Making A Reed Corn Dolly
Here's an instructional video on making something similar to a corn dolly, out of five stalks of common rush.
Things With Accidental Faces
For a few years now, I've been collecting photographs of things that look like they have faces - here's a video slideshow of some of them.
Replicative Fading - An Exploration Of The Beauty Of Information Decay
Have you ever wondered what happens if you scan a printed document, then scan and print the copy, then scan and print the copy, again and again, over and over?
This video explores the effect of just such an experiment.
Fire Roasting Red Peppers
Here's a video tutorial on an effective way to fire-roast a red pepper, using a plumber's blowtorch!
Also includes a bonus video on making savoury feast bread flavoured with roast pepper, butternut squash and bacon.
HDPE Recycling - Tutorial Video
Several projects on this site have made use of recycled plastic - so I thought it was about time I documented the recycling process in video form.
Sharp Knife vs Blunt Knife - Which Is Safer To Use?
It's often said that you're less likely to cut yourself with a sharp kitchen knife than you are with a blunt one.
On the face of it, that sounds like it shouldn't be true - but in fact, it probably is - here's a short video explaining some of the reasoning.
Pumpkin Seed Steam Jet Engines
Just a tiny nugget of interesting science - well, I think it's interesting, anyway...
This video details how, when heated, pumpkin seeds spin under the pressure of steam jetting out of them - exactly like a steam jet engine.
Sock It To Me
Following on from (and including a reprise of) Also Sock Zarathustra - here's Sock It To Me - Atomic Shrimp's contribution to the Waltham Chase Christmas show, 2009.
Also SOCK Zarathustra
This video was created by the kids at BCD Searchers - a local youth group I help to run - they made the puppets, rehearsed and performed it from scratch in about an hour.
The Tortoise And The Hare
This is a Sunday-afternoon animation created by my Niece, Daisy, for school assembly - based on Aesop's fable of the Hare and the Tortoise.
The concept for this video came from the accidental collision of two ideas - a conversation about stop-motion video, and an observation about a particular type of snack food
The Dream Kitchen Of Tomorrow
A blast from the past - in more ways than one - it's The Dream Kitchen Of Tomorrow
The Story Of Albert And Rose
The story of a man who went to war - and the wife he left behind - ordinary people who experienced an extraordinary event - the Christmas Truce on the Western Front in 1914.
The Tower That Built Itself
Starting with a few hundred pieces of assorted K'Nex, this tower built itself before my very eyes!
Mobile Phone Talkbox
Weird audio manipulation involving a mobile phone, an MP3 guitar riff, and my mouth.
Grek- Leap For Leap Day
His name is Grek, and it's Leap Day
Blup - Playing With Fire
Blup - his name is just blup
The Neck Crunch Trick
Freak out your friends by bending your neck and making a really loud cracking sound. It's a trick!
After The Kiwifruit
When I filmed the video 'The Easiest Way To Peel A Kiwifruit', I left the camera running.... Here is what I found...
Handy Guide To Airport Signs
Travel can be a bewildering experience for the first time traveller. I can help.