Can You Survive An Elevator Fall By Jumping?

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Your monthly dose of hypothetical physics scenarios is here, and today we’re dropping Stu, several times, from the top of skyscraper.

What Eating Rotten Food Really Does To Your Body

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Food poisoning is awful, but what's actually happening inside your body when you eat rotten food?

The physics of surfing - Nick Pizzo

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Wondering how you can catch the perfect wave? Dive into the fascinating and complex physics of surfing.

Why Machines That Bend Are Better

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Compliant mechanisms have lots of advantages over traditional devices. SimpliSafe is awesome security. It's really effective, easy to use, and the price is great.

How Captain Marvel Survives in Space

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Carol Danvers received a plethora of powers when she hybridized with the Kree space aliens, but her most extraordinary is the ability to survive in space.

Why Do We Go Bald? / What Causes Hair Loss?

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We take a comprehensive look at the causes of hair loss, and explore the misconceptions behind one of modern man’s daily worries.

The Big Problem With The Drugs You Take

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Who makes sure the drugs you take are safe, and can you trust them?

How Captain Marvel Survives in Space

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Carol Danvers received a plethora of powers when she hybridized with the Kree space aliens, but her most extraordinary is the ability to survive in space.

Can You Recover Sound From Images?

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Is it possible to reconstruct sound from high-speed video images?

How to Defeat Wolverine with Science

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From Superman to the Hulk, there are many indestructible comic book characters, but Wolverine is arguably the most scientifically interesting.

A Problem You'll Never Solve

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Newcomb’s Paradox has confounded philosophers, mathematicians, and game players for over 50 years.

Three ways the universe could end

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Our universe started with the Big Bang, but how will it end? Explore cosmologists’ three possible scenarios: the Big Crunch, the Big Freeze and the Big Rip.

How Microwaving Grapes Makes Plasma

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A bisected grape in the microwave makes plasma. But how does it work? A grape is the right size and refractive index to trap microwaves inside it.

Poison Ivy's Evil Plants

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Kyle talks Poison Ivy's deadliest allies, responds to your comments, and more!

What is consciousness?

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Explore the theories of human consciousness and the science of how your brain works to create a conscious experience.

Are Negative Ions Good For You?

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Do negative air ions improve mood, anxiety, depression, alertness?

Building a Marsbase is a Horrible Idea: Let’s do it!

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Humans love to explore. Strangely enough even horrible places – like Mars. Let’s see how building a Mars base could work and how insanely nerve-wracking exactly it would be.

What Happens When You Freeze To Death?

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Good reason to stay inside during this Polar Vortex!

The Inverse Leidenfrost Effect

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Droplets levitate on a bath of liquid nitrogen and are spontaneously self-propelled.

How Deadly Are Gambit's Exploding Cards?

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The Ragin' Cajun is known for his explosive power and his signature weapon of choice, playing cards, but how dangerous could they be? Kyle stacks the deck on this week's Because Science!

Uranus 101 | National Geographic

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Uranus is a planet beyond convention. Find out why it boasts the coldest temperatures in the solar system, what phenomena caused the unique tilt of its axis, and the curious origin of the planet's name.