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Artichoke Juice, Invisible Ink--a Witchcraft Potion?

Artichoke Juice, Invisible Ink--a W...

Secret Writing Techniques

Added 23 days ago | 00:02:56 | 774 views

Artichoke Juice, Invisible Ink--a Witchcraft Potion? In September 1656, a female spy based in England wrote to her brother, who was living under exile in Antwerp. She feared their letters were being intercepted, broken into and sealed up...

Alum Invisible Ink

Alum Invisible Ink

Secret Writing Techniques

Added 23 days ago | 00:07:18 | 299 views

By her correspondent’s panic reaction at having lost her letter with the formula for “invisable [sic] ink”, one can safely assume that one female spy had recommended a more sophisticated potion, not plain lemon juice, for secret messages...

Container Egg for Secret Messages

Container Egg for Secret Messages

Secret Writing Techniques

Added 23 days ago | 00:06:10 | 1049 views

Giambattista della Porta's "Magiae Naturalis" (1558; 1644 ed. Book 16-Chapter IV) and Thomas Lupton’s “A Thousand Notable Things” (1579) give a step by step description how to secrete letters in eggs: "To put a Shedule, or lytle wrytin...

How to make an inexpensive book cradle from one Tyvek™ envelope

How to make an inexpensive book cra...

MIT Libraries: book cradles

Added 1 month ago | 00:02:01 | 489 views

Watch our MITemp Lucy Brown demonstrate how to make this quick, easy, and inexpensive book cradle with one Tyvek™ envelope and some recycled air pillows. Book cradles are a type of support that help to reduce stress on the spine of a bo...

REDx: Rethinking Engineering Design

REDx: Rethinking Engineering Design

MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design

Added 1 month ago | 00:03:47 | 475 views

The Camera Culture group from the MIT Media Lab and Tata Center is exploring new innovation techniques for creating solutions to quality-of-life problems in India and worldwide. Video by John Werner.

Simple repair 1: Broken spine rebuilt at the hinge

Simple repair 1: Broken spine rebui...

reengineering the broken spines of books

Added 3 months ago | 00:21:06 | 493 views

Reengineering broken book spines working group presents this first of many instructional videos that demonstrate the variations of this innovative book conservation treatment. WHO IS INVOLVED AND WHY: Jana Dambrogio, Thomas F. Peterson (...

 Inventions: 2014 Student Showcase: SproutsIO

Inventions: 2014 Student Showcase:...

MIT Museum

Added 1 year ago | 00:01:33 | 2126 views

SproutsIO is a smart-phone controlled appliance that grows fruits and vegetables in a soil-free environment. Developed by Jennifer Broutin Farah, who earned an M.S. in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab, this invention is on...

Information Resources for GO-Lab (16:00)

Information Resources for GO-Lab (1...

Video Tutorials

Added over 1 year ago | 00:35:48 | 1731 views

December 6, 2012

Faculty Forum Online: Big Data's Brave New World

Faculty Forum Online: Big Data's Br...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:30:38 | 4937 views

The explosion of mobile technologies makes it possible to acquire vast amounts of data about individual behavior and social interactions. The challenge now is to learn how to analyze this Big Data and apply these new understandings to po...

Chemistry in Action: Katharina Ribbeck

Chemistry in Action: Katharina Ribbeck

Chemistry in Action: Profiles of MIT Researchers

Added 2 years ago | 00:02:49 | 2298 views

MIT Professor Katharina Ribbeck discusses her work with mucus, a type of slime. She specifically researches the way mucus plays a role in pregnancy and preterm labor.

Chemistry in Action: Liz Nolan

Chemistry in Action: Liz Nolan

Chemistry in Action: Profiles of MIT Researchers

Added 2 years ago | 00:03:00 | 2073 views

MIT Professor Liz Nolan discusses her work with bacteria, and the ways in which they can be both harmful and beneficial to the human body.

The Chameleon Guitar

The Chameleon Guitar

Radio Shorts

Added 2 years ago | 00:03:49 | 1405 views

MIT Media Lab student Amit Zoran creates a guitar that can be a hundred guitars in one. By Stephanie Dutchen '09, Annie Glausser '09 and Lisa Song '09.

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