3 Weird, Real Ways We Could Fix Icy Roads [Science Video]

Salting roads in the winter is pretty commonplace in areas of the world that see freezing temperatures, but it isn’t the only solution. [SciShow] Advertisements


6 Foods That Are Toxic If You Prepare Them Incorrectly

We prepare a lot of our food to make it safer to eat, but a piece of bread probably won’t hurt you if it’s not made correctly. These six foods, on the other hand, definitely can. [SciShow]

Hacking the Brain: The Future of Prosthetics [Science Video]

We usually think of ‘hacking’ as a bad thing, but scientists are working on ways to hack the brain that will greatly benefit people with prosthetics, and maybe someday people with paralysis. [SciShow]

Purple Bacteria: Turning Poop Into Biofuel

Scientists are turning wastewater into fuel, using special bacteria, and other scientists have unveiled bionic mushrooms that can produce electricity! [SciShow]

A Time-Lapse Video of a Rocket Launch as Seen from Space [Video]

Last week, on November 16, a Soyuz-FG rocket was launched from Kazakhstan to deliver two and a half tons of material to the ISS. The launch was photographed from the ISS itself, but no video was available for viewing, so photography enthusiast and member of the Italian Space and Astronautics Association Riccardo Rossi used the […]

Deal: Save $100 on The 23andME Health + Ancestry DNA Test (Includes Reports on Health, Wellness, Ancestry & More!) – Just $99!

DNA tests have been here for a few years, but now, they’re cheaper (and more reliable!) than ever! Today, as part of their Black Friday sale, Amazon has the 23andMe Health + Ancestry DNA test just just $99 instead of $199! ANCESTRY FEATURES Ancestry reports – 5 reports including: Ancestry Composition, Maternal & Paternal Haplogroups, […]

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Debunks Space Myths

Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about space. Is there any sound in space? Does space smell like burnt steak? Is NASA working on warp speed? [Wired]

Why You Might Not Want to Be ‘The Smart Kid’ [Science Video]

Whether you think of yourself as “the smart kid” or not, thinking so might affect your grades a lot more than how smart you actually are… [SciShow Psych]