Monthly Archives: May 2014

Video: Are Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki and Na’vi real languages?
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Video: Are Elvish, Klingon, Dothraki and Na’vi real languages?

What do Game of Thrones’ Dothraki, Avatar’s Na’vi, Star Trek’s Klingon and LOTR’s Elvish have in common? They are all fantasy constructed languages, or conlangs. Conlangs have all the delicious complexities of real languages: a high volume of words, grammar rules, and room for messiness and evolution. John McWhorter explains why these invented languages captivate…

Video: Why is the solar system flat?
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Video: Why is the solar system flat?

Thanks to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for supporting us on Subbable.com! – http://prescott.erau.edu A big thanks as well to Subbable supporters The Great Tobini (aka Tobyn Pearson) and Georgi Yanev! You make it possible for us to continue making MinutePhysics Music video – http://youtu.be/ej2KfuiFJ38 What to do When it’s Cold Outside –http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3Gs6t… Galaxy simulation by Rob Crain (Leiden)…

"For the first time in human history, several countries have inverted age pyramids with more people above the age 60 than below age 20, more people live in cities than in the countryside, and more people suffer from obesity than from hunger."

-—Mauro F. Guillén and Emilio Ontiveros in Global Turning Points, page 44.

Video: Could Godzilla exist?
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Video: Could Godzilla exist?

WATCH “What’s the Damage?” on Cinema Sins:http://youtu.be/yCLhtqdRoTo SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1gAEtTd ***CLICK “SHOW MORE” FOR LINKS*** What If? that has human calorie count: https://what-if.xkcd.com/78/ How Big Can a Person Get? by Vsauce1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkzQx… More footage of Robert Wadlow https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5McWw… Sauroposeidon http://www.snomnh.ou.edu/learnmore/sa… Publications by Dr. Mike Taylor http://www.miketaylor.org.uk/dino/pub… Godzilla slide by Dr. Mike Taylor http://www.miketaylor.org.uk/dino/pub… TV Tropes entry on…

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