Archive for the 'Music' Category

Dancing water droplets in an air bubble inside a water bubble in space

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Smarter Every Day 160: The WALKING WATER Mystery (in SPACE and SLOW MOTION!). (YouTube, 12min)

Destin Sandlin explains why you often see water droplets dance or bounce on the surface of water instead of coalescence occurs.

This video features astronaut Don Pettit, who did a cool experiment in space: He attached a big water bubble to a speaker, then inserted an air bubble into it. When he played cello music (by Yo-Yo Ma) through the speaker, little water droplets would detach from the water and bounce around inside the air bubble. You can see it in the above video starting right here.

I know this is three years old, but I enjoyed watching it anyways

Friday, October 7th, 2016

BBC one: When Corden Met Barlow. (YouTube, 59 minutes, 1080 HD)

“A Documentary ‘When Corden Met Barlow’ aired on BBC One on May 5. The pair head off on a road trip and aim to discover the secrets of Gary’s 25-year career. Features interviews with Elton John, Robbie Williams and more.”

Also: Gary Barlow & James Corden – Pray @ Manchester Apollo. Complete with Take That dance moves.

The original song is from 1995.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

The Late Late Show with James Corden: Alanis Morissette Updates ‘Ironic’ Lyrics. (YouTube, 3min)

Not just singing in the car

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

James Cordon’s Carpool Karaoke:

A career of 6 decades

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

New York Times: Could This Be the End of Paul Simon’s Rhymin’?

“Paul Simon says he is ready to give up making and playing music, 61 years after he started as a 13-year-old. “You’re coming towards the end,” he said in an interview this week, discussing the mysterious epiphanies that delivered some of his greatest songs, the toxic qualities of fame, and his yearning to explore questions of spirituality and neuroscience.”