The Turing Test Explained: Can a computer pass for a human?


What is consciousness? Can an artificial machine really think? For many, these have been vital considerations for the future of artificial intelligence. But British computer scientist Alan Turing decided to disregard all these questions in favor of a much simpler one: Can a computer talk like a human? Alex Gendler describes the Turing test and […]

A Detailed Look at How Owls Can Fly in Absolute Silence [Science Video]


Using sensitive sound equipment the team from “SUper Powered Owls” try to find out how an owl can fly so silently compared to other birds. [BBC Earth]

How Many People Can the Earth Hold?


There are over seven billion people currently living on Earth, but with limited resources, when will we run out of room? Life Noggin analyzes the situation. [Life Noggin]

Hilarious: ElectroBOOM Explains How 3D Printing Works [Video]


Remember Mehdi Sadaghdar, that crazy electrical engineer that keeps hurting himself while explaining all sorts of interesting concepts about the world of electricity? In his latest video, Mehdi explains how 3D printing works, and as you’d expect from him, things don’t work exactly as planned. Check it out! [ElectroBOOM]

Beautiful: The Hubble Space Telescope Sees a Star ‘Inflating’ a Giant Bubble [Video]


A detailed look at NGC 7635, also called the Bubble Nebula, by the Hubble Space Telescope. A zoom into the Hubble Space Telescope photograph of an enormous, balloon-like bubble being blown into space by a super-hot, massive star. Astronomers trained the iconic telescope on this colorful feature, called the Bubble Nebula, or NGC 7635. [ […]

The HIDDEN World of MICROBIOMES [Science Video]


Listen as biologist Elaine Hsiao explains everything you need to know about microbiomes, the hidden world of microbial communities that live in your body and your surroundings. [Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD Comics)]

Stunning Aurora Borealis from Space in Ultra HD (4K)


This video was produced using time-lapses shot from the International Space Station, showing both the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis phenomena that occur when electrically charged electrons and protons in the Earth’s magnetic field collide with neutral atoms in the upper atmosphere. [NASA]

A Scientific Look at Why Fad Diets Do Not Work


Conventional wisdom about diets, including government health recommendations, seems to change all the time. And yet ads routinely come out claiming to have THE answer about what we should eat. So how do we distinguish what’s actually healthy from what advertisers just want us to believe is good for us? This Ted video gives the […]

5 Extraordinary & Mind Blowing Sea Creatures


The ocean is a deep, scary place filled with things we haven’t even yet discovered. It is essentially outer space, but on our own planet. That means we know it is inhabited with weird-ass creatures by default. Here are five extraordinary and mind blowing sea creatures you may not have known about (and been better […]

The Story of Zero: When You Get Something from Nothing [Video]


Is zero really a number? How did it come about? Hannah Fry tells the story of how zero went from nothing to something. [The Royal Institution]

Space Elevator – Science Fiction or the Future of Mankind?


So. Space elevators, are they a thing we should be talking about? Let’s find out in the latest episode of “In a Nutshell.” [Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell]

Could You Outrun A Fart? [Science Video]


We know the speed of light and the speed of sound, what about the speed of a fart? ASAP Science is asking the hard hitting questions this week – Could You Outrun A Fart? [AsapScience]