Category Archives: Educational

Astronaut Chris Hadfield – Wringing Out a Towel… in Space

Canadian Austronaut Chris Hadfield is very likely the coolest person on the planet in the universe. He’s been uploading some incredible videos from the Space Station as he answers peoples’ question about how things works in space. This so far … Continue reading

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Ted Talks: Salman Khan says “Let’s Use Video to Reinvent Education” [video]

So I headed over to J. Cole’s blog after he just released this new track, and upon browsing around, I realized we have something in common. He, like myself, is a fan of Ted Talks, and had recently posted this … Continue reading

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Domestic Transformer: A Tiny Apartment that Transforms into 24 Rooms

Just stumbled across this awesomeness. In Hong Kong, living spaces are extremely limited, forcing most families to live in cramped spaces. But one man defies the norm with some architectural brilliance: In Hong Kong, because of the space, apartments are … Continue reading

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Nardwuar Presents at TEDx Vancouver

This is so awesome. Anyone who frequents daNkideas on even a somewhat regular basis has undoubtedly seen me post an enormous amount of Nardwuar interviews. He’s insanely hyper, quirky as hell, and the most entertaining interviewer I’ve ever seen. On … Continue reading

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Science Lesson Sundays: Growing Human Organs

daNk ideas don’t stop with music and fashion. In fact, often the daNkest of ideas are created in labs. And this one is extraordinary. Scientists have discovered a way to grow human organs from scratch in a lab. For example, … Continue reading

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Live Sex Toy Demo at Northwestern University Lecture Hall

For some students at Northwestern University about a week ago, shit got real freaky real quick. Apparently a Human Sexuality course was offering an optional after-hours lecture. Students were warned ahead of time that the lecture would be of graphic … Continue reading

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INFLUENCERS: Steve Stoute

Steve Stoute is a genius is the world of corporate brand/artist matchmaking. He is responsible for pairing major brands with artists he felt shared the same qualities and lifestyle. Some of his doings for example include Hewlett Packard and Gwen … Continue reading

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The American Dream – Full Length

This is an animated film that has been making it’s way around the internets and is sure to go viral within the next few weeks, so I figured I might as well share it with you all now. It deals … Continue reading

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English Spelling Is Dum

Cool little video of a lesson an old English teacher used to show his class the illogical spelling rules in the English language. Found it over at BBC Blog. Apparently this man was 102 years old at the time this … Continue reading

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RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms

So as we drove back from Richmond, VA after the Smokers Club Tour show and our interview with Nickelus F, with Rondo passed out in the back seat, clownShoe and I got into a heavy discussion/debate/lateral thinking exploration on why … Continue reading

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