Why Olive Oil is Awesome [Science Video]

Whether you sop it up with bread or use it to boost your cooking, olive oil is awesome. But a lot of chemistry goes on in that bottle that can make or break a product. Take the “extra virgin” standard: Chemistry tells us that a higher free-fatty-acid content leads to a lower grade, less tasty […]

Is Space an Abscence of Things or is It a Thing Itself? [Science Video]

Since the days of Ancient Greece, philosophers and scientists have been wondering: What is space? Is the absence of things… a thing? These questions continued to fascinate physicists in the modern era, leading Isaac Newton, Ernst Mach, and Albert Einstein to wonder about the true nature of the fabric of the cosmos. The search for […]

QUESTION: Can You Remember This? [Science Video]

Warning: This video can implant a false memory. [ASAPSCIENCE]

How to See the Invisible [Science Video]

Check out this fun and enlightening video by Derek Muller from Veritasium showing a setup that will allow you to see the invisible at home: light, energy, and the constant chemical reactions around us everyday. I first saw a Schlieren imaging setup around ten years ago in Melbourne. I was immediately fascinated by the way […]

What If The Whole World Went Vegetarian? [Science Video]

If everyone in the world became vegetarian today, what would the impact be? ASAP Science breaks down the fascinating outcomes in their new video. [ASAP Science]

The Science of Hypnosis [Video]

You might think that hypnosis is just a fun gimmick for stage shows and plot twists, but it turns out, there’s a lot more to it than just that. Hypnosis is a state of human consciousness involving focused attention and reduced peripheral awareness and an enhanced capacity for response to suggestion. The term may also […]

How Do Accents Work? [Video]

Have you ever wondered how accents work? Tune in to this episode of BrainStuff to find out about the ever-evolving accent. [BrainStuff]

Starting a Fire With a Water-Filled Sandwich Bag [Video]

The intensity of sunlight on Earth is about 1300 Watts per square meter. When you focus the sun’s rays using a magnifying glass (or in this case sphere of water) you can increase the intensity roughly ten thousand fold. This increases the temperature of wood to its autoignition point starting the reaction with oxygen in […]

What Are The Chances Our Universe Is A Hologram? [Science Video]

There’s a theory floating around the science community that we live in a hologram. The crazy part? There’s a chance it’s correct! Watch this episode of Life Noggin to learn all about this theory! [Life Noggin]

What Time Zones are the Poles In?

Here’s a totally useless fact… unless you decide to travel to one of the poles, of course. Given that they are every possible hour all the time, or more aptly technically in every time zone, it may come as no surprise to you that there are no official time zones at the poles. Nevertheless, groups […]

Making Materials That Heal Themselves [Science Video]

You might not need to throw away your broken glasses and get new ones anymore, thanks to these unique materials that can heal themselves! Learn all about them in this episode of SciShow! [SciShow]

Why Is Salt So Bad for You, Anyway? [Science Video]

You’ve probably been told that eating too much salt is bad for you, especially if you have high blood pressure. But what exactly does salt do to our bodies that can make it so hard on our hearts? [SciShow]