How to Weigh a Fart
EVER WANTED TO WEIGH A FART? Well, it isn’t easy, but Gabe from PBS Space Time walks us through the math, physics, and science behind farts and explains how to measure them!
By: PBS Space Time.
Panda parties, the Brontosaurus is back & a shark-eating bobcat
New research shows that giant pandas have secret forest parties, Russian authorities seize illegal wildlife stuffed in a suitcase, the Brontosaurus is back from the dead and did a bobcat actually hunt a shark in Florida? Get these stories and more in this week’s recap of nature news!
By: Earth Touch.
POLITICAL THEORY - Henry David Thoreau
We are taught to think of modern civilization as inherently ‘better’ than the pre-industrial age - and take great pride in our gadgets and technology. That’s why we need to tap into the caustic, liberating mindset of the great American political thinker, Thoreau – who escaped modern civilization to go and live in a cabin in the woods…
By: The School of Life.
Why is Itching Contagious? with Dr Emily Grossman
Does watching this video make you itch? Dr Emily Grossman explains why the ‘social itch’ might have evolved.
It’s well known that an itch can be contagious – seeing a person scratch can make you want to do the same. But why does this happen? Dr Emily Grossman explains that it might be a mechanism for preventing the spread of parasitic diseases in close-nit social groups.
Social itching is likely prompted by the interplay
A Moment of Science with Brian Greene: How fast does time slow?
Einstein revealed that time in motion slows down. But by how much? Find out in our latest installment of A Moment of Science with Brian Greene.
By: World Science Festival.
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We’ve spent the past week looking at Moore’s law, its history, implications, and what it might look like in the future. But today, on the 50th anniversary of the publication of his landmark paper, we want to consider the making of Moore the man. The following excerpt is taken from Moore’s Law: The Life of Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley’s Quiet Revolutionary, due for publication by Basic Books on May 5 and coauthored by Arnold Thackray, CHF’s chancellor and founding
Why The Brontosaurus Is Making A Comeback
The brontosaurus was a dinosaur, then it wasn’t, and now it is again. Why can’t scientists make up their minds?
Read More:Brontosaurus Finally Gets Its Name BackNotice of New Jurassic ReptilesBack to Brontosaurus? The Dinosaur Might Deserve Its Own Genus After All
Questions of Doom: Druids?
Today, I explore the Druids - who were they and what does archaeology have to say about them?
Welcome to Questions of Doom. In this series, we answer your questions about Archaeology and our shared heritage.
By: Archaeosoup Productions.
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