03
Oct 18

Cannon Shock Waves in Ultra Slow Motion

What does a canon ball look like being shot in super slow motion? 


02
Oct 18

What Do Raindrops Really Look Like?

What do raindrops look like? Exactly how we drew them as kids, right? Wrong! Teardrop-shaped rain is physically impossible. This week I went inside a vertical wind tunnel to bring you the true shape of rain.


02
Oct 18

The Scientific Benefits of Boredom

Boredom makes you more creative, altruistic, introspective, and helps with autobiographical planning.


02
Oct 18

Beware The Phaser’s Maximum Setting

Star Trek helped introduce enemies getting vaporized thanks to their phasers and weaponry, but is the real thing much worse? Kyle has the disappearing details on this week’s Because Science!


28
Sep 18

How To Cook With Cast Iron

This guide will make cooking with cast iron a breeze!


27
Sep 18

He Spent 40 Years Alone in the Woods, and Now Scientists Love Him

Welcome to Gothic, Colorado—one of the coldest places in the United States. This ghost town has been abandoned since the 1920s, but there is at least one person who still calls it home.


27
Sep 18

Soar Over the Lush Rice Terraces of the Philippines | National Geographic

In the remote Cordillera mountain range of the Philippines, rice terraces preserve a cultural landscape passed down for 2,000 years.


26
Sep 18

Could You Live Without A Body?

Could uploading our consciousness to the internet be the key to living forever?


26
Sep 18

The Amazing Italian Spiedini | Behind the Scenes | Jamie Cooks Italy

While filming in Tuscany, Jamie was keen to show everyone the amazing Spiedini being cooked at Petrolo Villa.


25
Sep 18

Is Height All In Our Genes?

I’m tall. Most of the people in my family are tall. Does that mean my son will be tall? Turns out the inheritance of height is a lot more complicated than we thought.


25
Sep 18

Can You Spot The Liar?

Could you catch someone in a lie? It’s harder than you think!


24
Sep 18

Could the Earth be swallowed by a black hole?

From asteroids capable of destroying entire species to supernovae that could exterminate life on Earth, outer space has no shortage of forces that could wreak havoc on our planet.