45 Odd Facts About US Presidents – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.3)

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John discusses 45 rather odd facts about the lives of US Presidents such as which one ran over a lady with his horse, or what Richard Nixon’s favorite snack was (hint: it doesn’t sound appetizing). Mental Floss […]

Mystery of Prince Rupert’s Drop at 130,000 fps – Smarter Every Day 86

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35 Facts About Mr. Fred Rogers – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.2)

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John discusses 35 facts about our favorite neighbor, (Mr.) Fred Rogers, who would have turned 85 years old on March 20th. You can watch full episodes of his show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, here: http://pbskids.org/rogers/videos/index.html Mental Floss Video […]

Bacteria Killing WINGS — Mind Blow #60

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50 Common Misconceptions – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.1)

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John debunks 50 common misconceptions that most people have about topics such as vikings, exploding birds and peanut butter. Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Artist acknowledgements for this episode: Green Portraiture, Brie Lee, http://dft.ba/-LessCommittedVanGogh Cindy The […]

A guerilla gardener in South Central LA | Ron Finley

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.” TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best […]

SPACE CATS !!! – Smarter Every Day 85

No big deal guys just TALKING TO AWESOME ASTRONAUTS IN ORBIT!!! Tweet This http://bit.ly/tweetAstroWiggle FB This http://bit.ly/FBAstroWiggle Thanks to Astronauts Marshburn, Ford, and Hadfield. Calculate almost ANY heavenly body’s position here: http://www.heavens-above.com/ The full Google hangout is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=u8LI5JiWEfs HD downlink from ISS is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Epdz2ySd3hE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tweet ideas to me @SmarterYouTube Instead of […]