When Will COVID End?

Coming up on two years of the Coronavirus pandemic, how much longer will it last? Is it like the Spanish flu or will it never go away? Join our science mailing list: https://bit.ly/34fWU27 FOLLOW US! Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience​​ Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience​​ TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Written by: Gregory Brown & Mitchell Moffit Edited by: Luka Šarlija SOURCES: […]

Sexual Desire Is Way More Complicated Than You Think

Sex drive. Libido. Lust. Whatever you call it, sexual desire is a lot more complicated than you might think. In this week’s Body Language, we break down exactly how sexual desire works and all the exciting science around it. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Body Language! http://bit.ly/BodyLanguagePlaylist » Visit our shop at […]

Why do cats have vertical pupils? – Emma Bryce

Dive into the incredible diversity of animal pupils, and how the different shapes indicate the animal’s role in an ecosystem. — Peering into the eyes of different animals, you’ll see some extraordinarily shaped pupils. House cats, for one, are twilight hunters with vertically elongated pupils. Many grazing animals, like goats, have rectangular pupils. Other animals […]

This Is 100 Calories

From celery to a slice of cake, we are going to explain what 100 Calories actually looks like, and WHY calorie counting is bad for you. FOLLOW US! Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience​​ Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience​​ TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Written by: Gregory Brown & Julia Wilde Edited by: Luka Šarlija SOURCES: https://impossiblefoods.com/burger https://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/meal-ideas/6-best-low-calorie-sushi-rolls Calorie Counter For Nigerian Food […]

The Biggest Myth About Your Metabolism Debunked

You’ve probably heard that your metabolism slows down as your age. Turns out, that isn’t entirely true. A new study revealed that your metabolism actually remains steady throughout most of your adult life. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com » Sign Up for Seeker’s Newsletter! […]

Why is it so hard to escape poverty? – Ann-Helén Bay

Explore the paradox of welfare programs, and learn how they inadvertently reinforce generational poverty, and what we can do to fix them. — Imagine that you’ve been unemployed for months. Government benefit programs have helped you cover your expenses, but you’re barely getting by. Finally, you receive a paycheck— but there’s a catch. Your new […]

The Game Changing Science to Preserve Fertility

Cancer and cancer treatment take a major toll on a patient’s health, including their fertility. Luckily, fertility preservation techniques are ever-evolving, and there are lots of options for people with cancer to reduce the risk of infertility. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Body Language! http://bit.ly/BodyLanguagePlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com » […]

Humans Might Need Artificial Gravity for Space Travel

Despite the fact that floating around in space looks like a certified blast, it’s not something the human body is optimized for. In order to make these trips possible, scientists are going to have to figure out how to mimic Earth’s gravity in space. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » […]

The myth of Loki’s monstrous children – Iseult Gillespie

Download a free audiobook version of “Where the Crawdads Sing“ and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-ed — Odin, the king of Asgard, was plagued by nightmares. Three fearsome figures haunted his dreams: a massive, writhing shadow; a shambling, rotting corpse; and worst of all, a monstrous beast with a deadly bite. Though their true forms […]

Why is the Mona Lisa so famous? – Noah Charney

Discover what factors helped Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” become the world’s most famous painting. — More than 500 years after its creation, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” is arguably the world’s most famous painting. Many scholars consider it an outstanding work of Renaissance art— but history is full of great paintings. So, how did […]

This Forgotten Ecosystem Holds Twice as Much Carbon Than Forests

As more of the world’s forests are destroyed, it makes you wonder: what’s going to absorb CO2 in their place?! In an ironic twist of fate, one of Earth’s “deadest” habitats might be our best hope for an ongoing supply of breathable air. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit […]

The Surprising Reason Why You Talk in Your Sleep

Some of us sleep soundly without uttering a whisper; others deliver entire speeches while sawing their logs. But why is that…and how does sleep talking affect our health? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Many people think of sleep as the brain shutting off. Curtains. […]

What Happens When You Quit Alcohol?

