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Casual Friday — Empire State of Pen

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Casual Friday — Walkman vs. Hoover

OK, no great scientific value in today’s video — just good, clean fun. From the folks that brought you Wallace & Gromit, it’s “Stuff vs. Stuff: Walkman vs. Hoover”…

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Sad but true…

SMBC on risk tolerance

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Casual Friday — The Muppets cover Bohemian Rhapsody

Not a drop of science in this one, but it’s a blast to watch — a Muppets (anybody remember the Muppet Show?) video cover of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody…

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Casual Friday — "The Matrix" as a silent movie

A fun skit from the Russian actor’s group “Big Difference” (Bolshaya Raznitsa), postulating what “The Matrix” would have looked like if it had been made back in the silent movie era…

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Casual Friday — world's smallest working model train layout

The world’s smallest working model train layout, all of 0.125″ x 0.2″ across — a model of a model…

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Casual Friday — John Hodgman's brief digression

A fun, 18 minute ramble about aliens, physics, time, space, and the memory of falling in love…

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Casual Friday — The Matrix, on Windows XP

Take the red pill, get the blue screen…

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Casual Friday — the Jewish origins of Spock's Vulcan Salute on Star Trek

A clip from the Archive of American Television, in which Leonard Nemoy talks about his introduction of the “Vulcan Salute” to the original Star Trek TV series — based on a gesture used in Jewish worship…

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Casual Friday — Star Trek, the barbershop quartet version…

OK, so this is about as nerdy as you can get. Still, you’ve got to admire the creativity these guys display (4m 30sec)…

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