When eating pizza, New Yorkers will recommend that you fold the slice in half longways to reduce mess. Now find out about the math and physics working behind the scenes of that tradition in TED Ed’s Pizza physics (New York-style) by Colm Kelleher, animation by Joel Trussell.
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There are a few more jugglers juggling in the archives.
To celebrate Commander Chris Hadfield’s return to earth today, Monday, May 13, Scientific American has collected the Top 10 Commander Hadfield Videos from the International Space Station. Excellent watching all around.
It’s the first music video made in space.
With the help of SyynLabs, director James Frost, and the support of almost 60 people (from core builders to people helping to reset machines) OK Go put together a massive Rube Goldberg setup that includes bowling balls, barrels, sledgehammers, umbrellas, legos, a car, an unfortunate piano, and paint cannons.
This Too Shall Pass also has an “official” video:
More Rube Goldberg machines are in the archives.
Toast slices as dominoes? Yes, please. This domino-driven Rube Goldberg-esque video may not be all in one shot — and maybe some of it is helped with some digital post-production? I’m looking at you, parachutes — but the use of a fan with feathers, a flip-book style animation, an underwater shot, and a few Cobra Weave Exploding Stick Bombs all throughout a huge house sets this one apart.