Today we are going to explain EXACTLY what happens to your brain and body when you try to quit alcohol! FOLLOW US! Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience​​ Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience​​ TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Written by: Gregory Brown Edited by: Luka Šarlija Link To Alcohol Survey: https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/brochures-and-fact-sheets/understanding-alcohol-use-disorder Sources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7195126/ https://www.nature.com/articles/s41575-021-00527-0 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8327759/ https://www.menshealth.com/health/a19532341/what-happens-when-you-stop-drinking-alcohol/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2837343/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK441882/ https://www.nature.com/articles/s41398-021-01635-w https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2012/854524/ https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-99211-1 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41398-021-01610-5 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41398-020-01163-z […]

Meet the First Spider-Like Robot to Explore Lava Caves on the Moon

Hidden beneath the moon’s layers of dusty regolith are lava caves— caves that scientists hope could one day support human colonies. But these subterranean spaces have never been explored before….at least not yet. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Asagumo is the latest rover from […]

Blood, concrete, and dynamite: Building the Hoover Dam – Alex Gendler

Dig into the engineering of the Hoover Dam, a concrete arch-gravity dam on the Colorado River that supplies water to the US southwest. — In the early 20th century, the US had expanded from coast to coast, but many cities in the southwest still lacked reliable water sources. The Colorado River’s erratic flow and frequent […]

NASA’s James Webb Telescope Launch Is About to Make History

The James Webb Space Telescope is FINALLY ready for launch. It’s taken over two decades, thousands of international scientists, and billions of dollars to get to this point. » Here’s a recap on the James Webb Space Telescope: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QO-D0bXcO6g&list=PL6uC-XGZC7X7ACJpjTf83BXAhxCHUkkDh » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Countdown to Launch: http://bit.ly/CTLplaylist » Visit our shop […]

You can only save one— who do you choose? – Doug MacKay

Puzzle through the ethical dilemma where two ships are in distress but you can only save one, and decide: which do you choose? — You are the captain of an interstellar cargo transport headed to port when you receive two distress calls. The first is from a labor ship, whose passengers are running out of […]

Does Zinc Actually Work to Fight the Flu and Cold?

Zinc: A wonder trace mineral for staving off the common cold? Or a totally overhyped home remedy? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Your body only needs tiny amounts, but it can still have big impacts on your health. Zinc is involved in hundreds of […]

How The Golden Eye Of The James Webb Space Telescope Will See The Edge Of The Universe

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is a time machine to the early universe, which uses massive golden mirrors to capture ancient light. The results will likely rewrite and expand our textbooks for years to come. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Focal Point | https://bit.ly/2s0cf7w » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com An international […]

Why Can’t I Get My Baby to Sleep Like a Baby?

Wondering how to help your baby stop crying and start sleeping? Come find out alongside Angel Laketa Moore (@thatchickangel) why healthy sleep habits are so important to cultivate early on. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Seeker Baby! https://bit.ly/SeekerBabyPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com At birth, babies will sleep randomly. And there […]

The dark history of Mount Rushmore – Ned Blackhawk and Jeffrey D. Means

Uncover the hidden history of the building of Mount Rushmore, and how its creation destroyed sacred Native American land. — Between 1927 and 1941, workers blasted 450,000 tons of rock from a mountainside using chisels, jackhammers, and dynamite. Gradually, they carved out Mount Rushmore. Today, the monument draws nearly 3 million people to South Dakota’s […]

Locked In The World’s Quietest Room

I spent hours inside an anechoic chamber to see if it would make me go crazy. You be the judge! Thanks to 3M to letting me have this wild experience. https://bit.ly/3MxAsapSciencex FOLLOW US! Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience​​ Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience​​ TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Written by: Mitchell Moffit Edited by: Luka Šarlija

Can Soil Actually Capture Carbon? Maybe Not

Researchers may have miscalculated soil’s ability to capture carbon…meaning our current global climate models might be off. So now what?! » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Ever clean your room by shoving everything under the bed? What if we could do this with all the […]

Why We Should NOT Look For Aliens – The Dark Forest

Getting something from the kurzgesagt shop is the best way to support us and to keep our videos free for everyone. Thank You! ►► https://kgs.link/shop. (Worldwide Shipping Available) Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-darkforest/ The Universe is incredibly big and seems full of potential for life, with billions of habitable planets. If an advanced civilization had […]

Would you raise the bird that murdered your children? – Steve Rothstein

Dig into the evolutionary strategy of brood parasitism, where one animal tricks another into rearing its young. — A mother honeyguide has placed its chick into a bee-eater’s nest— puncturing all the other eggs in the nest and leaving only its own hatching alive. Over the following weeks, the host parents devotedly care for the […]

The Vulva, Vagina, and Clit, Oh My!

