Let’s Jam! [Comic]

[Source: Sara Zimmerman at Unearthed Comics]

10 Most Habitable Alien Worlds

Need a new home? Then look no further than the 10 most habitable alien worlds known to man. Please note that these are ranked by similarity with Earth using the Earth Similarity Index. [AllTime10s]

“The Drift” Could Become Reality in Simulated Spacecraft!

Researchers from the University of Essex have been collaborating with some United States researchers — especially those at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory — to develop “brain-computer interface” (BCI) technology, “which allows two people to steer a virtual spacecraft using only their brain power, via electroencephalography (EEG).” To start, they have been working on a BCI mouse […]

Billboard Creates Drinking Water from Air! [Video]

Lima, Peru, and its nearby villages do not have much potable water. Despite humidity at 98%, rainfall is nearly 0%. But by implementing SCIENCE, the University of Engineering and Technology (UTEC) in Peru created a BILLBOARD THAT MAKES USABLE WATER. http://utec.edu.pe/utec.html [via Upworthy]

What is Dyslexia? [Video]

Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to celebrate the neurodiversity of […]

Defining what “Light” is with Thomas Young’s Double Slit Experiment [Video]

Light is so common that we rarely think about what it really is. But just over two hundred years ago, a groundbreaking experiment answered the question that had occupied physicists for centuries. Is light made up of waves or particles? [1veritasium | Via UD]

What’s Inside: Strike-Anywhere Matches [Science Video]

We break down the science of strike-anywhere matches to see what makes sparks fly. [Wired]

10 Incredible Things That Happen Every Second

By the the time you’ve read this, all 10 of these incredible things will have taken place… multiple times. [AllTime10s]

Where Do Deleted Files Go? [Science Video]

Do, where do you think they go? In the garbage bin? In file heaven? Watch the video to find out! [VSauce]

This Will Blow Your Mind: Exploring Other Dimensions (Fourth and Above!)

Imagine a two-dimensional world — you, your friends, everything is 2D. In his 1884 novella, Edwin Abbott invented this world and called it Flatland. Alex Rosenthal and George Zaidan take the premise of Flatland one dimension further, imploring us to consider how we would see dimensions different from our own and why the exploration just […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. Richard Dawkins: FIGHT! [Video]

Warning: Strong Language. Listen to Richard Dawkins’s hilarious response to criticism from Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Yeah, I know this video is slightly old… but it amuses me to no end. [Via IHC]

Why The World Is Awesome in 60 Facts [Video]

Veritasium, Ze Frank, Vsauce2, Wheezy Waiter, SixtySymbols, Periodic videos, Sorted Food and Head Squeeze, join the Earth Unplugged crew to give you 60 epic facts that show why the world is awesome, just for YouTube Geek Week. For instance, did you know it’s possible to make diamonds from peanut butter? Or that 99% of Earth’s […]