This video was recommended to me this week and for me, it's acontender for the best Irish music crossover ever! - The Chieftains and Sinead O'Connor performing Bab O'Reilly with Roger Daltry and The Juiliard Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. They even have Irish dancing in it!
A young fox kills a rabbit and saunters off with its meal, happy out.Enter stage left American bald eagle swooping in to ruin Mr. Fox's dinner plans!This dramatic encounter was captured in a series of photographs by Kevin Ebi and in a video by Zachare Hartje (at the bottom of the page).Watch in the video how fast the eagle comes in!
The Irish Film Institute has made a number of historical news reels available online, including footage of the shelling of The Four Courts and Michael Collins' fighting speech on College Green in 1942.
Engineers at the University of Washington have successfully demonstrated an insect sized robot that can fly wirelessly. The robot is powered by a laser pointed at it that it converts to electricity using an onboard circuit.
Researchers at MIT have developed a self driving car system for country roads that does not rely on prior 3D maps. The MapLite system uses GPS and LIDAR to map the edge of the road and map the path of the road on the fly, without the need for curbs or road signs.