Weirdest Things That Somehow Exist!

– [Narrator] Our world has marvelous wonders, such as the Taj Mahal, and the Great Wall of China, and interesting things, like chasing rolling cheese in Brockworth, and hot dog eating contests. But then, there’s the peculiar and bizarre. Here are the top 20 weird yet awesome things you didn’t know existed. (pulsing music) –…

The Absurdity of Detecting Gravitational Waves

The Absurdity of Detecting Gravitational Waves

1.3 billion years ago in a galaxy far, far away two black holes merged As they violently spiraled into each other They created traveling distortions in the fabric of space-time gravitational waves in the last tenth of a second the energy released in these waves was 50 times greater then the energy being released by…

Electromagnetic Levitation Quadcopter

Electromagnetic Levitation Quadcopter

How much does this thing weigh? -Well, try to pick it up. -Okay. Alright. -Be nice to it -105 lbs -105 lbs -It consists of four motors connected up to these spinning magnet arrays and if you spin these fast enough it will actually levitate. -That’s correct. -Let’s see if we can do it Ready?…

2013 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: The Existence of Nothing

2013 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: The Existence of Nothing

(Neil deGrasse Tyson) Welcome back to most of you. How many first-timers here, if you can raise your hand? We’ve been doing this for 14 years, and this is your first time. You’ve figured this out. Welcome, one and all. This is the first time that we actually have a triple sellout. You’re apparently the…

Nitric Oxide Supplements | What Bodybuilders Need To Know

How do you recognize the best nitric oxide supplement? It’s not by the brand name It’s not by the celebrity endorsing it. The only thing that matters is the formula. The science is clear Key nutrients are required to increase nitric oxide production. But science also warns. High does of L-arginine will lead to massive…

Does Stretching/Warming Up Actually Help?

Does Stretching/Warming Up Actually Help?

More than 10 million sports related injuries occur in the world every year. To avoid this, athletes and coaches alike are using a variety of pre-competition techniques to decrease injuries and increase performance. But, what does science tell us about stretching and “warming-up”? Many studies have looked at how stretching can affect athletic performance, and…

Tackling diabetes with a bold new dietary approach: Neal Barnard at TEDxFremont

Tackling diabetes with a bold new dietary approach: Neal Barnard at TEDxFremont

Translator: Giedrė Kasparaitytė Reviewer: Denise RQ Today, I’d like to talk about turning around an epidemic. One hundred million Americans right now do have either diabetes or pre-diabetes, and that puts them at risk for amputations, for heart disease, for blindness. and we’re exporting this epidemic overseas. The word “epidemic” comes from Old Greek: ‘epi’…

The Scientific Secret of Strength and Muscle Growth

We all have a fascination with muscles and strength – whether we want to be stronger, feel better, or look like superman; and there are many proposed strategies and exercise regimens to get this done. But what if I told you that it was out of your control, and that your genetics may be entirely…

The Backwards Brain Bicycle – Smarter Every Day 133

The Backwards Brain Bicycle – Smarter Every Day 133

Hey it’s me Destin. Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. You’ve heard people say, “It’s just like riding a bike” meaning it’s really easy and you can’t forget how to do it, right? But I did something. I did something that damaged my mind. It happened on the streets of Amsterdam and I got really…

First footage of deep-sea anglerfish pair

First footage of deep-sea anglerfish pair

This is a deep-sea anglerfish mating pair. These animals have rarely been observed in their natural habitat — hundreds to thousands of meters below the ocean’s surface. You’re watching one of the few known videos. And this one shows a sexually parasitic pair for the first time. That means during mating, the tiny male is…