Archive for September, 2012

Red Riding Hood, Ninja Assassin [VIDEO]

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

As the silhouette of a lonely girl runs through the woods, something in the shadows is lurking her.

RED is an animated short film, which presents a new version of the classic tale ¨Little Red Riding Hood¨ by Charles Perrault. The directors Jorge Jaramillo and Carlo Guillot explore more thoroughly the drama, horror and realism of the story. Found at Vimeo from RED.

RED from RED on Vimeo.

How To Create Hexaflexagons [VIDEO]

Friday, September 7th, 2012

This video is based on a true story. Arthur H. Stone really did invent the hexaflexagon after playing with the paper strips he’d cut off his too-wide British paper, and really did start a flexagon committee (which we’ll hear more about in the next video). The details and dialogue, however, are my own invention. Found at YouTube from Vihart.

How Motion Sickness Works [VIDEO]

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Something about vestibular systems out of balance. Found at YouTube from AsapSCIENCE.

Kids’ First Taste Of Ice Cream [VIDEO]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Moose Tracks Ice Cream captured the reactions of kids tasting ice cream for the very first time. Found at YouTube from STATUSCREATIVE.

Turkeys Talking Together

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Who knew that turkeys talk with one voice? Found at YouTube from editorALBC.

Liquefying Bodies – Cremation Alternative [VIDEO]

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Ask the mortician: Caitlin Doughty explains the process of liquefying corpses–otherwise known as alkaline hydrolysis–as a greener alternative to cremation. Found at YouTube from OrderoftheGoodDeath.