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The Deadly Allure of Radium

The Deadly Allure of Radium

When radium was first discovered it's unique glow captured the imaginations of people who used it for beauty products and jewelry. But it wasn't long before the deadly side affects of the new material were realized.

How Long Could You Survive in Space Without a Spacesuit?

How Long Could You Survive in Space Without a Spacesuit?

Ever wonder what would happen to the human body if it went into space without a spacesuit? Turns out there are some pretty nasty consequences once you're exposed.

Nothing is Heavier than this Weight

Nothing is Heavier than this Weight

This massive weight is capable of representing 1,000,000 pounds of force. The machine is used to test aircraft and their engines to make sure they don't break apart.

Free Energy from Evaporating Water

Free Energy from Evaporating Water

The science behind this evaporating water machine means free energy and it does it with the help of spores. Check out the fully functional machine as it is powered with simple science.

How Does Medicine Work?

How Does Medicine Work?

If you've ever been to a doctor you've probably been given some form of medication to cure what ails you but how does it work? How exactly does the human body process the medicine you consume?

There's No Escaping Entropy

There's No Escaping Entropy

Entropy is a crucial concept in chemistry and physics and explains why certain things happen. It explains why ice melts, tires go flat and more.

What Happens to Your Body When You Run a Marathon?

What Happens to Your Body When You Run a Marathon?

Marathon runners put their bodies through some pretty extreme stress but how extreme? Take a look as we break down the 4 most stressful things your body endures during a marathon.

What LSD and Acid Does to Your Brain

What LSD and Acid Does to Your Brain

LSD and acid have been used for years to give people crazy hallucinations but how does it work? Take a look at the science behind the drug and what it does to your brain.

Only White Dwarfs Will See the End

Only White Dwarfs Will See the End

Before the end of the universe the only thing remaining will be white dwarfs. But what are these strange things and what happens when they finally die?

Is the Universe Accelerating?

Is the Universe Accelerating?

We all know the Universe is expanding with galaxies being flung further out into space. But is it accelerating or will it all eventually stop and collapse in on itself?

Growing a Lamb in an Artificial Womb

Growing a Lamb in an Artificial Womb

Scientists have created an artificial womb that has successfully grown a lamb fetus. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia managed to take a premature lamb fetus and keep it alive for 4 weeks.

Will Curiosity Be the End of Us?

Will Curiosity Be the End of Us?

Curiosity is behind the greatest discoveries in the world also behind the worst. Curiosity has no moral compass and is basically a double edged sword.

Inside a Burning Rocket Engine

Inside a Burning Rocket Engine

Check out what happens inside a rocket engine in slow motion thanks to this special cutaway rocket. They call it rocket science for a reason, so don't copy these guys.

Quantum Mechanics for Dummies with Ducks

Quantum Mechanics for Dummies with Ducks

If you've heard of Quantum Mechanics but haven't got a clue what it is then this short video will explain all you need to know. All you need is a pair of twin ducks to understand.

Making Things Disappear Into Darkness

Making Things Disappear Into Darkness

Vantablack is a special substance that was designed to absorb all light it comes into contact with. It does such a good job it can absorb up to 99.965% of light meaning no light reflects off of it for you to see.

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