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INFOGRAPHIQUES : Educational, Tarantino, Acid Trip, Poop & Pee

INFOGRAPHIQUES : Educational, Tarantino, Acid Trip, Poop & Pee

From Queen To Queek! Brilliant A Capella Science Parody of "Bohemian Rhapsody"

From Queen To Queek! Brilliant A Capella Science Parody of “Bohemian Rhapsody”

We’ve been watching a lot of the brilliant “Big Bang Theory” sitcom and we could totally picture the guys from that show rocking out to this awesome parody of Queen’s classic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. This version, by A Capella Science is called ‘Bohemian Gravity’ and deals with theoretical physics. Now whether you understand anything they’re singing...
on H.O.D. TV (for the QUEEK in you) 'Measuring The Universe' by Royal Observatory Greenwich

on H.O.D. TV (for the QUEEK in you) ‘Measuring The Universe’ by Royal Observatory Greenwich

This is just one of those videos…an all encompassing science lesson that is visually, informatively and sonically perfect.  We stumbled upon it while checking out For Your Information’s soup (a site that is the tumblr that never completely tumbld)   you can catch more at fyi.soup.io and even check out sirchauncey.soup.io if you’re feeling sassy!   Now...
(H.O.D. Flashback) Websightings : Obvious Mag : Old Drugs and Home Medicines

(H.O.D. Flashback) Websightings : Obvious Mag : Old Drugs and Home Medicines

i realize that the internet is too vast and is full of too many delightful tangents to leave undiscovered.  this blog is in its fetal stages and the focus and direction have not yet been established aside from the basics…i think the focus might end up being the fact that it doesn’t have a focus...
On H.O.D. TV : "Based on a True Story" by Jacob Kafka plants much more than a flower

On H.O.D. TV : “Based on a True Story” by Jacob Kafka plants much more than a flower

We spent the day is supreme lazy mode watching so much Science Channel that we think we may be able to get hired at NASA immediately.  All day the shows revolved around “How The Universe Works” and we’ve witnessed galaxies being created and planets being formed and supernovas doing what supernovas do best.  The most...

fantastic 365 day mosaic of the sky from San Francisco @Exploratorium view

Often times through technology, which is usually considered the antithesis or antagonist of the Earth, we are allowed to witness its beauty in ways that are not humanly possible.   This fantastic mosaic/video is a prime example of using technology to (pardon the reference) boldly go where no man has gone before… This is a...
on h.o.d. tv : The Lifecycle of a Mushroom by Tom Beg

on h.o.d. tv : The Lifecycle of a Mushroom by Tom Beg

  We are in love with this short animated film from Spectacular Science!  The work is both educational and entertaining and it’s a little over two minutes of  a much-needed distraction. Spectacular Science is a collaborative project between the University for the Creative Arts & the University of Kent which aims to provide a wide...

are you closed-minded or close-minded?

Here is a look at some of the flawed thinking that prompts people who believe in certain non-scientific concepts to advise others who don't to be more open-minded.

the four forces of love explained by Sixty Symbols

we love this!   (plus we have a crush on the second guy with the glasses and nicely trimmed beard) new webshow discovery, Sixty Symbols, has us all geekified at the science behind the laws of attraction while using a simple rose as their conduit.  Enjoy and Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Czech owt… valentine |...

10 things you prolly didn’t know about orgasms

10 Things you probably didn’t know about orgasms by Mary Roach on the amazing TED.com and speaking of orgasms…check out Fearless an art and cultural initiative for anyone who has ever had the urge to do something outside of their comfort zone. http://www.fear-less.com Czech owt… Statue Of Liberty Facts Simple Smokey Eyes & Perfect Nude Lips...

3 minutes of genius : the digital story of the nativity

big shout out to Lady Couture for bringing this three minutes of genius to our attention!   The title speaks for itself…you are certainly in for a treat!   Happy Holidays from The House of Dandridge! How social media, web and mobile tell the story of the Nativity. Christmas story told through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube,...

new lego incarnation : what is the antikythera mechanism?

The Antikythera Mechanism, is, allegedly, the oldest version of a scientific computer. The Greeks, who used to be so clever that they never endured too much of a financial crisis, built it around 100 B.C. Somehow, it disappeared into history’s cracks, until it was unearthed from a shipwreck in 1901. It took imperfect humans another...

wwtton : day shade night light umbrella

we’re not gonna be shady…just fierce! this is an amazing addition to the evolution of  solar power use and everyday items…now umbrellas are not only for rainy days and the stigma of opening them up indoors will be shut down forever!  leave it to the japanese to create such an ‘illuminating’ doorway into the future....

when did you choose to be straight?

‘when did you choose to be straight?‘.  it is an inadvertant distillation of the golden rule somewhat and an experiment worth delving into much deeper. kudos to travis and chris for making this project happen.  this kind of reverse psychology is fascinating to us and we feel it will have such an impact on the...

on h.o.d. tv : timescapes trailer by tom lowe

above is a still from a new film to be released in 2011 called timescapes :  rapture, the debut film from tom lowe.  it is a time lapse photography film that will surely amaze viewers. we found this trailer through soup.io by way of 7rano.com.  the site isn’t in english unfortunately but amazing design transcends...
On H.O.D. TV : 'Fallen" The Story Of A Little Meteor On His Way To Earth

On H.O.D. TV : ‘Fallen” The Story Of A Little Meteor On His Way To Earth

this animated short is as unsettling as it is adorable.  it’s terribly difficult to convey that much emotion in under four minutes with no dialogue and using a very cute little celestial body.  check out sascha geddart’s animated film ‘fallen’.  it might just put things into perspective for you or it may make you giggle…or...
the snowbird flies : first human powered plane with flapping wings

the snowbird flies : first human powered plane with flapping wings

this is remarkable!  science lovers or not, everyone should be able to undoubtedly appreciate the perserverance, technical mastery and unstoppable drive that the members of this team of scientists posessed in order to make this dream a reality.  nothing is impossible indeed!  leonardo davinci is smiling down from his invisible plane in the sky. The...
where good ideas come from by steven johnson

where good ideas come from by steven johnson

where good ideas come from by steven johnson Where do good ideas come from? With Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson pairs the insight of his bestselling Everything Bad Is Good for You and the dazzling erudition of The Ghost Map and The Invention of Air to address an urgent and universal question: What...
On H.O.D. TV : "The Unseen Sea" by Simon Christen

On H.O.D. TV : “The Unseen Sea” by Simon Christen

check out this beautiful short film created by simon christen.  the movie is made up of a series of time lapses taken over the san francisco bay area over a period of one year.   yet another reason to add to the list why san francisco is definitely a future destination to live in the...
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