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10/3 Here’s A Wonderful Size Comparison Of Starships In Science Fiction. From “Independence Day” to “Star Wars,” here’s how different starships compare with each other. @MetaBallStudios

10/1/2020 Thunderstruck for Percussion Ensemble Alumnado PercuFest 2014 dirigido por Rafa Navarro. The cover of this AC/DC song starts around 3:50 after a humorous set up. @PercuFestival @Juliococo

9/29 Why So Many People With Dyslexia Are Stans For Comic Sans. If you are a teacher let your kids pick their own fonts. If you need things submitted in your font you can change it when you get their assignments. @WeAreMel

9/27 What Is The Record For Most Languages Spoken By A Single Person? It depends on what you mean by fluency in a language. @TodayIFoundOut1

9/25 Here’s A Mesmerizing Cover Of Toto’s ‘Africa’ By A Guitar Quartet. This is also beautifully filmed. Search “40 Fingers” on YouTube and you find them doing songs from AC/DC to Vivaldi. @wihelde

9/24 This ‘Bardcore’ Medieval Style Cover of AC/DC’s Thunderstruck Works So Well. That accoridon twang on a ’90s hard rock riff just hits different. @JohanCarlsberg @acdc

9/22 Bohemian Rhapsody – The Petersens (LIVE) I Love these guys, but they need to pick up the speed on parts of this. The slow tempo, however, can help anyone trying to learn the piece themselves. @thepetersens

9/20 Someone Played ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’ On A 100-Year-Old Organ, And It’s Surprisingly Good. This is an example of a programmable instrument and works at lot like programmable looms. The paper roll can be considered software. @peyushmaini

9/20 Bohemian Rhapsody – The Petersens (LIVE) I Love these guys, but they need to pick up the speed on parts of this. The slow tempo, however, can help anyone trying to learn the piece themselves. @thepetersens

9/19 How This One Note Ended Up Dominating The Entire Pop Music Landscape – The guy explains the concept of the ‘supertonic’ in less than two minutes and then elaborates. @andrewhuang

9/18 How strong is Oobleck? If your kids haven’t played with oobleck yet here is how they can make some. @ChemicalKevy @MarkRober @babbledabbledo

9/17 Cellist Performs The ‘Jurassic Park’ Theme In The Grand Majestic Way It Was Meant To Be Performed On Eight Cellos. Samara Ginsberg dons a dinosaur costume for a virtuoso performance of the “Jurassic Park” theme. @samaracello

9/16 2020 U.S. Open: Flyovers of Winged Foot Golf Club’s West Course, all 18 Holes – This includes strategic insights as to how the world’s best players will attack the iconic layout. @usopengolf @USGA @Deloitte

9/15 Guy Plays Toto’s ‘Africa’ In Minor Key, And It’s Pleasantly Weird. Is it time for your kids to make their own multitrack music videos? @KestrelTapes

9/14 The Kennedys Special Tribute to The Byrds! Sunday, Sept 13, 2020 2pm eastern. I’ve been a big Byrds fan forever.

9/13 The Finalists For 2020’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Are Guaranteed To Brighten Your Day. Funny animal photos are the lifeblood of the internet, so we are all in luck that the finalists for the 2020 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have been announced. Submissions have come in from all over the world with a delightful assortment of animals captured in various comical situations. @jamescrugnale

9/12 Autistic Comedian Jokes About What It’s Like Having A Non-Autistic Brother. I would show this to middle and high school kids as it normalizes autistic kids. @joewellscomic @emixpod

9/11 Why Nobody Answered This SAT Question Correctly – The story behind the insane math question that appeared on the 1982 SAT Examination. This is a cool math problem that should be available to upper elementary on up. @Sci_Phile @Patreon

9/9 The world’s fastest backward runner smashes his own record. Big sure to scroll down and watch the Great Big Story video. @zacharykussin @greatbigpress @greatbigstory @nypost

9/8 iPhone 12: everything we think we know about Apple’s 2020 5G iPhones – There is a new design, new sizes, 5G, all-OLED, and more. @jaypeters @verge

9/6 Little Girl Gives A Brutally Honest Summary Of Human Life In 23 Seconds. An adorable little girl gives a candid answer about why she wants to go to school. @BobWeide @curb_david

9/4 The Most Overpaid And Underpaid Movie Stars, Visualized – This should be interesting to movie buffs and people into data representation. @jamescrugnale

9/3 Meet the Sisterhood of Musicians behind Lockdown Sessions. Be sure to watch the video of Rollin’ and Tumblin.’ @GuitarGirlMag @Guitar

9/2 Someone Built A Circular Swimming Fixture For A Seal And It’s Oddly Satisfying To Watch. @Pusa_hispida @Digg

9/1/2020 Magician Pulls Off The Most Impressive Quick-Change Act We’ve Ever Seen. She fooled Pen and Teller. Prepare to amazed. @Lea_Kyle_

8/30 Chadwick Boseman’s Appearance On SNL’s ‘Black Jeopardy’ Sketch As T’Challa Hits Even Harder Now. There are some clear cultural differences between Wakanda and America. I found this very sad yet still funny. @chadwickboseman @nbcsnl

8/27 Pianist Plays ‘Flight Of The Bumblebee’ At Superhuman Speed, Makes It Look Like An Extreme Sport. He also does it on a toy piano. This is insane. @880hz

8/26 Watch These Two Pranksters Turn New York City Into Their Own Personal Mario Kart Course. Anyone who has ever driven in New York City will get a kick out of this. @Gothamist

8/25 Hiking to history: Virginia woman sets new Adirondack 46 High Peaks record. Goseky began her journey at 4 am on Monday (8/17/2020) near Tupper Lake, NY. Over the next three and a half days, Godesky would cover 160 miles and more than 67,000 feet of elevation gain. She got just a few hours of sleep each night and took quick naps on the drive between trailheads. This is AMAZING! @alyssagodesky @ncpr

8/24 Cellphone Data Shows How Las Vegas Is “Gambling With Lives” Across the Country. Las Vegas casinos, open for months now, are a likely hotbed for the spread of COVID-19. For many reasons, contact tracing has proved next to impossible as tourists return to homes across the U.S. @marshall_allen @propublica

8/23 Someone Dumped Mentos Into 10,000 Liters Of Coca-Cola And It’s Spectacularly Satisfying. This is in Russian, but if you go to the seventeen-minute mark you can watch the impressive action. @MentosUS @DietCoke @Digg

8/21 Virtuoso Pianist Performs The Melody Of Every 1980s Pop Song. Vinheteiro perfoms the entire 1980s song book while staring directly at the camera. @Vinheteiro

8/20 Here’s A Dystopian Short Film About Vending Machines Controlling Everything Around Us. Change Return is a disturbing but plausible futuristic short film by Robert Findlay about our vending machine overlords. @RFindleyProd

8/19 The Socially Distanced “Sport” That’s Perfect for Families – If you haven’t tried pickelball yet, you should. @slate @dankois

8/18 What Happened One Minute After An Asteroid Hit The Earth And Wiped Out The Dinosaurs? After the asteroid killed all the dinosaurs, what happened next? Here’s what scientists believe occurred when the smoke cleared. @Ridddlers

8/17 Running From the Pain – Exercise can be a very effective way to treat depression. So why don’t American doctors prescribe it? @slate @mescottdouglas

8/16 Why Mount Everest Arguably Isn’t the Highest Place on Earth – If you consider the highest point on Earth to be the highest measured from the Earth’s center, Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo is your true champ. @RealLifeLore101

8/14 Scientists think they found the coronavirus’ weak spot. And just like shooting torpedoes down the Death Star’s exhaust shaft, they think they can exploit this critical weakness to make new treatments. @DanRobitzski @futurism @EvanKirstel Guy Takes David Bowie’s ‘Starman’ And Puts His Own Beautiful Spin On It On A Harp. The renditions we least expect are sometimes the best ones. @isaac_mael

8/11 Death by PowerPoint: the slide that killed seven people – This is a fascinating true story of how one bad slide caused the Columbia accident. Are bullet points killing learning in your school? @mcdreeamie

8/10 Guy Tests Out Whether Survival Gear You Can Purchase On Amazon Actually Works. Tyler tests out items you’d put in a survival kit you can purchase on Amazon and sees whether they’re worth your money. @TylerTube1

8/9 Here’s All 17 Cars Available In The U.S. Right Now For Less Than $20,000. If you are warry of used cars but have to live on a budget, there is a lot of choices when it comes to cars. @BCBrownell @jalopnik

8/8 This Cellist Performed The Theme To ‘Ducktales’ On Eight Cellos And It Might Be The Most Delightful Thing You See Today. If you or your kids are musicians or singers consider doing something like this yourselves. @samaracello

8/7 All Creatures Now – John Bennet (c. 1575 – after 1614) This is a local choir showing what a chior can do under the circumstan. The Madrigal Choir

8/6 Woman Slips Into Different Regional Accents Doing A Weather Forecast Of The UK. If you think there is only one accent from the British Isles, think again. @KatiaKvinge @BBC

8/5 Dr. Lee presents Can’t Touch This Covid Parody. This is a funny bit by a high school principal from Alabama. @DrQuentinJLee

8/4 Comedian Does A Dead-On Parody Of School Principals Adamant About Reopening Their Schools. Yes, all of these solutions for re-opening schools sound totally feasible and not at all ridiculous. @mattbooshell

8/3 Watch The SpaceX Dragon Safely Return To Earth In Successful Splash Down. In case you missed it. @NASA @CNN

8/2/2020A Brief History of Metal Music – Today, metal comes in many, many forms, but the hierarchy of the genre is constantly up for debate. One thing is certain, though–Sabbath rules! WARNING: Some obscenity here along with humor and real facts. @pitchfork @JorenCull

7/31 Can You Predict Which Door This Ball Will Hit? Here’s a Rube Goldberg Machine puzzle that will leave you scratching your head. @josephsmachines

7/30 Why Don’t Humans Have Exoskeletons? How did humans wind up with a skeleton on the inside? Joe Hanson explains the story of how we wound up with bones. @okaytobesmart

7/30 Meet the blind piano player who’s so good, scientists are studying him. Matthew Whitaker has been rocking crowds with his improvisational piano playing for most of his short life. He may be blind, but a neuroscientist has found Whitaker’s visual cortex goes into overdrive when he plays. @Sharyn_Alfonsi @DanzadanceOrg @CBSNews

7/29 Here’s Toto’s ‘Africa’ Played On A High-Voltage Tesla Coil. With a quick search, you can find more popular songs by the singing coils on YouTube. @toto99com @ngwata_ @oocjojob

7/29 Fields of Gold – The Petersens (LIVE) – This is a family band featuring four siblings with mom on bass and a famil friend playing the first-rate dobro. A search on YouTube will find some of their concerts. The was recorded on July 3, 2020, in a field so they are safe.

7/28 ‘Karen’ now has her own theme song thanks to Dolly Parton. “Karen” — the viral term for various white women filmed throwing tantrums — has her own soundtrack courtesy of Dolly Parton and “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.” @DollyParton @StephenAtHome

7/26 Compare the vocal ranges of today’s top artists with the greatest of all time. This chart shows the highest and lowest notes each artist hit in the recording studio. Hover over the bars to see the songs on which they reached those notes. @ConcertHotels

7/24 Woman Tracks Her Guitar Playing Progress Month By Month Over Four Years. I’ve played guitar and banjo since the 1960s. I got a big kick out of watching this. @Digg

7/21 Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 6: Sing Gently. 17,572 singers from 129 countries come together to perform Eric Whitacre’s “Sing Gently”. @59productions @EricWhitacre

7/20 The Evolution Of Guitar Intros From 1960 To 2020 Mark Sagum plays the most iconic guitar introductions from popular music over the last 60 years. If you play guitar you might be able to copy some of this. @theawesomer

7/19 The Best Damn Female Guitarists The World Has to offer – They are all amazing. I can’t pick a favorite. @hearsthings

7/17 The Most Googled Things By State From 2010 To 2020, Visualized – V1 Analytics put together an animated map showing the highest trending Google searches for each state in America over a 10 year period. You may have to watch this more than once and stop off and on as you go. @AnalyticsV1

7/16 Guy Straps A GoPro On His Turtle. The Perspective It Yields Is Amazing. Life in the pond is more chaotic than one might imagine. @GoPro

7/15 How A Retired Couple Won Millions On The Lottery Through A Mathematical Loophole – Jerry and Marge Selbee discovered the secret to hacking the lottery by using math. Here’s how they did it. Who can’t use a cool math lesson? WARNING: There is some advertising here you can skip. @HalfInteresting

7/14 Fret Zealot Ukulele Teaching Device – If you or your kids want to learn ukulele this can help. @Fret_Zealot

7/13 Alison Brown and Jake Shimabukuro “Feels So Good” – Prepare to be amazed. Jake is the top ukulele player going and Alison is a top-notch banjo player. @alisononbanjo @compassrecords

7/10 Man Builds The World’s Most Powerful Potato Gun From Scratch. Engineering genius Colin Furze constructed a semi-automatic potato bazooka that can blast spuds into the stratosphere. @colin_furze

7/8 Watch Members Of Toto Put On A Delightful Rendition Of ‘Africa’ From Their Homes. @dashlrow @LaughingSquid @toto99com

7/7 It Takes A Long Time To Process Firewood By Hand, So This Guy Built A Machine To Do His Work For Him. To save energy and time, he built a log splitter and belt conveyor from scratch. Kids who have never dealt with real wood should enjoy this. @DonnDIY

7/6 Time to take a tour of a pipe organ. This is the largest pipe organ in Chicago. @RobScallon

7/5 Where COVID-19 Spread Throughout The Continental United States From March To June, Visualized. David Waldron created a visualization of the “changing geography and changing epicenters of COVID-19.” @davidawaldron @WorkforceIND

7/4 Massive bird of prey snags shark-like fish in wild video. See if you can recognize the bird before you read on. @inkonthepad @nypost

<7/3 a href="">Here’s An Off-Road Wheelchair This Guy Built His Girlfriend So She Could Enjoy Nature. A YouTuber surprised his then-girlfriend with this souped-up “not-a-wheelchair.” Now they’re bringing them to the mainstream. I just went to I donated and left my story about my experience of having a wife with ALS. @ZacksJerryRig

7/1/2020 Cher – “If I Could Turn Back Time” So it’s 1989 and she is on a Navy ship somewhere singing in an outfit that the sailors had to like. I’m a Cher fan and this is special. Some of the video was shot by a guy in a helicopter who says in a comment that it was his best gig. @thefilmpilot @cher @USNavy

6/30 Why We Hate Greeen Screen – This is a great lesson on how to avoid bad green screen video for beginning video students. @tomscott @CuriosityStream

6/29 Rodrigo y Gabriela: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert – They a brother and sister act from Mexico. In addition to playing rhythm guitar, she also plays percussion by beating on her instrument. This inspired my to do the same with the drum head on my banjo. @rodgab @nprmusic

6/28 Haim: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert – California is also a sound HAIM brings wherever it goes, even as the band explores new terrain on its cheekily titled upcoming album, Women in Music Pt. III. @HAIMtheband @nprmusic

6/27 Watch These Extreme Pogo Stick Riders Perform Death-Defying Stunts In Slow Motion. Is it time to get a pogo stick for your kids? @XpogoTone @GrizzlyBryan

6/26 Watch A High-Speed Cup-Making Machine Make 130 Paper Cups Per Minute. I’ve always loved watching automated factories in action. @Digg

6/25 How The Rolling Stones Changed Rock’N’Roll – From music to fashion, The Rolling Stones’ influence cannot be overstated. Here’s how they changed our culture forever. @MartinChilton @uDiscoverMusic @jeffpulver @loogoldham

6/24 How Many Continents Are There? It Depends on Whom You Ask. This is a good science/social studies lesson for middle school on up. @HowStuffWorks

6/23 This Old Clip Of Cher Performing Every Role From ‘West Side Story’ Is Underrated TV Gold. In case you had any doubts that Cher is the hardest working entertainer in showbiz, please enjoy her one-woman, 13-minute “West Side Story” medley from 1978. @cher

6/21 The Most Popular Social Media Platforms By Users From 2002 To 2019, Visualized. See how your favorite has done over the years. Data That Matters via @YouTube

6/20 Someone Recreated a-ha’s ‘Take On Me’ In An Excel Spreadsheet Drum Machine Hack. Dylan Tallchief reconstructed the 80s classic in a Microsoft Excel drum machine. @DylanTallchief

6/19 Here’s What The World’s Largest Camera Lens Looks Lik. Back in 2019, Dianna Cowern visited the SLAC laboratory in Menlo Park, California, and got a front-row seat to the unveiling of the 5.1-foot wide lens—the largest high-performance optical lens ever produced. @thephysicsgirl

6/18 Joni Mitchell Woman of Heart and Mind documentary with subtitles in Spanish. This is an hour and a half long, but it tells the story of a remarkable talent. Share with folkies you know. @JoniMitchellcom

6/17 Cheeky Boston Dynamics Ad Shows Off All The Cool — And Terrifying — Stuff The Robot Dog Spot Can Do. It’s kind of funny and cute, until you imagine an army of these knocking at your door. @BostonDynamics

6/16 Here’s What It’s Actually Like Driving The World’s Cheapest Electric Car. It costs only a little over $900 on Alibaba, but how smoothly can this electric car drive? @JasonTorchinsky @Jalopnik

6/14 MoonRun: Portable Cardio Trainer with Virtual Running Apps – Could this be better than a treadmill at only $249? @Digg

6/13 Will Ferrell And Rachel McAdams Are Goofy Singers In Ridiculous ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’ Trailer. Mark your calendar. This baby hit Netflix on June 26, 2020. I saw it and loved it. So did everyone I talked to about it. @rachelmonline @Eurovision

6/11 Genius Weatherman Uses His Backyard As A Map For Weather Forecast. Here the back yard makes for the consummate green screen. @Digg

6/10 The Weird Chemical Reaction You Get When You Mix Baking Soda, Vinegar And Oobleck Together – This is fun and safe science activity your kids can do at home. @thekingofrandom

6/7 Celtica Pipes Rock live at Montelago 2017. Finally a rock band fronted by bagpipes. @CelticaRocks

6/6 Steve ‘n’ Seagulls – Panama – This is a band from Finland that covers a bunch of classic rock songs. If you like this check them out on YouTube. @SeagullsBand

6/5 Gental on My Mind by Glenn Cambell – Check out his guitar solo in the middle. He was a member of the Wrecking Crew that backed up many bands when they were recording.

6/4 This Guy Built A Hummingbird Feeding Helmet And Became Extremely Popular. A patient man wearing a hummingbird feeding helmet was soon swarmed. If you have hummingbirds where you live give this a try. @ViralHog

6/3 Here’s The SpaceX Crew Dragon Docking At The ISS To The Music Of The Blue Danube. The docking of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule syncs up perfectly with the music to “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The touch screens are pretty cool too. @NASA

6/2 GUy Builds a Backyard Roller Coaster During Quarantine. Be sure to scroll down for the short video. @BVHooker @WeAreMel

6/1 Here’s A Low-Tech Demonstration Of How A Computer ‘Works’ Using Marbles And Switches. The Action Lab shows off a Turing Tumble, a series of switches that can count, add, subtract, and even multiply. @theactionlabman

5/31 A Marine Biologist Talks About What Hollywood Gets Wrong About the Ocean. An expert chats ‘Finding Nemo’ and the movies about the deep that are somehow less realistic than the Pixar film about talking fish. @HKSurrey @ringer

5/30 What If The Speed Of Cars Advanced At The Same Rate As Computers? Jalopnik crunched some numbers about the specs of cars and computers over 35 years of development and saw what happened. @hasspowers @JasonTorchinsky @Jalopnik

5/29 Here’s What Happens When You Drop A Feather And A Hammer At The Same Time On The Moon. Back in 1971, during the Apollo 15 mission, astronaut David Scott performed Galileo’s famous hammer/feather drop experiment on the moon. @wonderphy6 @NASA

5/28 Bela Fleck – Throw Down Your Heart (2008) – Full Movie – This is the movie Bela made when he took the banjo back to Africa where it originated. Some evening when you are looking a movie to watch give this a try. @belafleckbanjo

5/27 All 169 seconds of this 70-step chain reaction video are riveting. This guy had lots of time on his hands. It’s amazing. @Creezy/YouTube

5/26 Former NASA Engineer Builds An Obstacle Course To ‘Squirrel Proof’ His Bird Feeder. Imagine being a squirrel in this backyard. You’d hate to see it. @MarkRober

5/24 Why The A-10 Warthog Is A Marvel Of Engineering – Here is the story behind the beloved subsonic, twin-engine plane. @CuriosityStream

5/23 YouTuber Attempts To Blow Bubbles With Molten Lava. The Action Lab’s James Orgill does the ultimate social distancing science experiment — blowing bubbles out of hot magma. @theactionlabman

5/21 Here’s How The Intense, 12-Minute Action Scene In ‘Extraction’ Was Filmed To Make It Look Like One Seamless Take. If your students are interested in making videos they should watch this. @IanReelDeal @thisisinsider @netflix

5/19 Diodato – Fai Rumore – Italy 🇮🇹 – Performance in Arena di Verona – If you miss Eurovision this year you don’t have to miss all of the talent. @DiodatoMusic

