Friction is what stops coins from spinning. In this video, The Action Lab demonstrates a number of spinning things nd spinning surfaces to explain how friction affects how long they spin, and the best surfaces for keeping them spinning as long as possible.
A plane is on a giant conveyor belt, which is moving in the opposite direction that the plane is pointed. Will the plan take off, no matter how fast the conveyor belt is moving? Adam Savage explains why the plane will indeed take off. Now Adam, explain how a wind-powered vehicle can move downwind faster… READ THE REST
After writing about the collision between two black holes that weren't "supposed to exist," I received the following email from Álvaro Díez, a particle physicist at the University of Warsaw: Being a huge astrophysics enthusiast, I just built a Black Hole Collision Calculator that explains the after-effects of a star (or any astronomical object) being eaten by… READ THE REST
If you love drawing and creating characters, today's world is your oyster. That's because animation skills are in high demand in a wide range of industries, including game development, web design, editing, entertainment, and so much more. If working in animation sounds like it could be up your alley but you don't have a portfolio… READ THE REST
Whether you're capturing a memorable trip to the beach or content for your business, a good camera can really take content to the next level. And before you complain that a fancy new camera isn't in your budget these days, there's a must-have model with an even more impressive price tag that definitely deserves your… READ THE REST
Learning how to DIY is the perfect way to keep busy when we eventually have to go back to living in social isolation again, but some people just aren't quite sure where to learn how to create. Before you try and take up at-home barbering again, try this one-year Unlimited Plus subscription to Creativebug Fine… READ THE REST