian_amorim_

9/12 Boiling Water + Liquid Nitrogen = Cool Water Vapor Explosions – This is a cool mix of science and fun. @kumafilms

9/11 I downloaded an app. And suddenly, was part of the Cajun Navy. After two minutes of training, I was talking to people desperate for help. @HoustonChron

9/9 What Would Happen If You Brought A Piece Of Sun To Earth? This is acute and informative animation. @Kurz_Gesagt

9/8 Are We Facing the Great Chicken Wing Crisis of 2017? Chickens only have two wings. For every two wings, you eat someone has to eat the rest. @mjnblack @bonappetit

9/7 Eight Apps We Would Make If We Had Time – This is really funny and oh so true. @gloveandboots

9/6 Ten Things You Shouldn’t Do While Camping – This is funny, but it is also good advice. @gloveandboots

9/5 This Cover Of ‘Despacito’ On Two Calculators Is A Triumph Of Human Ingenuity. When life gives you musical calculators, you make calculator music. @Digg

9/4 Blink And You’ll Miss This New Rubik’s Cube World Record. Congrats to Patrick Ponce for shaving .05 seconds off the previous record. @compete @patrickponce199

9/3 A banjo player overcomes the PR disaster of the movie deliverance. There is some good advice and humor here. Full confession: I play the banjo. @howardgoldthwai @TEDxSMU

9/2 Job Interview Tips From Glove and Boots – This is funny but it contains some good advice your students should know. @gloveandboots

9/1 Fafa’s Photoshop Tutorial – I never get tired of Glove and Boots. @gloveandboots

8/31 8/31 Trust Us, This Michelin-Starred Sushi Chef Is An Absolute Master. Even if you don’t like sushi you might like this. There is also some pretty cool music. @CagenNYC @Eater

8/31 Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ Covered In Every Genre. There is a serious music lesson here for people of all ages. @musiciswin

8/30 Elon Musk Posts Exhilarating Video Of Hyperloop Pod Accelerating To 200 MPH In Seconds. A pod designed by students at the Technical University of Munich ran away with the victory. @TechCrunch @TU_Muenchen @elonmusk

8/29 Have A Giant 3D Printer? You Should Make Giant LEGO Sets. You can use the same instructions as your ordinary set, just be sure you’re building with someone strong enough to press those giant pieces together. @MANTSIROBOT @sploid

8/26 Today’s Best Animated Short Is A Silly Sci-Fi Take On Video Game Streaming – This is pretty far out and funny. @wolfhard @PolarisTweets

8/26 Today’s Best Animated Short Is A Silly Sci-Fi Take On Video Game Streaming – This is pretty far out and funny. @wolfhard @PolarisTweets

8/25 Sex doll more popular than real prostitutes at this brothel. Just another job going to the robots. And, while I’m on the subject, The eclipse actually got people to stop watching porn. @BeckyPemberton @JeremyLayt0n @TheSun @nypost

8/22 Dancing While Hydro-Jetting Is Not The Best Idea – If you ever do this be sure you are not near the shore. @RMVideos

8/21 This Trippy Animated Short Taps Into Everything We Love About Classic Video Games. Space Gasman Ed is called upon by the mayor to fix a gas leak created by Lord Gasideous to dominate the denizens of their city — and yes, this is as weird and perfect as it sounds. @BlirpStudio @r2d2rigo

8/19 Are You Above Average Or Below Compared To Other People? This is an interesting and informative animational. @AsapSCIENCE

8/17 You’ll Either Love Or Hate EW’s Map Of Every State’s Most Iconic Movie. Can you guess what your state’s movie is? @EW

8/16 Always Tie Your Swimsuit Tightly Before You Ride The Wave Pool. Share with anyone you know who is on their way to a water park. @Digg

8/15 Voyager 2 Left Earth 40 Years Ago And It’s Mindbogglingly Far Away From Us Now. Your kids can do their own version of this. @voxdotcom @701macschneider @wangtian

8/14 Homeowner Walks Outside To Find Steaming Hole In His Front Yard. Upon hearing a big bang, this man ran outside to investigate what he thought would be a car crash, instead, he found a meteorite. @catersnews @Digg

8/13 This Archery Trick Shot Is Unbelievable. I found it very believable. Be sure to watch closely as he gets the bottles swinging so they cross paths at the bottom of their arc. @Digg

8/12 This Wooden Domino-Laying Machine Is Brilliantly Satisfying. This is pretty ingenious. @MatthiasWandel

8/11 Turns out drinking beer could help you think clearly. This is good news for this blogger. @shaungw @TheSun @nypost

