(PG-13: language) Sam O’Nella from the comedy-educational series “Sam O’Nella Academy” takes an interesting look at the not-so-natural evolution of modern fruits and vegetables.
America grew from a colony to a superpower in 200 years. via Vox
President Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act on July 29, 1958. That act transferred the duties of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) from the military to a new civilian agency called the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA came about as a response to the Soviet Sputnik program, and accelerated when President Kennedy challenged the US to go to the moon by the end of the ’60s. NASA has accomplished a lot in 60 years! This video is one of a series celebrating big milestones in NASA’s history. (via Digg)
Cats are so devious, they’ve fooled humans into loving them. Neuroscience Ph.D. candidate Shannon Odell explains the mechanism in our brains that make us defenseless against cute little baby cats. (via Nag on the Lake)
Science fiction speculates about the march of science and technology. The best science fiction raises questions about how those things affect humans and the way we live. PBS Digital Studios looks at the development of science fiction from Frankenstein to Black Panther. (via the AV Club)
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Who will reign supreme, five Jack Russell terrier puppies fight or a RoboRaptor? The puppies have the numbers, the robot is scary, but the real winner is the audience. (via Geeks Are Sexy)
Everything you see on the internet is coded by using only zero or one. Since there are only those two options in binary, they can be defined as “off” and “on.” You might already know that, but you’ll learn a lot more in this TED-Ed video from José Américo N L F Freitas. (via The Kid Should See This)