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Josie the chihuahua gets her wheels

Josie is a happy little chihuahua who was born with no front legs. Add some inventiveness by a lot of people around her and you've got a happy little chihuahua who can get around on wheels. This may be the ...

How small of a space can a Northern Goshawk fly through?

How small of a space can you fly through? This Northern Goshawk shows off its unique skills with a few lab tests filmed in ultra slooow-motion. (Updated video link.)

The Brown Owl’s remarkable head stability

Owls can exhibit a remarkable head stability during angular movement of the body about any axis passing through the skull. Behold the example video from The Vestibular System of the Owl (...

The circulatory system: How blood is transported through our bodies

The circulatory system consisting of the heart, arteries, capillaries, and veins, is the pumping mechanism that transports blood throughout the body. In the heart, the left ventricle contra...

Schoolhouse Rock: Telegraph Line (Nervous System)

We aren’t using the telegraph as a metaphor anymore, but why aren’t we still teaching our kids about the central nervous system, peripheral nerves, the autonomic system in cartoons? Don’t our brains...

Alana Nichols – The first woman to win gold in two Paralympics

Alana Nichols of the women’s wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going “really fast.” “I love feeling my heart beat,” she says. Her competitive spirit...

This is what your vocal cords look like

Fascinating! See what your vocal cords (or larynx) look like when you’re speaking or making sounds. Your larynx is where pitch (musical tones) and volume are controlled. You can also mak...

The Bloodmobile – They Might Be Giants

The Bloodmobile by They Might Be Giants’ Here Comes Science. TKSST RECOMMENDSHere Comes Science CD+DVDThey Might Be Giants View this album on Amazon

The digestive system

The digestive system! What happens to your food while you’re chewing it, when you swallow it, when it’s in your stomach? How does all of the digested nutrients travel around your b...

The world’s most advanced prosthetic limb: The bebionic3

A father who lost his arm in an accident six years ago has been given a new lease of life by a hi-tech bionic hand which is so precise he can type again. Nigel Ackland, 53, has been fitted with the Terminator-like car...

You Are Your Microbes – TED Ed

Every gut microbe has a job to do. Find out who these millions of different microbes are and what their jobs are within the ecosystem that is you, from the wonderful TEDEd: You Are Your Micro...

BBC Knowledge Explainer: DNA

Director William Samuel and London-based studio Territory made this beautifully illustrated explainer of DNA for BBC Knowledge and Learning. Read more about their inspiration (hint!) and the B...

How Mendel’s pea plants helped us understand genetics

How Mendel’s pea plants helped us understand genetics. Also explained in a single vintage illustration. Complement with why we are all related. From TED-Ed. via explore-blog.

Earth Unplugged: Wet animals shake in slow motion

According to the research, “a wet animal could spend 20% or more of it’s daily food energy to evaporate water in its fur, if it cannot shake.” Therefore, it’s super import...

Slim Goodbody: The Digestion Song

Slim Goodbody was something I used to watch on tv as a kid in the 1970s, but I hadn’t quite remembered the dated mix of strange and wonderful that makes the bodysuit so iconic… until we watched this clip. ...

What it’s like to live in space – Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield has made it a part of his five month mission to educate about space, science and the International Space Station through a series of videos about ...

Close ups of the human eye

This human eye video close-up, via io9’s Incredible Photographs of Fractals Found in the Natural World, was filmed by AJ Korkidakis. The one below, which isn’t as crisp but goes i...

How Much Stuff Do Our Bodies Make In A Year?

jtotheizzoe: A pretty eye-opening look at just how much “stuff” your body makes in a year, from BuzzFeedVideo. Snot a bad video. Urine for a real educational experience. Hair’s a great vi...

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