Racing Against the Odds in a WWII Plane

From Great Big Story. To say the Hintons love World War II-era fighter planes would be an understatement. The family runs a museum dedicated to these victorious war machines—handbuilt with slide rule, pencil and paper—and raised their kids around the planes. Back in the day, Steve, Sr., held the world record for the fastest speed…

Bioprinting and Pig Chimeras: The Possible Future of Organ Transplants

From SciShow. From bioprinting to growing organs in non-human animals, doctors and scientists are looking at different ways to make organ transplants a less challenging procedure. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-…

The Best Modern Weeknight Meals: One-Hour Broiled Chicken and Pan Sauce & Modern Cauliflower Gratin

From America’s Test Kitchen. Modern Weeknight Meals Test cook Becky Hays makes Bridget the perfect One-Hour Broiled Chicken and Pan Sauce. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reviews blenders, and then test cook Tim Chin wraps up the episode by making Julia the ultimate Modern Cauliflower Gratin. Make Our One-Hour Broiled Chicken and Pan…

Free-Market Marijuana

From The Atlantic. By and large, marijuana legalization represents progress, argues writer Annie Lowrey. It’s well documented that prohibition has a tremendous fiscal cost, not to mention a far worse human cost. Researchers have also convincingly argued that cannabis is far less dangerous than legal substances such as alcohol. As a result, a solid majority…

Ever wondered why slicing a cone gives an ellipse? It’s wonderfully clever!

From 3Blue1Brown. Dandelin spheres, conic sections, and a view of genius in math. Thoughts on going sponsor-free (for those who missed it): https://www.patreon.com/posts/going-sponsor-19586800 Special thanks: http://3b1b.co/dandelin-thanks Video on Feynman’s lost lecture: https://youtu.be/xdIjYBtnvZU I originally saw the proof of this video when I was reading Paul Lockhart’s “Measurement”, which I highly recommend to all math learners,…

How FIRE TRUCKS became Awesome | WheelHouse

From Donut Media. They’re big! They’re red! They shoot water hundreds of feet! This week we’re talking Fire trucks, the coolest machines ever! From the Ericsson Braithwaite Fire Engine of 1829, to the Pierce Enforcer and Oshkosh Striker 8×8 of today, Nolan explores the red hot history of everyone’s favorite trucks! Hosted by Nolan Sykes…

You Guys Asked For Weird Gadgets…

From Unbox Therapy. You guys asked for unique gadgets, here you go! Nomodo (USA Link) – https://amzn.to/2Dw4Tfd Nomodo (International) – http://geni.us/GJm1UQ WATCH SOME MORE VIDEOS… The World’s Smallest Bluetooth Speaker https://youtu.be/F0u-n3yNtpE It’s The Best Selling Smartphone On Amazon… But Why? https://youtu.be/tfUbcks-87M I’m Switching To The OnePlus 6T… https://youtu.be/vC6b8kLpUXc Is The iPhone Smart Battery Case Worth…