How the Web Became a Thing | The History of the Internet, Part 2

How the Web Became a Thing | The History of the Internet, Part 2

[Music] if you have a smartphone you probably have access to the Internet almost everywhere you go being it’ll access what is basically the sum total of human knowledge whenever you want that’s a new thing pretty cool after the…

Should I Be Afraid of BPA?

Should I Be Afraid of BPA?

Intro 🎵 Maybe you’ve seen those “BPA-Free” stickers on plastic water bottles before. Having them labeled that way makes it seem like a dangerous chemical, but you can find BPA in all sorts of things. DVDs, shatter-resistant eyeglasses, baby bottles……

How the Internet Was Invented | The History of the Internet, Part 1

How the Internet Was Invented | The History of the Internet, Part 1

When you clicked on this video, your computer sent a message to a computer at YouTube that might be states or countries or continents away. It didn’t know how to get the message there, but it sent it anyway. The…

The Science of Hypnosis

The Science of Hypnosis

[SciShow Theme] Focus your eyes on this swinging watch. You’re getting sleepy, very sleepy… And now, when I snap my fingers You will watch this whole video. *SNAPS* You may have seen hypnotists make people fall asleep on command, quack…

Why Do Pineapple and Kiwi Ruin Gelatin?

Why Do Pineapple and Kiwi Ruin Gelatin?

[♩INTRO] If you’ve ever made gelatin for a picnic or party, you’ve probably been warned not to add certain fresh fruits, like kiwi or pineapple. And for good reason. Add these foods to your gelatin, and it won’t set. It…

Shrimp Treadmills and 5 Other Odd Research Projects

Shrimp Treadmills and 5 Other Odd Research Projects

Scientists study a lot of complicated things and when they’re designing experiments They usually need to do some creative problem-solving sometimes that can mean turning to decades-old research in a completely different field for help applying an odd method or…

3 Brand New Colors That Scientists Discovered

3 Brand New Colors That Scientists Discovered

Nowadays, we have everything from bright blue cars to green cupcakes and pink phone cases, but our lives weren’t always so full of rainbows. For millennia, we mostly had to make do with natural pigments and dyes, which were dug…