Few things are as relaxing as spending a nice day at the beach. Today, we will take you on a beach trip to France… In the 19th century! Yes! Savor this rare footage of people spending quality time on beaches of Étretat and Le Tréport in Normandy, France. The video is believed to have been […]
Ancient Greeks lived over 3,000 years ago. Their way of life and culture has fascinated humans for thousands of years, and even today, there’s much we still don’t know about this fascinating culture. Well, here’s a quick guide on everything you need to know about Ancient Greece in just 18 minutes. From The Minotaur and […]
Humans are one of the very few species on the planet that have a dominant hand. What’s more, the majority of people are right-handed, and this trend in human evolution is hundreds of thousands of years old. Have you ever wondered why this is the case? This video offers a fascinating scientific explanation.
To many people, the science behind weather is a complete mystery, which certainly explains why there are so many myths surrounding various weather phenomena. Is it true, for example, that lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice, or that tornadoes cannot cross water? Watch a meteorologist debunk these and other weather myths.
This answer, given by American astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson , is one of the most beautiful explanations of the beauty of the universe as it reflects in us, in our body and soul. This beautiful video was made to accomodate and give a reference point to this answer, and the result is […]
Many people don’t realize that the filming conditions of nature documentaries usually don’t allow the recording of genuine sounds one would hear in nature. But where do the sounds of nature documentaries come from, then? It turns out that it’s all the magical work of foley artists, and the way they come with these sounds […]
As macabre as it may sound, Britain has been preparing for the Queen’s demise since the 1960s, because this event is expected to be a very important chapter in the history of the British monarchy. This video answers the question of what happens when Queen Elizabeth II dies and Prince Charles becomes the new king. […]
Bread is a huge part of French culture but do you know what it’s like early morning at a French bakery? This video is a behind-the-scenes look at all the work that goes into making baguettes, croissants, and a whole lot more. I got there at 4 a.m. and the bakers were already hard at […]
When you get the flu, viruses turn your cells into tiny factories that help spread the disease. In this great animation that makes this complex process much easier to understand, NPR’s Robert Krulwich and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can trick a single cell into making a million more viruses.
By now, all of us are aware that the novel coronavirus originally came from an animal source. This is nothing new, though. Throughout human history, a number of viruses have been jumping out of nature and into humans. Scientists say that while viruses may start in animals, they still need to go through five or […]