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!
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.
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.
Yes, you read that correctly, we can use fish scales to generate power! It turns out those fish you see in the market could be an alternative energy source! Here’s how this alternative energy source could be used in the future!
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!
If I refreshed your memory about the dreadful things happening in the news one year ago, you’d remember them. But what about the good things? Did we hear enough of that too! Here are some remarkable things to celebrate from a year ago!
Have you heard of the Hubble Deep Field Image? Let us introduce you to the image that changed the way we look at space and possibility!
Why is squid skin so spectacular? How do creatures covered in soft skin camouflage seamlessly with coral? Here are the fascinating answers!
What if beauty was all around us, in puddles and drainage ditches? Well, it most likely is and here’s someone who can show us!
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!
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!
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.
Are driverless cars and other forms of futuristic transportation a far-off dream? It turns out that our own bodies can provide a little inspiration to turn science fiction into reality!
How did orchids become some of the most unique and beautiful plants on the planet? It turns out these remarkable plants have used some very nefarious tactics over the years to make homes in some of the planet’s most fascinating niches.