8/10 We Anonymously Controlled a Sex Toy Through the Tor Network. If you control anything remotely we should have seen this coming. This bit of tech learning is for adults and older students. @josephfcox @noclipper

8/9 A Simple Guide On How To Become A Genius – Be sure to let your students watch this short [3:07] animation and look for more cool videos by The School of Life. @TheSchoolOfLife

8/8 The Opening Of ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ Features A Planet That Could Never Exist. This is some good clever science thinking here. @timruss2 @RobertPicardo

8/5 The Way This Japanese Face Wash Dispenses Is Extremely Pleasing. ​If our shaving cream cans did this, we’d probably be more excited to get out of bed in the morning: @MichiYamamotoT

8/4 Gargantuan Grouper Flips Unlucky Fishermen’s Boat. It turns out hooking a fish half the length of your canoe is a good way to lose control of your canoe. @RealReelBigFish @ChewOnThisStory

8/2 This Very Cute Animated Short Features A Heart That (Literally) Does What It Wants. This is a very cool animation from two students at Ringling School of Art and Design. @bbethdavidd @arturocardelus

8/1 Sex Robots Are No Longer Science Fiction And That’s… Really Creepy? This eighteen-minute video takes a tour of a factory that makes the latest version. WARNING: This video features naked robots. @jennykleeman @guardian @Realbotixxx

7/30 Don’t Stop Halfway Down A Waterslide. Just Don’t. Note that the other lane was open. Have your kids view this before they head to the water park. @Digg

7/30 Man Discovers Easter Egg That Causes Siri To Recite Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ I tried it on my iPhone and it worked. @UnboxingJon

7/29 An Important Reminder To Keep Your Distance From Snapping Turtles. This short video [0.37] is pretty cool. @ViralHog

7/28 The Dumb Reason American Healthcare Is So Crazy Expensive – This is funny and kind of sad at the same time. @AdamRuins @truTV

7/27 Divorce and Occupation – Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Data visulaization fans should enjoy this. @flowingdata

7/26 Tour de France: The 6,000 Calorie Challenge – Could you burn through 6,000 calories in a day? That’s how much energy the average Tour de France rider requires. Joshua Robinson takes on the challenge and goes “bite for bite” with some of this year’s cyclists. @JoshRobinson23 @WSJ

7/25 ‘Extinguished’ Is An Adorable Animated Short About Love. If you like Pixar movies you will like this. @jacoberinmann @RinglingCollege

7/24 A Rare Sighting Of Blue Whale Feeding Patterns From Above – Oregon State scientists used drones to capture footage of the world’s biggest animals feeding on some of the world’s smallest. Drones are doing some very cool things. @GemmLabOSU @OregonState

7/23 Kid Realizes He’s Talking To The Woman Who Voices Bart Simpson, Freaks Out. Nancy Cartwright seems like she has a pretty good celebrity life. @nancycartwright

7/22 We’re Having Trouble Wrapping Our Heads Around The Maneuvers This Fighter Jet Can Do. According to Popular Mechanics, the move is called a “Kulbit” (“Somersault”). @Digg

7/21 Rather Than Learn Guitar, This Guy Shreds ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ With His Piano. Let’s hope Slash sees this video for this guy’s sake. He deserves those Guns N’ Roses tickets! @RonMinis

7/20 Absurdly Accurate Card Thrower Slices A Flying Olive In Half along with a bunch of other amazing tricks. @RickSmithJr1 @DudePerfect @sploid

7/19 A Hilarious Flowchart Explaining Flowcharts – Have fun, but don’t be surprised if you go in circles. Search Ed Pratt on YouTube if you want to see more of this trip. @EricLernould

7/18 China bans Winnie the Pooh over internet jokes comparing him to President Xi Jinping. Looks like someone can’t take a joke. @StephenSmiley @abcnews @MariaBartiromo @MorningsMaria

7/17 This unbelievable wedding dress is made out of toilet paper. New York designers wiped the competition in the 13th annual national Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest, with three locals making the top 10 out of 1,517 entrants. @MelkorkaLicea @nypost

7/16 This Mesmerizing, Color-Shifting Flock Of Birds Looks Like CGI. Can your students explain how this happens? @doodlewhale @Digg

7/15 French Marching Band Plays Daft Punk Medley as part of President Trump’s Paris trip. His look implies that he may not be familiar with their work. I do like this performance and think you might too whether you like Trump or not. @Digg

7/13 Two Luxembourgs, ten Madrids, one Delaware: How a giant iceberg is described around the world – Challenge your kids to come up with their own description. @zoeschlanger @katherineefoley @qz

