27
Mar 18

How Does A Boomerang Work?


A boomerang can execute its unique roundtrip flight by making use of three fundamental physics principles: lift, relative velocity, and gyroscopic precession.


27
Mar 18

Bill Nye Teaches You Science Slang


Bill Nye teaches you scientific slang words and terms. Find out what “arsole,” “hinny,” “champagne tap” and more words mean.


26
Mar 18

Primitive Technology: Wattle and Daub Hut


I built this hut in the bush using naturally occurring materials and primitive tools.


26
Mar 18

Crocodile Feeding FRENZY!


On this episode of Breaking Trail, Coyote feeds a GIANT Saltwater Crocodile!


23
Mar 18

What If You Didn’t Sleep For A Week?


We all know sleep is important, but what if you just…. stopped doing it?


23
Mar 18

Family Minestrone Soup


We’ve raided the archives for a cracking soup at this time of the year.


22
Mar 18

A Selfish Argument for Making the World a Better Place


Why should you care about the well-being of people half a globe away?


22
Mar 18

A Dragon Torched My Hand


There are tons of things I had never considered about how difficult it is to fool your brain into thinking it’s touching something it’s not.


21
Mar 18

The Real Reason Leaves Change Color In the Fall


Why do autumn leaves change colour? Because they lose the chlorophyll that makes them green, allowing the yellowy-orange pigment to shine through, right?


21
Mar 18

For $10,000, A Silicon Valley Startup Will Kill You And Upload Your Brain To The Cloud

A Silicon Valley startup is claiming that they can make the impossible possible – that they can take your memories, and upload them to a computer, allowing you to live on (in some digitized form) after you’re dead.

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20
Mar 18

How Do Bees Make Honey?


Bees start making honey, which is their food, by visiting flowers.


20
Mar 18

Cannibalism in the animal kingdom – Bill Schutt


Until recently, scientists thought cannibalism was a rare response to starvation or other extreme stress.