From TED Education: The genre of dystopia – the ‘not good place’– has captured the imaginations of artists and audiences alike for centuries. But why do we bother with all this pessimism? Alex Gendler explains how dystopias act as cautionary tales – not about some particular government or technology, but the very idea that humanity […]
Most of us have experienced food poisoning, but with 31 unique species of bacteria, viruses, and parasites as common culprits, it’s hard to know exactly what it is. [SciShow]
Viruses all around us, they evolve, grow, and can be killed. But are they alive? Find out in this episode of SciShow! [SciShow]
If you feel building your very own levitating hot dog cooker is something you absolutely have to accomplish in life, Youtuber NightHawkInLight will set you on the path to success. Someone should give this guy some kind of award for this society changing innovation.
The The Action Lab: In this video I show you what happens when you bring a type II superconductor near ferrofluid that is in a magnetic field. Then I show you what happens when you pour a liter of ferrofluid on a giant neodymium magnet! [The Action Lab]
Your eyes get heavy and gradually close… But wait! It’s only lunch time and you still have so much to do. Would taking a nap help? Or would it derail your day? Well, that depends on a few things— especially what stages of sleep the nap includes. Sara C. Mednick details the cognitive benefits of […]
I’m sure you already know that proteins are a very important part of your diet, but actually, they’re much more than that! Watch this enlightening vide form Minute Earth to learn more about what proteins are and the functions they have in your body. [Minute Earth]
Why aren’t commercial flights getting faster? Dig into the technological and environmental problems facing supersonic flight. And here’s another video explaining some of the problems caused by sonic booms from commercial flights: