Vaccines and Autism [Science Video]

Please watch the video before commenting. Thank you. Should you get vaccinated? Find out how vaccines work to protect the population and what can happen when celebrities get in the way of Science. Understood? :) [Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD Comics)]

What is Skin For? [Science Video]

All earthly creatures have skin, but what is the scientific purpose of our skin? Watch this video by Minute Earth to find out! [Minute Earth]

Vampires: Folklore, Fantasy and Fact [Video]

The myth of the bloodsucking vampire has stalked humans from ancient Mesopotamia to 18th-century Eastern Europe, but it has differed in the terrifying details. So, how did we arrive at the popular image we know, love and fear today? And what truly makes a vampire…a vampire? Michael Molina digs up the science and the superstition. […]

Can Stress Actually Kill You? [Science Video]

Does stress actually have the ability to kill? Find out what stress is doing to your body, and what can be done to alleviate it. [ASAPScience]

NASA’s Pumpkin Carving Contest [Video]

Here’s a video of the annual Pumpkin Carving contest at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Each participating team had only one hour to create their masterpiece. [Mark Rober]

Walter White’s (Breaking Bad) Stupid Chemistry Jokes [Pics]

Who better than Walter White to deliver some of the world’s baddest chemistry jokes? If you’re reading this from the front page, hit the “Read More” link below for the rest of the jokes.

Amazon Deal of the Day: 34% Off National Geographic Science of Everything: How Things Work in Our World – $26.39

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has National Geographic Science of Everything: How Things Work in Our World (Author: David Pogue) for just $26.39. That’s 34% off the book’s regular list price of $40. National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work–the science, technology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mechanics–in an […]

The Chemistry of FEAR [Science Video]

“Fear is the expectation or the anticipation of possible harm… We know that the body is highly sensitive to the possibility of threat, so there are multiple pathways that bring that fear information into the brain,” explains Abigail Marsh, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Georgetown University. Marsh’s research focuses on the neuroscience of fear […]

MIND BLOWN: 3 Simple Ways to Time Travel (And 3 Complicated Ones) [Video]

Yes, anyone can time travel. For real. And we do it every day. Here are 3 simple ways to time travels, and three other ones that are slightly *ahem* more complicated. [minutephysics]

Which Came First – The Rain or the Rainforest? [Science Video]

Which came first? The rain or the rainforest? Check out this enlightening video by Minute Earth to find out! [Minute Earth]

Magnetic Levitation Explained [Science Video]

A simple explanation of Magnetic levitation by Minute Physics, because even things that aren’t magnets are magnetic. Levitating frog FTW! [Minute Physics]

A New Look at Carl Sagan’s “Pale Blue Dot” [Video]

I never get tired of listening to this. It never gets old. Live long and prosper my friends. [Reid Gower (The Sagan Series)]