Where Did the World’s Brightest Gemstones Get Their Color?
In this TED-Ed video, Jeff Dekofsky teaches us how gemstones are formed and where the most beautiful ones get their color
What Makes Us Hungry For Dessert Even After a Heavy Meal?
Even after a big meal, we always seem to have a little space for dessert. Here’s how our bodies do that and why it helps us!
How Would a Cuttlefish Camouflage When In a Living Room?
Ever-so-charming Richard Hammond challenges the miracle of nature that is the camouflaging cuttlefish with a unique situation.
Experience the Strangest Rare Natural Phenomena of the Sky
The Earth experiences many strange phenomenons that can affect the sky and the clouds, each of which has a scientific explanation
Ever Wondered How the Iconic Beer Guinness Got Its Name?
Take an inside look at some of the wild adventures and interesting anecdotes that created 7 of the best liquor brands in the world.
Ever Wondered How and Why Whales Sing? Well Wonder No More
In this fantastically animated TED-Ed video, Stephanie Sardelis decodes the evocative melodies composed by whales.
12 Surprising Mysteries That Have Left Scientists Baffled
Science is so powerful at explaining the world around us. But it can't explain these weird 12 mysteries. You deserve a Nobel prize if you crack these!
Not all Viruses Are Bad, Some Are Actually Necessary
Some viruses are beneficial to humans. In fact, they are an inseparable part of human anatomy and have even shaped the evolution of humanity!
What Species Is the Oldest on Earth? You’ll Be Surprised
You'd be surprised to find out how far back some species go, including humans...
Why Do We Sometimes Hallucinate? Find Out Here!
In this informative TED-Ed video, Elizabeth Cox details the science of hallucinations.
Ever Wondered How Hormones Work? Well, Wonder No More!
Ever wondered how hormones work? Well, wonder no more as this informative TED-Ed video explains all!
This is the History of Our World in Just 18 Minutes
Using a series of stunning illustrations, David Christian, in a riveting 18 minutes, narrates a complete history of the universe. Take a look!
Why Do Animals Play Dead? Some Surprising Answers!
Ever wondered why animals play dead? If so, you're in for a treat as all is revealed in this informative TED-Ed video.
This Precious Substance Is Like Nothing Else on Earth
Amber scientists discover the inner workings of the ancient world. This video reveals why this unique substance is so incredibly valuable.
Are These Extremely Rare Natural Phenomena Even Real?
Have you ever seen the physical edge of a rainstorm? What about a fire tornado? There is a reason why these natural phenomena are so rare...
There Is More to Switzerland's Neutrality Than You Know…
Staying neutral during conflict isn't so simple. This video reveals some fascinating facts about Switzerland's neutrality and its true cost.
Vaccinations SHOULD Trigger Side Effects, Here’s Why
Once you watch this video and understand why vaccine side effects happen, you may even be happy to get that headache.
These Man Made Pools Provide Support to Millions of People
The Potash Ponds are not only a striking sight but also an extremely important resource. What's their story? Find out here.
Hypnotism: Science or Forgery?
His contemporaries called him a charlatan, but in the late 1880s, Dr. Anton Mesmer was onto something we now know as hypnotism.
How Singapore Became One Of the World’s Richest Countries
Singapore is one of the richest and most expensive countries to live in. How did this island city-state accumulate this wealth, despite its humble beginnings?
Is It Possible For Humans To Ever Be As Fast As Cheetahs?
The average cheetah can run at a speed of 80 – 130 km/h (50-80 mph)! Why are humans so slow in comparison?
Why Did Ancient Egyptians Stop Building Pyramids?
Why did the ancient Egyptians only build pyramids for a few centuries in their vast 3,000-year history?
The Secret Behind Napoleon Bonaparte’s Signature Pose
You may have noticed that Napoleon Bonaparte is always depicted in the same pose - tucking one hand in his shirt. But why?
7 Fascinating Natural Phenomena Science Can’t Explain
From the Great Blue Hole in Belize to the Sailing Stones in CA, this video will introduce you to 7 natural phenomena science isn't fully able to explain.
What Would Happen To Your Body If You Stopped Showering?
Ever wondered what would happen if you stopped showering for a long period of time, for example, a month? This video has the answer.
17 Poignant Photos That Are Anything But Ordinary
At first glance, you might not understand what's so special about some of these photos, but each one has a backstory that will make it unforgettable.