2017年1月28日

Science and Technology

Start Growing Your Own Food At The Comfort of Your Room

Learn how to build a greenhouse adjacent to your home or ask a carpenter to build it for you ! Who Should Take This Online Course? The answer is: Anyone who desires a more independent, energy efficient and nature-based lifestyle. Whether you are curious about green living or are already a sustainability enthusiast, this course, taught by architect Luc Muyldermans and ethical living expert Francis Gendron, will give you the tools you need to design your own greenhouse home. Everyone can agree that owning a home, aside from being a long-lasting financial investment, is also the foundation upon which one builds their life. Why not make it count as a…

Art

The Art of Making 9-Foot Noodles by Hand

In a Chinese village of 300 people, 51-year-old Lin Fagan continues a centuries-old tradition of making noodles by hand. But these aren’t just any noodles—these thread-thin suo noodles measure nine feet in length and take 16 hours to produce. Fagan and his wife make them every day, but with time the practice may disappear, as only the town’s senior residents know the secret to these special noodles. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

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These Young Sisters Sent a Weather Balloon to Space | That’s Amazing

When it comes to after school activities, Rebecca and Kimberly Yeung may be some of the most motivated students in America. At 11 and 9 years old, these sisters took their interests in science and technology and launched a space program with weather balloons to gather data about our climate. After their first launch successfully climbed to 78,000 feet, President Obama caught wind of their work and invited them to the White House Science Fair. Perhaps even the sky is no limit for these young scientists. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

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Mary’s Room: A Philosophical Thought Experiment – Eleanor Nelsen

Imagine a neuroscientist who has only ever seen black and white things, but she is an expert in color vision and knows everything about its physics and biology. If, one day, she sees color, does she learn anything new? Is there anything about perceiving color that wasn’t captured in her knowledge? Eleanor Nelsen explains what this thought experiment can teach us about experience. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

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Steel Framed Tiny House Weighs 2,000 Pounds Less

Tiny House Chattanooga based out of…well, you know where, builds mostly steel framed tiny houses. The reason? Because they weight much less, are stronger and won’t rot. Mike Bedsole, who I’ve met and is a great guy builds tiny houses in Chattanooga, Tennessee and delivers them throughout The United States. The Lookout, the tiny house you see in the video was about to be shipped off to the owner and he gave us a quick video tour of the tiny house before it shipped out. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.