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PixelBots

A new kind of display formed by a swarm of mobile robot pixels.

Collaborative project of Disney Research Zurich and the Autonomous Systems Lab, ETH Zurich.


When Cricket Balls Were Made By Hand: 1956

Southborough, Tunbridge, Kent.

There's a catch to this kitchen says the commentary - it's cricket balls being cooked not apples. This looks like a kitchen but is part of a small craft workshop. M/S man at an old style stove stirring a saucepan. C/U shot of red cricket ball pulled out of the pan of hot water. C/U tray of part made cricket balls. C/U string being wound around cork.

M/S Charlie Tingley 's face concentrating, as he hammers the ball into shape. He puts the ball onto a scale to check the weight. M/S as another man works on the red leather cowhide to encase ball. C/U stitching. C/U as the ball is held in a vice to be worked on. C/U as the leather is stitched with white thread. A man takes a tray of red balls to the oven. More stitching. C/U of tray of red cricket balls, with Twort gold stamp.


Studio Q: Comedian Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo joins Jian in Studio Q for a conversation that glided seamlessly between punchy banter and serious retrospection as she discussed everything from her "very lucky" early career to being marginalized for her political and social beliefs.


Most Dangerous Chemical

Responding to another viewer question, some team members recall the most dangerous chemical they have handled.

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Having a hard time understanding native speed English? This lesson will give you some tips on how to sound like a native speaker as well as how to understand what you hear by breaking down expressions into their individual word and sounds.