Category Archives: Amazing

Tiny Architects, The Termite

I came across this video via Liz Waldner’s blog and i have to say its pretty incredible. The video basically takes you inside a termite colony and shows the inner workings. Yes, it’s disgusting as they are termites, but the wow factor dampens the filth factor.

Here is a little blurb from the write up on youtube:

This termite colony’s complex and unlikely construction is truly a testament to the incredible power of natural selection. The structure has air conditioning, a sewage system, food storage, fungus cultivation, and would be over a mile high if built to human scale. Truly astounding.

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Objects Suspended in Air

This stuff is really amazing. At first you might watch these and think ‘so what’ but its truly amazing that by using sound the objects in the videos I have linked below float. I wondering what kind of energy consumption it takes to do this because if it’s low — this might be a cheap and green way to transport things efficiently and possibly cheaply.

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