Cool Science Experiments and Discoveries
Parkour is Science in Motion
Parkour, or free running, has blown up in popularity thanks to the internet showing truly epic tricks. But did you know all those tricks are down to science?
Can You Measure the Speed of Thought?
The speed of thought is really the measure of how fast the brain works, or how long it takes for information to travel between neurons. So how fast do you think it is?
What Happens if You Try Eating a Block of Dry Ice?
Dry ice is used for all sorts of fun things but trying to eat it isn't recommended. So what would happen to you if you were dumb enough to bite into some dry ice?
How Steroids Work on the Human Body
Steroids have been surrounded by controversy world wide and have been banned in most sports. But what exactly are they and why do they do to the human body?
Why do Sick People get Fevers?
Being sick is no fun but some of the side effects make it worse, like having a fever. But what causes a fever when you're sick?
Capturing Crystal Growth with Polarized Light
Have you ever seen crystals growing? You'll need a microscope and some polarized light if you want to appreciate the full experience.
What Happens if You Swallow a Toothpick?
You've just enjoyed a big meal and have cleaned your teeth with a toothpick. But you better be careful and make sure you don't accidentally swallow that toothpick because the consequences could be deadly.
Is Geoengineering Our Only Hope of Survival?
Geoengineering is the process of changing a planets environment to make it more hospitable. With climate change taking it's toll will geoengineering be our only hope of survival?
Metal Foam is Surprisingly Strong
You might have not heard of metal foam but it shares similar features to bubble wrap. More than that it offers protection from heavier impacts providing light weight protection where needed.
The World of Mathematics is Bigger Than You Think
When you were at school learning maths you probably got bored with it like I did. But did you know the world of Mathematics is far greater than most people realize affecting all aspects of life.
Learn Anatomy with the Muscle Song
Are you struggling to learn anatomy for school? If so then this muscle song is going to make things so much easier to remember.
Harnessing the Power of Black Holes
Black holes may be mysteries things but the power they hold is unquestionable. So would it be possible to harness that power and use it for ourselves?
What Happens in Your Brain When You Hallucinate?
What happens inside your brain when you hallucinate could be the key to explaining where consciousness comes from.
NASA's Plans to Steal From an Asteroid
NASA has plans for one of the craziest heists in history. It involves sending the OSIRIS-REx to land on asteroid Bennu, take samples, then return home.
How NASA Plans to Stop Asteroid's Hitting Earth
Over the years the earth has been bombarded with small meteors but what happens when their bigger cousin an asteroid heads towards us? Well NASA has a plan for dealing with this eventuality.