7/12 Debunking Trendy ‘Health’ Drinks For The Disgusting Monstrosities That They Are – This is interesting and funny. @gracehelbig @WhaleWatchMePlz @mitchellmoffit @AsapSCIENCE

7/10 It’s Amazing How Many Shakespeare References Are Slipped Into Rap Lyrics. This might help get your students more interested in Shakespeare. Challenge them to see how many Shakespeare lyrics they can put in their own rap. @WillonTNT @Genius @Digg

7/9 The Raleigh Ringers doing GNR’s Sweet Child of Mine. Do a YouTube search if you want to hear a lot more of their work. @RaleighRingers

7/8 Assembly is only 2% of an iPhone’s hardware cost — the real reason these devices are built in China is far more nuanced. Can you guess? @Bloomberg

7/6 What actually happens to your insides when you eat a ridiculous amount of hot dogs. Dr. Mike breaks down what might happen to a competitive eater’s body while participating in Coney Island’s annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Can you guess the biggest risk? @RealDoctorMike @originalnathans

7/5 he Difference Between Popping A Balloon In A Reverberation Room And An Anechoic Chamber – This is a good short science lesson. @Digg

7/3 Watching A Paver Laying Machine At Work Is Just Unbelievably Satisfying. Who doesn’t enjoy it when all the puzzle pieces (in this case, interlocking stones) fall together. @Digg

7/2 This Marble Race Olympics With Full Commentary Is The Only Thing You Need To Watch This Weekend – This lasts a bit over nine minutes, but I could stop watching. @Jellesmarbles

6/30 The Truth Behind ‘Shot On An iPhone’ Commercials – This is interesting for anyone who does photography, which is just about everyone today. @MKBHD

6/29 Ten years later, what critics of the original iPhone say. Be sure to watch the video of the conversation between the first three reviewers to get the first iPhone. @JacobSiegal @Pogue @StevenLevy @waltmossberg

6/28 Is i before e except after c a good rule? What’s your guess? There is good data representation here. @nathcun

6/26 The DoDo for Animal Lovers – If you like animal videos this site is for you. @dodo @deganmcdowell

6/25 Huge Whale Breaches Just Inches From Fishermen. This short video [0:31] is pretty cool. WARNING: There is some salty language but you can’t blame them. @Digg

6/22 Japanese Sumo Robots Move So Silly Fast – A robot has to find its opponent, push it out of the circle, and avoid leaving the circle itself. Pretty cool. @ID_R_McGregor

6/20 Giant Squid Latches Onto Paddle Surfer’s Board. James Taylor was trying to be a good citizen of the Earth and help out an injured squid, but the squid just seemed interested in his board. @Digg

6/19 Some Brilliant Human Animated The Original ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’ Radio Series. I loved the original BBC version and this is true to it.

6/18 Soon, video games will be played in giant, empty rooms. Zero Latency, a Melbourne-based virtual reality gaming company is in the process of helping launch 2,000- to 4,000-square-foot gaming “arenas.” @tdnandy @zerolatencyVR

6/17 Smoking Demonstration Illustrates The Damage Of A Single Cigarette. Make sure all of the kids at your school see this. @ViralHog

6/16 This Oddly Satisfying Short Film Shows Robots Trapped In Never-Ending Cycles Of Work – This is pretty cool. @LAshortsFest @cinema4duk

6/15 Whoever Filmed This Flyby Tour Of Muscle Beach Is A Master Drone Operator. It’s also very arty. @Vimeo

6/14 Four Clever Ways To Peel Garlic With Ease – This beats the way I was doing it. @Digg

6/13 Weather Balloon Camera Captures Airliner Rocketing By At 38,000 Feet. It’s like a drive by at 450 mph. @OLHZN

6/10 This Video Started Out As A Great Bob Ross Parody And Then It Got Progressively Weirder Really Fast. WARNING: There is some fairly tame adult content near the end. @KerriKenney @KerriKenneyFans

6/8 We’re Jealous Of The Two Novices Who Got To Pilot This Prototype Hovering Aircraft. The Kitty Hawk is a one-of-a-kind, all-electric aircraft designed to fly over water. These lucky fools got to try out the beta version. @kittyhawkcorp

6/7 A Lighthearted Cartoon Busts A Ton Of Heroin Myths. Anyone taking opiods and thinking of trying heroin should watch this. @cracked

6/6 Polyglot Runs Into Another Polyglot And They Have A Casual Chat In 15 Languages. This is cool. How many do you speak? @woutercor

