Why a cat always lands on its feet

This is the first live cat recorded on film, and it’s being dropped to solve a physics problem: Why do cats always land on their feet? It’s a question that was driving 19th-century scientists nuts. Until one of them used an unexpected tool to solve the mystery: a camera. Étienne-Jules Marey was an obsessive scientist […]

Why people are buying cartoon cats on the blockchain

When I show you what I’m holding, some of you might see a simple cartoon. Some of you might see a complex piece of engineering. You’d both be right. Meet Genesis, the first Cryptokitty. She’s not alone. All of a sudden, cryptokitties are everywhere. “Cryptokitties” “Cryptokitties” “The viral blockchain-based game that sparked a global craze […]

Crowdfunding, explained by Exploding Kittens

This exploding kitten can explain the truth about crowdfunding. And this one, and this one, and this one. [explosion sound effect] This is all part of a game called Exploding Kittens. If you draw an exploding kitten, you blow up unless you have the right cards. Some cards have special abilities, like Skip and Attack, […]

Meet the designer cats with wild blood

This story is about small cats… …that look like big cats… and the people that made that possible. But before we get there, let’s back up a bit. We went to an event at the Westminster Dog Show and this year cats were invited. So we went to film them, and we weren’t the only […]