June 29, 2020

We still don’t understand what water is. Here’s why...


Water is actually really weird—like, way weirder than you probably realize—and our understanding of it might only just be coming to a boil.

June 20, 2020

‘Chasing Ice’ captures largest glacier calving ever filmed [language warning]


It’s like watching the southern tip of Manhattan breaking away, they say...

Video: Juneteenth protesters topple St. Junípero Serra statue in California

June 19, 2020

Transubstantiation defended by King Henry VIII — and an Anglican rector


Father Timothy Matkin of St. Francis Anglican Church in Dallas uses Henry VIII’s book, Luther’s logic, Occam’s razor, and the Bible’s grammar to prove the Catholic Church’s doctrine.

June 14, 2020

How do lighthouses work?


Have you ever wondered how a lighthouse works? What a Fresnel lens is? What a lighthouse keeper does? Find out all about lighthouses in this video, as we discover how mariners are directed round the twists and turns of coastal obstacles.

June 2, 2020

Building the perfect squirrel-proof bird feeder


“Squirrels were stealing my bird seed so I solved the problem with mechanical engineering...”

May 24, 2020

Monaco Grand Prix: How did the famous corners get their names?


The Monaco Grand Prix was canceled for today, but here are the (often Catholic) stories behind its famous corners...

May 18, 2020

Two things every 2020 graduate needs to hear


Pat Lencioni offers this simple and practical message for college graduates...

May 15, 2020

What the Saturn V, Space Shuttle and other rockets would look like if they were transparent


From left to right: Saturn V, Space Shuttle, Falcon Heavy and the Space Launch System (SLS).

Red = RP-1 (Kerosene)
Orange = Liquid Hydrogen
Blue = Liquid Oxygen