6 Home Remedies Actually Supported by Science

From SciShow: In the comments of our episode debunking six popular home remedies, a lot of you asked us if there are any that do work. Well, here’s the answer! [SciShow] Advertisements


Why Comic Sans Isn’t the Worst Font Ever

Nothing can undo the invention of Comic Sans, but that may not be a bad thing since it seems to be helping people with dyslexia. [SciShow Psych]

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]