Category: Science

How Technicolor Changed the Movies

What was “glorious Technicolor?” It was a groundbreaking technology — but it was more than just that.


Lost City of Atlantis Found?

YouTuber Bright Insight posits that the Eye of Africa is not just the most likely location of Atlantis, but the connection of this new evidence I’m about share makes this case so compelling that it’s practically definitive. He finds more than a dozen similarities between Plato’s description of Atlantis, to that of Africa’s Richat Structure, which is commonly referred to as the Eye of the Sahara and is located in a remote region of North West Africa, in the country of Mauritania. Has Atlantis been hidden in plain sight for thousands of years?

These mesmerizing collisions between magnets were shot in slow motion at 1,000 fps. YouTuber Magnetic Games thinks the clash between the red balls and the big magnet looks like the nanotechnology armor of Ironman in the last Avengers movie.

Origins Explained brings us their top 10 list of strange and unsolved mysteries has some of the biggest unsolved cases in the world!

Destin of SmarterEveryDay teams up with a champion bullwhip artist and some ultra-slow motion cameras and reflective markers to study the physics of what’s happening when cracking a whip breaks the sound barrier.

Destin of SmarterEveryDay made this video for his precision-engineer father.

Package Thief vs. Glitter Bomb

We’ve heard of people getting revenge on package thieves by filling old Amazon boxes with dog poo and leaving them out. But this NASA engineer takes it to a whole nother level: he spent six months refining the ultimate package-thief trap, filled with a volcano of exploding glitter and recurring blasts of fart spray, and tricked out with motion sensors, GPS tracking, data transfer to the cloud, and 360-degree camera angles to capture the hilarity. Best part? Two of them open it IN THEIR CARS. Aw, the schadenfreude.

How Fast Does Glass Crack?

Gav and Dan of the The Slow Mo Guys set their super-fast cameras for absolutely insane frame rates to learn how fast 5 millimeter tempered glass cracks. Three pieces of glass were harmed in the making of this video.

Destin of SmarterEveryDay teams up with Turkish mathematician named Doga, whose blog “Bi Lim Ne Güzel Lan” roughly translates roughly to “Science is Awesome Dude.”

Mass Hysteria!

Is actually a real, documented thing. Sam O’Nella Academy explains:

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