Posts Tagged: video


20
Oct 10

How to make a fire tornado

All you need to make a fire tornado is: Continue reading →


20
Jun 10

Magnetic levitation and ferrofluid

I made this video to demonstrate how you can levitate something using diamagnetism. The video is pretty self explanatory but leaves out some details... Continue reading →


15
Jan 10

How 3D cinema works

I recently saw Avatar in 3D and 'forgot' to hand my glasses back in at the end. I thought I knew how this technology worked so I was very surprised when I started doing some experiments.

I saw Avatar at a Vue cinema that recently had 3D installed and the way it works is quite different to the IMAX. Continue reading →


13
Nov 09

Burning paper with giant steel balls

Burning paper with giant steel balls

I bought these enormous ball bearings from this guy. They're fantastically heavy. When you whack them together you get a lovely sound. But for that brief moment and in that small space you also get really high temperatures and you can easily burn holes in paper. Here's a video:

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23
Sep 09

50p coins make great wheels

50p coins make great wheels

50p coins are too pointy to use as wheels. Or so I thought. Continue reading →