Maybe I’ll make this a thing. Maybe today is just special. Who knows, point is: watch this. This was made by and is the sole video posted to David Lewandowski’s YouTube Channel. It has 12 Million views. Lewandowski is a director and animation artist in southern California. Going To The Store is part of an [...]
I know I posted yesterday about it almost being spring, but I’ve changed my mind. It’s ALMOST winter (in Tahoe at least). My friend Lars posted this great Go Pro video yesterday from a ski day at Squaw Valley with his daughter. Lars is a snowboarder, but at least he knows what’s good for his [...]
My son is young, so when I showed him this video he really hit on when Dr. Oscar Schofield says that they use penguin robots. Of course, what he meant was that they use small robotic sensors ATTACHED to penguins. But by the time my son is old enough to do science in Antarctica, they [...]
RedBull Kludge As you know, a Rube Goldberg Machine is a pointlessly complex machine that performs a simple, even mundane task. Though usually, Rube Goldbergs don’t envolve world class extreme athletes, the RedBull Kludge is an exception. Derived from the German adjective Klug (meaning “clever”), Red Bull Kluge combines complex machinery patched together with the [...]
I know, it’s usually Time Lapse Tuesday, but all Tilt Shifts are at least a little time-lapsey… Pocket Poland from joerg daiber on Vimeo. This one comes from Joerg Daiber on Vimeo and shot in Slupsk, Leba, Gdansk, Malbork, Torun, Warszawa and Wroclaw Poland. The music is Tritsch Tratsch Polka by the Austrian Composer Johann Strauss. -Mike
I watch a lot of videos on Vimeo. One thing that is really popular and that I love are videos that seem to shorten a long period of time, a day, a night, the changing of the seasons, into a short few minutes of amazing video. Time Lapse Videos These are videos in which a [...]
As usual the other day my son and I were at the table eating mac and cheese with broccoli and he said, “can we watch dinosaurs on your iPad?” So I guess he was done telling me about his day. Anyway, here are the 6 awesome videos we watched while munching Annie’s Mac-N-Cheese: Raptor Raptor [...]
Last year (2011) the NASA Space Shuttle program was retired and the last shuttle launched. To commemorate this videographer McLean Fahnestock put together all the video feeds of all the launches into one award winning video. If you have an Apple TV or other device to watch this on a full size HDTV I recommend [...]
This isn’t 100% PG, but definitely worth a watch. What would you ask yourself now in 20 years if you could go forward in time, then go back? What is important to you now, that you hope will be important to you in the future? -Mike
Ran across this video on the It’s Okay To Be Smart blog combining text from a speech by Nicola Tesla from 1893 with imagery and animation from the now. The video is by Kristian Ulrich Larsen and Olafur Haraldsson and was filmed in the astonishingly beautiful island of Iceland. Passing Through from Olafur Haraldsson on Vimeo. Narration text [...]
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