Ever feel as though you’re coasting through life because you’re lucky and not because you’re deserving or talented? Oh boy, is this video from The School of Life for you:
The latest installment of the VICE does America series sees the team stop off at the Creation Evidence Museum in Texas which is dedicated to the idea that the Bible is a scientific document. If you’ve a spare 25 minutes check it out. Or maybe read about the time I visited a Creationist Zoo!
What are you doing with your brain once you’ve died? Perhaps you could donate it to science? Learn about the Bristol brain bank here and how donated brains from 30 years ago are still helping with research projects.
Take Part reports that the UK could soon have more charging stations that petrol stations which is pretty impressive if you think about it.
According to the U.K. government–funded website Go Ultra Low, 115 electric cars were registered every day in the first quarter of 2016. At that pace, electricity could become the dominant form of propulsion for all new cars sold in the U.K. by 2027. – Taylor Hill, Takepart
Elsewhere, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have announced that the next Mars rover will be equipped with microphone cameras that’ll record descent, landing, and surface operations. This will help them identify possible issues with the hardware but it may also provide us with the chance to hear Mars!
NASA have also reminded us that the Persid Meteor Shower is coming. Make a note in your diaries folks, and get those eyes on the skies.
Architecural Digest reports that the Mojave Desert is about to play host to martian habitat prototypes after a Kickstarter project wanting to explore survival on the red planet met its target. Wait – sorry, let me rephrase that. The Mojave Desert is about to play host to 3D PRINTED MARTIAN HABITAT PROTOTYPES…
Did you know that creating one pair of leather shoes might result in 33 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions? Good job there’s an environmentally friendly process of creating leather – using mushrooms. Whut? yes. Grist report that your next leather handbag could be grown, not raised.
ITV has shared this heartwarming video of a man and his father singing together and if this doesn’t make you feel happy and touched then you’re not human, frankly. <3
Mac McDermott raises funds for the Alzheimer’s Society by entertaining everyone with these videos of the pair singing their favourite songs and sharing them on Twitter and Facebook.
Finally, I will leave you with what I believe to be a truly wonderful tribute to Disney films from over the years. It’s… a big of magic.