This is a video from Pensacola Beach, Florida of the Blue Angel Lead Solo performing its signature Sneak Pass at 700MPH during the Blue Angels’ final airshow of their 75th Anniversary season. I wish I could have been there to really feel that fly-by in my loins, you know? Would
This is a video of science experimenter and TikTok user Joemyheck using a massive lens to focus the sun’s energy on a tiny pinpoint on a rock, harnessing so much power it’s able to spawl, fracture, and melt the rock, eventually cracking it in half, forming a crack rock. Wow!
This is a video of a 3D printed SkyersJet electric ducted fan (EDF) that self destructs during a thrust test. I warned them not to turn it up to 11, but did they listen? The SkyersJet was designed to power large scale R/C aircraft or giant drones. Damn, that would
This is a video from explainer of things Tom Scott taking a tour of and discussing the last aerial ropeway in England, one built in the 1920’s that’s operated by Claughton Brickworks in Lancashire. The ropeway is about 1.5-miles long, hauls 300-tons of shale every day, and does it all
This is a drone video of the simultaneous demolition of four cooling towers at the former Rugeley Power Station in Staffordshire, England, having ceased its coal-burning operations some five years ago. The area will now be converted to a residential neighborhood, where children will grow up not knowing that their
Because some news stations (and websites) aren’t afraid to tackle the heavy-hitting stories, this is a local news report from 4WWL in New Orleans featuring some footage captured by Jefferson Parish resident Chris Fitzmorris of a blue fireball traveling along a power line outside his home during a recent storm.
This is a short gif (below) of the 88-milligram RoBeetle developed by a research team experimenting with the use of methanol to help power artificial muscles in robotics. Some more info about the tiny crawler while I sweep my office for bugs because *lowering voice* igBay otherBray isyay everywhereyay. In