TED, the conference dedicated to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” took a step forward in its educational mission today by launching a TEDEd video channel on YouTube. Shorter than the 18-minute TED talks that have racked up 500 million views, these videos feature a combination of talking heads from TED stages and animation (artwork by Fast Company Most Creative Person Sunni Brown, among others) tackling topics like neuroscience and evolution for a high-school-aged audience.
Assassin’s Creed 3 Tomahawk by Lee Camara
Less than a week from the first shots of the new Assassin’s Creed and we already have this. A replica tomahawk wielded by Ratohnhaké:ton (we just like to refer to him as Connor though). Dayumn Internet, you work at some freaky speeds sometime. Now bring me my scalps.
Aperture Steampunk Handheld Portal Device by batman-n-bananas
Made from antique clock parts, metal hangers, a teapot stand, plumbing parts, light bulbs, a pocket laser disc, 6 gallons of superglue, and an overabundance of the color brown, this vintage Portal device predates the current handheld model by a couple hundred years, but it’s still handy for every day testing!