Why do scorpions glow?
Under UV light, scorpions are fluorescent. How did a trait that makes them more visible to predators make it through
The Mystery of Bit Flips
A plane nosedives midflight. A videogame teleports a player unexpectedly. An election is recounted. What do these incidents have in
The Magic of the Zipper Merge
Have you ever been stuck in traffic and someone flies up the lane next to you and merges in right
China vs. QWERTY
How did Chinese written language fit its thousands of characters onto a keyboard with under a hundred keys? It seems
The American Empire
Unbeknownst to many, if not most, people is that The Philippines was once ruled by the United States. And before
The Humans Behind Boston Dynamics' Robots
You've seen plenty of videos floating around the internet from Boston Dynamics. From weird dog-like robots slipping on banana peels,
What is a Dyson Sphere?
As a follow-up to yesterday's video, which somewhat relied on prerequisite knowledge of a Dyson Sphere, this video, also by
How to Move a Star
Kurzgesagt explores two theoretical stellar engines, which future civilizations could use to move their solar system out of harm's way.
How to Raise London's Famous Tower Bridge
Tom Scott visits Tower Bridge in London, explaining some of the history of the bridge, as well as the process
The hidden siphon in your washing machine
Hidden in the detergent drawer of your washing machine is an extremely clever bit of engineering that you've probably never