Posts filed under “Video”

Along Came Pollen

Category: Humor, Video

The Hubble Telescope at 25

Photographing the furthest galaxy, some 13.3 billion lights years away is no problem for the Hubble Telescope. Its been orbiting the earth for 25 years, making some of the biggest discoveries known to man.

Category: Science, Video

Emergence of Network Science

Documentary unfolding the science behind the idea of six degrees of separation. Originally thought to be an urban myth, it now appears that anyone on the planet can be connected in just a few steps of association. Six degrees of separation is also at the heart of a major scientific breakthrough; that there might be a law which nature uses to organize itself and that now promises to solve some of its deepest mysteries.


Source: Cornell

Category: Science, Video

Asterank: Asteroid Database and Mining Rankings

Click through the source for a full simulation.

Source: Asterank

Category: Digital Media, Science, Video

Secrets, Politics and Torture

Watch Secrets, Politics and Torture Tuesday, May 19 at 10 p.m. EST on PBS
and online at pbs.org/frontline.

Category: Video, War/Defense

Biggest Retirement Mistakes People Make

The data on this is fascinating:

Many people plan on supplementing their retirement funds by working past 65, but this plan may not be as sound as it seems. Bloomberg’s Suzanne Woolley breaks down the expectations and often unfortunate truths of working through retirement.


Source: Bloomberg May 18, 2015 7:32 AM EDT

Category: Data Analysis, Investing, Video, Wages & Income

Slow Light

On an astronomical scale, light is tediously slow:

Source: One Universe at a Time

 

Category: Science, Video, Weekend

Huge School of Bobular Rays off the Coast of Baja

Nrom Nat Geo’s Untamed Americas, this enormous school of mobular rays has arrived off the coast of Baja. About one minute into the video they take to the air.

 


Source: RainForest

 

That looks like fun! Weather permitting, I will be swimming with a pair of Manta Rays later today . . .

Category: Science, Video, Weekend

Warren Buffett Interview May 2015

Warren Buffett on investing, corporate reputation, ethics, social media, journalism bias, and betting on America.

hat tip: @CunninghamJeff via Farnham Street

Category: Investing, Video

2010 Felix Salmon: Get Out Of The Stock Market Right Now

This video, based on this May 10, 2010 column, Why volatility means you should sell stocks, is now 5 years old. Rather than me comment on it, you should watch and evaluate the quality of the investment advice yourself.

 

Category: Really, really bad calls, Video