YouTube Collaborations

The League of Nerds

June 21, 2014 // 12 Comments

The League of Nerds (TLoN for short) came into existence around october 2013 when long time Youtubers Myles Power (powerm1985) and James Gurney (jimtheevo) decided to set up their own podcast. List of episodes Youtube Twitter   [...]

Ep 5.1: Myles Power talks GMOs

April 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

Myles is a scientist and YouTube vlogger whose videos focus on having fun with science. He has also created several series debunking popular myths and conspiracy theories. Now that he has finally fended off a band of litigious HIV conspiracy theorists and gotten a decent internet connection he came on the show to discuss why GMOs aren’t evil, why Prometheus sucked and how no-one ever gets DNA right on [...]

Myles Power talking DMCAs and GMOs

February 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

Myles is a scientist and YouTube vlogger whose videos focus on having fun with science and debunking popular myths and conspiracy theories. I had hoped to have him on to discuss the science behind and public opinion of genetically modified organisms but unfortunately the gods of the internet were against us. Between moving home, spotty internet access, mutant monkeys and a series of spurious copyright claims which threatened his channel there was simply no opportunity to record a full episode. [...]

Is Molten Glass Transparent?

April 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Here we find out if molten glass is transparent. If the video is too technical or boring, skip to 4:30 minutes in, and have fun watching 50mW lasers hit molten glass! NOTE: I realized after posting that transmittance is reduced by 2 effects, some from reflecting off the surface of the glass, and some from dissipation in the glass. That means light travelling through the glass probably dissipates at a rate significantly less than 10% per centimetre. A technical, but useful discussion can be [...]

Centralia, Pennsylvania

March 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Ed and Alan take a trip to Centralia, Pennsylvania and nearly die. In 1962 a fire was started in a garbage dump in Centralia. It accidently spread to a nearby anthracite coal seam and the fire has been burning underground ever since. Centralia has since become a ghost town and symbol of economic and environmental [...]