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Plastic Objects Repeatedly Rearrange Themselves on the Ocean Floor in the Colorful Animated Short ‘Donks’

“Donks”, by prodigious filmmaker Felix Colgrave, is a colorful, pre-rendered animation about used plastic objects that rearrange and reinvent themselves repeatedly while stranded on the ocean floor. The project took 16 months to finish. Colgrave stated that he was inspired to make this by his then two year old daughter and her belongings. The...

The Kaleidoscopic Colors of Honey Under a Microscope

Photographer Jens Heidler of Another Perspective made a rare on-screen appearance to explain how he would look at honey under a microscope and document his findings in 4K. The results, much like those of his vitamin C experiment, were beautifully kaleidoscopic. I’ve connected my camera to the microscope and used polarized light to show you...

Groundbreaking Inventions Discovered by Accident

Tom Blank of Weird History Food compiled a fascinating list of groundbreaking inventions, innovations, and realizations discovered by accient. Sometimes, discoveries are made by ordinary folks doing the same things they do every day. Other times, what have turned out to be some of the world’s most important drugs, most useful substances, most...

Gentle Dog Joins His Human Baby Brother in the Crib

A wonderfully gentle boxer named Bruno and Baby Arthur make an adorable inseparable pair who do everything together. This includes taking naps inside Arthur’s crib. According to their mum Charlotte, this friendship developed almost the minute Arthur was born. While she trusts Bruno inherently, she still keeps a watchful eye over the pair. I...

Bike Engineers Split Rear Wheel of a Motorcycle in Half

Sean Kerr of Bikes and Beards and friends, inspired by engineer Sergii Gordieiev, who split the rear wheel of his bicycle to show how two halves make a whole, decided to do a similar experiment with 2 Honda CBR 250 motorcycles. So I’ve learned that anything that you can do on a bicycle can be done on a motorcycle. …Then I saw this. Challenge...

How to Play the Pipe Organ

Musician Anna Lapwood explains how to play the pipe organ by showing how it works. Using the gorgeous instrument at St John’s Smith Square in London, Lapwood demonstrated how the keyboards (manuals), stops (pitch levers), divisionals, and pedals make their highly distinctive combined sound. Lapwood also performed the theme from How to Train Your Dragon,...

Artist Draws a Dramatic Dragon Skeleton With 3D Pen

Talented woodcarver and artist Bobby Duke came across a plastic dragon skeleton at an antique store and was inspired to make his own dramatic version with a 3D pen. This is a smallish plastic dragon that I found at the Antique Mall. This is a 3D pen. I’ve always wanted to learn how to use a 3D pen and I figured what better project is to try...

Artist Uses Plants and Flowers as Stencils for Beautiful ‘Live Leaf’ Tattoos

Ukrainian ink artist Rita Zolotukhina employs flowers and other botanicals to outline beautifully designed tattoos for clients using her original Liveleaf Tattoo process that she invented in 2015. Essentially, the flower or plant is pressed upon the skin as a stencil, and the tattoo is formed from there. Applying this technique I have rejected...

Dutch Whistling Champion Can Whistle Any Song

60 Second Docs met with Geert Chatrou, the three-time world whistling champion from The Netherlands. Chatrou talked about how he discovered his talent for whistling, his ability to whistle any song, and his employment with Cirque du Soleil. Three-time world champion whistler Geert Chatrou from the Netherlands has been whistling for as long...

The Prismatic Look of Vitamin C Under a Microscope

Photographer Jens Heidler of Another Perspective mixed powdered vitamin C with a bit of water and then put the solution under a powerful microscope to see how the supplement looked magnified under different types of lighting. The results were vibrantly prismatic. I have attached my sony a6300 to my new microscope and took very interesting images...

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