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  • May 4, 2016
    This is a clip from the BBC Earth series Super Powered Owls (that's a real show that exists apparently) explaining how owls are able to fly so silently. SPOILER: Magic spells. Everybody knows owls are the preferred bird of wizards so it only makes sense. If I had an owl I'm ... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2016
    This is a short video of Youtuber HopeEternity17 popping popcorn with a hair straightener. This is the internet after all. This technique is perfect for the person who only wants one kernel of popcorn at a time and likes eating in the bathroom. I love eating in the bathroom.... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2016
    This is a video of the Backyard Scientist and Mark Rober exploding a bunch of testicle looking hanging balloons filled with non-Newtonian fluid (a fluid that exhibits solid-like properties when stress is applied) in slow motion, and comparing the results to balloons filled with... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2016
    This is a video of a guy melting Styrofoam cups in a plate of acetone. He even draws a smiley face on one so you feel bad for it. I did not feel bad for it. Again, this is another one of those times where I really wish you could smell Youtube videos. Acetone already smells ... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2016
    This is a video of a guy melting pennies in less than a minute with the help of the sun and a Fresnel lens. I want to put my hand in front of it. The sun: it is powerful. Back me up, Icarus. "I hate that thing." Ahahahhahahaha, you dummy. You should have listened to your ... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2016
    This is a compilation created by Break of cool scenes from recent science videos. I recognized a lot of these videos, but it was still nice to have them all in one place. Think of it like a junk drawer. Think of me like a father figure. Did you clean your room? Now clean m... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2016
    This is a video created by Vox senior editorial producer Joss Fong detailing some of the vestigial traits that help prove that humans evolved over millions of years and not just the last 200 like my middle school science teacher in Alabama tried to teach us. I learned a lot by... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2016
    This is a video of CrazyRussianHacker showing what happens to marshmallows when placed inside a vacuum. Of course I already knew what happens to marshmallows put inside a vacuum because my high school physics teacher performed the exact same experiment. Or at least I would kn... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2016
    This is the DNA Ring Collection available from Takayas Custom Jewelry. The bands look like double helixes and are available in sterling silver, 14K gold, 18K gold, platinum, and the woman's ring is accented with diamonds. You have to contact them for prices. I'd do it for yo... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2016
    In news that's sure to have Einstein rolling perming his hair in his grave, scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) laboratory have confirmed the existence of gravitational waves (aka ripples in space time). The waves, first predicted by Ei... / Continue →
  • 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 →