Oct 6, 2014
What is a hot air balloon made of and how are they made? Find out as At-Bristol Science Centre‘s Ross Exton visits Cameron Balloons, one of the world’s oldest hot air balloon manufacturers, to learn more about the materials and physics that keep these huge vehicles safely in the air.
If you happen to have a few plastic bags around, there’s an easy DIY science experiment included in the vid, too.
Sep 30, 2014
Professional pool skater Cory Juneau did more than 60 takes around this skate park to create this time collapse: A video in which every version of himself across time is put into the same space thanks to the magic of video editing.
And this is how they did it:
Sep 17, 2014
FROM GODZILLA TO FANTASTIC MR. FOX, SEE ONE OF THE OLDEST ANIMATION TECHNIQUES GROW FROM INFANCY TO ADULTHOOD.
Sep 8, 2014
Here at Raskullz HQ We love all-things-3D. That’s why we couldn’t be more stoked about this epic invention from a group of engineers working on new child prosthetics. Aaron Brown, a volunteer over at E-nabling The Future (the group behind the 3D-printed prosthetics initiative) took things one step further by designing a set of fake Wolverine claws to make kids wearing the prosthetics feel like superheroes.
It’s an inspiring project with radical results.
Sep 2, 2014
As summer winds down it’s nice to see such a creative reminder of how important it is to be safe out there in the sun. And we just had to post due to an awesome Cutie Cat helmet sighting at the 2 minute mark!
Aug 25, 2014
Action Movie Kid is back, and this time the adventures are even bigger.
Aug 7, 2014
In honor of the newest release in the TMNT universe, we’d like to share with you this awesome video that takes us through the complete history of this epic franchise:
Aug 5, 2014
We are so totally pumped that our new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle helmets made a starring appearance in the new Target commercial along with all other products TMNT. Cowabunga!
Aug 4, 2014
Reveal your kids’ Jedi powers using static electricity with this episode of ExpeRimental from The Royal Institution of Great Britain. Watch ordinary household objects move without being touched as neuroscientist Professor Sophie Scott and her son Hector investigate:
By rubbing a balloon or straw on a cloth or their clothes, they make balancing pencils, pens, and spoons move without touching them! In these experiments they discover how things with opposite charges attract, and those with the same charge repel. They investigate whether the phenomenon will work with a variety of objects and even a stream of running water…
Try it yourself! The accompanying info sheet is here (pdf).
Jul 31, 2014
Stay tuned for Kid President’s guide to being awesome: