Archive for October, 2008

Fantastic contraption

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

A clever on-line puzzle game of building contraptions which uses realistic physics to determine how the objects interact. link

Wooden Path

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Interestingly elaborate on-line version of sliding-blocks game. link

Chronophage clock

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

The new time-eating clock at Corpus Christi College in Cambridge.

20,000 leagues under the sea

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Here are a couple of videos for our Year 5 children studying ’20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’. A video of a Disney ride that no longer exists:

The Graveyard Book

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

It’s coming up to Halloween, and older children might like to scare themselves listening to Neil Gaiman reading aloud all the chapters from his new book ‘The Graveyard Book’. link

The fool looks at the finger that points to the sky

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

A marionette climbs onto a strange roundabout/stage. An animation by Aaron Bradbury.

The evolution of walking

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

The Darwin@Home project generates random evolving walking-strategies for artificial creatures. Here is a video of some of the ‘walks’ that have been produced.