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Skunk Bear’s Click to Enlarge: Popcorn

From NPR’s Skunk Bear, POP in and watch the science and history of popcorn, explained with the assistance of a microscope and a high speed camera. Click to Enlarge: Popcorn. Thanks, Heathe...

Who grows the cocoa in your chocolate bar?

Creative studio Nice and Serious collaborated with the Rainforest Alliance and Adrien Koffi Kouadio, “a cocoa farmer, family man, a community leader and football lover” in the vil...

How to Make Heart-Shaped Eggs

How to Make Heart-Shaped Eggs by DaveHax. via laughingsquid.

Charlie Chaplin’s dinner roll dance

This is Charlie Chaplin performing one of the most memorable moments in film history: the dinner roll dance, or table ballet, from the silent comedy classic The Gold Rush (1925).

Are crows the ultimate problem solvers?

A short stick, a long stick, and a few stones — all a bit difficult to get to — will help illuminate just how clever wild crows can be, especially when these tools need to be used...

Inside the Compost Cycle

From KQED Science, find out how San Francisco’s 600 tons of compostable waste can be transformed into a dark, nutrient-rich material that will not only feed plants to improve the quality...

How It’s Made: Honey

We’ve posted quite a few videos about bees and honey — it’s one of our favorite subjects — but none have explained it start-to-finish. These two harvest videos come c...

How to eat a cupcake

After watching this video on how to eat a cupcake, you may never look at a cupcake in the same way again.

The Giant Anteater – Songs for Unusual Creatures

Giant Anteaters get in on the fun (and some yogurt) as Michael Hearst and PBS Digital Studios return with Songs for Unusual Creatures. Michael visits the Nashville Zoo and then composes a song...

Stick Twist Bread

Toast the bread over hot coals rather than high flames, so that the heat is able to reach the center of the dough before the outside burns; rotate the stick often to ensure even cooking. The bread will be done when ...

Durian, the world’s smelliest fruit

This is Durian, the world’s smelliest fruit, as introduced by The New York Times. In the archives: more videos with fruit.

The Perennial Plate: Moments in Morocco

Perennial Plate goes to Morocco. 

TED Ed: The chemistry of cookies

The baker as mad scientist? Your nose as a sensitive scientific instrument? The physical and chemical transformation of warm and gooey baked goods? Your next batch of cookies will be even more...

How Gardening at School Enables Interdisciplinary Learning

From Edutopia, this is the story of a high school student who brought his hobby — growing food with an aquaponic system for his family and neighbors — to his school’s underutilized greenhouse, creat...

How to make pickles

Homemade pickles are super easy to make, and are fun to flavor in different ways. In How To Make Pickles, WNYC takes us to Brooklyn Brine where they walk through how their dill pickles happen — all you’ll...

A large biscuit and a small mouse

This is the short story of a large biscuit and a small mouse.

The Conveyor Belt Sushi Restaurant Trend

What if food came to your restaurant table on a conveyor belt, kaiten-zushi or carousel-style? Spencer Kelly of the BBC’s Click visits a kind of restaurant in Tokyo, Japan where most eve...

5 Fun Science Experiments for Kids (w/ Grover!)

Science experiments + a cute and furry blue monster that we know and love = YES. Hosts Annie Colbert and Matt Silverman have clearly helped discover the formula for making an instant video fa...