Buzz Aldrin Fronts Mars VR Experience

Buzz Aldrin can take you on a trip to Mars. But sadly it’s only virtual reality for now. The second man on the moon will star in a VR movie showing his proposal for trips using the moons of both Earth and Mars as stopping points on six-month journeys to the red planet. The movie […]

Meet Your Microbiome! [Science Video]

What you don’t know about your microbiome might one day kill you, or just give you a very bad case of diarrhea. Watch this episode of SciShow to find out more! [SciShow]

Speaking of Chemistry: How to make tomatoes taste awesome again [Science Video]

Supermarket tomatoes account for nearly 10% of produce sales in the U.S., but they taste terrible. What can be done to make them great again? [Reactions]

Why Is A Group Of Crows Called A “Murder”? [Video]

Collective nouns are a great way to have fun with language and nature. [MinuteEarth]

The Chemistry of Redheads [Science Video]

Since St. Paddy’s Day is just around the corner and we here at Geeks are Sexy think redheads are insanely hot, here’s a quick video taking a look at the chemistry of what makes redheads stand out from the crowd! You might also be surprised to learn that it’s not just their fiery locks that […]

Math Lovers and Bakers, Rejoice! Today is Pi Day!

Hey everyone, today is Pi day! For those not in the know, Pi day is celebrated by math enthusiasts (as well as bakers) all around the world each year on March 14th for the simple reason that Pi= 3.141592…, and 3.14 = March 14. Yeah, I know, this is kind of ridiculous, but hey, why […]

How to Practice Effectively… For Just About Anything

Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? Annie Bosler and Don Greene explain how practice affects the inner workings of our […]

What Happens If You Throw a Magnet In Copper Pipe [Video]

Most of you probably have already seen videos of similar experiments, but this is so cool that I just had to share it with you guys. [Oleksandr Hech]

The Material Of The Future: Carbon Fiber Explained [Video]

Carbon fiber is the next great leap in material science. Learn more in this informative video by Youtube channel Real Engineering. [Real Engineering]

Solar System Rings

Solar system necklaces aren’t that uncommon, but this is a new twist on planetary jewellery. Created by etsy seller jamincjewelry, it’s a stackable set of rings, meaning you can easily keep up with the latest arguments over definitions. Sadly this has already sold, but the seller does take commissions.

NASA Pluto Chief Wants Moon To Be Planet

A recently published paper by a NASA scientist argues that our moon should in fact be classed as a planet. Alan Stern says the current definition of a planet is only useful for astronomers. At the moment, what is and isn’t considered a planet is decided by the International Astronomical Union. It has three criteria, […]

NASA Unveils Trappist-1E Promo Poster

It’s barely a week since the announcement of the discovery of seven exoplanets spotted by the Spitzer Space telescope. But NASA has already added one of them, TRAPPIST-1E to its range of tourism-style posters that covers everything from Mars to Kepler-16b. Here’s the official blurb: Some 40 light-years from Earth, a planet called TRAPPIST-1e offers […]