5/18 32 Highly Achievable, Totallllllllllly Normal Quarantine Cooking Projects – What are some of your best quarantine recipes? @alex_beggs @bonappetit

5/17 “Longest Time” by Billy Joel – Quarantine Edition Phoenix Chamber Choir wishes everyone the best of health from Vancouver, Canada! Stay home, stay safe, and keep singing. @PhoenixChoir

5/16 Someone Plugged AC/DC’s Lyrics Into An Artificial Intelligence Framework And The Result Was An Epic Song About Balls. Looks like AI still has a ways to go. @FunkTurkey

5/16 The Eight Best Board Games To Keep Us Distracted – Don’t forget MONOPOLY and my summary of Everything I Know About Business I Learned From MONOPOLY: Successful Executives Reveal Strategic Lessons From the World’s Greatest Board Game by Alan Axelrod. @TheGrantBrunner @DrDougGreen

5/15 Free simulator lets you try and fly Elon Musk’s Crew Dragon spaceship. There is a link in this article to take you there. It’s a bit of a hack, but maybe worth your time. @SeanKeach @TheSun @nypost @elonmusk

5/14 The Countries Where Coronavirus Cases Are Increasing And Decreasing, Visualized. @VisualCap @infobeautiful

5/13 Watch This Bobcat Make An Incredibly Long, Nearly Impossible Leap Across The Water. “We were just out fishing for blue crab in Pecan Island, LA and this huge bobcat came out across the weir. I grabbed my phone thinking he was about to get wet, but he surprised us all.” @Digg

5/12 Guy Holds A Parody Zoom Meeting With His Dogs, And It’s Utterly Delightful. In quarantine, Cotter has been providing us with stellar dog content — really top-notch stuff. @MrAndrewCotter

5/10 This Clever Magic Trick Involving A Matchbox And A Coin Is Simple Enough I Could Do It. I bet children you know can do it too. @BoingBoing

5/8 Comedian Perfectly Acts Out New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Bewildering Speech About His Daughter’s Boyfriend. During a COVID-19 briefing on April 19, Cuomo delivered a head-scratching anecdote about his daughter’s boyfriend, and it’s only made more surreal by comedian Maria DeCotis’s interpretation of it here. @MariaDeCotis @NYGovCuom @andrewcuomo

5/7 A Fascinating Visualization Of How Long It Took Americans To Adopt New Technologies From 1900 To 2019. How quickly have Americans adopted technologies over the past millennium? As we continue to live increasingly digitally connected lives, it seems like certain automation takes off quickly, while others take generations to become accepted by the masses. @DataIsBeautiful

5/6 Guys Surf Down A Dangerously Steep Storm Drain, Wipe Out Hard. Surfer Jamie O’Brien and his friends found a huge storm drain in Hawaii and had some fun. @JacksonLebsack @jayboy1991

5/5 5/5 ‘Without Question The Worst I’ve Ever Seen’: Lock Picker Picks AmazonBasics Bike Lock Multiple Ways Within Seconds. It should go without saying that I see this as a product to avoid. @LockPickingLwyr

5/4 Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown – Watch the 13 Triple Crown winners face off under the Twin Spires of Churchill Downs. Donate to COVID-19 relief at @KentuckyDerby

5/3 This Equation Seems Impossible To Solve Until You Think Outside The Box. It helps if you know the colors of each numbered pool ball. If you like this check out Mind Your Business. @Digg

The 50 Best Movies to Watch With Your Parents During Quarantine – This is a handy list as it also tells you where you can find each one. @kn8 @vulture

5/2 Bird Song Opera – ShakeUp recomposed Mozart’s Magic Flute ‚Papageno/Papagena Duet‘ into an audiovisual bird twitterstorm aria performed by our feathered fellows. @TaniaLove_FBs @EggersUte

5/1 Extremely Talented Girl Plays The Who’s ‘My Generation’ With Both The Guitar And Bass At The Same Time. She plays the bass with her feet and uses two cameras to record her effort. @Audrey123talks

4/30 This VR Simulation Of A Nuclear Blast Will Wake You Right Up. Even without VR goggles, this is quite something. @YleSandbox

4/29 The Surprising Controversy Surrounding Rain Ownership In The United States, Explained. Who owns the rain? In some states, where water is hard to come by, it can be a contentious legal question. It starts with a short ad, but it is smart and funny. @HalfInteresting

4/28 The Met Orchestra And Chorus Perform ‘Va, Pensiero,’ From Their Homes. I’ve seen a lot of bad performances from people at home recently. This one shows what can be done. @MetOpera

4/26 Taekwondo God Breaks Four Boards With One Spinning Kick. The guy leaves the ground once and by the time he is back on Earth all four boards are broken. Try to imagine how he does it before you watch. Then watch a few more times. @WorldTaekwondo1

4/25 Conan O’Brian crashes Palo Alto tech company’s Zoom meeting. After a short corporate pep talk from CEO Dan Streetman, Conan crashes the meeting with some harsh words for the staff. @Dannosphere @SFGate

4/24 Garth Brooks’ “The Dance” by Me and my quarantine beard. I’m no pro, but I dedicate this to my dear departed wife Denise who passed from ALS in 2009. Life with her was a dance. @DrDougGreen

4/23 A Hacker Turns the NFL Draft into Complete Chaos | Gridiron Heights Draft Special. If you want some weekly animated NFL fun, be sure to subscribe. @BleacherReport

4/22 The Beatles Live in 1965 – Watching the Beatles when they were still performing live is pretty magical. @Digg

4/21 A Woman’s Breast Implants Saved Her Life From a Gunshot, Doctors Say. The bullet had clearly traveled through the left-side implant, which deflected it over to the right implant with enough force that it flipped the right implant upside down. @EdCara4 @Gizmodo

4/20 A Useful Explainer On How To Cut Your Hair At Home for Guys – I may be giving this a shot before long. If you really screw it up just shave your head and take it from there. Mikeshake on YouTube

4/19 We Aren’t Sure Whether This Potato Chip Omelette Hack Is The Worst Idea Ever Or Something Fun To Try. This video should get creative juices flowing for all of your family members. @ChefClubVideos

4/18 Decorah, Iowa Eagle Cam Live Feed – This is something your kids might enjoy. @ath77

4/16 The Honest Trailer For ‘Cats’ Reminds Us How Truly Deranged The Movie Was. You don’t have to have seen this dud to enjoy this. @screenjunkies

4/15 This 3-D Simulation Shows Why Social Distancing Is So Important. Scientists who study the transmission of respiratory illnesses like influenza say that infections typically happen when a healthy person comes into contact with respiratory droplets. @BedelSaget @kartpat @NYTGraphics

4/14 Professional Cooks Demonstrate 13 Different Ways To Make Interesting Pasta With What’s In Your Pantry. Here are good tips for getting creative as you cook more at home. @bonappetit

4/12 Here’s What Happens When You Activate An Airplane Emergency Slide On Its Own. This is mind-boggling. You don’t want to be in the way when one of these things deploys. @Twitter

4/12 Jesus Christ is Risen Today – This is my favorite Easter hymn. You don’t have to be a Christian or even believe that Jesus is the son of God to enjoy this. Here is another version featuring kids playing handbells. @coralridgepc @UMChurch @metzgermusic @YouTube

4/11 Darn tootin’, the Easter Bunny is an essential worker. Kudos to Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, for ensuring that coronavirus lockdowns won’t stop Peter Cottontail from hopping down his bunny trail in the Canadian province. @fordnation @OntarioPCParty

4/10 Guy Shows Off Next Level Cutting Skills In Hilarious Video About How To Become A Better Cook. This is a compilation of trick videos. See if your kids can do some of their own while schools are closed. @Yousuckatcookin

4/8 Guy Taking A Morning Jog Notices A Striking Trend In His Neighbor’s Recycling Bins. See if you can guess what he found. @j_enyeart

4/7 Someone Did A Cover Of Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’ On A Stylophone And It Sounds Like Badass Nintendo Music. Share with metalheads you know. Get your Stylophone here for only $69.99. @MaroMaro1337 @amazon

4/5 Beagle Attempts The Toilet Paper Challenge And After A While Is Just Like ‘Forget This.’ This only takes 41 seconds, but is just so cool. @ViralHog

4/3 Horse Goes Through Existential Crisis In This Hilarious Animated Short. This is a wonderful animated diversion for a few minutes. @moonjam @BoingBoing

4/2 Concatenation is a Rube Goldberg-esque video montage made up of cleverly arranged stock video footage. Share with teachers and students in video courses. @jkottke @kottke

4/1 While My Guitar Gently Weeps, Daniel Estrem, baroque lute. danbluedeer YouTube Channel. – While My Guitar Gently Weeps on the ukulele by Jake Shimabukuro – Prince, Tom Petty, Steve Winwood, Jeff Lynne, and others — “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They all rock and what’s not to love. @JakeShimabukuro

3/31 Alton Brown Has The Perfect Hack To Upgrade Saltine Crackers Into A Delicious Snack During Quarantine. This looks good to me, but it may be too spicy for your kids. Perhaps they can suggest another approach. @altonbrown @pantryraidshaw

3/29 Have You Been Washing Your Hands The Wrong Way This Whole Time? Here’s The Right Way. The technique starts at the 2:50 mark, but you and your kids should watch the entire animation. @TheBrightsideHP

3/28 This Flipbook Animation About Social Distancing Takes A Perfectly Unexpected Turn. Challenge your kids to make a flipbook or two if they are looking for something to do. @TheFlippist @juan_delcan @itzjonce

3/27 The Rules for Going Outdoors During Coronavirus It’s important to get outside and get exercise. You and your kids can probably do it and still be safe. Avoid popular areas like beaches or crowded city parks altogether. @IndefiniteWild @outsidemagazine

3/26 Strippers staff ‘Boober Eats’ delivery service during coronavirus lockdown. You have to admire the ingenuity of the American people. @LuckyDevil_PDX @nypost

3/24 Work From Home Zoom Meeting Goes Horribly Awry When One Worker Goes To The Toilet. If you need a little humor, here it is. @Blayofficial

3/23 Wacky Inventor Builds The Ultimate Coronavirus Isolation Box That Will Protect You Until This Whole Thing Blows Over. We need humor more than most times. @colin_furze

3/22 How To Build Your Own Quarantine Pool Table – What can you and your kids build in quarantine? @RollieWilliams

3/21 A Fascinating, Mind-Bending Illustration Of How Our Brains Control What We ‘See.’ This is something your kids can do at home. @CuriosityShow

3/20 Vultures: The acid-puking, plague-busting heroes of the ecosystem – Kenny Coogan – That God for vultures. This is a great video for middle school on up. @TED_ED @kennycoogan

3/19 Watch A F-22 Raptor Perform Crazy Maneuvers In The Air With Incredible Agility. There’s normal flying, and then there’s magic like this. @Combat_learjet @markfingar @cabogunderson

3/17 The Casio DG-20 Digital Guitar Looks Like Something From A Science Fiction Movie. If you want to strait to the jam, start at 7:00 minutes. @samuraiguit

3/15 Marvel Studios’ “Black Widow”—Powerful New Trailer – Here is an action-packed new trailer featuring Scarlett Johansson, who reprises her role as Natasha/Black Widow in the upcoming spy thriller, which opens in U.S. theaters on May 1. @RogWillis1 @Scarlett_Jo

3/14 Pornhub offers free premium service in Italy to ease coronavirus pains. I thought this was funny. I hope you aren’t offended. @JoeTacopino

3/13 Makeway | Create Intricate Courses, Watch Your Marbles Soar. A modular, creative, unique super-puzzle with magnetic bits that attach seamlessly to your fridge, whiteboard, locker, car… you get it. @Kickstarter @TrossTeam

3/12 Homeowners Fend Off Thieves With ‘Home Alone’-Style Trap. In an attempt to prevent tools from being stolen out of their truck, a homeowner devised a clever theft management device. @ViralHog @ring

3/11 Playing This Deeply Soothing Zamboni Simulator Might Help You Forget How Terrible Everything Is. Who doesn’t what to drive a Zamboni. This is great fun. @TolyRibeiro @UnitedResearch

3/10 Rodrigo y Gabriela: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert. She plays percussion on her guitar and rhythm at the same time. It’s amazing. @rodgab @nprmusic

3/8 Ranking Sleep Aids By How Effectively They Put You To Sleep – Because sleeping can be such an undertaking, gobs of exhausted people have come up with a whole range of tools and methods for promoting sleep. The problem is finding which one works best for you. @ianlecklitner @DConroyPhD @WeAreMel

3/7 An Excellent Illustration Of How Effective A Dedicated Bus Lane Can Be – I love visiting New York City and taking the subway and the buses while cars aren’t going anywhere fast. @HorneJerome @IndyGoBus

3/5 These 15 Golf Accessories Will Help Boost Your Game in 2020. If you want to practice at home there is gear here for you. @CallawayGolf @PGATOUR @phiGolf

3/3 No Ice Wine for You: Warm Winter Nixes Special German Wine. A warm winter means this is the first time apparently in the history of German winemaking that there will be no prized ice wine from frozen grapes. @wineworldnews @USNewsEducation @AP

3/2 Watch This Hippo Swim With All The Grace And Agility Of A Dolphin. Fiona the hippo is the social media star of the Cincinnati Zoo and it’s not hard to see why. Your kids will like this. @CincinnatiZoo

3/1 YouTuber Emails Every Country In The World For Their Flag And Has The Time Of His Life. Perhaps your kids can send some emails like the ones sent here. @Digg

2/29 Guy Perfectly Captures His Dog’s View Of The World With Stabilized Dog Camera. If you don’t want to watch the process you can go to the 10:15 point to watch the results. @reddit @Digg

2/28 Man Finds A Toyota Supra Abandoned In A Field And Makes It Look Like A Million Bucks. Watch a destroyed Toyota Supra get fully restored to its former glory. The entire process, which took two years, got condensed into 10 minutes. @motionautotv @RoadandTrackMCS

2/25 Watch Volkswagen’s Electric Racecar Obliterate A McLaren 720s In Acceleration Race. Volkswagen’s I.D. R doesn’t have the same power that the McLaren does, but holy crap is it fast off the line. @TopGear_BBCA @BBCAMERICA

2/23 Watch South Dakota State Women’s Basketball Team Nail 5 Half-Court Shots In A Row. You have to love this. I feel sorry for the girl who took the sixth shot. @GoJacksMBB @sportscenter

2/22 How Google Autocomplete Describes Every State In America – Just Google “why is (state name) so” and see what comes up. When I did it I got nine choices for the state of New York. The top was “expensive.” @Mattsurelee

2/21 These Maps Shows What Each State’s Favorite and Least Favorite Other State Is And They Are Priceless. What’s yours? @mattsurely

2/20 Are Electric Cars Worse For The Environment? Myth Busted. It depends to a large extent where you get your electricity from. @jasonfenske13

2/18 Guy Jumps Into The Water Holding A Ball, Nearly Launches It Into Orbit. Ok science students, can you explain why this happened? @imgur

2/17 An Unbelievable Time-Lapse Of The Snowfall In Newfoundland Yesterday – Challenge your kids to do some time-lapse videos. @OriginalYoni

2/16 YouTuber Explains How Ice Water Can Make Hot Water Boil. The surprising physics of using ice water to make hot water boil is explained. @MouldS

2/13 The Tallest Building In Each American State, Visualized – What is the tallest building in your state and what is it used for. If you don’t live in the US how does the tallest building in your country compare? @Digg

2/9 Aluminium recycling – How it works by Norsk Hydro – A new technology separates the aluminum from aluminum alloys that contain heavier metals. @NorskHydroASA @Umwelt_AT

2/8 See Miami’s Waterfront Through Its Midcentury Modern Lifeguard Stations. These structures—precursors to traditional lifeguarding stations—served Floridians at the turn of the 19th century. @isaac_schultz_ @atlasobscura

2/7 Thai Street Vendor Shows Off Breathtaking Precision With His Coconut Cutting Skills. This is fascinating. Do your kids even know where coconuts come from? @Digg

2/6 NASA Made An Explainer Video On The MAVEN Mars Orbiter And The Animation Is So Well-Done It’s Giving Us ‘Into The Spiderverse’ Vibes. @NASAGoddard

2/5 This Gamer Needed Some Regular Exercise, So He Turned A Treadmill Into A PS4 Controller. If you’re a fan of “Death Stranding” and also in need of a new exercise regimen, this is what you’ve been looking for. @AnyTechnology

2/4 This Japanese ‘Fake Mirror’ Act Is Mind-Boggling In Its Synchronicity. Our mind is telling us these aren’t real mirrors, but our eyes are saying something else. @tuyoshingoro

2/3 The Best 2020 Super Bowl Commercials (And A Few Of The Worst) – It’s the most wonderful time of year: when brands drop tens of millions of dollars to get 60 seconds of your attention during the Super bowl — and only occasionally do something worthwhile with it. @Digg

2/2 The ‘1917’ Trailer Gets A Bizarre SpongeBob Remix. It’s not the mashup we anticipated, but it’s the mashup we need. It helps if you have seen the movie as I did. @carnage41700796

2/1/2020 The Author Spent All Day Arguing About This Triangle Brain Teaser. Can You Solve It? Mathematicians reveal the real answer. See if you’re right. @skippyd @PopMech

1/31 This Three-Card Magic Trick Is So Simple Yet Effective. Your kids can do this is you are willing to cut up one card. @CuriosityShow @BoingBoing

1/30 The Most Detailed Photo Of The Sun Ever Was Just Taken And It’s Incredible. The recently unveiled Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope on Maui island in Hawaii is the largest solar telescope in the world, and it’s starting to deliver on its promise. The cell-like structures — each about the size of Texas. @NSF @JPMajor @DaveBoboltz

1/29 This Revolving Window Illusion Just Keeps Getting Stranger With Every Second. This short video shows you how to make the mind boggling Ames Window. Your kids can do this. @CuriosityShow

1/28 WATCH: 8th-Grader Nails Impersonations Of Trump, Clinton, Obama, Sanders. Maybe we’re all just taking politics too seriously these days. Eighth-grader Jack Aiello used his 8-minute graduation speech to impersonate Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, President Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders. @_amita_ @NPR

1/27 Here’s Jarvis Landry Putting On The Dodgeball Performance Of A Lifetime At The Pro Bowl. If your school hasn’t outlawed dodgeball yet your kids should see this. @God_Son80

1/26 Seemingly Clueless American Orders Food In Perfect Chinese, Shocking Patrons And Staff. A totally American looking kid astounds people at a restaurant in Chinatown by speaking both perfect Mandarin and Cantonese. @Digg

1/25 Why Is Nike’s Vaporfly The Most Controversial Shoe In America? The sneaker helped a runner break the two-hour marathon barrier but critics say it threatens the integrity of the sport. How did this shoe get such a bad rap? @WSJ @Nike

1/23 Lifeguards to trial new technology to help patrol busy beaches. The pilot uses sensors and closed-circuit TV cameras, powered by artificial intelligence, to count crowds in the water and on the sands, and inside and outside the flags. @juliepower @smh @ryantracey

1/22 Judas Priest does Chuck Berry’s Johnny B. Goode – They really changed it up while keeping the spirit of the song. Keep in mind that this song by Chuck is on the “Sounds of Earth” record attached to the Voyager spacecraft that have bot left the solar system. @judaspriest @ChuckBerry

1/21 Musical Genius Turns Electric Fan Into A Bass Instrument. Who needs a whole band when you can listen to a factory fan pump out all the bass you need? @electronicos_f @Bardivan_Geeves @Davie504bass

<1/20 a href="">Why Is Nike’s Vaporfly The Most Controversial Shoe In America? The sneaker helped a runner break the two-hour marathon barrier but critics say it threatens the integrity of the sport. How did this shoe get such a bad rap? @WSJ @Nike

1/19 Simone Giertz Makes A Coffee Table Out Of 20,000 Matches, Sets It On Fire. You can watch her build it or skip ahead to 9:45 to watch it burn. This is one creative lady. Patreon is a membership platform that gets artists and creators paid. @SimoneGiertz @Patreon @patreonsupport @patreonstatus

1/18 Man Sees Moose Heading Straight Towards Him, Immediately Does The Right Thing. I hope he has his cellphone with him. What would you do? @Ch2KTUU

1/16 How America Uses Its Land, Visualized – With its population expected to grow an additional 100 million people in the next century, it’s interesting to see how are we’re currently utilizing our space. @USGS @WeitzmanSchool

1/15 Fishers Are In For A Weird Surprise When They Open Up A Northern Pike. Anyone who fishes should see this. @ViralHog

1/14 Underdog Games Trekking The National Parks: The Family Board Game (Second Edition) – This looks like family fun and learning at the same time. @GamesUnderdog

1/13 Close-Up Footage Of A Fighter Jet Taking Off From An Aircraft Carrier – This is only five seconds, but it’s pretty cool. @ViralHog

1/12 Students Build The Tallest Toilet Paper Pyramid In The World. While on break for the holidays, high school students from Michigan built the world’s tallest toilet paper pyramid — at 16 feet 3 inches and 5/8ths of an inch. @MLiveMediaGroup @BoingBoing

1/11 George Carlin – National Press Club [complete] – This is amazing. It isn’t short, but he covers a lot of how our language is misused. People on the left and the right should find this interesting. @TheGeorgeCarlin @PressClubDC

1/10 An Olympic First: Cardboard beds for Tokyo Athletes Village. The beds can stand up to 200 kilograms. That’s about 440 pounds, and surely no Olympic athlete weighs that much. @AP @turntable00000

1/9 Watch How These Special ‘Shoes’ Prevent Vehicles From Squishing Migrating Crabs On Christmas Island. As millions of Christmas Island red crabs mass migrate from the interior to the sea, residents have found creative ways to prevent them from being run over. @BoingBoing

1/9 Meet Najiah Knight, the 13-Year-Old Girl Upending the World of Professional Bull Riding. At 4-foot-10 and 70 pounds, Najiah is a Native American of Paiute and Klamath ancestry who hails from tiny Arlington, Oregon. This might inspire some girls you know. @speedist @voguemagazine

1/8 Watch This Charming Very Short Film Starring A Blowtorch, A Hair Dryer And A Kernel Of Popcorn. This could be fun to try at home, with parent supervision of course. @CrictorFilm

1/5 YouTuber Figures Out You Can Make Coca-Cola Transparent By Adding A Little Milk. Have your kids try this and be sure to see how it tastes. @Newsflare

1/4 The Best Tech Of CES 2019: What Happened Next? Some of it is available and successful. Some not so much. @nickstatt @Verge

1/3 Simone Giertz turns a Tesla model 3 into a pick up truck. The big cut starts at 15:20. This has 10+ million views! @SimoneGiertz

1/2/2020 Man Gets The Daylights Scared Out Of Him Filming A Tornado From His Garage. This is fun to watch, but I glad it’s not my house. WARNING: S word. @ViralHog

1/1/2020 This Demonstration Of What Happens Inside A Catalytic Converter Is Spectacular. This is a good practical science lesson. @WarpPerception @TrackandRoadMag

12/31 Pro Wrestler Plays Iron Maiden On The Guitar While Casually Lifting 345-Lbs Weights. No biggie. Just doing some heavy lifting with some hardcore metal. @rikbugez

12/30 This Ford F-650 Super Truck Is So Huge That The Mud Flaps Have Their Own Turn Signals. Did you know that the Ford F pickup truck series went that high? @DougDeMuro

12/29 This Drag Race Between A Tesla Model 3 And A Zero SR/F Electric Motorcycle Is Extremely Fast. There’s so much torque here it shouldn’t be allowed. @InsideEVs

12/25 The Average Household Size In Every Country, Mapped – Households differ from country to country. A Pew Research Center analysis mapped the different living arrangements around the world. The size of households ranges widely. @pewresearch

12/26 The Best Books Of 2019, According To Everyone – They rounded up all the Top 10 lists we could find, smashed ’em together in a big spreadsheet, and spit out overall Top 10 lists for the year’s best. @Digg

12/24 Two Kids Compete In A Wild Ping Pong Game That Gets More Spectacular With Every Second. This is INSANE! @Reddit

12/23 Five Siblings Perform Epic Version Of ‘Sleigh Ride’ On Five Steinway Grand Pianos. Deondra, Desirae, Gregory, Melody and Ryan, five Julliard-trained pianists and siblings, play an epic version of “Sleigh Ride.” @SteinwayAndSons

12/22 We counted all the words spoken in ‘Star Wars.’ Here are the galaxy’s most talkative characters. Share with Star Wars fanatics you know. @seangreene89 @swetha_kan @andyroberson22 @latimes

12/21 The World’s First Prosaber Is Extremely Dangerous And Extremely Fun. Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should. @thehacksmith

12/20 The Far Side is officially online. Gary Larson who did this comic from 1980 to 1995 now has a proper online home. If you never read it you are in for a treat. @TheFarSide_ish

12/19 Over 40% of kids are exposed to sexting by age 14. Have you had a conversation with your kids about this yet? It may be time. @nypost

12/19 Glove and Boots Product Testing: Ethnic Meal Time = This week we test the Veggetti Pro, the Sushi Bazooka, and the Babycakes Cake Pop Maker! @Fafagroundhog @MarioGlove

12/18 Glove and Boots | Product Testing Christmas Gift Ideas – This start off slow, but features hilarious parts. @Fafagroundhog @MarioGlove

12/17 What Were the Worst Wellness Trends of the 2010s? The 2010s was the decade that wellness shed its fringe, hippie-dippy connotations and exploded into mainstream consciousness. @k80way @the_rewm @hannahsmothers_ @HarronWawker @vice

12/16 Muhammad makes list of top 10 baby names in the U.S. for first time. If you want your kids to have a common name or to avoid the most common ones, here is the list. @bayareamoms @SFGate @edifiedlistener @KhaledBeydoun

12/15 Time-Lapse Video Shows What The Night Sky Looks Like With Drastically Different Levels Of Light Pollution. This is what the night sky looks like from Los Angeles to the Great Basin Desert. @petapixel @IslamAsif94

12/13 The Highest Paid Athletes In The World From 1990 To 2019, Visualized – This is fun to watch. Note that zero female athletes ever crack the top ten. @noob_norm

12/12 The Distributions Of Major Coffee Chains In The US, Mapped – Data visualization wizard Bo McCready crunched the numbers and charted the locations of America’s favorite coffee chains in these graphs. @boknowsdata @HuffPost

12/11 The Most Common Jobs By County, Visualized – In 1998, a majority of American workers were employed in manufacturing and less than 20% in health care and social assistance jobs. 20 years later, those percentages have flipped. @tableaupublic

12/10 Melissa McCarthy’s Stunt Double Reveals What It Takes To Be A Stuntwoman In Hollywood. For Luci Romberg, being set on fire and being hit by a car are what constitutes a normal workday. Young women and men should watch this. @LuciRomberg @Refinery29

12/9 Someone Made An Interactive Augmented Reality Periodic Table And It’s Really Cool. Share with chemistry teachers and students you know. @Paula_Piccard

12/8 Why Is There Always A Mirror Inside Elevators? Elevators always tend to have mirrors. Is it for safety and monitoring reasons — or something else entirely? @bright_side_me

12/7 YouTuber Illustrates What Happens When You Hit A Speed Bump At Full Speed. This is also a physics lesson for kids interested in cars. @WarpPerception

12/6 This Scrolling Map Of The Ocean’s Depths Will Make You Realize How Truly Ginormous Our Planet Is. We have barely scratched the surface when it comes to exploring our own planet, especially the deep seas. @nealagarwal

12/4 An Unbelievably Simple Maneuver To Do When Your Clothes Are On Fire – This could save someone’s life. @liveleak

12/3 The Most Common Last Names In Every Country, Mapped – This is also a great geography lesson as there is some context. @NetCredit

12/2 Why Do You Always Seem To Have Room For Dessert? Turns out there’s a phenomenon called “sensory-specific satiety.” Here’s how it works. @Maddie_Marshall @voxdotcom

12/1/2019Watch A Ridiculously Long Line Of Teslas Wait To Get Charged.Tesla is one of the hottest cars to buy right now, but their supercharger network has a bit of a supply issue as demonstrated in this video. @Jalopnik

11/28 There’s A Lot Of Snow In Canada, So This Guy Made A Snowman Bigger Than His House. What do you and your kids build with snow. @BenWillingdorf

11/27 Comparing Less Common Causes Of Death With The Number-One Cause, Visualized – This animated chart pits some unusual but surprisingly common causes of death against each other — and compares them to the number-one cause of death. @DataIsBeautiful

11/26 The Who – A Quick One While He’s Away – Chicago School of Rock – This is a mini rock opera and very innovative in the Who’s pre-Tommy era. @SOR_Chicago @TheWho

11/24 Why Is Mold So Difficult To Kill? There are good molds and bad molds. Mold is also everywhere. This is an excellent science lesson for middle school and up. @SciInsider @KathieTHodge

11/22 This Poor Deer Really Stood No Chance Against A Wild Python. I was amazed at how fast the python is. This video isn’t for everyone. @liveleak

11/20 The Most Remote Places In The World, Visualized – If you’ve ever lived in or driven through a sparsely populated rural area, you’ve probably thought of it as “the middle of nowhere.” But it was likely far from being truly remote. @VividMaps

11/19 Teach The Kids To Code With This Lego Star Wars Droid Kit. Start building those STEM skills early with this Star Wars-themed coding toy. @LEGO_Group @amazon

11/18 Salary and Occupation – Vertical position represents median annual salary. Bigger circles represent more people. Color represents job category. Roll over the circles for job titles. @flowingdata

11/17 Bar Installs 70+ Big Mouth Billy Bass And Programs Them To Sing Along To Pop Songs. The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club in Chicago installed dozens of Big Mouth Billy Bass and figured out how to get them to sing together to different pop songs. @947wlsfm @elecktra5000

11/16 Watch The Raw Power Of A Wildfire Retardant Drop As Seen In This Demonstration On A Truck. Learn about how aircraft drop fire retardent in California. @CAL_FIRE

11/15 When The American President Comes To Town, His Motorcade Has More Than 50 Cars — How Do They Configure It? This could spice up a social studies lesson. @cheddar

11/13 Top 10 Female Guitarists of All Time – I play guitar and banjo and love all of these wonderful women. @WatchMojo

11/12 How Much You Should Be Saving for Retirement – How are doing relative to this data? @flowingdata

11/10 Why Are Public Toilet Seats Shaped Like A U? See if you or your students can guess the answer. @bright_side_me

11/9 Man Slides Down Drain, Gets Slightly More Than He Bargained For. This is fun to watch, but it looks like a bad idea. @ViralHog

11/6 Combining Coke And Butane Is Like Coke And Mentos On Steroids. The Slow Mo Guys have a whole lot of fun making rockets out of Coke bottles and liquid butane. This is a good physics lesson. @TheSlowMoGuys

11/5 A Supercut Of New Yorkers Trying To Cross The Street During The NYC Marathon – My daughter lives at the eleven-mile mark so I can relate. I love the music. @JeffOSeal

11/4 An Eighth Grader Came Up With This Brilliant Device To Deal With Blindspots In Driving For Her Science Fair Project. See if you or your kids can figure out how he did it before you read the answer. @partspaul62

11/3 Name that tune: Brain takes just 100 to 300 milliseconds to recognise familiar music. Can you or your students find any fault with this study? @ucl @uclnews @JETAR9 @LEAD_Coalition

11/2 Camera Floating At The Edge Of Space Films A Solar Eclipse, And It’s Seriously Cool. Seeing a total solar eclipse is one of the high points of my life. @hyperlapserocks

11/1 Just A Totally Normal Halloween Day In New York City – Warning: There is a bad word above this funny video. @ayoair

