Cool Videos

What Does Sound Look Like?
What Does Sound Look Like?

Fascinating look at the visualization of sound waves with an innovative technique called Schlieren flow visualization. See for yourself!

Can the Frictional Force Between Two Interleaved Phone Books Lift A Car?
Can the Frictional Force Between Two Interleaved Phone Books Lift A Car?

Students often underestimate the force of friction, despite the fact that friction is the force that acts every day to bring their school buses and cars to a stop. In this video, two phone books are interwoven page- by-page and...

The Amazing Water Slide Human Projectile
The Amazing Water Slide Human Projectile

The Amazing Water Slide: How it was done German engineer Bruno Kammerl, created the human projectile video clip that accumulated more than 1.4 million views worldwide. As luck would have it, I was in Europe when this hit the internet...

Vector Addition Demo
Vector Addition Demo

 A truck is traveling 60mph (Constant Velocity), a baseball shoots out of the back at 60mph. Do you really expect the ball to drop straight down? The following video from a Japanese TV show should be a good laugh for...

Newton’s First Law: Supersized!
Newton’s First Law: Supersized!

Galileo theorized that in the absence of any other force, a moving object will continue to move. He called this resistance to changes in motion, inertia. Sir Isaac Newton later polished this concept – turning it into his first law,...