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Scientist Simplifies Explanation of Covid-19’s Scary Spreadability Using Crochet

(via) Sometimes those without much interest in (or patience for) scientific explanations will forego them completely. Never is this indulgence more dangerous than during a pandemic, which is why we were delighted to find this video of Biostatistics associate professor Kathrine Frey Frøslie using crochet as a means to to visualize the R-number, or spreadability, of Covid-19.

Kathrine Frey Frøslie […] runs the popular science knitting blog Statistrikk.no. The crochet work is made for the exhibition CoviDesign at Greve museum in Denmark, 2020/2021. Produced by Læringssenteret at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Proud Backyard Chef Shows Off Outstanding DIY Barbecue Set-Up

From his waterwheel-powered rotisserie to his four-storey filing cabinet full of spuds and corn, this guy is killing it.

This Might Be the Strangest TV Ad Ever Made for a Candy Bar

Everybody keeps secrets, even from their loved ones. This advertisement takes that theme to a bizarre extreme.

How Stainless Steel Knives, Forks and Spoons Are Made

From grinding serrations to spoon bowls, this short video details how our everyday eating implements are made.

Short Film Uses Beauty of International Banknotes to Tell Strange Story of Money

Corrie Francis Parks animates pieces of paper currency and grains of sand to create a visual poem on global economics.