Robot Turtles?


Yep, robots are invading the oceans. So what if turtles are dying out? We’ll replace them with these robotic babies. Ok, not really. This is a turtle-inspired cargo vessel, from what I can tell. It travels at about 7 knots and stores its goods in its little shell. There’s also space in there for its […]

The Science of Lucid Dreaming [Video]


Have you ever wanted to take control of your dreams? Now you can, with the science of how to lucid dream! With these simple steps, and a little practice, you’ll soon experience sleep like never before. [ASAPScience]

What is the Absolute Hottest Temperature Something Can Get? [Video]


Absolute zero is the absolute coldest temperature anything can be, but is there a limit to how hot something can get? [VSauce]

Ewwwww: Perfume = Whale Barf [Science!]


Did you now that the fixative (Ambergris) in perfumes that allows the product to keep on smelling good on your skin for a long time comes from whale barf? But thanks to researcher Baillie Redfern from the University of British Columbia that may fortunately soon change. [Phdcomics]

Mercury: The Party Animal of the Solar System


The image doesn’t quite properly explain that the orbits are actually those of MESSENGER, the NASA spacecraft that was trying to orbit Mercury (not the orbit of Mercury itself). Don’t blame the spacecraft though – it’s Mercury’s lopsided mass and thus its unstable gravity field that has it in a wibbly wobbly orbit (probably caused […]

Dark Matter Rap [Science Music Video]


What if I said there’s something funky with the universe? For all the time that humans beings roamed the planet earth There was something we couldn’t feel and couldn’t see Oblivious to Dark Matter in our galaxy [comaniddy]

The Merging of Two Supermassive Black Holes [Video]


Supermassive black hole + supermassive black hole = super-SUPERmassive black hole! Supercomputer models of merging black holes reveal properties that are crucial to understanding future detections of gravitational waves. This movie follows two orbiting black holes and their accretion disk during their final three orbits and ultimate merger. Redder colors correspond to higher gas densities. […]

How to Make Paper Hexaflexagons [Video]


Hexaflexagons: The coolest thing ever since the invention of the wheel. Try it, your mind will be blown. [ViHart]

Cool Tee: Science > Beliefs T-Shirt


A cool new tee by Science doesn’t care about invisible men in the sky, crazy conspiracy theories, or the power of wishful thinking. We’re looking at you “The Secret”. Science cuts through all the bullshit and that’s why the equation of Science > Beliefs will always be true. [Get it @ | 15% […]

NASA Records Earth’s Song For the First Time [Video]


A NASA spacecraft has recorded eerie-sounding radio emissions coming from our own planet. These beautiful “songs of Earth” could, ironically, be responsible for the proliferation of deadly electrons in the Van Allen Belts. [Via]

Motion Sickness – What is it? [Video]


Feeling a bit under the weather after reading in the car, or spending some time on the sea? Find out the secret behind motion sickness in humans. [ASAPScience]

Asteroid Cloud to Buy Time Against Climate Change

Climate change is one of those hot topics these days. We are increasingly realizing we need to be more “green” and stop abusing our planet lest we break the atmosphere as we know it. In the meantime, in order to preserve our way of life, scientists are trying to come up with ways to battle […]