January 16, 2020

Here’s Earth’s 4.5 billion-year history, condensed down to an 11-minute time-lapse video


The history of the Earth from its formation to present day, covering major events throughout its 4-billion-year history. Estimates of average temperature, atmospheric composition, and day length are given...

January 13, 2020

Jimmy Johnson’s well-deserved surprise announcement is worth watching, even if you’re not an NFL fan


During halftime of the Packers vs. Seahawks NFC Divisional Playoff game, legendary former head coach Jimmy Johnson was surprised with news he will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Johnson and his former quarterback, Troy Aikman, watching from the announcing booth in Green Bay, both got choked up at the surprise.

January 3, 2020

The Funeral of a Great Myth — C.S. Lewis on evolution


This is his academic banquet — a six-course argument. If you want an enjoyable, but takeaway version, see https://youtu.be/8t0UDoKImBs

January 1, 2020

The evolution of the coffee cup lid


Author AJ Jacobs shows how the coffee cup lid was perfectly designed to give you a full sensory experience while drinking.

December 18, 2019

How to fillet every kind of seafood, from sardines to squid


Sharpen your knives and come to attention because class is in session!

This Russian family went 40 years without ever seeing another human, until...


Sometime you just need to get off the grid. In today's amazing video we are looking at one such Russian family that fled to the wilderness and raised children completely isolated from all other human beings.

December 15, 2019

Light pollution makes it easier to become an atheist


A short film on how light pollution affects the view of the night sky. It shows how the view gets progressively better as the light pollution reduces, from Los Angeles to Great Basin desert.

December 13, 2019

This is the reason why British politics are so much better than American...