Bullfrog Ballet is a two-minute video of high-speed footage of bullfrogs -- unweildy burping monsters -- moving with grace and precision, catching bugs. It comes to us courtesy of Jeff from the Vancouver Aquarium, who notes,
It's actually a video we just put up featuring the clumsy insatiable eating machine that is the bullfrog.
We shot this over 3 days using a Phantom camera and seeing frogs eat at high speed really is dramatic...hence the awesomely over-the-top music.
Frogs of all kinds are in serious trouble. They're facing the largest mass-extinction since the dinosaurs. Up to half of the species could disappear in our lifetime.
As part of amphibian ark and the year of the frog, this is our little side project to bring some attention to these creatures.
Writing in Slate, Cathy “Weapons of Math Destruction” O’Neill, a skeptical data-scientist, describes the ways that Big Data intersects with ethical considerations.
Our pals at surreal clothiers Imaginary Foundation bring us this fine enamel pin emblazoned with an essential insight of the ages, captured by a simple Venn diagram. Just $10!
In his weekly address, President Barack Obama this week pledged $4 billion in federal funding for computer science education in schools throughout the nation.
Remember back to the time when people thought java was just a hip way to talk about coffee? Or you vaguely remembered from geography class that it’s an island in the South Pacific? We’ve come a long way since then and now that we’ve rocket blasted into the tech future, you’re going to need to […]
Plastic is so 2013. You don’t want to buy something only to throw it away or lose it and barely care. You like nice things and want to hang onto them. The Plazmatic lighter here is a high quality, high tech alternative to the typical cheap, plastic lighter you get at the old gas station. […]
Real engineers build things. Super cool engineers build things with their hands and fingers, like our engineering forefathers did. No idea where to even begin to do that? This step by step Arduino course is now 92% off and is going to get you up and running, from zero to hero, in no time. So […]