We eat sugar, we crave sugar. In this video Dr. Nicole Avena explains why we do enjoy sugar. When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine […]
The stage is all set for the fourth season of Game of Thrones. If the last year is any indication, we’ll see plenty more trailers and videos building up to April 6, when the season finally hits the screen.
Plenty of documentation exists for birds hunting for fish. It’s not even news. But fish jumping out of water to hunt birds? Well, that’s almost a fabled tale and one not so readily believed. Now we have a first confirmed record of a fish hunting for birds. The video above shows an African Tigerfish catching […]
We know the solar system is flat, so are several objects in the universe like galaxies, and, as the video points out, Saturn’s rings. So why in the world did our solar system turn out to be flat, with all the three dimensional space available? The video explains it well. This also reminds us of […]
Canada and parts of USA are seeing an extreme cold, with temperature colder than the surface temperature of Mars. Extreme cold like that is very well suited for experimentation, like what we see here. The video is from South Porcupine, Ontario, Canada where the temperature was -41°C (-41.8°F) when this video was shot. Boiling water […]
For most of his movie career, Arnold Schwarzenegger has spent his time killing. Well, he’s mostly dispatched the bad guys, but this guy has a kill sheet that is significantly huge. Schwarzenegger has a kill count of 509 people for his movie career, and all of them have been squeezed into this 28 minute video […]
There are no Sherlock S3 spoilers in the animation above, but Sherlock’s habit of deducting and making a point to say it has spoilers for everything the detective and Dr. Watson watch on TV.
The hovering tree in Potsdam, Germany gives the illusion of being disjointed at its trunk and floating in mid air. Created by Daniel Siering and Mario Shu, the illusion involved wrapping the part in plastic sheeting and then mimicking the background landscape on the sheets by using spray paint strokes.
Having sound move objects is interesting to watch, but it is that much better when the said objects go into levitation, and can be manipulated. The three dimensional manipulation is achieved by ultrasonic standing waves generated by phased arrays. By changing the direction of the sound wave, the objects can be manipulated like the video […]
Sony showed off a new footage of The Amazing Spiderman 2. Released at the new year, the video shows Electro, Rhino, and Stan Lee to kick off the footage.