Category: Videos

FTL

A lone astronaut testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft travels farther than he imagined possible. Written and directed by Adam Stern. Starring Ty Olsson, Karin Konoval and Aliyah O’Brien.

Just a lipoma

Lipoma happens when a lump of fat starts to grow in the soft tissue of your body. Though they’re classified as tumors, they’re usually harmless. They’re the most common tumor to form beneath your...

1936 Olympics

Nazi Germany used the 1936 Olympic Games for propaganda purposes. The Nazis promoted an image of a new, strong, and united Germany while masking the regime’s targeting of Jews and Roma (Gypsies) as well...

Falcon Heavy demonstration mission

The test flight was the first attempt by SpaceX to launch a Falcon Heavy rocket, on 6 February 2018 at 20:45 UTC. The Falcon Heavy is most powerful operational rocket in the world by a...

Extreme World: human trafficking

Coming face to face with the horror of human trafficking reduced TV hardman Ross Kemp to tears. His encounters with slave masters and victims moved the Extreme World frontman very deeply. So he didn’t think twice...

Momiji tempura

Tempura, the Japanese style of batter-fried food the is perhaps one of the most well-known exports the country has to offer. Crunchy tempura vegetables, shrimp, and chicken are beloved by citizens not only in...

The engineering of the drinking bird

While most references credit Dr. Miles V. Sullivan as the inventor of the drinking bird because he patented it in 1946, the idea of using heat-driven oscillating liquids to repeatedly tip small mechanisms has...

Dissected human nervous system

The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, sensory organs, and all of the nerves that connect these organs with the rest of the body. Together, these organs are responsible for the control...

19kg tumor

A 74-year-old woman who was given four weeks to live because a 19.5kg tumour in her stomach was squashing her vital organs has had it removed. The nail-biting moment doctors carried out the complex...

Why is blue so rare in nature?

Among living things, the color blue is oddly rare. Blue rocks, blue sky, blue water, sure. But blue animals? They are few and far between. And the ones that do make blue? They make...