CYMATICS: Science Vs. Music by Nigel Stanford   ‘Cymatics’ is the science of visualizing audio frequencies. All of the experiments in this music video are real. The most unusual part of making Cymatics was the fact that the music was written after the video was filmed. http://NigelStanford.com/Solar_Echoes From the album ‘Solar Echoes’. http://NigelStanford.com/Cymatics Download in 4k / HD. All of the science experiments in the video are real. Watch behind the scenes and see how it was made. Directed by http://ShahirDaud.com Cinematographer: Timur Civan http://timurcivan.com
Calling all veggie newbies! Here are 5 reasons you can’t afford NOT to buy into your local CSA and support your neighborhood farmer this year. “Eating healthy, local, and in season makes you 20% more likable and gives you a 16% more radiant glow, this is vegetable math people.” – Misty Schutt http://onegirlsrant.com/ Community Supported Agriculture [ Find CSAs ] Thinking about signing up for a CSA but want to learn more about the idea before you commit? Read on. For over 25 years, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food [More]
Mathematics and Art Fused Through Kinetic Sculptures by Jennifer Townley   Bussola by Jennifer Townley 2014 120 x 60 x 70 cm Wood, steel, mechanical parts, electric motor.
The Sacred Science | Documentary If you trace the origins of western pharmaceuticals, over 25% of their active ingredients comes from the rainforest. There is over 44,000 species of plants in the rain forest; and out of that 44,000 plants, only 1% have been studied by medical science for it’s medicinal value. Most ethnobotanists agree that this region is the most obvious place to look for the cure for cancer, M.S., Alzheimer’s, and more. “If we look at the Amazon rain forest as an encyclopedia of medicinal plants then the indigenous medicine men are certainly as index in table of [More]
Y-40 | The World’s Deepest Swimming Pool   Video of the inauguration ceremony of the world’s deepest pool ‘Y-40’ on June 5 Ideator and architect of Y-40: Arch. Emanuele Boaretto Record depth measurement of Y-40: -42,15m Measurement done by: Umberto Pelizzari on June 5th 2014 Mermaid: Ilaria Molinari Photography and Video by: Fabio Ferioli On the grounds of Hotel Terme Millepini near Padua, Italy you can find the deepest swimming pool in the world. It’s called the Y-40 and this special pool was designed by architect Emanuele Boaretto. According to the project’s website, Boaretto’s goal was “to build the best swimming [More]
Contrary To Popular Belief, Today Is NOT Pi Day In the late 16th century, Pope Gregory implemented the “Gregorian calendar” that we use today. The 12 months of the year are labeled starting with January as the first month, February the second, etc, with our New Year being Jan. 1st. Throughout antiquity many cultures have celebrated the New Year in March when the sun passes over the equator. This elevation of the sun designates the spring, with new life sprouting up, and hence where the original concept of “passover” is derived. If we were to label our months accurately, according [More]
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. From primes to proper pop-up purple paper people, Harry Baker performs his a pun-tastic and poignant poetry. Harry Baker has always loved words. He’s been blessed enough to travel round the world with them, winning the Poetry Slam World Cup in 2012 and currently using a maths degree as an excuse to live in Germany and find heaps more new words to play with. After two 5-star Edinburgh Fringe festival shows and almost growing a beard once, the next adventure is having his first book [More]
Anonymous, the secret internet group of hackers and activists (“hactivists”), may have a new target: Mr. and Mrs. Kanye West. It seems that West is Anonymous’s latest target because, to put it simply, they’re fed up with his antics in regards to both his personal life and his professional life. Calling him “ego-centric” and someone who “pollute[s] the planet even more with your bickering, loud mouth, over-grown ego, annoying influence, and mission-less message,” the group tells him he’s been targeted saying, “We once had a great deal of respect for you. We admired your art, creativity, original vision, and non-conformity [More]
From Neurons to Nirvana: The Great Medicines   This documentary, Neurons to Nirvana, takes a look at the history and the future of scientific research into five psychedelic substances: LSD, psilocybin, ayahuasca, MDMA, and cannabis. In it, various highly-regarded scientists and experts in the field talk about the many medicinal potential of the drugs. The filmmakers are careful in their approach. Each of them notes that scientific studies and vocabulary, presented in a mainstream way, are necessary to educate the public about psychedelic medicine. They realize they are up against a lot of government—not to mention big business—disinformation, and paranoia about psychedelics. [More]
Older Gentleman with Alzheimer’s Reacts To Music From His Era Social worker Dan Cohen creates personalized iPod playlists for the residents of a nursing home in an attempt to enrich their lives with something they can enjoy. This heart warming short clip from the documentary clip from “Alive Inside” is about how music touches the heart and soul in such a way as to even ‘awaken’ someone who is typically inert, maybe depressed, unresponsive and or almost dead. The reaction of an elderly inmate featured in this clip, Henry, was filmed as a part of the documentary, “Alive Inside.”
The Fabric of the Cosmos Quantum Leap NOVA   “The Fabric of the Cosmos,” a four-hour series based on the book by renowned physicist and author Brian Greene, takes us to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time, and the universe. With each step, audiences will discover that just beneath the surface of our everyday experience lies a world we’d hardly recognize—a startling world far stranger and more wondrous than anyone expected. Brian Greene is going to let you in on a secret: We’ve all been deceived. Our [More]