A One Year Time-Lapse of Earth as Seen from 1 Million Miles Away [Video]


On July 20, 2015, NASA released to the world the first image of the sunlit side of Earth captured by the space agency’s EPIC camera on NOAA’s DSCOVR satellite. The camera has now recorded a full year of life on Earth from its orbit at Lagrange point 1, approximately 1 million miles from Earth, where […]

ElectroBOOM Demonstrates The Awesome Properties of Graphite [Video]


Graphite is one of the many interesting forms of carbon. And carbon I love! It morphs into coal, diamond, graphite, graphene, fullerenes, nanotubes, buckyballs and more, all with their own set of fantastic properties. Except for CO2, that causes global warming. But graphite is awesome! [ElectroBOOM]

Orchids: The Masters Of Lying, Cheating & Stealing [Science Video]


Minute Earth takes a fascinating look at orchids, the ultimate masters of lying, cheating and stealing in the plant world. [Minute Earth]

Speaking of Chemistry: The Truth About Wasabi [Video]


Unless you’ve had a sushi chef grate a $50 wasabi stem right onto your plate, you’ve probably not had the real thing. Find out what that green paste next to your tuna roll really is and how compounds in authentic wasabi may one-day treat a variety of medical ailments. [Reactions]

Beautiful: Burning Iron in Liquid Oxygen [Science Video]


Watch what happens when burning iron is dropped into liquid oxygen. [Periodic Videos]

Pokémon in Real Life [Science Video]


We’re obsessed with Pokémon Go, but are there Pokémon in REAL LIFE? Find out in ASAP Science’s latest video! [ASAP Science]

Will Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Kill Us All? [Science Video]


Antibiotics can save millions of lives, but they have also lead to the rise of superbugs! Can these drug-resistant bugs be stopped? Life Noggin takes a look at the situation. [Life Noggin]

How North America Got its Shape [Science Video]


North America didn’t always have its familiar shape, nor its famed mountains, canyons, and plains: all of that was once contained in an unrecognizable mass, buried deep in Rodinia, a huge supercontinent that lay on the face of the Earth. Peter J. Haproff explains how it took millions of years and some incredible plate tectonics […]

Your Brain and Alzheimer’s Disease [Science Video]


VSauce takes a look at what is Alzheimer’s Disease, what might cause it, and possible future treatments. [VSauce]

This Light Bulb Has Been Burning for 115 Years!


The Centennial Bulb has been running for 115 years! It has gone through 2 world wars, the development of the atomic bomb, the moon landing, 25 different Zelda games, and a lot more! When you think that current incandescent bulbs run for about 1000 hours, and this one has been going on for over 1 […]

Drake Equation: What is the Likelihood of Life Emerging in the Universe?


A fantastic animation that explains the famous drake equation with the help of the voice of COSMOS editor Wilson da Silva. The Drake equation is a probabilistic argument used to arrive at an estimate of the number of active, communicative extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy. [Andrzej Dudnik]

The Chemistry of Sparklers [Science Video + Infographic]


From Reactions: Now that the Fourth of July is just around the corner you firework lovers out there are gearing up for the big day. We on the other hand have been taking an up close, slow motion look at the chemistry of how sparklers work. Chemistry of Sparklers infographic: [Reactions]