Drone Has Bird-Like Wings

Swiss researchers have taken inspiration from nature by designing a drone whose wings have artificial feathers. The Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne’s drone mirrors the way a bird not only has feathers but can fold its wings. The idea is to make the drone more versatile and increase overall performance. The big difference is that […]

Why Can’t Monkeys Talk Like Us? [Science Video]

For decades scientists believed that monkeys could not speak human language due to an anatomical difference in vocal tracts. Today, we’re not so sure that this is the limiting factor after all. [SciShow]

Myth-testing Christmas movies with SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS [Videos]

From Mark Rober: Jake from Vsauce3 and I test scenes from Home Alone, Elf and A Christmas Story using only the Scientific Method… and some cow eyes. And here’s the other video from VSauce3: [Mark Rober]

British Scientists Launched a Meat Pie Into Space [Video]

Here is some footage of a meat pie being launched into space at the World Pie Eating Championships in Wigan Greater Manchester, England.) We are aware that scientists have been experimenting with plants on the International Space Station to see if their molecular structure changes, so we are experimenting with pies to see if the […]

Secular Science Christmas Carols [Video]

Happy Holidays! Here are your favorite carols with a science twist! [ASAP Science]

How Far Away Can You Get From Everybody Else? [Video]

How far away can you possibly get from every other human on the planet? The answer is actually quite far, there are a lot of extremely remote places left in the world and some of them have actually yet to be reached by anybody in all of history. [RealLifeLore]

How To Debunk Perpetual Motion Machines [Video]

From The Royal Institution: Perpetual motion machines are tantalising. Videos of contraptions claiming to have achieved the impossible goal of endless free motion rack up millions of views on YouTube. But they’re not real. Perpetual motion machines violate the fundamental laws of our universe. In this video, we teamed up with YouTuber Tom Scott to […]

Feynman’s Building Blocks of Thermodynamics Explained [Video]

There are many ways to describe the first law of thermodynamics, and many ways to explain it. In this unique animation, chemist Andrea Sella recalls one of Richard Feynman’s descriptions of the law. In a classic analogy, Feynman imagines a child with a set of building blocks, and a mother struggling to ensure he doesn’t […]

Living With the Prosthetics of the Future[Video]

In this episode of Humans+, we meet Nicky Ashwell to learn about the technology behind her bionic hand and what the prosthetics of the future could look like. Here’a another episode of Humans+ about another incredibly advanced prosthetic: [Motherboard]

The Star That Trolled Astronomers [Video]

In 1967, a star was discovered that seemed to be different than most stars: it looked like it was blinking at a regular interval. First, they thought it might be of extraterrestrial origin, but clearly, it was not. Watch this episode of SciShow Space to find out more! [SciShow Space]

The Story of How the Fahrenheit Temperature Scale Came to Be [Video]

The crazy story of the arbitrary temperature scale used in a tiny minority of countries. [Veritasium]

You Can’t See This: A Mind Tricks Video

These mind tricks might blow your mind and convince you that your eyes aren’t always telling the truth! [AsapSCIENCE]