Video: How Art Arrived at Jackson Polladk

My brother Franklin is a fine arts artist, but even so art isn’t something I know a huge amount about. So I enjoy this sort of survey video that helps put art in context and shows how things went from X to Y. In this case, Nerdwriter goes from Manet to Pollock....

Videos: Two slow-motion videos of animals

These videos are ours, one from me and one from my wife, Billie, of animals here at our animal sanctuary, A Place of Peace. The first one I shot yesterday. I caught some cockatoos and galahs flying off, filming in slow motion. Besides looking cool, watch the video...

Video: Grace Hopper – Nanoseconds

What is a nanosecond? As you’ll see, it’s 11.8 inches. That doesn’t make sense, you say? One’s time and one’s distance? Allow Grace Hopper to clarify. Grace Hopperwas a national treasure. She was an American computer scientist, United...

Video: Why cartoon characters curse like this

You know how in cartoons the way cursing is represented with symbols like @*#%!$? Ever wonder why? This surprisingly interesting video from vox goes into the history of that convention. They even have a name: grawlixes. I’d say this was four minutes worth your...