New Podcast Series Explores the Science of Crime Scenes

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Detective Zack Foxen works for a police department in Georgia and he’s a huge nerd, especially when it comes to science — and fighting crime! His passion for solving crimes — and a prior background in theater and video production — led him to create “Forensic Geek Radio,” a podcast where he explores everything from the latest […]

The Future of Metallic Glass [Science Video]


Steel and plastic are essential to much of our infrastructure and technology. Steel is strong and hard, but difficult to shape intricately. Plastic can take on just about any form, but it’s weak and soft. Wouldn’t it be nice if there were one material as strong as the strongest steel and as shapeable as plastic? […]

Here’s Why You Should NEVER Bring Metal Objects Inside an MRI Machine [Video]


Here is why they do not allow people to have metal objects on them while entering an MRI machine. The experiment was performed using a 4 tesla MRI magnet that was about to be decommissioned. Note how magnetic objects let loose tend to oscillate along the magnet bore. That’s because the peak magnetic field gradients […]

Peanut Allergies: You’ve Been Doing It Wrong [Science Video]


Peanut allergies are among some of the most dangerous food allergies out there due to how commonly they are found in the food industry. For the past couple decades, peanut allergies have been on the rise in the United States, and scientists recently may have found out the reason why. [Reactions]

Everything Wrong With The Martian – With Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson


From Cinemasins: The Martian was one of the biggest hits of 2015, and was nominated for tons of year-end awards. But being as it’s set in space and in the near future, we thought it best to bring back Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson to help us separate this movie’s sins from its wins. [CinemaSins]

HORRIFYING: Melting Styrofoam with Acetone [Video]


This is simply someone dissolving some styrofoam cups by soaking them in nail polish remover. Pretty cool, right? Now if someone could sculpt a little terminator and sink it in the mixture like the scene where Arnold Swartznegger gets dissolved in molten metal at the end of Terminator 2, it would be just perfect! [LET’S […]

NASA: A Year in the Life of Earth’s CO2


An ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe. Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as winds disperse the greenhouse gas away from its sources. The simulation also illustrates differences in carbon dioxide levels in the northern […]

Science Is Awesome: A Compilation of Amazing Science Experiments [Video]


From Break: Science videos can be boring, but these are some of the most epic science videos on the internet. We’ve got chemistry, physics, technology, destruction, it’s just all the reasons why science is awesome. We’ve got drones, flamethrower drones aka killer drones, thermal cutting, laser cutting pizza, some sweet macrophotography showing off some soap […]

Planet Earth 100,000,000 Years From Now [Video]


100,000,000 years from now, a team of alien geologists arrive at a mysterious blue-green planet, and decide to investigate. Here’s what they’ll find. [It’s Okay To Be Smart]

Aliens: Are We Looking in the Wrong Place? [Science Video]


In this video, Minute Physics uses Statistics to explain why we might be looking in the wrong place when it comes to finding extra-terrestrial life. One theory suggests that we should be looking at planets that are both smaller and darker than ours. [MinutePhysics]

The Equinox is NOT What You Think it is!


With the spring equinox right on our doorstep today, do you really know what the equinox is? Is it when the day is just as long as the night, or is it something else? Watch this video to find out! [It’s Okay To Be Smart]

Humanity and the Antibiotic Apocalypse [Science Video]


What is the Antibiotic Apocalypse? What is it all about? And how dangerous is it? Kurzgesagt (In a Nutshell) explains. [Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell]