3 Senses You Didn’t Know You Had [Science Video]

At some point, you’ve probably learned about the five senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. However, the classic list doesn’t account for all the sensations we experience and use to navigate the world around us! [SciShow]

Why Are Smartphone Batteries Combusting? [Science Video]

Why did some of Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 phones explode? Find out in the latest episode of our pals over at the Scihow! [SciShow]

Should We Bring Extinct Animals Back to Life If We Can?

Well, I think if any of you are looking at the title of this video and article, you must have flirted with the same thought as me for at least ONE second. Something along the lines of “Hell no, didn’t you see Jurassic Park!?” But in all actuality, the truth of the scientific weight of […]

Are Good Looking People Jerks? (According to Math) [Video]

Watch as the folks from ASAP Science use math to prove that better looking people are jerks. [ASAP Science]

Transistors: The Invention That Changed The World [Video]

A fantastic video by “Real Engineering” explaining why transistors are probably the invention that most changed the world, ranking it even above the mastery of fire! [Real Engineering | Via LS]

Scanner ‘Reads’ Pages Of Closed Books

A variant on X-rays could scan the pages of a closed book according to MIT researchers. Tests already show the technique working on a bundle of nine sheets of paper. The research is detailed in the snappily-titled Nature Communications article “Terahertz time-gated spectral imaging for content extraction through layered structures.” It’s based around using T-rays, […]

XKCD: A Timeline of Earth’s Average Temperature

[After setting your car on fire] Listen, you car’s temperature has changed before… [Source: XKCD]

Cyber Sickness: Why Does Virtual Reality Make me Sick?

If you’re using a VR headset such as the Oculus Rift, you might have experienced what is called “Cyber Sickness,” a sickness similar to motion sickness that is related to moving around in a virtual reality world. If you want to know what this is happening, this out this episode of the Scishow to learn […]