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A solid, liquid, & gas at the same time – The Triple Point

How can a chemical be a solid, a liquid, and a gas at the same time? In the video above, a clear liquid called cyclohexane is experiencing the perfect pressure and temperature combination for its solid, liquid, and ga...

The Four Spheres (Geo, Bio, Hydro, & Atmo) with Crash Course Kids

The ground or geo-sphere, water or hydro-sphere, air or atmo-sphere, and life or bio-sphere: Earth and everything on it can be organized into these four distinct yet interconnected subsystems. Knowing more about each ...

The science of static electricity – TED Ed

What is static electricity? Why do we get a tiny spark when we've walked across a carpet and touched a doorknob? Or have you ever pet a cat and then picked up something metal, like a spoon to stir up cat food? Zap! (A...

Gravity Glue: Balanced rock sculptures by Michael Grab

Michael Grab has been balancing rocks since 2008, and has since gone viral from what seems to be the gravity-defying nature of his balanced stone sculptures. In fact, Grab's meditative art works with gravity by slowly...

Waltzing on the walls of Oakland’s City Hall

This incredible aerial performance by Bandaloop Founder and Artistic Director Amelia Rudolph and company dancer Roel Seeber showcases some perspective-shifting choreography on Oakland, California's 18-story City Hall....

ExpeRimental: How to Make Balancing Sculptures

Physics! Engineering! Kinetic sculptures! Snacks! Learn about the science of stability (and instability) while making these delicious DIY balancing sculptures. In this episode of ExpeRimental, Ri's Director of Sci...

Jinxy Jenkins and Lucky Lou

An animated short film by Michael Bidinger and Michelle Kwon: Jinxy Jenkins and Lucky Lou.

TED Ed: The Mystery of Motion Sickness

One out of three people get motion sick, yet it’s not something we can really cure, only relieve. So what exactly is going on inside of our bodies when this happens? If you liked Head Sq...

Head Squeeze: Why do we get car sick?

Why do we get car sick? Sea sick? Air sick? Greg Foot of Head Squeeze explains. And here’s some related reading on ginger. Related videos: more brains! via Devour.

Mongolian horsemen herd wild horses for their horse milk

From BBC’s Human Planet, watch Mongolian horsemen herd wild horses in order to first catch foals, and then wild mares for their milk. Mongolia’s 2.4 million people are semi-nomadi...

Lar Gibbon crosses a suspension bridge

Watch how this ape, a Lar Gibbon named Siam, crosses a suspension bridge at Monkeyland, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. via Daily Picks and Flicks. Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary is the world’s first free roaming ...

Balance: Rigolo Swiss Nouveau Cirque artist Maedir Eugster

Balance is a short film by photographer/director Tobias Hutzler that documents Rigolo Swiss Nouveau Cirque artist Maedir Eugster’s incredible balancing act. If you saw Eugster's tensio...

Japanese Juggling Festival 2012: Yanazo’s winning performance

The 2012 Japanese Juggling Festival was held in Tokyo in early October, where contact juggler Yanazo wowed the audience with his incredible balance and speed control of just one ball for half the performance. And the...