Bang Goes the Theory: Rocket Science 101 [Video]


Jem Stansfield witnesses the awesome power of rockets with the Bloodhound land speed record project. Incredible HD clip from BBC 1 science series, Bang Goes the Theory. [BBCWorldwide | Via IHC]

The Story of Frozen Food [History + Science!]


The history of frozen food as explained by Minute Earth! [Minute Earth]

Chemistry Dubstep [Video]


Music made from sounds recorded in a chemistry lab, now how awesome is that? [Periodic Videos | Via]

Applied Theoretical Physics: It’s Not my Fault Eva, It’s Physics!


A little quantum mechanics could actually help you talk your way out of some pretty awkward situations… or maybe not. Thanks Steven! [AwkwardSpaceship]

Former Subway workers makes prime number breakthrough


A previously little-known lecturer has made a significant breakthrough in the exploration of prime numbers. Dr Yitang Zhang of the University of New Hampshire has brought mathematics closer than ever before to confirming that twin primes are infinite. A twin prime is simply two consecutive prime numbers that differ only by two. The lowest examples […]

Butter vs Margarine Explained [Video]


What the heck is the difference between butter and margarine, and is one better for you than the other? Get the fatty facts! [AsapScience]

It’s OK to be Smart: Why Music Moves Us [Video]


Why does music make us feel happy or sad? Or angry or romantic? How can simple sound waves cause so much emotion? I went from my comfy chair to the streets of Austin to investigate how it might be written into our neuroscience and evolution. Modern neuroscience says our brains may be wired to pick […]

The Five Senses in Space: Hearing, Sight, Taste, Smell, and Touch [Video]


5 Senses, 5 videos from CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield describing how space affects each.. Hearing Sight Taste Smell Touch [CSA]

The NEW Periodic Table Song [Video]


If the Animaniacs and Science had a child, this would be it! Every element of the Periodic Table, sung (in order)! [ASAPScience]

What Your Body Does In 30 Seconds [Video]


In the next 30 seconds, your body will, on average: Take 8 breath Produce 0.3 grams of carbon dioxide Your heart will beat 36 times Produce 72 million red blood cells Your blood will travel 4 miles (6.4 KM) Shed 174,000 skin cells Blink 7 times Have 25 thoughts Generate 100 watts of power [Buzzfeed […]

Baba Brinkman 101: Mastering Science Through Rap


On a quiet Sunday morning, I had the chance to meet up with Baba Brinkman, the sole peer-reviewed rapper in the world. Between sips of one-sugared coffees we discussed his life, but mostly his work which he promotes as consciousness-raising, provocative and irreverent. In fact, irreverent is his favorite word, and it describes everything he […]

Star Systems are Late at Jumping on the Meme Bandwagon [Pic]

The strongest incentive we have to develop faster-than-light travel is that it would let us apologize in advance. [Source: XKCD]