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Orbitals: Crash Course Chemistry #25

What if ice did not float? - Periodic Table of Videos

Ping Pong Pressure - Sick Science! #151

Your Pee is Pollution

The Science of Sweetness

Exploding Potato Chips - Cool Science Experiment

Drops on a Penny - Sick Science! #152

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

Scientists create “impossible material”—dubbed Upsalite—by accident

Reaction left over the weekend produces a material sought since the 1800s.<p>Researchers in Uppsala, Sweden, accidentally left a reaction running over …

How Cocaine Makes Users Skinny

A new study examines the weird ways cocaine changes people's metabolisms.<p>Cocaine has long had a reputation for keeping users slim—check out this 1990 article from the Los Angeles Times—and there's some science to back that up, too. Now, a new study of cocaine-addicted men examines how, exactly, …

Invasive Mussels and Heidi Sedivy: SciShow Talk Show # 16

Sudden mass death of birds over Winnipeg, Canada, remains a mystery

Some alarming news surfaced in Canada last week, when more than 50 black birds suddenly dropped dead out of the sky over Winnipeg, Manitoba, on August 7th, according to the CBC. The birds, which were later confirmed to be grackles, reportedly began flocking together by the thousands over cars and …

Beautiful, minimalist periodic table probably won't get you through chemistry class

London graphic designer Allison Haigh has designed what could easily be called the pinnacle of minimalist periodic tables. While it probably won’t get you through your chemistry mid-term, its elegant entries lay out the atomic structure of each element, making it a lot more suited to hanging on …

U.S. horse association will be ordered to allow clones on registry

(Reuters) - A U.S. horse association soon will be required to add cloned horses and their offspring to its prestigious registry, a federal judge in Texas ruled on Monday.<p>Cloned horse BS Nandubay Bicentenario and its mother Perdida Puestera (rear), are shown at a Buenos Aires' farm October 10, 2010. …

Study: Smart people are not less racist than other people

<b>(hxdbzxy via Shutterstock)</b><p>They are just better at hiding it, according to researchers at the University of Michigan<p>Katie McDonough<p>August 12, 2013 8:47pm (UTC)<p>While education has been shown to play a crucial role in promoting new attitudes and values that can prevent or change racist thinking, …

Obama's Own Drug Use a Backdrop to More Lenient Sentences

Young Barack Obama (Credit: Punahoe Schools/AP Photo)<p>President Obama knows something about being a low-level, nonviolent drug offender, such as the …

Banned for Life ... Annals of Rodeo Clowns

The ‘Obama’ rodeo clown has now become the Pete Rose of Missouri State Fair rodeo clowns, drawing a lifetime ban from rodeo clowning at the Missouri …

New Front in War on Obamacare

McConnell says Obamacare must be delayed because of threat of “hackers and cyber criminals.”

How A Comma Gave Americans The Right To Own Guns

Take a look at the Second Amendment:<p>"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State<b>,</b> the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."<p>That little, red comma caused the Supreme Court to strike down D.C.'s ban on handguns, the country's strictest gun …

Obama's 'Independent' Review Of Mass Spying Is Destined For Failure

On Friday, Obama announced that he would form a "high-level group of outside experts" to review intelligence and communications technologies. This group, Obama said, would be "independent" — able to step back freely — to review surveillance technologies and "consider how we can maintain trust of …