Watch Plants Sprout And Grow In Seconds, In These Astonishing Timelapses

Nature is full of small miracles — you see them everywhere you look, but they often happen too slowly to appreciate. Which is why these timelapse videos, showing germination from seed to fully grown plant, are so astonishing. Check out the most inspirational plant germination videos on the internet! » 3/24/15 3:30pm 3/24/15 3:30pm

This Is The Funniest Fake Dinosaur Documentary You'll Watch Today

This is "Dinosaurs: Terrible Lizards," a hilarious animated mockumentary by the folks at Rathergood that depicts dinosaurs – which literally means "terrible lizard" – as literally terrible, useless, sucky lizards. » 3/24/15 12:30pm 3/24/15 12:30pm

This Video Clears Up 10 Popular Misconceptions About Psychology

The world of psychology can be pretty extensive, and because of that, a lot of things can be unclear. This video will help clear your mind of all the myths and old wives' tales. » 3/21/15 7:37pm 3/21/15 7:37pm

Adam Savage's Replica Hedge Maze From The Shining Is Scarily Accurate

When Mythbusters' Adam Savage isn't, uh, busting myths, he spends his time crafting amazing replicas of movie props, among other hobbies. This time around it's the hedge maze from Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, prompted by Savage's disappointment in what should have been the "official" version. » 2/28/15 2:50pm 2/28/15 2:50pm

Start Your Weekend With The Hubble Space Telescope's Planetarium Clips

You may not own your own private planetarium — or if you do, can we come over to your house? But you can still experience a journey through the wonders of space, thanks to four new "fulldome" planetarium clips, released by the Hubble Space Telescope. They're available in 4K and 8K resolution. » 2/27/15 10:08pm 2/27/15 10:08pm

This Time-Lapse Proves That Cats Are Solar-Powered

I think we all knew this, but watching it in time lapse form is pretty astonishing. Watch as a strip of sunlight moves across the floor during a day, and packs of cats move with it. It happens so slowly in real life, that at the end of the day, I can tell my cats have moved but I NEVER SAW IT HAPPEN. » 2/23/15 3:00am 2/23/15 3:00am

Door That Opens On a Surprise Ball Pit Is The Cure For All Ills

It's almost the weekend, and I can think of nothing that would improve the week more than a surprise ball pit. I want one in my neighborhood right now. » 2/20/15 3:00am 2/20/15 3:00am

These Mesmerizing Videos Reveal The Hidden Flight Paths Of Birds

These videos, recorded by Dennis Hlynsky, a professor at Rhode Island School of Design, are showing the flight paths of various birds like crows, starlings, seagulls, black vultures, purple martins and sparrows, among others. » 2/16/15 3:00pm 2/16/15 3:00pm

This Is How Many Seagulls Fly Past a Single Window In An Hour

Videographer Paul Parker filmed seagulls flying past his window in Cornwall, England, for an hour. He compressed the hour into the short film you see above. This is not a video for ornithophobics, because, wow, are there a lot of birds here. » 2/15/15 11:00pm 2/15/15 11:00pm

Check Out Crash Course Astronomy, A New YouTube Series From Phil Plait

Throughout the year, as Earth progresses through its orbit around the sun, one can witness stars in the night sky rise and set at different times. It's an example of an astronomical cycle visible to the naked eye, and the first of three subjects in Episode 3 of Crash Course Astronomy, a new series by Bad Astronomy's… » 1/30/15 8:00pm 1/30/15 8:00pm

Watch What Happens When You Saw A Rubber Band Ball In Half

Here's what happens when you take a handsaw to a large rubber band ball. Not to spoil anything, but, when you think of all the energy that's stored in those stretchy loops of elastic, you just know the result is going to be weird. » 12/14/14 7:50am 12/14/14 7:50am

"Oh F—": Tornado Rips Through South Los Angeles

"What the f***?! Oh sh**!" On Friday, Los Angeles was hit with a tornado for the first time since 2004, The Washington Post reports, an event captured on camera in a heavily bleeped home video. » 12/13/14 6:53pm 12/13/14 6:53pm

When Cats Get Telekinetic Powers, There'll Be No Stopping Them

See for yourself, in this adorable video in which a cat uses the power of its mind to fill its food bowl, without any human assistance. The cat's facial expressions are what really sell it. What has Blofeld done to his pet? The mind boggles. » 11/17/14 1:38pm 11/17/14 1:38pm

Meet the "Snot Otter," North America's Biggest Salamander

If you've splashed around in the creeks of Appalachia, you may have been close to the largest salamander in North America, the Eastern hellbender, but you probably wouldn't have known it. Learn about this magnificent critter in a short documentary produced by Freshwaters Illustrated and the US Forest Service. » 10/24/14 6:09pm 10/24/14 6:09pm

Chemical Reactions Shot in Ultra HD Look Like Alien Life

Chemical reactions are those magical moments when the matter that surrounds us suddenly bursts into life. A stunning new video collaboration between scientists and artists now showcases eight different types of these reactions in exquisite detail. » 10/06/14 12:00pm 10/06/14 12:00pm

Drought Forces Lions Into Desperate Hunt

There aren't many predators that can kill a fully grown elephant, but a juvenile elephant is a different story. When they're young, lions can take down an elephant if they need to. And it isn't a pretty sight. » 10/03/14 2:53pm 10/03/14 2:53pm

Video of Worms Is Must-See TV for Frogs

Is this basically the frog equivalent of the Food Network or Animal Planet? Or is it just the novelty of the glowing, flickering images that attracts the frogs. » 9/21/14 11:00pm 9/21/14 11:00pm

Why Learning to Play an Instrument is Good for Your Brain

If you're looking for an exercise that's fun, interesting, and will work out your entire brain, grab an instrument and start playing. » 9/09/14 3:16am 9/09/14 3:16am