6/5 Lifestraw Challenge: Man Drinks His Own Urine. Click here to get your ownLifeStraw Personal Portable Water Filter. @vat19

6/4 A Gorgeous Fly-By Video Shows Us How Beautiful And Massive Jupiter Really Is. This is Jupiter like I’ve never seen it. @wired

6/2 Girl Stuns ‘America’s Got Talent’ Judges With Her Mind-Boggling Singing Ventriloquism. This is insanely good. Good luck not tearing up at the end like I did. @ItsDarciLynne @AGT @heidiklum @howiemandel @SimonCowell @tyrabanks

5/31 This shows kids that they don’t have to been great artists to illustrate a story. WARNING: I’m not sure but there might be a couple of F’words and an S word here. @CasuallyE

5/30 A Writer Does A Stand-Up Routine Using Only Jokes From Siri, Echo, Cortana And Google Assistant. You may want to try this yourself. @brentrose @wired

5/29 Watch A Replica Of The ‘Pass The Butter’ Robot From ‘Rick And Morty’ Compete In A Fight To The Death. @RoboGames

5/28 If There Were An Olympics For Trick Shots, These Guys Would Get Gold Medals. This is pretty insane. @DudePerfect @Kingsford

5/27 These robotic turtles could save your life. This a great story. @MikeWehner @BGR

5/26 Stunning New Photo Shows 600-Mile-Wide Cyclones At Jupiter’s South Pole. This is a Jupiter you have never seen. @NASA @digg

5/25 This Real, Fully Operational Hoverboard Looks Incredible. This guy gets way off the ground. @GreenGoblinHD

5/24 The Beer Pipeline of Bruges – This also features a new kind of pipeline construction that drills underground. @tomscott

5/23 The Most Powerful Tidal Current On Earth Is Next-Door Neighbors With A Picturesque Norwegian Fjord. What happens when you’ve got a fjord on one side, the ocean on the other, and just a tiny straight in between? Incredibly powerful whirlpools and boils. @tomscott

5/22 Cartoons about Professors by Larry Cuban – This guy has been a hero of mine for a long time. By sure to subscribe to his blog. @CubanLarry @LarryCuban

5/20 What happens to the clowns when the circus leaves town? When the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closes its doors these costumed entertainers will be out of work. This short video [1:50] is very cool. @AklausnerNYPost @nypost

5/18 People With Strong Accents Put Alexa, Siri And Google Home To The Test. This is interesting and funny. @WIRED

5/17 A Skydiver Performs The World’s First Jump From A Flying Drone. Looks like recreational sky diving just got way less expensive. @Storyful @AERODIUMTECH @aerones_com @flyvision_lv

5/17 How Big is My Penis? (And Other Things We Ask Google) – On the Internet, people say things they’d never say aloud. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz has spent years parsing the data. I just got this book Everybody Lies from Audible. @SethS_D @Freakonomics

5/15 Playing The Bass With A Fidget Spinner Actually Sounds Really Cool. This guys has some other cool videos. @Davie504bass

5/14 The Swift, Terrifying Power Of A Crocodile Attack[2:05] – WARNING: This is not appropriate for young children as the croc does kill and eat a small kangaroo. @natgeowild

5/13 If You Were Wondering What A FedEx/UPS Employee Dance Battle Might Look Like, Well, Here Ya Go. This might inspire your students to do some dancing. @JoshKillacky

5/10 Back to the 90s – Ben Giroux & Jensen Reed – If you are 32 or older, this will be very intereting. For younger people it’s a bit of a history lesson. @BenGiroux @jensenreed

5/9 This Guy Built A Life-Size Suit Of Armor Out Of LEGO And Then Wore It At A Convention. Share with Lego kids you know. @BeyondtheBrick LEGO_Group

5/7 This Clever Optical Illusion Looks Like A Painting – Here are four less than one-minute vidoes showing some amazing art work by Michael Murphy. @Digg

5/6 Check Out This Strange And Perfect Animation About A Potato Dispensing House. This might give your kids ideas about making their own animations. @sheepfilms

5/4 Beware: A Massive Google Docs Phishing Scam Is Probably In Your Inbox. Pass this on in your school. @Bernstein @Digg

5/3 Watch A Baby-Faced Mark Zuckerberg Talk About His Fledgling Start-Up ‘The Facebook’ Back in 2004. – This is history in the making. Very cool. @MarkZuckerbergF @Bullseye

5/1 Just A Friendly Reminder That Gasoline Can Cause Explosions, Even When It’s Frozen. – Teachers can probably get liquid nitrogen at a local college like I did. @thekingofrandom

