Illusion: This Video Tricks You in Seeing Something That’s Not There [Video]

The Rabbit Illusion is a time-travelling illusion that makes you retroactively see something that is not there. Watch above! Caltech researchers have developed these two new illusions that reveal how the senses can influence each other—in particular, how sound can give rise to visual illusions. These illusions occur so quickly that they illustrate a phenomenon […]


There is no God: Stephen Hawking’s Final Book

“Brief Answers to the Big Questions,” Stephen Hawking’s final book, was released posthumously Tuesday and answers the 10 biggest questions the scientist was commonly asked: Is there a God? [“There is no God. No one directs the universe.”] How did it all begin? What is inside a black hole? Can we predict the future? Is […]

What if cracks in concrete could fix themselves?

Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. It can be found in swathes of city pavements, bridges that span vast rivers and the tallest skyscrapers on earth. But it does have a weakness: it’s prone to catastrophic cracking that has immense financial and environmental impact. What if we could avoid that […]

Why Carbon Dating Might Be in Danger [Science Video]

Carbon dating transformed fields like archeology and paleontology, but its use might be in danger. Find out why in this episode of SciShow. [SciShow]

7 Wacky Ways Birds Use Feathers [Science Video]

Feathers are good for flying, but they help birds do a lot more than just soar through the skies. [SciShow]

How the Food You Eat Affects Your Brain [Science Video]

When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or so restless at night? Mia Nacamulli takes you into the brain to find out. [Ted […]

Your Brain On Adderall: The Study Drug

How does adderall work? And should you take it? [ASAP Science]