Science

The Real Life Science Behind James Bond’s Gadgets
In anticipation of the upcoming release of 'Skyfall,' the 23rd installment of the James Bond franchise, we've explored five of our favorite Bond gadgets and put them to the test of reality. It's every guy's (and probably girl's) dream to have their own real life Q and his accompanying gadgets. But h…
10 Awesome Facts About the Internet You Didn’t Know
And because we can't do cat videos all day every day,* here are ten amazing facts about the internet. From how many likes there are on Facebook daily to the actual weight of the internet, this video just might blow your mind. (Hence the title.) Learn something new today, so you can watch a cat …
Get a Step-by-Step Guide to Lucid Dreaming
We know -- the first thing we thought when we saw this was "who draws that well on white board" too! Once we got over that, we realized we should actually be paying attention to what this guy's saying. It's a step by step guide from asapScience to achieving lucid dreams -…
Watch 32 Metronomes Sync Up (It’s Science!)
We realize asking people to stare at a bunch of out-of-sync metronomes is kind of a hard sell, but this is actually really cool. For a while it seems like it's not going to happen, then, magically (note: technically physics, not magic), they do. Here's why.
College Professor Sets Off Ping-Pong Ball Explosion
Dr. Roy Lowry wanted to demonstrate a few basic principles of science, notably the behavior of liquid nitrogen under pressure. But how to get that across in a way that even the least scientifically curious student would think of as awesome.
Easy: Just add ping-pong balls!