4/30 The Greatest Break In Snooker History Was Even Better Than Anyone Realized. Anyone who has ever played pool should watch this. @ronnieo147 @tipps29 @Deadspin

4/29 Inside the Insane Feud Between a Vegan Strip Club and the Steak House Next Door – It figures that the world’s only vegan strip club is in Portland, Oregon. Funny stuff. @inkonthepad @broadly

4/28 Brad Paisley Hints of More Songs With Mick Jagger. Who are you collaborating with? @9NorthRecords @larrypareigis

4/27 London street musician gains fame with guitar-playing skills. Johno Challis is unique and amazing. @GMA

4/26 Watch An Insanely Good Theremin Player Nail One Of Ennio Morricone’s ‘The Good, The Bad And The Ugly’ Songs. The theremin is a notoriously difficult instrument to play — in part because you don’t actually touch it while you’re playing it. @CarolinaEyck

4/25 A Bowler Broke World Records With The Fastest 300 Game We’ve Ever Seen – Ben Ketola rolled 12 strikes in only 86.9 seconds. This is amazing. You don’t have to be a bowler to enjoy this. @syracusedotcom @JJHayesOnKFDI

4/23 More Cartoons on Using Technology from Larry Cuban – There are three Dilbert classics here among others. @LarryCuban @CubanLarry

4/22 A Prototype Of A Flying Car Had Its Maiden Voyage, And It’s… Not Quite What We Imagined. @Lilium @wired

4/20 Where is the Microbrew Capital of the US? See how your city ranks. @codenberg

4/18 Leopard Immediately Regrets Attacking A Pair Of Porcupines. – Got to feel sorry for this cat. @LatestKruger

4/16 Check out JoJo Siwa’s BOOMERANG video that takes on the “mean girls.” Only 216+ million views so far. @itsjojosiwa

4/15 This woman wants you to look at her breasts. Don’t worry, there is no nudity here but I did find it funny. @AklausnerNYPost @nypost

4/15 This Kid’s Senior Pranks Puts All Other Senior Pranks To Shame. He convinced his school principal and assistant principals to participate in a “stress test” and, well, the results are nothing if not glorious. @ryanstorch

4/13 Watching Magnet Creations Destroyed In Reverse Is A Pure And Simple Pleasure. If you a few minutes at the end of a science class this will work. @Digg

4/12 This Is A Spectacularly Stupid (And Very Fast) Way To Ride A Bike. There is a good science lesson here but please do try it. @Digg @TriSciCurious

4/10 A Snowboarder Gets Engulfed By The Extraordinarily Rare Snownado – Every see one? I haven’t and I’ve seen a lot of snow. @weathernetwork

4/9 50 Teacher Superpowers – How many do you have? @TeacherToolkit @marcelamomberg

4/8 Jimmy Kimmel Gets Choked Up Paying Tribute To The Late Don Rickles. Start with the second video of Rickles’ best moments. @JimmyKimmelLive

4/7 Fozzie Bear Rapping 50 Cent’s ‘In Da Club’ Will Get You Ready For A Night Of Muppet Mayhem. Maybe Fozzie can get to like rap music a bit more. @MayhemMuppet

4/6 Cassini Prepares To Make Its Stunning ‘Grand Finale’ Around Saturn. This is pretty exciting. Also see the Doomed Probe’s Most Stunning Saturn Pictures. Share with space nuts you know. @NASAJPL @Caltech

4/5 Dude Finds An Alligator Chilling In The Sewer Outside His House. So now what do you do kids? @Digg

4/3 Dirty Birds: What it’s like to live with a national symbol. What may seem like our noble national symbol can be a pest is large numbers. Check the amazing pictures and videos. @LaurelBraitman @coreyfishes

3/29 This Guy Takes A Slinky Toy And Makes It Into A Beautiful Art Form Have your kids get our their slinkies and see what they can do. @kumafilms

3/26 Guys Use A Drone To Hook Themselves A Shark. Give ‘er a good ol’ hook to the face before promptly returning it to the sea whence it came. @PicksAndFlicks @liveleak

3/25 Too rude for the road — government yanks man’s last name from licence plate. This might be a good poll question for students. What would they do? @Nunavut_Tweeter @CBCNews

3/24 Car Curling Is Apparently A Thing Now. You may not be a fan of the Russian government, but what’s not to like about these Russians. @OMGrundhauser @atlasobscura

3/23 Squeaking This Amazing Dovetail Joint Into Place Is Oh So Right And Good. This is amazing.

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