Paper #wcydwt

Neat video: Note: All photos were printed on recycled paper.  Wasn’t that nice of them.  So how many photos? Answer found here.

Domino Spiral

Found by Timon Piccini: Any questions? Well of course there are. He sets up the 3-act #wcydwt structure here. Check it out. Great stuff.

Drag Race #wcydwt

Act 1 http://vimeo.com/29051572 What questions do you have? Act 2 Talk about why the highest horsepower might not be that fast (10,000 horsepower vehicle that you could beat with a Toyota Prius). Ask what other things are important for going fast. Is the lightest vehicle always the fastest (Would you want this 326 pound vehicle […]

Altitude Sickness

Act 1 View from Pikes Peak: On a trip out west with my wife, we took a trip up to the top of Pikes Peak by Colorado Springs. I’m calling this post Altitude Sickness because despite having this post in mind when we went up, I didn’t take the one picture that I wanted to […]

Link: Learning through Problem Solving

Great post from John Scammell walking through a how-to for “wcydwt” (what can you do with this) or “ltps” (learning through problem solving). Can we just call it great teaching? Learning Through Problem Solving Process 1. Present the problem. The problem is best presented using a multimedia artifact like an article, video, picture, story, song or any […]

Giant Gummy Bear #WCYDWT ?

What questions come to mind? Maybe it’s because it’s the day before spring break, but I’m having trouble coming up with good stuff. Is this worthy of the #wcydwt tag? Features & specs: Dimensions: 9.5″ x 5.5″ x 3.5″ Equivalent to 1400 regular-size gummy bears Weighs approximately 5 pounds 12,600 calories! From: http://www.vat19.com/dvds/worlds-largest-gummy-bear.cfm The best question […]

Toilet Paper Tubes and the Empire State Building #wcydwt

So I’m watching the idiot tube the other day and I saw a commercial by Scott Paper Company that claimed that if everyone in America used their tubeless toilet paper product, then we would save two Empire State buildings of toilet paper rolls every year. Two Empire State buildings of toilet paper tubes? Ok, here […]

The Cosmonaut: An Economic Experiment

So the guys who made the glif with much success, are now introducing another product on kickstarter. The Cosmonaut. Its a wide-grip capacitive stylus for tablets. The interesting thing is their pricing model. They are selling 3,000 of them, and they need to raise $50,000 to make that possible. But they are allowing the users […]