Having the amazing opportunity to work in space is many scientists dream. And one of the best parts of being in space is the fun parts! Like experimenting with toys from Earth, such as the yo-yo.
Since the physics are different in space, the yo-yo behaves differently, causing the tricks to have new outcomes.
PhysicsCentralAPS just published this video NASA Astronaut Don Pettit showing us some cool new and classic yo-yo tricks in space that has started to trend.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/08/10/yo-yo-tricks-in-space/
One of the most important parts of actually being in space is that astronauts can conduct physics experiments in zero gravity they otherwise couldn’t on Earth. Here, a NASA astronaut conducts a small, yet amazing experiment. After ‘charging’ a knit needle with a piece of paper, he squirts drops of water near the needle, causing them to orbit it just like a satellite.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/02/08/drop-of-water-orbits-needle-in-space-experiment/
The Rotating Snake Illusion is an art piece that so many recognize, but few know the title. YouTuber Rasmusab thought it would make for an interesting experiment to show his cat the illusion, and record the results.
Now, the video from February has experienced a viral explosion, amassing over 100,000 visits just today. It is also featured on VideoSift, Gizmodo, TastefullyO, and HyperVocal.
Did your cat react to the visuals?
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/03/06/cat-in-intrigued-by-floating-snake-illussion/
Way back in 2008, YouTuber Klusmanp posted An Engineer’s Guide To Cats. The video quickly became an Internet classic, and now stands with over 6.5 million views.
Now, over five years later, he has returned with an unexpected sequel.
An Engineer’s Guide to Cats 2.0 begins in a similar fashion as the original as a tribute, and further discusses cats from an engineer’s nerdy perspective.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/12/20/an-engineers-guide-to-cats-2-0/
Animeme and Official Comedy published the hilarious Forever Alone VS Overly Attached Girlfriend Rap Battle at the start of the month, quickly garnering over 300,000 views.
But the same day, they also published a second rap battle, pinning the meme-popular Nyan Cat up against the overly-blue Grumpy Cat.
The latest feline-meme rap battle is trending more than ever, and now stands with over 750,000 hits.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/07/10/nyan-cat-vs-grumpy-cat-animeme-rap-battle/
The space age may be in its infancy, but it’s still here.
NASA‘s Juno spacecraft is traveling to Jupiter, and is set to reach the gassy planet by July of 2016. The craft is outfitted with a slew of special equipment to track, test, and observe space.
One sensor is a special camera “optimized to track faint stars” which recently had a very unique view of the Earth and our moon.
From 600,000 miles away, Juno captured one frame at a time and sent the footage back to Earth to be processed into this very special video.
Already, the clip has amassed over half a million views!
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/12/12/juno-spacecraft-passes-by-earth-and-moon/
The Internet and tech world exploded in glee when Amazon introduced their drone delivery program, Amazon Prime Air. Though the program is years from reality, it demonstrates what will soon be commonplace. Now, the world’s most famous tech company, Google, is joining the drone game.
Google‘s semi-secret invention center Google X has just debuted Project Wing, a similar drone delivery program. Soon, the sky will be full of buzzing drones delivering pizzas to headphones.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/08/28/google-introduces-project-wing/
The GoPro camera has become an Internet staple with official GoPro videos going viral regularly.
Content creators love the simplicity, durability, versatility of the small, water-proof cameras, allowing once impossible adventure videos to become almost ordinary on the web.
The small camera has made such an impact, Anderson Cooper of 60 Minutes featured the tiny tech device, and its billionaire creator Nicholas Woodman, in this special report.
Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/11/13/gopro-camera-and-creator-nick-woodman-featured-on-60-minutes/