Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 12.28

This silent film by Fleischer Studios attempts to explain Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to the general public. {1923}

And here’s a little something for a holiday season’s worth of over-indulgence…

23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health? {thanks to Ryan}

A Doctor-Professor answers the old question “What is the single best thing we can do for our health” in a completely new way.
Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, and a staff physician at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Follow Dr. Mike on Twitter @docmikeevans

Conceived, written, and presented by Dr. Mike Evans
Illustrated by Liisa Sorsa
Produced, directed, and filmed by Nick De Pencier
Picture and sound edit by David Schmidt
Gaffer, Martin Wojtunik
Whiteboard construction by James Vanderkleyn
Production assistant, Chris Niesing
©2011 Michael Evans and Mercury Films Inc.

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  1. December 28, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    The relativity film was epic, and really awe inspiring.

  2. December 30, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    I’m so glad you found it interesting!

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