Advances & Discoveries in Science and Technology
How Bad are Hand Sanitizers?
Hand sanitizer are incredibly helpful when you need to clean your hands and there's no other options available. But are they any good?
Destroying Reinforced Steel in Slow Motion
Reinforced steel rods can be found in all sorts of construction to strengthen concrete but watch what happens when one is stretched. if you stretch a reinforced steel rod to breaking point you can capture some incredible footage in slow motion.
Landing on Saturn's Moon Titan
Back on Jan 14, 2005 NASA's Cassini spacecraft dropped off a package at Saturn in the form of the ESA's Huygens probe. The probe was sent to Saturn's moon Titan and is the most distant landing on another planet.
Scientific Testing in Zero Gravity on Earth
When it comes to doing tests in zero gravity there are a few options but they normally require a lot of money. However you could always travel to Germany and visit the Fallturm to run tests in microgravity.
Amazing Technology that Makes Water from Air
With a water a precious commodity it's good to see people like Hector Pino taking steps to ensure there is plenty of it for everyone. Based in Chile Hector created a machine that pulls water out of the air to help his sick daughter and now wants to make them available for everyone.
When Did Virtual Reality Begin?
It may surprise you but virtual reality has it's origins all the way back in 1480 with Michelangelo's painting of the Sistine Chapel. The immersive nature of the painting created the first virtual experience.
The Science of Opening Bottles of Beer
No matter where you are if there is a beer that needs opening there will be someone with a trick up their sleeve. Take a look at the science behind these various bottle opening techniques.
Mining Lithium for Your Smart Devices
We all know the world is moving away from fossil fuels and into electricity and one of the key components is lithium for batteries. Have you ever wondered where it comes from and how it's turned into something that keeps your smart phone and electric car going?
Recreating the Seasons with Science
Who needs nature to see the seasons change. Watch as the colours of the seasons come to life under a microscope thanks to chemical reactions and paint experiments.
Microscopic View of Liquids Mixing
It's not everyday you get an up close macro view of liquids as they mix. This beautiful video part of the "Beauty of Science" series shows various liquids introduced to one another and how they react.
Honda's Revolutionary Self Balancing Motorcycle
It looks like the geek squad at Honda have been working hard at making motorcycles safer. Watch Honda's new Riding Assist technology, which lets the bike automatically balance itself, in action.
Rocket Powered Knife Traveling at 150mph
Inspired by the Mythbusters famous rocket propelled sled the Backyard Scientist decided to create his very own. Watch as he slices and dices his way through various items and produce with his new toy.
Listen to NASA's 2016 Mixtape
Even nerds like to let loose and have some fun. So here's NASA Goddard's mixtape of all they achieved in 2016 while the rest of us complained about how terrible 2016 was to us.
Start the New Year with a Smile Thanks to Science
Start the new year with a smile thanks to science. That's right, here are 23 reasons to be cheerful all thanks to science and the amazing discoveries made in 2016.
Amazon Alexa is NSFW
Plenty of people picked up a new Amazon Alexa for Christmas but little did they know what it had in store for them. Watch as an innocent child's request turns x rated.