Do you know the difference between the vagina and the vulva? Research shows that many people don’t know the right words for this important reproductive anatomy, so let’s dive into the basics. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Body Language! http://bit.ly/BodyLanguagePlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com When most folks talk about female […]

Tesla Autopilot vs America’s Twistiest Road 🐉

– Thank you, Bonnie Bees, for making this video possible: https://www.patreon.com/cgpgrey – Discuss this video: https://www.reddit.com/r/cgpgrey ## Related Videos – The Dragon’s Tail’s Test of Tesla Self-Driving Beta: https://youtu.be/Oz4yMGbRa4Q – Urban Driving Test of Tesla Self-Driving Beta: https://youtu.be/KrvXLbjTgMQ – Driving a Tesla Across the Loneliest Road: https://youtu.be/_naDg-guomA ## Special Thanks + Josh Lloyd Media Website: […]

From Rolling to Walking—How Babies Learn to Move

Babies get PHYSICAL! But when exactly do babies learn to take their first step? Come learn alongside Angel Laketa Moore (@thatchickangel) to see what’s involved in coordinating all those very first wiggles, rolls, and crawls. #ad #nowiknowcmv #moderna #cmvawareness » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Seeker Baby! https://bit.ly/SeekerBabyPlaylist » Visit our shop at […]

How one of the most profitable companies in history rose to power – Adam Clulow

Discover what happened when one company’s attempt to dominate a key global trade ended in violence. — During the 17th century, the Dutch East India Company cornered the booming spice market and pioneered trade routes between Asia and Europe. It is widely considered the most profitable corporation ever created. But such success came with an […]

Yes, scientists are actually building an elevator to space – Fabio Pacucci

Explore the physics behind space elevators, which would theoretically use a cable anchored to Earth and extending into space. — Sending rockets into space requires sacrificing expensive equipment, burning massive amounts of fuel, and risking potential catastrophe. So in the space race of the 21st century, some engineers are abandoning rockets for something more exciting: […]

…And We’ll Do it Again

Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-behindthelies This video is part of the TRESCA project to get more visit https://trescaproject.eu/ This video was produced with funding received from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 872855. 🇪🇺 Kurzgesagt is lying to you, in every video, even in this one. Because our […]

What Is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is often associated with debilitating pelvic pain during menstruation, but its symptoms can span all over the body. The condition has an average diagnosis delay of seven to 10 years. So what exactly is endometriosis, and why is it so hard to diagnose? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Body Language! http://bit.ly/BodyLanguagePlaylist […]

Google Made a Time Crystal That Defies Physics

Google’s quantum computer has been used to create a time crystal, a newly defined phase of matter that defies the laws of scientific physics. » Recap on Quantum Supremacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyuf1zt-TpU » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Google has been tinkering with one they’ve dubbed Sycamore […]

Is That Normal?! The Weird World of Baby Poop

It can be hard to tell what’s normal from what’s not when it comes to a baby’s poop. From its color to its consistency, come learn alongside Angel Laketa Moore (@thatchickangel) everything you should be paying attention to. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Seeker Baby! https://bit.ly/SeekerBabyPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com […]

Can stereotypes ever be good? – Sheila Marie Orfano and Densho

Explore the model minority stereotype, and discover how it became a label for Asian Americans and is used to enforce racial hierarchies. — In 2007, researchers surveyed 180 teachers to understand if they held stereotypes about their students. The most commonly held opinion was that Asian students were significantly more industrious, intelligent, and gentle. This […]