Jul 112014
 
Explaining Facebook’s Secret Psychological Experiment

The Internet blew up in an uproar after Facebook disclosed that they had held a psychological experiment on their users last year without their knowledge. But what exactly did they do? Sci Show explains what the whole hullabaloo was about in this educational video.  

 


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Jul 092014
 
20 Famous Myths And Misconceptions About Intercourse

The one topic nearly all kids pay great attention to in school is sex ed. Still, countless myths and misconceptions about coitus are abound. Thankfully, Dr. Aaron Carroll of The Health Care Triage has guest starred on list channel Mental Floss to debunk 20 famous misconceptions and myths about intercourse

 


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Jul 082014
 
Bent Memory Paper Clip Reverts Back To Original Shape When Dropped In Water

What sorcery is this? When this man bends a paper clip into a completely different shape, the clip reforms its previous shape in seconds when dropped in hot water. Actually, there’s no magic here at all. Mist8k explains that the paper clips is made of Nitinol, also known as memory metal.  

 


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Jul 062014
 
Myths About The Brain You Thought Were True

The brain is the most powerful and mysterious organ in our body. Even today, scientists and doctors have only skimmed the surface of the brain. Naturally, the brain has been surrounded by myths and legends for years. Some of these falsehoods still live to this day, such as the fallacy that humans only use 10% of the brain. There’s actually a brand new sci-fi flick starring Scarlett Johansson based on this idea. 

Educator Asap Sscience covers this and other myths about the brain you thought were true in this new video

 


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Jul 062014
 
How Far Can Legolas See

There’s a famous scene in Lord of the Rings when the elf Legolas claims to see the horsemen five leagues, around 24 km, away. He even says that their leader is very tall. Is this really possible? Educator Minute Physics reviews how we actually see light, and explains that Legolas most likely couldn’t see that far in real life. Of course, there aren’t elves in real life… 

 


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