Thursday, January 14, 2016

Video Round-Up: January 14, 2016

Too long have brands hogged the spotlight of Rube Goldberg machines. Hot gluing a bunch of stuff together in your garage is what they ought to be about.

The 22x22x22 Rubik's Cube Is Back, And Fully Functional - When we last saw this beast, it had just exploded. Now it's working, and the design behind it is pretty brilliant.

3m reclaim tunnel demonstration - The Arch-Lock construction system works similarly to LEGO with its interlocking bricks that can be assembled without additional supports. A video by Lock Block Ltd., the company behind Arch-Lock, shows their bricks in use with a Zipper truck system to quickly create a tunnel.

Blind Man Tries to Guess the Colors of Flavored Jelly Beans - Tommy Edison, who has been blind since birth, tries his best to guess the flavors and colors of seven different Jelly Belly jelly beans, like coconut, root beer, blueberry, and black licorice.

Dogs vs. BB-8 - MrFunnyMals follows up his recent Cats vs. BB-8 compilation with a dog version that features clips of curious canines playfully attacking Sphero's mini toy replica of the lovable BB-8 astromech droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The Four "New" Elements & How We Got Them - The periodic table just got four new elements, but this isn’t as groundbreaking as recent headlines would have you believe. Join Speaking of Chemistry’s resident killjoy to find out why.

Jar Jar Binks Actor Opens UpThese Are The Actors You're Looking For is a new web series by British comedian, Jamie Stangroom, where he tracks down and interviews actors who have appeared in the original and prequel Star Wars films. In this episode, Jamie chats, via Skype, with Ahmed Best, the actor who played Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequels.

Random Act of Motivation - While out driving, YouTube user pabloVEVO decided to give a random jogger a little extra motivation by rolling down his window and blasting Survivor's 1982 hit "Eye of the Tiger" (aka the theme song from Rocky III).

Return of the Jedi Minus Yub Nub - The New York-based Auralnauts recently enhanced up the ending of Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi by editing out the Ewok song “Yub Nub,“ allowing the scene to play out as a celebration filled with laughter, joy, and friendly hugs.

SciShow Breaks Down the Science of Decomposing Bodies - SciShow host Michael Aranda breaks down the science of decomposing bodies and the smells that go with them. Aranda talks about the history of forensic anthropology, the study of how bodies decompose over time, and lays out the various processes a dead body goes through over the course of decomposition.

Snowboarding Through an Empty Water Park - Professional snowboarders Redmond Gerard, Brendan Gerard, and Toby Miller recently got geared up for their trick-filled “Red Bull Snowmusement” ride through Action Park at Mountain Creek, a giant water park that is currently closed for the winter.

Things More Likely to Happen Than Winning the Powerball - Jimmy Kimmel put together this amusing montage of local news reporters comparing the chances of winning tonight's billion dollar Powerball jackpot to ridiculous things, like getting hurt by a toilet, and reaching your destination with a monkey as your GPS.

Why Expiration Dates Are A Lie - Cracked explains the truth behind food expiration dates and why they are essentially meaningless. The dates are put in place by the food manufacturers with no clear rules or guidelines, so they can often be misleading or confusing.

The World’s Largest Model Railway Added to Google Street View - Google announced that it has added the world’s largest model railway, Miniatur Wunderland located in Hamburg, Germany, to Google Maps and Street View, allowing users to virtually explore the miniature world. Google used tiny cameras attached to tiny vehicles to to image the minute city.

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