Kids these days are used to electronics that come in very small packages. Nowadays, smartphones and tablets are powerful enough to replace a desktop computer. So what happens when you introduce a group of tech savvy children to an old school Apple II computer?
How Do Touchscreens Actually Work?
In 2010, South Korea experienced a particularly cold winter. People could not activate their touchscreens while wearing gloves, so they began wielding snack sausages— causing one company to see a…
Sisyphus LEGO Kinetic Sculpture
A kinetic LEGO sculpture of the Greek mythological figure Sisyphus endlessly pushing his boulder.
What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains
Most of us are on the Internet on a daily basis and whether we like it or not, the Internet is affecting us. It changes how we think, how we…
Why Videos Go Viral?
Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral.
How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?
GPS location apps on a smartphone can be very handy when mapping a travel route or finding nearby events. But how does your smartphone know where you are?