Danny’s Hard/Soft ‘g’ – Prankster Cam (The Electric Company)

MAN: Second grade. I took a test. The next day, Mrs. Cornbender hands back my test. And do you know what was on it? The word jymnasium and a big red x. And so I said, Mrs. Cornbender, what is wrong with this word? And do you know what she said? She said, oh well […]

What’s inside The Hoover Dam?

How Close Are We to Living in the Ocean?

DO YOU EVER GET THE URGE TO JUST BUILD A NEW WORLD? LIKE, FROM SCRATCH? TO RE-THINK THE UNSUSTAINABLE PATTERNS THAT LED TO OVERCROWDED CITIES, DWINDLING NATURAL RESOURCES, AND THE DRAMATIC IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE? SOME SAY WE SHOULD JUST CUT OUR LOSSES AND MOVE TO MARS. AFTER ALL, WE’RE QUICKLY RUNNING OUT OF FRONTIERS […]

National Geographic: Big,Bigger,Biggest:Dam S02E08

mother On the waters of the Yangtze river, China rises the biggest concrete structure on the planet The three gorges dam is over two kilometers long and sixty storeys tall It has taken 40,000 workers over 17 years to build When it fully comes online, this one dam would produce over 20,000 MW of power […]

TIMELAPSE OF THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE

We’re going on a journey. This video depicts billion years of time unfolding on a 10 minute scale – from to Big Bang to today. Every passing second represents 22 million years. On this scale, humans do not appear until the last fraction of second. The universe begins in 5… The universe begins in 4… […]

Discovery Channel – Large Asteroid Impact Simulation

An asteroid with a diameter of 500 km. Destination: The Pacific Ocean. The impact peels the 10 km crust off the surface. The shockwave travels at hypersonic speeds. Debris is blasted across into low Earth orbit, and returns to destroy the surface of the Earth. The firestorm encircles the Earth, vaporizing all life in its […]

Solar Power Companies See Boost In Demand

THEY HAVE HELPED SHANNA GET WHERE SHE IS TODAY. NOW THEY WANT TO PAY IT FORWARD. CALIFORNIA IS GOING GREEN IN A BIG WAY. THEY WILL REQUIRE ALL HOMES BUILT AFTER 2020 BE SOLAR POWERED. THEY APPROVED THAT MANDATE YESTERDAY. IT WILL HAVE A BIG IMPACT HERE. THIS IS ACCORDING TO THE DENVER