Tag Archive: technology

Pic of the Day – 2/27/18

The Hephaestus Fossae crater on Mars, taken by NASA’s Express Orbiter on 12/28/2007.



Television in Slo-Motion

The Slow Mo Guys (just Gav in his living room this time) follow up on their How a Camera Works episode with televisions, showing us exactly how pixels work.

How to Record Slow Motion Audio

Spoiler Alert: you don’t. All the sounds you hear in slow motion videos are added later. Destin of SmarterEveryDay tells us why:


The Peak Terskol Observatory on Mt. Elbrus in Russia’s Caucasus mountains, by photographer Boris Dmitriev.

Deciphering Barcodes

Half as Interesting breaks it all down:

Destin of SmarterEveryDay went to the 23andMe labs to find out exactly what they do and how they do it:

Websites in Real Life

Tripp and Tyler imagine websites in real life:

Spencer Chen, VP of marketing and business development at Alibaba Group, added the audio from the Blade Runner 2049 trailer to the ad for the new Google Assistant. “I’m scared,” he tweeted. “Literally no extra editing involved.” It’s TERRIFYING. Music makes everything.

The original ads for comparison:

Handheld Tesla Coil Gun

Destin of SmarterEveryDay geeks out with a guy who build a handheld Tesla coil gun.

Pic of the Day – 6/16/17

Jupiter moon Europa, photographed by NASA and JPL’s Galileo Project.

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