Author: Lake Toba

Trains

YouTube treasures continues this week with a look at some really cool train footage. Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. There a are many train videos on YouTube. Today YouTube Treasures share a couple of interesting ones. Enjoy. +++++ Credit: Adobe Stock Images. Standard...

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Infographics!

YouTube treasures continues this week with a look at infographics by Numberphile! Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. Numberphile is a great channel with some really provocative content. Today we look at a famous infographic (a picture that captures a large amount of information and presents it visually) that shows Napoleon’s failed invasion of Russia. +++++ Credit: Adobe Stock Images. Standard...

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Cheaters :(

University of Central Florida Professor Richard Quinn gives a lecture he hoped he never would. Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. Professor Quinn discovered that there was cheating on the exam for the midterm on a capstone course for business management. About a third of the students were found to have cheated. This gripping video is his lecture about the discovery of the cheating, and the actions taken since then. +++++ Credit: Adobe Stock Images. Standard...

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Critters!

Today YouTube Treasures heads over to the cute animal section to bring you a compilation of fun animal vignettes. Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. Enjoy! Credit: Adobe Stock Images. Standard...

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Nuclear Tests

Today we take a visit to a couple of videos which shows the number and location of nuclear tests. (More) Midday Matinee is our people watching, people doing and people being feature. Join the Woodland Creatures for an afternoon break. This video by Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto is a ghastly graphical animation of the nuclear tests across the planet. It shows a map of the world, and then the location of each detonation. For example, did you know that there were tests in Australia? I didn’t. The total number of tests is also surprising. This version by Business Insider...

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