Sometimes you don’t want to have to read anything. Instead of reading a long essay on fishery management, you just want to sit back and watch a cannon shoot fish over a dam.
Want to see what climate change has done to the planet over the past 60 years? There’s a video of that. How about a video on a procedure that can grow new bones from your cells? We’ve got a video of that, too.
See below for all of our top videos of 2014.
What happens when you spend billions to build a renewable-energy powered, entrepreneur-fueled city in the middle of the Arabian desert? As this video shows, you can build it, but no one comes.
After NASA scientists analyzed data from 1,000 meteorological stations from around the globe, they found a strange pattern.
The plan involves shooting the fish through a long vacuum tube at speeds up to 22 mph and then squirting them out the other end.
Ten hours of walking around New York City, compressed into two minutes of terribleness.
Chernobyl’s old reactors still hold deadly radioactive waste that could last millions of years.
Watch never-before-seen videos of an MIT-developed lubricant called LiquiGlide that makes anything–syrup, ketchup, paint–slide right out of the bottle so you don’t waste a drop. The applications start in the kitchen, but they extend into almost every industry.
EpiBone takes your cells and grows you your own bones, making an arduous and painful procedure a lot easier for doctors and patients to manage.
The creators of Hopscotch want to turn educational tech on its head by having kids teach computers, rather than the other way around.
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