Short TED video about how linguists study languages, and how they forensically and imperfectly try to identify the origins of the way we talk around the world.
Man that looks satisfying.
Great video about the sweeping impact wolves have had on Yellowstone National Park. Somewhat makes up for all the howling and house-blowing-downing.
Welp, it’s fixing to get pretty cold around these parts and it’s better you know now what happens to boiling water as it leaves a water gun in sub-zero temps. Keep that in mind when you leave the bar before emptying out.
HT to Larry A.
Well, this is just heartwarming. Although part of me wants to yell “fake!” because they are way underdressed; the part of me that the internet has turned into a cynical monster who is tough to be around…but let’s just roll with this one.
Sweet upholstered dash, professor. The mark of a true scholar.
Cool technology (that will one day destroy us all) enables adorable robot cubes to hop around and assemble in different shapes and configurations.
So now we trick college kids into thinking they’ve eaten meat by piping smell through a plug-in app. Just what every dorm needs: another thing wafting.
This is great. This is like hearing the science behind rubber bands from the most interesting deli proprietor in the world. This is humanity.