The Mystery of Mangenta and How your Eyes Perceive Colors [Video]

Why doesn’t magenta appear in the rainbow? The answer lies not in physics but in biology. Science presenter Steve Mould demonstrates the strange phenomenon of colour mixing, in which not everything is as it seems. The cone cells within our eyes are responsible for the colours we see, but are only sensitive to Red, Green […]

Can You Name That Space Rock? [Picture]

Do you know the difference between a comet, an asteroid, a meteroid, a meteor and a meteorite? [Source: Tim Lillis – Narwhal Creative (on Flickr)]

Dropping a Big Red Hot Ball of Nickel in Hot Water [Video]

Last time, Youtuber Carsandwater dropped a red hot ball of nickel on a block of ice, and this time, he’s doing it in a cup of hot water. It gets pretty interesting toward the end of the video. This time using a larger nickel ball and hot water to prolong the effects, I did not […]

AWESOME New Geeks are Sexy T-Shirt: SCIENTIA POTENTIA EST (Regular and Lady Fit)

For science! Scientia Potentia Est! Knowledge is power in Latin, a homage to the early scientists of history. Available in regular and lady fit. Be sure to use Promo Code “geeksaresexy” to get 10% off from your order! –Scientia t-shirt (Regular) –Scientia t-shirt (Lady)

The Science of Love: Love from a Biological Perspective [Video]

The brain of someone in love, from a scientific perspective, looks awfully like one that’s on cocaine. Listen as ASAPScience explains why we crave, desire, and obsess over the one we love. [ASAPScience]

Hilariously Bad 90s-Style Science Rap Music Video: Peer Review

Geeks are Sexy reader Dan Gareau just sent me this funny (and pretty bad, but this is what makes it so awesome) science rap video he recently released, and, well, I just had to post it simply because it somehow reminded me of Don’t Copy that Floppy, that old anti-piracy rap song from the 90s […]

The Elements as Cartoon Characters [Picture Gallery]

Kaycie D. is an illustrator and animator who decided that she’d do something particularly awesome for her senior thesis project at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. She decided to design characters for each of the elements in the periodic table, and she called it Elements: Experiments in Character Design. Some of the characters […]

Dropping a Red Hot Ball of Nickel On a Block of Ice [Video]

Watch as this guy drops a red hot nickel ball on a block of ice. [Via]

Find Out Your “Cool Genes”

I stumbled upon an ad for this the other day and with the tagline “discover the hidden secrets in your genes” it wasn’t hard to be intrigued. It’s just about as ‘cool’ as it sounds. Basically, the guys at coolgenes are a bunch of geneticists who like to think that you don’t only need to […]

Totally GROSS: True Facts About The Land Snail by Ze Frank [Video]

Warning: Audio might not be safe for work (reproduction habits of the snail) + plenty of mucus and disgusting footage. So far, this one is the absolute grossest among the videos from the “True Facts” series by Ze Frank. Omg. [Ze Frank]

The AntiMatter Science Rap

Hey geeks, it’s time to learn about AntiMatter! A cool new science rap from my pal Michael, aka Coma Niddy. Please note: If the captions are off, be sure to turn them on after hitting the play button. [Coma Niddy]

How Algorithms Changed The World [Infographic]

Apart from those listed in the infographic below, do you know of any other algorithms that helped change the way our world works? Let us know in the comments section below! An infographic by the team at College Degree Search