Why Are Ships Much Slower Than Other Vehicles?
Ships have enormous powerful engines compared to other vehicles. But why are they so slow compared to all other forms of transportation?
5 Things You Were Likely Taught Wrong in Elementary School
Why do astronauts float when they’re on the International Space Station? It’s because there’s no gravity, right? Not quite…
Are Sweet Potatoes and Yams the Same Vegetable?
Sweet potatoes are also commonly called yams, so many people assume that the two are the same vegetable... but is it really true or are they different?
Why Are Persian Rugs SO Wildly Expensive?
Persian rugs are a symbol of wealth, and just one of these rugs can cost you thousands of dollars! But why are these carpets considered so outstanding?
Saffron - the Most Expensive Spice on Earth
Most of us can't even get our hands of this rare and expensive spice - saffron. But why is it so exclusive and pricey to begin with? Find out here
Here’s Why Italians NEVER Drink Cappucino in the Evenings
Why do Italians only drink cappucino in the morning, opting for milk-free caffeinated drinks in the afternoon hours?
Floating Hotel on the Brink of Demolition in North Korea
This strange floating hotel was supposed to be the perfect luxury summer destination, but it came to be a real disaster.
Ever Wonder How Movie Sound Effects Were Made?
Remember the scene from ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ where coconuts were used to recreate horse sounds? The iconic comedy wasn’t too far off...
China Banned Building Any New Skyscrapers, Here’s Why
China has recently banned building any new skyscrapers in the country, but why?
7 of the Most Calming Famous Artworks in the World
These paintings have a calming effect on people, and the explanation of the human psychology underlying this phenomenon is insanely interesting!
How People Drink Tea in 7 Countries Around the World
People in all seven of the countries featured in this fascinating tea documentary are very particular about the way they take their tea...
History’s First Author Is Largely Unknown, Who WAS She?
Meet the First Author in History - Enheduanna, an ancient Sumerian high priestess with a tragic and heroic life story...
The Strange Unexpected Reasons Why Seniors Wake Up Earlier
It's NOT a myth, seniors often do get up much earlier in the morning than younger people, and this video explains why this might be happening...
Japan to Welcome the 2020 Olympics in a Magnificent Way
This is how Japan is preparing to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Get a sneak peak of the venues and innovations made in Tokyo in this video
The Asteroid That Changed the Face of the Earth Forever
Recently found evidence allows scientists to retract in detail what happened on the day the asteroid hit the Earth and wiped out the dinosaurs
You Won’t Believe These Weird New Aircraft Actually Exist
Aircraft engineers are surprising us with some astonishing new designs, starting with a rocket jetpack to a zero-emission four-passenger drone
This Is Why Skyscrapers Are So Rare in European Cities
High rise buildings are not very common in Europe, and history has everything to do with it...
Wow! This Robot Acrobat Is More Mobile Than ANY Human
Atlas is the newest project of the Boston Dynamics team of robot creators famous for their quirky, but equally astonishing creations...
4 Mind-Blowing Facts About the English Language
Here are 4 incredibly interesting facts about English in the context of other languages
Neon Lights: a Beautiful Union of Science and Art
Neon signs are a beautiful blend or artistry and science, and knowing the history and the science behind them make them even more exciting
10 Countries That Disappeared from the Face of Earth
The world map changes all the time, with many countries appearing and vanishing on it, some in a matter of days or even hours...
Why Hover Trains Failed to Become the Trains of the Future
These trains were supposed to be much faster and better than traditional ones. But what happened to hover trains? Where did they go?
This Ancient Civilization Just Mysteriously Vanished
Long ago, Malta was inhabited by a mysterious, advanced civilization, but one day, it ceased to exist. What happened?
The Reason Why the Bottom of a Ship is Painted Red
The part of the ship submerged underwater is commonly painted red and it's not an aesthetic choice. Learn why this is done in this video
Dog History: How Humans’ Arch Enemy Became Our Best Friend
This is a brief, yet very eventful video about the history of our best friend, the dog.