Meet ArcAttack, a group making music with Tesla Coils! By combining music, science, and the power of lightning they are taking cool science to the next level.
Have you ever asked yourself “Do woodpeckers get concussions?” Well, even if you haven’t, here is the answer that will leave you walking through the world a little smarter!
How do fish swim in schools, or birds fly in giant flocks without running into each other? Take a look at the tiny swarming robots that are helping us understand some of nature’s most complex phenomena!
When Chris Hadfield released his cover of David Bowie’s song Space Oddity filmed on the ISS, it captured the attention of the world. Let’s take a moment to celebrate this iconic and beautiful video!
What sound does an ant make? It’s probably not a question you’ve ever asked yourself. It turns out, though, the answer is actually pretty cool!
What happens when we use the kindness of strangers to catalyze life-saving daisy chain of kidney donation? Here’s a reminder that compassion is still out there!
Imagine how different life would be if most of us could spot deception at a glance? Turns out there is some amazing science to help us do that! Take a look!
Do you feel us edging away from fossil fuels? If we look where innovation is moving, it’s not in coal, oil and gas. No the creative thought leaders and clever young innovators are moving on. See where they are taking us!
The discovery of microorganisms completely changed the way we looked at the world. In this age of science are we just as close to perspective shifting discovery?
Have you ever wondered how owls fly silently? There’s more to it than you may think! These remarkable creatures are yet another example how nature never ceases to amaze us.
Is it possible to find a living dinosaur in some far off corner of the globe? It is if you count the extraordinary, enormous bird called a cassowary!
Ever see a breathtaking photo from the natural world and wonder how they got that image? Often the backstories are even better than the photograph! Listen to the remarkable tales from a Nat Geo photographer and you will be transformed.
Let us introduce you to the hydra. These remarkable little organisms appear to defy the laws of nature with their seemingly immortal lifespan! Here’s the story on these strange creatures.
How much do you really know about this planet’s history? How long have we been here? How does that compare Earth’s entire history? With the help of a football field, let’s gain a little perspective on these questions.
Sometimes, learning the backstories of our favorite heroes can be a great reminder that we all have the power to change the world! Here’s the story behind one of the great science icons.
Take a dive into the Lembeh Strait. This remarkable corner of the globe is home to some of the world’s strangest and most beautiful species. These creatures will leave even the biggest nature nerd in awe!
You’ve heard of the five senses, but what about your eight senses? It turns out you have a few more than you grew up believing! Here’s the fascinating science about these little known senses…
Why is squid skin so spectacular? How do creatures covered in soft skin camouflage seamlessly with coral? Here are the fascinating answers!
Have you seen the wiz kid with an idea that could revolutionize the future? Meet Max Loughan and his Energy Harvester and see some genius at work!
The words “urban wildlife photography” may seem boring, perhaps pictures of squirrels or pigeons. It turns out, the animals that call our cities home have a lot to teach us!
How can owl pellets help us make conservation decisions? It turns out a little bit of gross science can have a big impact! And it’s actually pretty cool!
Check out the Duke Lemur Center, a remarkable place dedicated to the research and conservation of some of this planet’s most threatened and unique species!
How does welding work in space? It’s actually a fascinating process that many of us don’t even know about! Here’s some science that will leave you feeling a little smarter.
What is the world’s stinkiest flower, and why does it smell so bad? Let us introduce you to the corpse flower, one of nature’s oddities, and truly one of this planet’s strangest species!
What could we learn from the “outliers”? Here’s a way to start down the path of finding something to respect and even learn from the un-lovables.
Check out The Aquatic World with Philippe Cousteau, a phenomenal series from Great Big Story that is making science more approachable for us all!
Have you heard about Biosphere 2? This incredible living laboratory is helping us figure out what life could look like on a colony beyond our planet!
The history of daylight savings time has nothing to do with the urban legend of making more time for farm work. The truth is much more interesting!
Remember those Magic Eye books from the 90’s? Well, how did they work? Dive into the fascinating history and science of stereograms! You’ll leave with a little more of an appreciation for this amazing world.