Roller Coaster Tycoon in Real Life

Ever wondered what your park would look like through the eyes of your guests?

A Fun Day in Roller Coaster Tycoon!

If you want to play RCT after watching this video, since a couple of months there is a free open source pre-release version of Roller Coaster Tycoon available. This version also has a multiplayer option, which allows you to build a park together with your friends.

[via AndrewMFilms]


Can Doctor Who’s Sonic Screwdriver Actually Be Made?

Ever wondered if we could really manipulate objects with sound like the Doctor? Kyle explores the science of the Sonic Screwdriver on Because Science.

Can DOCTOR WHO’s Sonic Screwdriver Actually Be Made? (Because Science w/ Kyle Hill)

[via nerdist]


The Fermi Paradox

The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)

The Fermi Paradox II — Solutions and Ideas – Where Are All The Aliens?

The universe is unbelievably big – trillions of stars and even more planets. Soo… there just has to be life out there, right? But where is it? Why don’t we see any aliens? Where are they? And more importantly, what does this tell us about our own fate in this gigantic and scary universe?

[via kurzgesagt]


Real-life Tetris

French prankster Rémi Gaillard and his friends dressed up as Tetris blocks and pulled some pranks around town.

TETRIS (Rémi Gaillard)

[via remigaillard]


14 Ways Technology has Made our Lives Better

John from MentalFloss looks at some of the ways technology has improved our lives.

14 Ways Technology has Made our Lives Better – mental_floss on YouTube – List Show (303)

[via mentalfloss]


Error404 : File Not Found

This movie is based on over than 200 videos stored on the web
by current users (mostly from Youtube and Vimeo).

A computer displays a day in the life of the common man
in the early years of the 21st century seen through internet
video data, using a basic chronological keyword research :
‘Moonset’, ‘Sunrise’, ‘Waking’, ‘Breakfast’…
As we record the littlest details of our lives on the Internet,
it tends to become an incredible humankind testimony for the
future and human Memory now depends on computer’s hard drives.

But what if the system suddenly fell down ?

[via vimeo]