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  1. Brian Jacques’ Spirit Lives on, Here is a Weasel Riding a Woodpecker

    On our way to steal your badger treasure.

    Obviously this is more of a Garry Kilworth situation, but something about that weasel just screams Ferahgo the Assassin to me. If I squint I swear I can make out a tiny mace and chain.

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  2. Bill Nye Talks Existence & Superheroes, Generally Gets Existential While Fixing A Fridge

    The moral of this video for me: I just really want to invite Bill Nye over for a lazy Sunday of discussing existence.

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  3. Get All Up Inside Volcanoes With The Help Of These Brave, Doomed Drones

    EARTH GUTS

    I'm not gonna lie, my brain spent most of its time watching this video just going "!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Which I will defend as perfectly natural, because volcanoes are all kinds of awe-inspiring badassery and drones are allowing us to get all up in their innards.

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  4. Ancient Babylonians Were Just Like Us, Complained About Poor Service From Retailers

    They were into Yelp before it was cool.

    You millennials today have it so easy, you know. Time was if you wanted your local copper ore salesman to know you were unsatisfied with his merchandise, you had to painstakingly chisel out your frustrations onto a clay tablet, send it along with your messenger through a part of town where he might get jumped by one of your family's various enemies, and hope the guy on the other end even knew how to read. 

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  5. Neuroscientist Plans to Do a Human Head Transplant Soon, May Actually Succeed

    Good news, everyone!

    An Italian neuroscientist has a plan to make a human head transplant happen as soon as 2017, and he'll be announcing the project at a surgical conference in June.

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  6. Meet 10-Year-Old Math Genius Esther Okade, Already Killing It At University

    Esther Okade might be ten years younger than normal university students, but she's easily ten years cooler. Even Tony Stark didn't graduate MIT until he was in his late teens.

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  7. So Gerbils Are Pretty Cute, Right? WRONG, They Actually Caused The Black Plague

    They should have used some Gerbil Essences.

    Turns out gerbils have done the world double dirty: not only did they start the bubonic plague, but they've also been letting rats take the rap for it for the last half-century. Uncool, gerbils. Majorly uncool.

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  8. Museum Discovers New Species From Fossil They Thought Was Fake

    And bonus, hey named it after a female scientist!

    You hear stories all the time about people who come across fossils, artworks, and other historical artifacts that they think are replicas until someone figures out that they're actually real—but you don't expect that kind of thing to happen in a museum, of all places. Like, shouldn't you guys know the difference?

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  9. Movies Manipulate Our Brains, Of Course, So Here’s PBS’ BrainCraft Talking Neurocinema

    Let PBS Digital Studios' BrainCraft explain a bit about neurocinema and contemplate the future interactivity of film.

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  10. New Research Shows Sea Snail Teeth Are Nature’s Strongest Material

    Just let that sink in.

    There are sea snails that have teeth stronger than spider silk. Who knew? And why does it matter?

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