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]

Commander Hadfield: Space Travel Timetable is no Gimmick

Fresh off a musical performance that was literally out of this world, International Space Station commander Chris Hadfield has warned that future space missions won’t be rushed just to keep the public excited. As we’ve covered earlier, this week marks the end of Hadfield’s six month trip to the ISS, during which he kept us […]

What Is Freezer Burn? [Video]

Freezer burn sucks, especially when you feel like having a scoop of cold, delicious ice cream when it gets really hot during summer time. It just ruins the taste and texture of almost everything it touches. So, if just like me, you wonder how freezer burn actually occurs, check out this informative video from the […]

How Shopping Malls Make You Buy [Video]

It’s science! Marc Fennell investigates how shopping malls are designed to make you buy things. [ABCHungryBeast | Via UD]

For Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month: What is Multiple Sclerosis? [Science!]

From the guys over at ASAPScience: In honor of International Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, we made a video covering what exactly MS is. Hopefully this video can make it’s way to your audience and begin to shine a brighter light on MS. [ASAPScience]

What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains [VIdeo]

That image of the guy sitting in front of his computer you see above, the one right before you hit the play button? That’s totally me right now. Most of us are on the Internet on a daily basis and whether we like it or not, the Internet is affecting us. It changes how we […]

NASA Releases Amazing Image of Giant “Solar Whip” [Pic]

As our sun heads to its 11 year solar maximum, NASA has captured, during a solar flare, this amazing picture of a giant “solar whip” last week. A burst of solar material leaps off the left side of the sun in what’s known as a prominence eruption. This image combines three images from NASA’s Solar […]

The Amazing Properties of Ferrofluids [Video]

Materials scientist and Christmas Lecturer Mark Miodownik demonstrates some of the weird properties of ferrofluid. This liquid is literally ‘dripping with magnetism’, containing a suspension of ferromagnetic nanoparticles that make the liquid responsive to external magnetic fields, generating unusual patterns, shapes and motion. Oh, and while we’re on the subject of ferrofluids, there’s a cool […]

Have You Ever Seen An Atom?

Scientists at the University of California Los Angeles have found a way to create stunningly detailed 3D reconstructing of platinum nanoparticles at an atomic scale. These are being used to study tiny structural irregularities called dislocations. [Source: NatureVideoChannel | Via UD]