Some weeks watching Fail Army is strangely comforting; other weeks People Are Awesome is motivating. I thought this week might have been a Fail Army week, but then People Are Awesome came in strong. These compilations of contrasts feature a sequences of People Are Awesome clips of someone doing something awesomely (naturally) followed by a …

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This 2019 animation provides a time frame and sense of visual scale for successive holders of the distinction of being the world’s tallest building. Of interest is the gap between the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center Towers; the idea that the world’s tallest building could have been in Chicago; and the move …

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In which a robot hair cutting machine is constructed and has its initial use. Thirteen minutes, moderately entertaining, especially the programmed robotic small-talk. Interesting to see how activities undertaken by humans are so difficult to replicate, and often require completely different methods in order to do so. Of great comfort to hair-dressers and barbers everywhere.