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  • January 29, 2016
    These are several videos starring physicist Andreas Wahl proving various scientific laws by falling 40 feet attached via rope to a kettle bell, sliding through fire, and firing a rifle at himself underwater. Technically he's not risking his life like I said in the title though... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2016
    This is a video of the Mythbusters imploding a 67,000-pound train tanker. The tanker is made from 1/2-inch rolled steel, measures 67-feet x10-feet and can carry 30,000 gallons of liquid. In this case its empty though, and the crew uses an industrial vacuum to implode the tank... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2016
    The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has announced that elements 113, 115, 117 and 118 will be added to the periodic table, completing the seventh row of the table in what was probably the most exciting game of bingo for the scientists who discovered th... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2015
    This is a short clip from a Rolling Stone interview with Bill Nye where he weighs in on which he likes more, Star Wars or Star Trek. UNSURPRISING SPOILER: very much like Neil DeGrasse Tyson's answer about whether he'd pick the Starship Enterprise or Millennium Falcon, Nye choo... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2015
    This is a baby blue heron. It looks like a little dinosaur, doesn't it? That's because birds are the modern descendants of dinosaurs. It really shows. Well, at least in this case. Owls and penguins not so much. What's your favorite kind of bird? Mine are dragonflies. "D... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2015
    This is a video from BBC One's 'Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature' about cuttlefish and the techniques they use to camouflage themselves. They put one cuttlefish to the test by making a little underwater apartment and seeing how well it can blend in with its surroundings. ... / Continue →
  • October 12, 2015
    These are a couple pictures and video of Dutch biology teacher Debby Heerkens teaching anatomy to her class by wearing different spandex suits printed with internal organs, muscle groups, and the skeleton. An interesting approach. Of course, this would probably never fly in t... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2015
    Note: Plenty of dirty words, take your earbuds out and watch at full volume to let your boss know who's really boss. This is a worthwhile video of that crazy cussing Boston guy yelling at that ocean sunfish with the audio replaced to make it sound like he's a really excited ma... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2015
    This is the To The Center Of Bedding bed set available from The Land Of Nod. The quilt top costs $190 for a twin, $220 for a full/queen, and the pillows and sheets are extra. All the different layers of the earth on the quilt are made from different materials for a variety of... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    To help promote the funding of a Bill Nye documentary (you can donate to the Kickstarter HERE), this is a video of the Science Guy himself reading some of the mean tweets he's received on Twitter. None of them were really that mean in my opinion, mostly they were just sad/igno... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2015
    This is a video from the Crazy Russian Hacker demonstrating what happens when you stick coins in a block of dry ice. What happens? They shiver. WHY do they shiver? BECAUSE THEY'RE COLD, WHY ELSE WOULD THEY. Just kidding, because science. Or is it magic? Allegedly it's sci... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2015
    This is a video of the Yuppiechef demonstrating an induction stovetop, using a pan cut in half. For those of you who aren't familiar with induction cooking, it uses electromagnets to heat things with sorcery. It only works with iron-magnetic materials though, so you can put y... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    This is a short video of scientist and Youtuber zBriGuy blowing up the rubber gloves of a laboratory glovebox and running by getting high-fives mid-fives like he just ran a marathon. You know, I ran a 5K marathon once when I was in 8th grade. They had tables and tables of fre... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2015
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who's ever watched a video of a cat too big to fit in a cardboard box still try to fit in that box, a new study indicates that watching cat videos boosts energy and positive emotions. *opens Youtube* Make me smile, cats, give me energy.... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2015
    This is a video of YouTuber TAOFLEDERMAUS demonstrating what happens when you add a little Coke to molten lead. It makes weird, swirly shaped pancakes. I don't know, something to do with the Leidenfrost Effect. You know, science. What do I care, I just want to drink it all ... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    This is a video about Vantablack (not to be confused with Vanna White, who is 58 and has been flipping letters on Wheel Of Fortune for 33 years and doesn't look a day over stunning), a material made of millions of carbon nanotubes that absorbs 99.96% of all light that hits it. ... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    This is a video of Backyard Brains co-founder Greg Gage hooking two people up with electrodes so anytime the woman thinks of moving her hand, she moves the man's hand as well. The system is available for purchase from Backyard Brains (which sells basic kits for people interest... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2015
    The first brontosaurus fossils were described by paleontologist Othniel Charles Marsh in 1879. But then in 1903 a group of scientists reviewing fossil remains decided that the previously described brontosaurus wasn't actually it's own genus, but a species of apatasaurus. And ... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2015
    The following is Neil DeGrasse Tyson's favorite science joke. It's perfect for those of you who are into physics and corny science jokes. It's not so perfect for those of you who don't know what a Higgs boson particle is, and only like penis jokes. Obviously, it was complete... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2015
    VeinViewer is a handheld system developed by the Christie Medical Holdings company that uses near-infrared light to detect the location of a patient's veins, then project them on the skin in real time so doctors and nurses don't miss when they stick you. Personally I've never ... / Continue →