Category: Science


Destin of SmarterEveryDay continues his quest to find a high enough caliber bullet that can beat the astounding tensile strength of the Prince Rupert’s Drop.

See how Japanese soy sauce has been made for 750 years in this fascinating short film by Mile Nagaoka.

The Sun Sneeze Gene

Veritasium explores the photic sneeze reflex: sneezing when looking at a bright light.

Handheld Tesla Coil Gun

Destin of SmarterEveryDay geeks out with a guy who build a handheld Tesla coil gun.

Destin of SmarterEveryDay digs into a five-year-old personal mystery about the phenomena of “Why Water Walks on Water,” with some help from astronaut Don Pettit! The part about the cello will BLOW YOUR MIND.

Pic of the Day – 6/16/17

Jupiter moon Europa, photographed by NASA and JPL’s Galileo Project.

Destin of SmarterEveryDay continues his quest to find a high enough caliber bullet that can beat the astounding tensile strength of the Prince Rupert’s Drop.

Five Weirdest Moons

The 5 weirdest moons in 5 minutes! These are hands-down the five weirdest, most oddball, mysterious moons in our solar system.

Professional pianist and Steinway Artist Daniel Beliavsky and his student Charlotte Bennett agreed to perform while hooked up to an eye-tracking device that superimposes the wearer’s eye movements. The sight-reading exercise yields interesting results. They do some comparative statistical analysis at the end, and as expected, Daniel does not look at the keys as much as his student Charlotte, and he keeps his eyes in a narrower area of the piano keys when he does look.

Backwards Talking

Destin of SmarterEveryDay meets a guy who can literally talk backwards. And not like, “backwards talking am I” but literally if you record it and play it backwards, it makes sense. Of course, there’s an app for that.

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