A Look at Why Our Body Ages [Science Video]


Human bodies aren’t built for extreme aging: our capacity is set at about 90 years. But what does aging really mean, and how does it counteract the body’s efforts to stay alive? Monica Menesini details the nine physiological traits that play a central role in aging. [TED Ed]

DNA Explained Through the Power of Music (Science Rap Academy) [Video]


8th grade science teacher Tom McFadden encourages his students to be creative when it comes to learning science, so he has started the Science Rap Academy, a series of youtube videos that will teach you all about DNA, photosynthesis, and more! What is DNA? Find out in this insanely good music videos from the 2015-2016 […]

Schizophrenia: What If You Hear Voices In Your Head? [Science Video]


Why do some people experience auditory hallucinations? ASAP Science debunks some myths associated to schizophrenia in their latest video. [ASAP Science]

The Power of Scientific Curiosity: Everybody’s Got Questions (Yup) [Science Music Video]


Youtuber and 8th grade science teacher Tom McFadden composed this fun parody of “Choices” by E-40 to promote the amazing power of scientific curiosity. Kudos to Tom and the 76 scientists, engineers, educators, and YouTubers who agreed to participate in this project! Oh, and with all the work that Tom put into this, it’s kind […]

How to Build The World’s Easiest DIY Electric Train at Home! [Video]


Thanks to Physics Girl, learn all about how you can make a super simple and super fun DIY electric train at home using a copper wire, a battery, and magnets! Science is awesome! [Physics Girl | Via Nerdist]

How Is Your Phone Changing You? (Body and Brain) [Video]


Should you be worried about how your cell phone impacts your brain and body? Listen this video to find out! [ASAPScience]

Explaining What a Nuclear Winter Is: What if the World Ended? [Video]


In this video, Jake Roper from Vsauce3 that explains what the aftermath of a nuclear fallout would be like, or what we call “a nuclear winter.” [Vsauce3]

A Look at What Makes You… You! [Science Video]


Youtubers “In a Nutshell” (above) and CGP Grey (below) take a look at what makes you, as a human being, you, an independant, self aware entity! [Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell | CGP Grey]

The Alchemist Who Discovered There Was Phosphorus in Pee


In the 1660’s, German alchemist Hennig Brand thought he knew the secret to making solid gold: pee. So set was he on these golden ambitions, he dehydrated 1,500 gallons (gallons!) of human urine to make it happen. Though pee ultimately failed to produce gold, Brand didn’t have to flush all his hard work down the […]

Stealth Airplanes: How Do They Work? [Science Video]


Youtuber “Real Engineering” takes a look at the science that makes stealth airplanes almost invisible to radars. Check it out! [Real Engineering]

Watch Lightning Hit Earth In Super Slow Motion [Video]


Professor Ningyu Liu at the Geospace Physics Laboratory caught a beautiful lightning show from a recent storm. It’s recorded at 7000 frames per second and the playback speed is 700 frames per second. The video was filmed on May 20 near the Florida Institute of Technology’s Melbourne campus. [Florida Institute of Technology | Via Gizmodo]

Could You Survive 2.5 Million Years Ago?


We often take things like medicine and science for granted. Would you be able to survive on the Earth millions of years ago? [Life Noggin]