Amazing Liquid Sand Hot Tub – Fluidized Air Bed [Video]

From Mark Rober: Fluidized beds are used in industry for various reasons. They also happen to be really cool to play with and swim in. I made a liquid sand hot tub by adding air in just the right way. [Mark Rober]

Closer to a Cure: Combating Alzheimer’s With New Compute Technology

The human brain remains a complex mystery. But, if we dare to dream big—and have the proper tools and data to fuel those ambitions—we may one day discover cures for diseases as devastating as Alzheimer’s. At the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), more than 1,000 neuroscientists are using the latest technology to identify biomarkers […]

Founding An Inbreeding-Free Space Colony

How much genetic diversity would we need to found a colony on another planet? This episode of Scishow takes a look a this very important question. [SciShow]

“Vantablack” Olympic Park Building Will Tear Hole In Skyline

An architect will use the world’s darkest material to make a building that looks like somebody has ripped a hole in the horizon. The structure clad in Vantablack will be part of the Olympic Park in South Korea for next year’s Winter Games. Vantablack is made of carbon nanotubes, which are one-atom thick sheets of […]

What Does A Cochlear Implant Sound Like?

Cochlear implants don’t generate sound like a hearing aid would. Instead, they zap your cochlea. Find out exacly how they work in this episode of SciShow. [SciShow]

What if Earth Was Hit by a Giant Solar Flare?

Solar storms are really common, but occasionally they can be huge, causing more than pretty light shows in the auroras. What would happen nowadays if we had a massive solar storm? [SciShow Space]

XY Cell Life: A Rap Music Video About Genetics

Morehouse College student Julien Turner wrote this song after his biology professor offered to give an extra credit to students who made a music video about one of the subjects that was covered in class. Lyrics: DNA starts to unwind The RNA reads the other side Meiosis is the key to making life Mitosis copies […]

If Juice Cleanse Ads Were Honest [Video]

Your body can detox itself just fine without all those crappy juices and products. Feeling bloated and need to detox? Well, drinking salad in liquid form will absolutely not help you at all, but boy will you feel Hashtag-virtuous when you share pictures of yourself with our beautiful juice cleanse bottles all across social media. […]