Pictures & Videos

Science, Technology, and Invention in 26 Typefaces

Explore great inventions, technologies, and scientific discoveries in a series of typeface illustrations — one for each letter of the alphabet, corresponding to the inventor/discoverer! Scientific Typeface Illustrates 26 Great Inventions | Co.Design | business + design.

Primate at the Piano, or Music Is Trans-Species

This video of a bonobo playing the keyboard (with a bit of background music accompaniment) makes me think about just how powerful music really is. There’s something about music that resonates deep inside all of us. Thanks to Peter Gabriel’s YouTube channel for turning me on to this.

How well do you read other people? Take the Emotional Intelligence Quiz

What’s this face conveying? Weigh in on this and 19 more on the Greater Good Emotional Intelligence Quiz. >> Emotional Intelligence Quiz | Greater Good

A Supercell Thunderstorm Over Texas

I’m struck by this beautiful video of majestic and ominous clouds swirling about the Texas plains. >> Astronomy Picture of the Day, June 18 2013

Explore the Milky Way from your computer

From the Google Chrome Experiments comes 100,000 Stars, a virtual tour of our Milky Way galaxy. This is one of the most awe-inspiring experiences I’ve ever had with a web browser. Go play and wonder. >> 100,000 Stars | Chrome Experiments

Time Lapse + Endeavour + Los Angeles

Space Shuttle Endeavour passes through Los Angeles in time-lapse. >> Mission 26 The Big Endeavour from Givot on Vimeo.

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