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YouTuber TheBackyardScientist finally got hold of a “good” Fresnel lens.

Gav and Dan talk more with the engineers at CalTech about the technology behind filming the speed of light.

On this episode of Planet Slo-Mo, The Slow Mo Guys film the fastest thing known to man, with a little help from CalTech.

 

On this episode of Planet Slo-Mo, The Slow Mo Guys, Gav and Dan, visit the Singapore Zoo to see a Mata Mata turtle eat a meal in a split second, a super fast chameleon’s tongue, and a Gaboon Viper, one of the fastest-striking snakes in the world.

I’ll be posting a number of these videos in the coming days. The men working are always silent, which just adds to the mesmerizing satisfaction I feel watching them and seeing their astounding accomplishments.

I’ll be posting a number of these videos in the coming days. The men working are always silent, which just adds to the mesmerizing satisfaction I feel watching them and seeing their astounding accomplishments.

Robocalls

On LastWeekTonight, John Oliver discusses the growing problem of robocalls. If only we could make the FCC care a little bit more about fixing it.

 

Photographer and Disney feature animation layout artist Joaquin Baldwin grew a bit frustrated with his rather vociferous and very persistent Bengal cat Elton. Rather than doing anything rash however, Baldwin instead put his design skills to use and hilariously autotuned Elton’s meow with the Voloco pitch correction and real-time voice-processing app. The results are quite remarkable.

Have you heard of “deep fake”? People can now use technology to make anyone look like they’re saying anything. This example took video of Jennifer Lawrence being interviewed at the Golden Globe awards on Bravo, and gave her Steve Buscemi’s face. Terrifying.

How Technicolor Changed the Movies

What was “glorious Technicolor?” It was a groundbreaking technology — but it was more than just that.

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