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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...

Le retour by Natalia Chernysheva

Le retour by Natalia Chernysheva.

How to create chocolate out of nothing

Geometry has never looked so sweet… or perplexing: Mariano Tomatis shows us how to create chocolate out of nothing. Related reading: Curse of the crystal skulls and other vanishing area puzzles and the missing ...

The Perennial Plate: 10 Things We Love About Italy

Chef Daniel Klein and camerawoman Mirra Fine of The Perennial Plate have traveled the world making videos about food and culture. The video above highlights ten iconic products of Italy and gives a peek int...

The Oxymoron Maker: Cold ice cream inside a warm brioche

Cold ice cream inside a warm brioche: this treat is called an oxymoron, which is a word that means “ a figure of speech that combines contradictory terms.” Sounds delicious, but what’s this gadget assembling itself in...

Magic Beard

Magic Beard by Minneapolis photographer Ben Garvin. Warning: If you have a beard in your house, you may be asked to pull crayons out if it after watching this.  via Colossal.