How to survive in a free falling elevator. The gravity of the situation is clear – and yes, it’s going to hurt. But what are a few broken bones when the alternative is plummeting to your doom? http://www.lonelyplanet.com/surviveanything --- Got a nifty survival tip of your own? Tell us on Twit...More
Hollywood actor and Goodwill Ambassador to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (UN CBD) Edward Norton has lent his voice to a new video explaining the challenges and opportunities that come with an increasingly urbanized planet. www.cbobook.org The video takes viewers on a stunning satel...More
The street foods guy is back! finally!. Streetfood, Season 5 is here! This season we'll be heading to Canada, Thailand, and Malaysia - but we're kicking off in sunny Xi'an! In this episode, we have a conversation about pollution and what we do to fight it (Hint, an 80's superhero is involved). Plus,...More
A timelapse of Earth in 4K resolution, as imaged by the geostationary Elektro-L weather satellite, from May 15th to May 19th, 2011. Elektro-L is located ~40,000 km above the Indian ocean, and it orbits at a speed that causes it to remain over the same spot as the Earth rotates. The satellite creat...More
Just A Chimpanzee Building A Fire. Programme website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01r52gr Kanzi the bonobo lives in America and has learnt how to build a fire, light it using matches and toast marshmallows on it. It shows just how like us some primates really are.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' teaser trailer has arrived!. A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to...More
The Onion Reviews 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'. Subscribe to The Onion on YouTube: http://bit.ly/xzrBUA The Onion's movie critic Peter K. Rosenthal reviews 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' in this week's Film Standard. Like The Onion on Facebook: http://www.fb.com/theonion Follow The Onion on ...More