Easter was a few weeks ago, which means that stores are selling leftover candy at deeply discounted prices. You might just have a few stale Peeps left at the bottom of your basket, even after a few healthy rounds of Peep jousting. If so, why not try an experiment? This video shows a fun and tasty way to calculate the elusive Speed of Light equation using marshmallow Peeps and a microwave.
Here we are at the tail-end of winter. To bid farewell to this snow-coated season, let’s watch some Finnish engineers defy gravity. Have you ever dreamed of attaching a snow mobile to a parachute and flying off a cliff? These guys have, and it’s pretty interesting to watch!
Infrastructure isn’t sexy, but it’s wholly necessary for the basic survival of civilization. John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight took on the challenge of highlighting the dire state of U.S. infrastructure and the politics surrounding it, giving it the Hollywood treatment in hopes that people will take notice.
It’s not the largest toothpick sculpture in the world, but it comes close. Take a rolling ping-pong tour of San Francisco Bay in a city replica that took Scott Weaver 35 years and 100,000+ toothpicks to build.
If you need to restore your faith in humanity, watch this: When 19-year-old Easton LaChappelle built his own brainwave-powered prosthetic arm for only $350, everyone expected him to get rich—fast. Instead, he made his software open-source and will teach anyone who wants one how to build it for free. All you need are the materials.