10/31 Here’s The Only Badminton Highlight You Need To Watch For A While – The best part about this very good badminton rally is just how stoked the commentator is. @badmworld

10/29 Hong Kong Protestor Comes Up With Ingenious Way To Tackle Tear Gas With Leaf Blower. Next time you go to a protest be sure to take your leaf blower. @demosisto

10/28 What Does A Downward Key Change Do To A Song? Music nerds should like this. @Digg

10/27 The Top 20 Guitar Solos of All Time – This is just one guy’s list, but it’s pretty good. @rickbeato

10/26 What Would Happen To A Plane If Lightning Struck It? A single lightning bolt carries 1 billion volts of electric force — what happens when it strikes a flying metal tube in the sky? This is an excellent science lesson. @bright_side_me

10/25 The Highest-Paying Jobs In The US, Visualized – See if you and your kids can guess what they are before you look. @Glassdoor @howmuch_net

10/23 Garageband Tutorials for Your iPhone – Your iPhone is an amazing instrument if you know how to use Garageband. @GarageBandMusic

10/22 Stylophone Retro Pocket Synth | LOOTd Unboxing. This looks like fun. Get is fromAmazon for 24.95. @MaroMaro1337 @LOOTdOfficial

10/21 More Cartoons on History and Teaching Social Studies – Time to add some humor to history classes in your school. @LarryCuban

10/20 A Cougar Was Stalking Her, So She Played Metallica. When she realized a mountain lion was stalking her, Dee Gallant knew exactly what to do—blast some heavy metal. @outsidemagazine

10/19 This Genius Trick Will Change How You Fry Eggs. And potatoes, and apples, and … maybe everything? @miglorious @Food52

10/17 The Life and Slow Death of the Sedan – Many are being discontinued. That’s too bad. I love my Ford Fusion Hybrid. @KeithPandolfi @InsideHook

10/16 The Winners Of The 2019 Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Contest Are Gorgeous. I bet your kids will enjoy them as I did. @NHM_London @NHM_ID

10/15 Accent Expert Gives Tips On How To Distinguish Between A New York And Boston Accent. Dialect coach Erik Singer has a few easy instructions on how to tell the differences between accents, such as a northern England and southern England accent or a New York and Boston accent. @accentvoiceguy @WIRED

10/14 Why Don’t Tattoos Fade As Skin Regenerates? Watch this before you get your first or another tattoo. @SimonWhistler @TodayIFoundOut1

10/13 Watch This Artist Test Out A Prototype Of Her Full-Body Velociraptor Costume. Esmée Kramer, on break from being an engineering student, built a full-sized dinosaur costume. @panah @RealKrisAbel

10/13 This 3D Drone Show Blows All Other Light Shows Out Of The Water. Time to see what 100 drones can do at night. Who needs fireworks. @buitengebieden_

10/12 Tap Dancer Absolutely Crushes It To An Old-Timey Interpretation Of ‘Super Mario Bros.’ @DemiRemick @PMJofficial

10/11 Guy Thinks He’s Landed A Big Catfish, Ends Up Sorely Regretting His Catch. Cana you or your kids guess what he pulls up? @Gfycat

10/10 Why Did Bidets Fail To Catch On In The United States? I just got back from Italy where I used them in three hotels. I wish I had one at home. @michonce @techinsider

10/9 Make Better Videos With This Auto-Tracking Smartphone Stand. Upgrade your smartphone photography with a genius tiny pod ⚡️ 360°| Auto-Tracking | ManyMe | & More. Beats carrying a tripod. @indiegogo

10/8 South Park apology These guys have more guts than the NBA. @SouthPark @THR

10/7 The Incredible Split Diopter Shot And Other Extraordinary Cinematography That Made ‘Toy Story 4’ Come To Life – This would be good for any high school photo/video class. @Pixar @squarespace @squarespacehelp

10/6 Nature Photographers Risk Life And Limb Taking Photos Of Lions Inside A Protective Cage. They could be in there for a while if the lions decided to stay. @Caters_News

10/5 Why do planes avoid flying over the Pacific Ocean? There is a lot of math, physics, and geography in this animation. @brightenthew @Digg

10/4 This Video Of A Beluga Whale Returning A Kayaker’s Dropped GoPro Is The Cutest Thing You’ll See Today. The action starts at the 1:20 mark. @DouglasMGriffin @TrevorABranch

10/2 The ‘Efficiencies’ Of Different Languages In The World, Visualized – Looks like English is more efficient than other languages mentioned here. @TheEconomist

10/2 How Much Money The World’s Most Profitable Companies Make In A Day, Visualized. Can you guess which companies make the top ten? @howmuch_net @FortuneMagazine

9/30 Guy Tunes His Guitar Alphabetically With The Confidence Of Slash. This is short qnd very cool. @OursThreeh @ButterKail

9/29 Jack Whitehall Tells The Most Hilariously Disgusting Story About A Language Barrier And Jennifer Lawrence Can’t Handle It. I just returned from Italy so I can relate. @grahnort @jackwhitehall @JLdaily

9/28 More Cartoons on Teachers and Students – Here are cartoons about the on-going relationship between teachers and students (and their parents) in the ever-present age-graded school. @LarryCuban

9/26 Lenny Kravitz Surprises 5-Year-Old Drummer Playing One Of His Songs, And Oh Man, It Is The Sweetest Thing. This kid is amazing. @LennyKravitz @TheEllenShow

9/25 Bike crash left Spokane man unconscious, so his Apple Watch called 911. Do you have yours yet? @seattletimes @byjaredbrown

9/24 Researchers Found a Good Reason to Attach a Nail Gun to a Flying Drone. This could save lives as roofing is a dangerous job. @aliszewski @Gizmodo

9/9 Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas. I constantly get people who do this kind of work asking to do guest posts to promote their work. @fstockman @CarlosMureithi

9/8 Man’s Doorbell Camera Captures The Instant His House Is Lifted Away By Hurricane Dorian. A tornado spun out of Hurricane Dorian completely demolished property owner Jason Sawyer’s home. @WRALRosalia @WRAL

9/7 Singing The ‘Friends’ Theme In Minor Key Transforms It Into An Intense Ballad. A “Friends” fan, distraught over the news that his beloved show is leaving Netflix, performs the theme song like it’s an 80s ballad. @chaseholfelder @Patreon

9/6 People with visible tattoos are more likely to act reckless and impulsive. @benfeuerherd @nypost

9/4 Japan’s singing, self-cleaning toilets are conquering the West. Time to get rid of toilet paper and be much cleaner. @WIRED

9/3 Man Straps A GoPro To His Dog That Loves To Swim And Films His Enthusiastic Journey To The Sea. If you have a dog and a GoPro you should give this a try. @humorandanimals

9/2 This Short Video From The Abaco Islands, In The Bahamas, Shows Damage Caused By Hurricane Dorian. This island is part of the Bahamas. @julmisjames

9/1/2019 Usage Share Of Internet Browsers From 1996 To 2019, Visualized – This is a very cool animated display of data. @Digg

8/31 What White Claw Obsession Says About Our Changing Relationship to Alcohol – On this episode of “Eater’s Digest,” a deep dive into the low-cal, low-carb world of hard seltzer. @martha_c_daniel @Eater

8/30 2018 College Return on Investment – When you touch each dot you get to see which college it is. Good luck finding the school you went to, but by now you probably know the ROI you got. @DallinCrump @tableaupublic

8/29 Parkour Pro Climbs A Wall Like A Freaking Video Game Character. It takes some trial and error, but it’s fun to watch him make it. mrjesseturner on Instangram.

8/28 Conjuring catastrophes: Inside the world’s largest hurricane simulator – It’s a clear summer day in South Florida, but a storm rages inside the SUSTAIN Laboratory at the University of Miami’s (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. @dyllonline @DigitalTrends

<8/27 a href="">This Skateboarding Trick Has Broken Our Brains. Here’s an amazing trick from skateboarder Evan Mock. evanmock at Instagram.

8/26 Watch ‘From Darkness To Light’ — A Spectacular Time-Lapse Of Cloud Formations. Don’t forget take many cellphone allow for making time lapse videos. @Tyschmitt1

8/25 Why It’s Nearly Impossible To Kick A 90-Yard Through A Field Goal – The farthest NFL field goal ever made is 64 yards — why trying to kick any farther than that is nearly impossible to pull off. Share with your school’s football coach. @WIRED

8/24 Man Creates A Truly Unique Musical Organ From Glass Bottles And Latex Balls. You can say many things about this unusual contraption, but “unoriginal” is definitely not one of them. @Caters_News

8/23 Camera Captures A Rocket Launch From A Mere 200 Feet Away. The launching of the United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV Medium rocket is so close to the camera we can practically taste the exhaust fumes. @johnkrausphotos

8/22 School’s Open! Cartoons – Thank you Larry Cuban @LarryCuban @CubanLarry

8/21 ‘Guitar Hero’ God Takes Things To The Next Level, Quite Literally. This gamer decided he needed to up the ante and give himself his own personal challenge while playing the game. @godvfwine

8/20 These Robotic Shorts Make Walking and Running Easier. Exosuits—wearable robotic technologies that enhance our physical abilities—are slowly but steadily leaving the world of comic books and becoming a practical reality. @EdCara4 @gizmodo

8/18 Bride Zip Lines Down The Aisle To Get To The Altar Of Her Wedding. Time for something different. @ViralHog

8/17 The Worst Scams You’ll Encounter While Visiting Paris And How To Avoid Them – Scammers are watching out for foolish tourists. Here are some tips on how to outsmart them. @woltersworld

8/16 Shocked Kayaker Can’t Get Out The Way Of This Calving Glacier. This one-minute video is very cool. @ViralHog

8/14 The Trailer For Netflix’s ‘Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance’ Is Stunning. The prequel series to Jim Henson’s 1982 movie will be available on Netflix on August 30. @netflix

8/11 What The World Would Look Like If Borders Were Decided By The Nearest Capital – All the borders are basically the point where you become closer to one national capital than another. @RSJunkyard

8/10 Football Player Sneaks His Way Into An NFL Tryout — And Returns A Punt For A Touchdown In His First Game. This is a great story. @damon015 @espn

8/9 The Biggest Cities In The United States From 1790 To 2018, Visualized – Over the past several decades, with economic fluctuations, suburban sprawl, urban decay and numerous other factors, the American landscape has changed considerably. This is very cool. @f_l_o_u_r_i_s_h @RedditorYT

8/8 Our Favorite Candid Photographs Of Wild Animals — Taken Via Camera Trap – Camera trap technology has given scientists an unparalleled look into the secret lives of wildlife. Warning: There is a picture of vultures picking over a carcass. @ruhimanek @NatGeo

8/7 Every Bug in Your House Ranked by How Worried You Should Be About Them – Share with your kids and anyone you know who teaches science. @WeAreMel

8/5 Watch This Rube Goldberg-Esque Contraption Play ‘Can-Can’ With Ping Pong Balls. This amazing device uses 213 ping pong balls to play “Can-Can” by Jacques Offenbach. @DoodleChaos

8/4 Magician Performs A Ball Trick That Wows The Pants Off Penn And Teller. It’s hard to fool Penn and Teller but this man managed to. @XulioMerino @pennjillette @MrTeller

8/3 A Font Made From Congressional Districts Shows How Egregious Gerrymandering Has Become. Ugly Gerry, a font made by a Chicago-based advertising team using the shapes of gerrymandered districts, is probably one of the most fun endeavors we’ve seen. @pang_chieh

8/2 This First Person View Of A Drone Barreling Down And Around A Mountain Feels Right Out Of A Flying Dream. More drones are being used in television and movie production. They are also fairly affordable. Does your school have one? @Mactac_Graphics

8/1/2019 We Asked 20 Brewers: What Are the Worst Trends in Beer Right Now? I’m a big fan of craft beers. If you are this should be of interest. @krommydas @VinePair

7/31 How Many Years Of Income It Takes To Buy A House In Every US County, Mapped – If you’re saving up to buy a house, it’s probably worth checking out this map. @reddit

7/30 It Rained A Lot At The F1 German Grand Prix And The Highlights Are Wild. There is a lesson here for anyone who drives or wants to learn how. @Max33Verstappen @redbullracing @reddit

7/29 How A Podcast And Its Army Of Amateur Sleuths Helped Free A Man From Prison – It took only a handful of people to wrongly convict Ed Ates of murder. It took an army to free him from prison. @mikehalltexas @TexasMonthly

7/28 Man Hikes 60 Miles Alone In The Most Remote Part Of Iceland. The music they used for this video is very soothing. @adriancobb

7/27 Center Fielder Has To Pitch In 16th Inning — And Gets Three Game-Winning Outs With Hilariously Slow Pitches. This shows how difficult it is to adapt to something you aren’t used to. @imtheoutman @Orioles @MLB

7/26 This Insane ‘How-To’ Arts And Crafts Video Makes No Sense And We Love It. You can do this at home and then try to explain it. @chipspopandabar

7/25 Jon Favreau Explains His Approach To The Opening Scene Of ‘The Lion King.’ If you liked the movie you should enjoy this. @VanityFair @Jon_Favreau

7/24 Company unveils $1,500 flamethrower that will attach to your drone. Much to the chagrin of local fire departments, flamethrowers are legal in most parts of the US. @mshannahsparks @nypost

7/23 Watch Simon Stålenhag’s art come to life in this fantastic fan-animated film. Simon Stålenhag has earned a considerable following for his fantastic retro-futuristic artwork in recent years. @AndrewLiptak @simonstalenhag @verge

7/22 GarageBand Changed How My Autistic Son Interacts with the World. This is a great story about a parent and her autistic son. @GadgetHax

7/21 Man Juggles Balls Like A Wizard Out Of ‘Harry Potter.’ If you can juggle three balls you may want to try some of these moves. @Gfycat

7/19 The First Trailer For The ‘Cats’ Movie Is Here And It Is… Deeply Uncanny. Looks like a must-see movie for me. @UniversalPics

7/18 Alright, We Can Shut Down The Bottle Cap Challenge — This Guy Won. Can you win a meme? We’re not entirely sure, but this guy deserves it. @JukinMedia

7/17 This Freestyle Soccer Trick Defies Logic. Pedro de Oliveira is a world champion soccer freestyler (aka, doing sick tricks), and it’s not hard to see why. @jpto2001

7/16 The Adult Coloring Craze Continues And There Is No End In Sight. Five of the top ten best sellers on Amazon are adult coloring books. What makes these books so popular? @Kate_L_Harrison @Forbes @pro4oto @MColoringClub

7/14 Spend More Time Outside—Doctor’s Orders. Spending time in nature as a treatment for everything from chronic stress to hypertension is gaining steam among mainstream docs. But can taking a walk in the park really cure all ills? @cassidyjrandall @outsidemagazine

7/13 Deep Sea Researchers Stunned When They Film A Grouper Swallowing A Shark Whole. This may not be ideal for all of my loyal readers. @NOAA @oceanexplorer

7/12 Kayaker watches huge python devour crocodile, photographs the entire thing. This is amazing, but may not be recommended for some of my loyal readers. @MikeWehner @BGR

7/11 How Many Of Each Caffeinated Drink You Can Safely Have On A Daily Basis, Visualized – The Mayo Clinic says to be safe, you should cap your caffeine intake to a 400mg daily maximum. Here is how much of each drink you need to get there. @RedditorYT @analyticreport

7/10 National Geographic’s Atlas of Moons – Astronomy buffs will hav fun playing with this interactive visual database. @NatGeo

7/9 A Fireworks Store Caught Fire And It’s As Spectacular As You Could Imagine. While we empathize with the store owner, this also fulfills a deep, long-term desire of ours. @Msteck101 @ViralHog

7/8 Sand artist brings shorelines to life in the most amazing way. This sand art will have you seeing the beach in a new way. Tarain Jehan-Benjamin turns the beaches of Charente-Maritime, France, into magnificent, lifelike creations. @nypost @lucysiegle

7/7 The Exact Moment The Stromboli Volcano Erupted Caught On Camera From A Sailboat – The Stromboli volcano erupted on Wednesday (7/3/2019) and one lucky videographer was able to capture the moment. @BellaSicilia_it @reddit

7/6 How Utrecht Became a Paradise for Cyclists – A new short film reveals how the Dutch city reengineered itself around the bicycle, with life- and money-saving results. @mslaurabliss @CityLab

7/5 This Helicopter Video Of Illegal Fireworks Going Off All Across Los Angeles Is Incredible. My neighborhood was like this too. @NBCLA

7/3 The Strength Of This Neodymium Magnet, One Of The Strongest Commercial Magnets, Is Amazing. If I was still teaching I would seriously want one. @Newsflare

7/2 Here’s How The Apple Computers Of 1987 Envisioned The Future – While they didn’t quite get the specifics right, the core ideas about life in the twenty-first century are pretty accurate. I remember when this first came out. It made sense then. @Apple

7/1/2019 A Masterfully Edited Explanation Of Abstract Art – Why a bunch of drips on a canvas was and is a revelation. Your budding artist should watch this. @squarespace @Nerdwriter1

6/30 What You Should Do If You’re Stung By A Jellyfish — It’s Probably Not What You’re Thinking. If you are heading to the beach this summer you should watch this short animation. @LifeNoggin @CuriosityStream

6/29 The Oral History of the Super Soaker – Prepare to get wet for this tale of how a NASA engineer accidentally invented the greatest squirt gun ever. @WeAreMel

6/28 How Running a Little Bit Every Day for Two Months Changed My Life – This works for me. I’m 72 and just ran my first half marathon. @emilyabbate @AliciaTatone @GQMagazine

6/27 Why All World Maps Are Wrong – These guys are funny and may appeal to your students. @jayforeman

6/26 This Clever, Simple Mechanical Coin Sorting Machine Is Made Out Of Wood And Elbow Grease. This is a cool DIY project. @Digg

6/25 John Oliver Grapples With Mount Everest’s Dangerous Tourism Problem. This is pretty funny even though the topic is rather grim. It’s 22 minutes, but worth it. @iamjohnoliver @LastWeekTonight

6/24 Artist Swirls Silver Nitrate To Mirror The Inside Of A Glass Sculpture. Can you or your school’s chemistry teacher explain what is going on? @Gmanonfire @ViralHog

6/23 The Ages Of NBA Draft Picks From 1984 To 2019, Visualized – Before you look see if you and your kids can guess the trend. @bbqchickenbball

6/22 Ranking Sugars by How Unhealthy They Are – If you must eat sugar you should at least know which ones are at least somewhat nutritious. @WeAreMel

6/21 How Pixar’s Animation Quality Has Improved Since 1995 – If you like animation you will enjoy this. @chickswithguns2 @Pixar @techinsider

6/20 How Much You Have To Earn To Afford A Two-Bedroom Home In Every State, Mapped – If you are getting ready to join the workforce you need to see this. @dianeyentel

6/19 Chinese Students Have Their Faces Scanned Upon Entering And Leaving School Everyday. Would you want this technology for your school? @Newsflare

6/18 This Garlic Peeling Hack Is Life-Changing. As long as you can avoid jabbing a knife into our hand, this simple method for separating and peeling garlic cloves is going to save so much time. @VPestilenZ

6/17 Empire State has some of the lowest beer taxes in US. It’s a little more than 1 cent per 12 oz. beer. I hope this article doesn’t give NY politicians any ideas. @GregoryBresiger @nypost

6/16 This Parody Of A Boston Dynamics Video Goes Completely Off The Rails. The robot abuse gets a little wild, and the robot decides it’s finally had enough. @CorridorDigital @BostonDynamics

6/14 Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport. This is pretty funny. This might be fun to try where you work. Be sure to wear a helmet. @elizabeth_werth @jalopnik

6/13 An Illustration Of Just How Dense Mercury Really Is – Have your students look up the densities of mercury and iron and predict what fraction of the anvil stays above the surface. @theCodyReeder

6/12 Guy Finds Out What Happens When You Pour Liquid Nitrogen Directly Into The Ocean. What do you think will happen? @theactionlabman

6/11 A Very Cool Demonstration Of Owls’ Insane Flying Precision – Equipped with excellent eyesight and hearing, they’re astonishingly agile flyers — as this slow motion clip attests. @imgur

6/10 Can This 10-Year-Old Girl Save the Olympics? Organizers hope phenom Sky Brown will help lure younger viewers to the Tokyo Games. @business

6/8 The Coolest VR Thing You’ll See This Week… Is A Regular Apartment. Mohen Leo brought home an Oculus Quest, he took “virtual reality” in a bit of a more literal sense: he recreated his own apartment, then took a walk around it. @mohenleo @mathewolson

6/7 The Invention That Won World War II – Patented in 1944, the Higgins boat gave the Allies the advantage in amphibious assaults. @dandydave56 @SmithsonianMag

6/6 Arkansas Family Uses 10,000 Sandbags To Protect Their House From Floods. If you have ever wondered if sandbags work, this is proof. @MarcWBIR @WBIR

6/4 This Is What Old English May Have Actually Sounded Like. English teachers should be able to use this. @BoingBoing

6/3 10,000 Steps A Day? How Many You Really Need To Boost Longevity. It’s often the default setting on fitness trackers, but what’s it really based on? @AubreyNPRFood @NPR

6/2 Project: Phenom – Is 13-year-old Olivia Moultrie the grand experiment that American women’s soccer needs right now? Scroll down and start with the 1-minute video. @SI_ChrisBallard @SInow @olivia_moultrie

6/1/2019Meet the new champions from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. – You can also watch the final round. This was so cool. @ScrippsBee

5/31 We Have So Many Questions About This Curious Little Video. I love it when I’m running a race and there are bands. @Digg

5/31 This Zip Line Can Whip Around Corners. Like a personal rollercoaster for one, this newly invented zip line is bizarrely the product of safety testing. This is a good science lesson. @tomscott

5/30 Animator Changes The Weird-Looking Sonic The Hedgehog In The Movie Trailer To The Cartoon One We Know And Love. This is the new movie trailer. @ArchiZT @cartoon_sonic

5/28 The WNBA’s male practice squads lose to women all the time — and enjoy it. Does this happen in your high school? Why not? @natalieweiner @sbnation

5/26 SpaceX Starlink Satellites Spotted In Sky Over The Netherlands. Marco Langbroek did the math and figured out where the satellites could be seen in the sky and was given quite the show. @Marco_Langbroek

5/25 Watch This Unbelievably Strong Robot Pull A Three-Ton Airplane. This quadruped robot has a surprising amount of torque. @IITalk

5/24 A guy staked out his Domino’s Pizza place to see how accurate their tracker is. This is pretty funny. Watch out for some salty language. @BVHooker @WeAreMel

5/23 Former FBI Body Language Expert Explains The Body Language Cues That Actually Mean Something. Leaders should take the 14 minutes needed to watch this. @navarrotells @WIRED

5/22 We Can’t Believe It’s A Robot That’s Making This Omelette. Thank you robot. This is awesome. @ankitv

5/21 This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight. Lilium’s five-seat design went from an interesting concept to a real, working aircraft and it looks very impressive. @MikeWehner @Lilium @BGR @nypost

5/18 Dam Spillgate Fails With An Almighty Crash. The dam at Texas’ Lake Dunlap had a bit of a problem this week, causing the lake’s water levels to drop dramatically. Are you downstream from any damns? @GBRATX @Storyful

5/17 Get Lost In These Brilliant And Perfect Looping Animations. There is nothing that relaxes the cerebellum like an endlessly looping image that’s both perfectly satisfying and satisfyingly perfect. @tdhooper @lastfm

5/15 This Inexplicable Rubik’s Cube Magic Trick Will Blow Your Mind. Can you or your kids figure out how he did it? @JukinMedia

5/14 I Ran a College Cheating Business Out of My Frat and now I’m a high school teacher. Welcome to Scam Academy, where you’ll find stories of schemes and cheats from within the high schools and colleges of America. @vice @liakantro

5/13 Pachelbel Rant – comedian rants about how much it sucks to play Pachelbel’s Canon in D on a cello. This is funny even if you love the piece. @Ali_Lev @POLITICO @MorningTech @NYTimes @RobPRocks

5/12 YouTuber Reveals Why 96,000,000 Black Balls Are Inside This Los Angeles Reservoir – Ask your students if they can figure out what they are for. @veritasium

5/11 Russian Geniuses Put Tank Treads On A Bentley To Create ‘Ultratank’ – This is fun to watch them make the transition. @AcaderneG

5/10 Why The World’s Fastest Elevator Is More Like A Subway System – The design mechanism for elevator systems in super-tall buildings is a bit different from your usual elevator. @HalfInteresting @CuriosityStream

5/9 Girls Get Totally Wrecked By A Wave Trying To Get The Best Shot For Instagram. You know exactly how this video is going to end, but that doesn’t make it any less sweet. @ViralHog

5/8 Paraglider Shows Off ‘Infinity Tumbling’ Trick And — What? No, Absolutely Not – The maneuver is “considered by many to be the most radical and risky in the sport of Acro Paragliding,” and it sure looks that way. @FlyTheEarth @ViralHog

5/7 How Scientists Are Preparing For The Day A Large Asteroid Heads Towards Earth – Scientist Cathy Plesko from the Los Alamos National Laboratory explains the available options if a large object starts barreling straight towards the earth. @CSPlesko @WIRED

5/6 Drone Perfectly Captures The Staggering Beauty Of This Icelandic Glacier. The Vatnajökull glacier is the largest ice cap in Europe and is undeniably stunning to behold. @Caters_News @StefanoTiozzoPH

5/5 Check Out The Way This Police Robot Pulls A Car Over. A tablet and an “extendable robotic arm” on a police officer’s car seeks to make traffic stops safer. @ReubenBrewer6 @SRI_Intl

5/4 Guitarist Recreates Other Instruments’ Sounds With Incredible Accuracy. YouTuber and guitarist Davidlap is really redefining the concept of a “one man band.” @davidlap3

5/3 Speed Flier Kisses The Tree Tops While Zooming Down An Austrian Mountain. While some of us get a rush of adrenaline from our morning cup of Joe, others need to jump off a mountain and bomb down it at 75MPH. @Caters_News @jamie_lee_speedflyer

5/2 How Much Cheaper It Is To Rent Than Buy A Home In Every State, Visualized. If you live in Florida you may want to rent. This could also be a good geography lesson. @howmuch_net

5/1 Pizza & Wine: Pairings for Every Palete – I you are into wine like I am you might enjoy this. @cabinetkings @KramerKarlie

4/30 A Very Entertaining Way To Test If Your Batteries Are Still Working – This simple electromagnetic “train” requires a few spare batteries, copper wire and neodymium magnets. Can you or your school’s physics teacher explain what is going on here? @reddit

4/29 Brian Earhart Makes Epic 391-Foot Disc Golf Hole-In-One. This is way cool. @DynamicDiscs @bryon2211

4/28 Watch How Much Pressure It Takes To Crush This Tiny Lego Vehicle. Note that the pressure is in kilograms. Multiply by 2.2 to get pounds. @LEGO_Group @reddit

4/27 Seven alternative spires for Notre-Dame Cathedral Since the fire devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral and the French prime minister announced a competition to replace its spire, a flurry of designers have offered alternative proposals. @dezeen

4/26 The Growth And Death Of Colonial Empires, Visualized As Cell Division. All history students and teachers need to watch this. I learned a lot. @pmcruz @aeonmag

4/25 The rise in Americans saying they are bisexual is driven by women. Over 3% of US adults say they are bisexual. This is up from just over 1% in 2008. @sangeetaskurtz @dkopf @qz

4/23 The Ikea effect: “that labour alone can be sufficient to induce greater liking for the fruits of one’s labour” @BBC_Capital @fmathmann @LouiseGrimmer

4/22The Best Anti-Inflammatory Diet Is Just Healthy Eating. I eat a lot of this kind of food and strongly recommend it. @ChristineJByrne @outsidemagazine

4/21 Jeopardy Wasn’t Designed for a Contestant Like James Holzhauer. Before Holzhauer went on the show, the most money earned in a single episode of Jeopardy was $77,000. During his 12-episode streak, he’s beaten that total not once, but five times and has set a new record of $131,127. @jpinsk @TheAtlantic

4/20 Jeopardy Legend Ken Jennings on James Holzhauer It’s Absolutely Insane. Jeopardy fans will enjoy this. @KenJennings @WIRED @Jeopardy

4/19 This Juggler’s Floating Ball Illusion Is Mesmerizing. Ask your kids if they can figure out how this works before telling them.

4/18 Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Robots Can Now Work Together To Haul A Truck. Ask yourself this: How long until they’re pulling your casket? (Just kidding, this really cool.) @BostonDynamic

4/17 My Favorite Riff with Nikki Sixx: Joe Bonamassa. This is an odd couple, but it’s 19 minutes of Nikki Sixx from the Motley Crue talking to Joe Bonamassa while he plays some amazing riffs. @JBONAMASSA @SixxSense @NikkiSixx

4/16 The 50x Zoom On The Huawei P30 Pro Is Unbelievable. This makes the 10x zoom on my iPhone Xs seem lame. @da_fallon

4/15 Learn from Mistakes@realminimalism

4/13 Guy Rigs Up An Absurd Bullet Time Array With 48 High-Speed Cameras, And The Results Are Unreal. This array, which captures 68 gigapixels per second, is about as close as you can get to seeing every angle of something at the same time. @tesla5hundred

4/12 How Amazon Helped Cops Set Up a Package Theft Sting Operation – An anti-package theft operation that used fake Amazon boxes rigged with GPS location trackers. @motherboard @oszvirginia

4/11 Backyard Scientist Sets Up A Giant Fresnel Lens To Burn Random Objects. Fresnel lenses were initially developed for use in lighthouses. This is a very good science/engineering lesson. @ChemicalKevy

4/10 Your Ear Holes Deserve To Hear This Beautiful Handpan Music. After this clip of musician Adam Foote playing handpan in a forest in North Idaho went viral, he was able to quit his day job and pursue his dream of being a musician full-time. @ViralHog

4/9 This Controlled Detonation Of River Ice Is Unexpectedly Spectacular. Authorities in China blew up ice on the Amur River to help prevent spring flooding, and it looked absolutely awesome. @Newsflare

4/7 How The Number Of Daylight Hours Change In The World Every Day, Visualized – Depending on where you live, the hours of daylight you receive can vary greatly throughout the year. @TheHollyHobs

4/6 Inside IKEA’s Laboratory of Futuristic Foods Assemble and enjoy bug burgers, mealworm meatballs, and algae hot dogs. I eat at IKEA whenever I can. The food is great and cheap. @rohini_chaki @atlasobscura

4/5 The Debate Over BC/AD Or BCE/CE Is More Complicated Than You’d Think. Social studies teachers and students should watch this. @WonderWhy7439 @CuriosityStream

4/4 Here’s A Fascinating Comparison Between The London Tube Map And Its Actual Geography – This is a very cool display of data. @DataIsBeautiful

4/3 Engineer Creates A Rocket-Powered Golf Club And Just Absolutely Demolishes A Ball. This a very cool science lesson. @MarkRober @DestinSandlin @smartereveryday

4/2 Watch The First Full Episode Of Jordan Peele’s ‘The Twilight Zone’ For Free. @JordanPeele @Monkeypaw

4/1 This Animated Commercial For A Prescription Label Maker Is Bizzar. Something about this clip is oddly reminiscent of the animated film “Sausage Party.” Which seems especially odd for an ad for one of the biggest companies in biotech. @thermosci

3/31 Learn To Play The Guitar (For Real) With Fender Play. It’s not free, but you do get a free trial. @Fender

3/29 Drummer Taps Along As Siri Lays Downs A Verse. We will never tire of folks on the internet coming up with clever uses for their digital assistants — especially to distract us all the ethical, privacy weirdness these devices represent. @TGallenstein @ViralHog

3/28 The Life Expectancy Gap Between The Longest-Living And Shortest-Living County

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