Transformers Made of Trash

From The Atlantic. There’s nothing, it would seem, that Peter Kokis can’t turn into a robot. The Brooklyn performance artist makes cyborgs out of 100 percent recycled materials—oftentimes salvaged from the trash. He builds the 170-pound costumes on his kitchen table. When he’s done, Kokis parades through the streets, a veritable Transformer among mortals. “I…

Future House | Machine-Built Houses

From This Old House. Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey learns about automated home construction. Click here to SUBSCRIBE to the official This Old House YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thisoldhouse Resources: Ross toured the workshop that is shared by Bensonwood (https://bensonwood.com/) and Unity Homes (https://unityhomes.com/). Ask This Old House TV Homeowners have a virtual…

How to Prepare for a Presidential Run

From Wall Street Journal. Presidential hopefuls are stepping out of the shadows, but their 2020 announcements are far from spontaneous. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains. Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wsj/videos/ On Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJ On Snapchat:…

The future of factory-made bread can be tasty

From Quartz. Nicolas Bernadi’s bread factory runs 24 hours a day, churning out organic bread, croissants, quiches—many destined for bakeries across San Francisco or the shelves at Costco. His goal is simple: scaling high-quality baked goods without ingredients that read like a long chemistry list. Healthy bread making at a large scale production. — Quartz…

Bringing Symphonies to Skid Row

From Great Big Story. Los Angeles’ Skid Row has been stuck at the center of America’s epidemic of homelessness. It is also located right next to the Walt Disney Music Hall, home to the LA Philharmonic, one of the country’s top orchestras. Wanting to give back to his neighbors, the philharmonic’s first violinist, Vijay Gupta,…

Air Freshener Explosion | MythBusters Jr.

From Science Channel. Allie, Jesse, and Valerie take on the urban legend that a stray spark can ignite air freshener spray to create a catastrophic blast! Stream Full Episodes of MythBusters Jr.: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mythbusters-jr/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/