Archive: October 16, 2012

This was really neat. ThrashLab just posted this time-lapse video of San Francisco completely void of cars and people. The video below shows how it was done.

Human-Powered Helicopters: Straight Up Difficult from NPR on Vimeo. The students at the University of Maryland who made a human-powered pedal-operated helicopter have gotten a profile on NPR about their commitment to making this machine fly higher than 8 feet off the ground. It’s not easy.


Letters of Note posted this letter from Christopher Reeve’s wife, Dana, 11 months after Christopher suffered a tragic horse-riding accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down. In the letter, Dana reassures Christopher of  her love for him and reminds him that she’s in it with him together. An incredible show of love and commitment that […]

Toyota ‘Stories Of Better’ from Sumo Science on Vimeo. This was a cool ad.