We spend a good part of our first 20 years here on early receiving an education. They teach us everything we need to know – State capitals, algebra, dodgeball, and how to make a volcano using baking soda and vinegar. It turns out though that there are still some things we don’t know. Here are just a few of the really interesting ones.
Not sure how long to spend washing your hands? Take a look at how your hands look when you spend thirty seconds scrubbing rather than the standard “quick wash” many of us do after using the bathroom…
Ever wondered how a lock works?
This is how sunscreen looks under UV light (the black color means the UV light can’t penetrate it). Click here for the full video.
This is how a dog drinks water.
The size of planet earth in comparison with the largest star we know of.
This is how braces work.
If you want to make a stealth computer screen, this is how you do it.
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Just in case you ever wondered what it looks like to crack an egg underwater.
This is how water fractures light.
This x-ray shows what it looks like when you swallow.
Worldwide air traffic in a single day in one GIF.
A high-speed GIF of how a baby’s face develops in the uterus.- Advertisement -
This is the life cycle of a dandelion.
A particularly creative way to prove the Pythagorean theorem.
This is what it looks like when a star is sucked into a black hole.
And this is how bean vines grow.
Admit it. You always wanted to know how they print camouflage on helmets.
This is how a trumpet works.
This is how a cheetah uses its tail to control its inertia during a chase.
And in case you ever wondered how a ladybug flies.