Voyager 2’s 11 Billion Mile Journey at a Human Scale [Video]

40 years later, Voyager 2 is really, really, really, really far from Earth. [Vox]

What Are The Chances You ACTUALLY Have ADHD? (ft. Mayim Bialik)

What is ADHD, really? Mayim Bialik from The Big Bang Theory joins the team from Life Noggin to discuss common signs and symptoms. [Life Noggin]

What Happens If We Throw an Elephant From a Skyscraper? [Science Video]

Warning: Don’t attempt throwing an elephant from a skyscraper. This is a really, really, really bad idea. :) Size is the most under appreciated regulators of living things. [Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell]

Will Batteries One Day Power The World? The Limits Of Lithium-ion [Video]

Can Batteries Power Everything? This video is about the physical and chemical limitations to electrolytic batteries, and how we might surpass the energy density and specific energy of lithium-ion batteries (like the Panasonic 18650 batteries used in the Tesla Model S, for example). [Minute Physics]

How Much of That Thing Will Kill You [Science Video]

A lot of things can kill you when consumed in sufficient quantity. Here are some surprising ones! [ASAP Science]

Which of These Containers Will Fill First?

Imgur user Alfakennyone posted this puzzle of few days ago: Be sure to watch the layout of the countainers carefully and let us know your answer in the comments below. If you’re not sure, the solution is right here and the animated version is here. [Alfakeynnyone]

NASA Looking For Planetary Protection Officer

NASA wants somebody to take responsibility for keeping Earth – and other planets — safe. The Planetary Protection Officer will earn up to $187,000 a year. The job isn’t so much about zapping incoming aliens. Rather it’s about making sure that space missions don’t contaminate Earth with organic or biological material from other planets and […]

Fried Chicken’s Deliciousness Explained With Science

Battered and deep-fried chicken might be one of the most delicious foods ever. But what makes this summer picnic staple so tasty? It all comes down to the chemistry of frying. In the latest Reactions video, learn how the delicate dance of fat at high temperatures leads to a crispy, savory summer snack. [Reactions]

Will we ever be able to teleport?

Is teleportation possible? Could a baseball transform into something like a radio wave, travel through buildings, bounce around corners, and change back into a baseball? Oddly enough, thanks to quantum mechanics, the answer might actually be yes… sort of! Sajan Saini explains. [TED Ed]

Lyme disease is spreading. Blame ticks — and climate change [Science Video]

Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the US; and climate change is helping it to spread even more. Animals such as deer, mice, squirrels, other critters in wooded area can be hosts to the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, that causes Lyme disease in humans. When ticks feed off these hosts, the ticks become […]

Slime Mold: A Brainless Blob that Seems Smart [Science Video]

Slime molds look gross and… not smart, but they definitely seem to communicate and plan even without neurons. Michael from the Scishow Youtube channel explains the science behind these clever eukaryotes. [SciShow]

What Does “A 50% Chance of Rain” Actually Mean?

Your friendly local weather person says there’s a 10% chance it will rain today, so you throw on your flip-flops and head out to enjoy a beautiful day. Next thing you know, you’re running through puddles, trying to get out of a torrential downpour. Bad luck or bad weather person? Find out in the latest […]