Via Kottke, whose title was referencing Carl Sagan: “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” We really do live in an amazing time. Now where’s my rocket pack?
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At first, it may seem very simply and obvious: the flange keeps the wheel on the track, right? Nope, that’s not the answer! To understand why, let’s first get some background on how train wheels are made: The primary take away from the above video is that train wheels are big and come together with…
I was playing catch-up with my RSS feeds when I stumbled upon this little gem from kottke: 21 accents in 2 minutes 30 seconds.
The women, Amy Walker, pretty much does exactly what the title would suggest: 21 accents in 2 minutes 30 seconds. No …
Have you ever wanted to turn a sphere inside out? How about without creases or sharp corners? Warning: Math content to follow!
The following 20 minute video will show you how: