Could You Survive a Falling Elevator? [Video]

What if your basic at-the-office elevator ride takes a sudden turn for the dark side of gravity—could you survive it? Find out in this episode of SciShow! [SciShow]

How Physics Saved Two Million Premature Babies [Video]

Doctors beat back a disease that was killing tens of thousands of babies a year with a machine based on a simple principle of physics. [MinuteEarth]

How The Toilet Changed History

Did you know that one in three people alive in 2017 do not have access to toilets or latrines? Over a billion people on our planet still defecate out in the open. It may sometimes seem like things are getting worse, but there’s lots of reasons to be optimistic about the future. More people have […]

9 Groundbreaking Discoveries About Sleep [Science Video]

There’s a lot about sleep that we don’t understand, like why we even sleep in the first place, for example. Here are some amazing discoveries biologists have made while trying to solve the mystery of sleep. [SciShow]

Why’s a Meter a Meter? [Science Video]

Meter is the standard unit of length used by most countries around the world. But how did they define it? Watch this episode of Scishow to find out! [SciShow]

Milk vs. Dark Chocolate: The Ultimate Scientific Showdown

Valentines Day is here, and for all you chocolate lovers out there, we put dark and milk chocolate together in an end all be all faceoff. Which of these deliciously and potentially healthful treats will come out as the greatest? Only the chemistry thunder dome will tell… [Reactions]

What is Bipolar Disorder?

The word bipolar means ‘two extremes.’ For the many millions experiencing bipolar disorder around the world, life is split between two different realities: elation and depression. So what causes this disorder? And can it be treated? Helen M. Farrell describes the root causes and treatments for bipolar disorder. [TED Ed]

Common Misconceptions About Evolution [Science Video]

Evolution is particularly vulnerable to misunderstandings around the scientific language. SciShow clears up some confusing language! [SciShow]

“Pink Noise” Could Save Hearing In Crashes

Think car crash injuries and you probably think concussion or whiplash. But Mercedes-Benz wants to tackle another risk: hearing damage caused by the sound of the impact. IEEE, which spotted an upcoming “Pre-Safe Sound” feature in a new car range, notes that a crash can produce sounds inside the car of 145 decibels, which can […]

Do I Have ADHD? A Not so Simple Question!

Do I Have ADHD or ADD? If you’re wondering if you are affected by this condition, you are not alone: A lot of people search the Internet every day for this not so simple question. There are a lot of sites out there claiming that they can tell you if you suffer from attention deficit […]

Epic How To: How to Time Travel [Video]

Here’s everything you need to know about time travel… simplified tremendously. [AWE Me]

Bill Nye is Back in “Bill Nye Saves the World” [Trailer]

Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill Nye – science guy, educator, mechanical engineer, and curator of curiosity – returns with a new show. Each episode of Bill Nye Saves the World tackles a specific topic or concept through lively panel discussions, wide-ranging correspondent reports from a crackerjack team, and Bill’s very special blend of lab procedure […]