Shani Keoghan

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The First Supermoon of 2015

The Surprising Science of Praise

As parents, we love to praise our children. When a daughter or son has succeeded in something at school, at home or in an activity, we love telling them, "You're so smart!" "You're so talented!" "You're the best!"<p>After all, reinforcing a child's success with praise is good for them, right? Well, …

Self-improvement

In the push for marketable skills, are we forgetting the beauty and poetry of STEM disciplines?

Thousands of students are preparing to begin their job searches with newly earned STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degrees in …

The Best TED Talks to Get You Ready for School

We know that in the middle of August, it’s hard to hear the words “back to school.” I mean, as long as the beach is packed with tourists and the sun is setting at 8pm, it’s still endless summer, right?<p>As much as we may hate to admit it, classroom days are almost here. But don’t worry — we’re here …

Wearable Mood Controller -- Mind Blow #96

Dying for Science -- Thought Glass #12

7 Clever TRICKS To Remember Names

Why Do You Forget Their Name?

The Science of DOGS

Could You Transfer Your Consciousness To Another Body?

Ant-Man's Real-Life Rivals

They may be small, but they're strong. Real-life creatures with amazing superpowers.<p>From bugs faster than a speeding bullet to a shrimp with Überspeedy strikes, some animals' talents rival the abilities of comic-book heroes.<p>The comic-book hero Ant-Man, which hits the big screen in North America on …

We Just Learned How 'Crazy Ants' Ever Get Anything Done

There is reason behind the zigzag paths of longhorn crazy ants when carrying heavy loads—it is the give and take of cooperation, a new study finds.<p>Four years ago, Ehud Fonio watched as pieces of his cat's dinner spontaneously floated from the feline's bowl. On closer inspection, he spotted an ant …

Watch A Fizzy Orb Float Through The Space Station In 4K

The RED Epic Dragon camera makes everything look beautiful, including antacids<p>Mankind’s outpost in space, the International Space Station, does a lot of important research. But the astronauts onboard also like to have fun, and the latest video from the ISS is an example of the latter.<p>In the …

Space

Why this beach is glowing like a beautiful night light

SpongeBob's enemy strikes again<p>Plankton are best known for their greatest hits: producing organic compounds, being devoured by krill, drifting aimlessly on the ocean's upper layer. You've read about those ditties so many times, you might think you've seen all plankton have to offer. They don't play …

Homemade Lava Lamp & Rubber Band Cannons – ExpeRimental

The angle of repose or critical angle of repose is how steep various types of materials can be piled without slumping. The steepness of the side of a …

Woman Grows A Nose On Her Spine After Stem Cell Experiment

And other reasons not to mess around with unproven therapies<p>Eight years ago, doctors took nasal tissue samples and grafted them onto the spines of 20 quadriplegics. The idea was that stem cells within the nasal tissue might turn into neurons that could help repair the damaged spinal cord, and the …

Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic | CNN Travel

The World Cup Brazil 2014 Flip Books

Gâteau is the French word for cake. Gato is the Spanish word for cat. And artist Alexandre Dubosc is known for his chocolate cake zoetropes, spinning …

Incredible Chemical Reaction!

When panorama goes wrong

The Physics Behind a Curveball - The Magnus Effect

In Göttingen, Germany, there's a four-tonne steel ball that can be raised up a 14-metre tower -- and then dropped in less than two seconds, crashing …

Beautiful Card Trick - Numberphile

13,983,816 and the Lottery - Numberphile

Burj Khalifa: The tech behind the world's tallest building

Using images captured by Google Earth, Ireland-based artist Páraic McGloughlin speeds through scheme after scheme of human-made shapes and structures …

Skyscrapers

Periodic Table of Videos: Liquid Oxygen (slow motion)

In the 1987 miniseries The Ring of Truth: An Inquiry into How We Know What We Know, Philip Morrison proves that a water molecule is composed of two …

Demonstration

Why do ice cubes crack in drinks?

Capturing around four to seven hours of real time freezing, each of these clips shows how ice crystals form on a very cold kitchen window. The time …

Two Triple Lightning Strikes in Chicago

Traveling over 20,000 miles around Arizona and the Great Plains in just 30 summer days, filmmaker and photographer Dustin Farrell captured some …

Watch Chuck Jones draw Bugs Bunny

Drawing with markers inside giant inflatable vinyl balloons, multidisciplinary artist Oscar Oiwa creates black and white illustrations that surround …

São Paulo

Hot Air Balloon Makes 'Controlled Landing' In Busy Northampton Street

A hot air balloon had to make an emergency landing in a busy street causing mayhem - but the pilot said it was the safest option.<p>Matt Rate said …