What Exactly is Conciousness? [Science Video]

Patient P.S. suffered a stroke that damaged the right side of her brain, leaving her unaware of everything on her left side. If someone threw a ball at her left side, she might duck. But she wouldn’t have awareness of the ball or know why she ducked. Where does consciousness come from? Michael Graziano explores […]


5 of the Coolest Partnerships Between Animals and Bacteria

This Valentine’s Day, send a little love to your bacterial buddies! Our microbes keep us healthy, but some bacteria give their animal companions superpowers, like immunity to poison, or even invisibility! [SciShow]

TIMELAPSE: Single-Celled Zygote Develops Into an Alpine Newt [Video]

Watch as a single-celled zygote becomes an alpine newt in six pulsing minutes of timelapse. A film by photographer / filmmaker Jan van IJken. [Aeon Video | Via BoingBoing]

Why Don’t We Have Nuclear Fusion Power Yet? [Science Video]

Fusion power is supposed to save us from fossil fuels, so when is nuclear fusion going to be a viable option and why has it been so elusive? [SciShow]

Why Can’t We Make Spider Silk? [Science Video]

People have been using silkworm silk to make stuff for thousands of years, but spider silk could potentially be even more useful. It’s stronger than steel, super stretchy, and could be made into anything from bridge cables to biodegradable water bottles… if only we could figure out how to cultivate it. [SciShow]

Magnetic Fields in Slow Motion [Video]

Youtuber Magnetic Games used magnetite sand and a poweful magnet to show us (in slow motion) how magnetif fields work. The result is quite hypotizing! [Magnetic Games | Via LS]

What Happens When You Freeze To Death? [Science Video]

Good reason to stay inside during this Polar Vortex! [ASAP Science]