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360 Video - DO NOT Push The Red Button (Rube Goldberg Machine)

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360 Video - DO NOT Push The Red Button (Rube Goldberg Machine)

#360video Don't Push The Red Button - Animated Rube Goldberg Machine In 4K WARNING: DO NOT PUSH THE RED BUTTON! If you're planning on playing an annoying concertina solo and a large robot arm puts a red button in front of you, DO NOT push it. Particularly if you're a small, animated, red blob named Stig. It could potentially set off a Rube Goldberg machine resulting in dominoes falling, balls rolling, anvils crashing, and a very flattening finale. Behind-the-scenes: Apart from the character animation, the entire movie is a MassFX physics simulation. It took several hundred simulations before everything finally...

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The Ultimate Guide to Watching the Olympics

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The Ultimate Guide to Watching the Olympics

The Olympic motto is faster, higher, stronger. This year’s Games will also be clearer, bigger and closer. For the first time, viewers at home can watch Missy Franklin splashing toward the pool wall in stunning 4K detail. With no more than a smartphone, we can go live to every single event in every single sport—4,500 hours of Olympic drama. And we’ll be able to teleport in virtual reality onto the diving platform to experience David Boudia flying right by our noses. When the Olympics begin Friday, we won’t just have the best seat in the house. Thanks to leaps in...

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Watch this breathtaking video of a solar flare

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Watch this breathtaking video of a solar flare

NASA has released an awe-inspiring video of a solar flare that erupted on the sun on April 17. The video shows a bright, strobe-like flash on the sun’s right side, which the space agency said was a “mid-level” solar flare. The solar storm was captured by a NASA craft called the Solar Dynamics Observatory, which was launched in 2010. Because it was recorded in ultraviolet light, the video has been color-coded, NASA said. Solar flares and their radiation can disrupt communications, but according to NASA, this one “only caused brief radio blackouts.” Read More: Fox News

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ISS beams down 4K footage of Earth shot with the RED Epic Dragon

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ISS beams down 4K footage of Earth shot with the RED Epic Dragon

We get to see the Earth in high definition every day with our high-def eyes, it’s true, but we’re limited to a certain ground-level point of view. Not so much the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. And they’ve just sent down a batch of stunning 4K footage of the Earth taken with their fancy RED Epic Dragon camera. This isn’t actually the first footage from the Epic Dragon, or even the first 4K video of the Earth from space. The crew has been shooting interior shots of science experiments and bagpipe playing, and they were savvy enough to capture...

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