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Posts tagged with ‘video’ (216)


Video of the Week: Baby albino elephant


Posted by Sabrina Doyle in Wildlife on Friday, February 6, 2015



Look, we're not saying that seeing this albino baby elephant will make your life better. Actually scratch that. Seeing this albino baby elephant will definitely make your life better. But do you know what would be even more amazing? Seeing elephants in person!

Enter to win an eight-day safari vacation to Kenya for two. The trip is worth more than $12,000 and our contest is so easy to enter... all you need is Twitter!

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1. Take a selfie posing as a safari animal, and share it ...

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Video of the Week: bioluminescent lamp


Posted by Sabrina Doyle in Science & Technology on Friday, January 16, 2015



Ever wish you could paddle through Puerto Rico's bioluminescent waters, but don't relish the thought of swimming with thousands of dinoflagellates? Amsterdam-based designer Teresa van Dongen has created a sterilized version of the experience in the form of... a lamp.

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Video of the week: rare angler fish footage


Posted by Sabrina Doyle in Wildlife on Friday, December 5, 2014



This video will have one of two effects: It will either delight you or make you afraid to go to sleep. After all, the deep-sea angler fish is the stuff of nightmares. With its garish teeth and disconcerting body shape (it's basically a giant mouth with a few fins tacked on) - not to mention it lives at an ocean depth where it's always pitch dark - you'd be forgiven for wanting nothing to do with the deep-sea anglerfish.

And yet, this video is so entrancing that it's virtually impossible to not ...

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Video of the week: a year in the life of Earth's CO2


Posted by Sabrina Doyle in Science & Technology on Friday, November 28, 2014



Who knew the movement of carbon dioxide could be so beautiful? This video from NASA is a product of a simulation called "Nature Run," which takes real data on atmospheric conditions and the emission of greenhouse gases and both natural and man-made particulates. In this particular visualization, the timespan of January 2006 through December 2006 is simulated.

The effect is an dynamically fluid display that brings to mind stirring (very colourful) milk into (very colourful) coffee. Or as NASA ...

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Video of the week: comet landing


Posted by Sabrina Doyle in Science & Technology on Friday, November 14, 2014



Humans have successfully landed on a moving comet in space. The landing, which was executed by the European Space Agency on November 12, 2014, is illustrated in this video (which was released prior to the successful completion of the mission).

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