comScore

AsapSCIENCE

  1. Science

    Why Are Babies Cute? Because Science, That’s Why! Let AsapSCIENCE Explain

    Babies are cute, sure, but why are they cute? AsapSCIENCE explains the science of "Baby Schema" and why we just want to pinch those widdle cheeks. Conversely, Earth Unplugged explains the science behind why some animals are so very ugly.

    Read on...
  2. Science

    Can You Genetically Enhance Yourself? Find Out with Vsauce in Their Half of the AsapSCIENCE Collaboration

    We already showed you the AsapSCIENCE half of this collaboration between the two channels. AsapSCIENCE focused on genetically altering intelligence, and in this video Jake from Vsauce looks at genetic enhancements as a whole. He also compares genetic modifications to Bioshock.

    Read on...
  3. Science

    We Know We Shouldn’t, But Can We Genetically Modify Geniuses?

    Don't worry, friends, no one's going to start recreating Gattaca. But there is a team of scientists working on research for something called the Cognitive Genome Project, which seeks to explain the genetic markers for intelligence. How successful could they be? AsapSCIENCE and special guest Jake from Vsauce3 explain the basics.

    Read on...
  4. Entertainment

    AsapTHOUGHT Explores the Link Between Art and Science

    What is art? It's an age-old question made even more confusing by stuff like upside-down urinal fountains and drawings of pipes that may or may not actually be pipes. But, on their new channel called AsapTHOUGHT, the AsapSCIENCE guys think that science and art are more closely linked than you might imagine.

    Read on...
  5. Science

    See How Long You Can Last Against AsapSCIENCE’s Yawn-O-Meter and Learn Why Yawns Are Contagious

    Think you can last against the Yawn-O-Meter? Give it a try, but don't blame me if you spend the next ten minutes yawning a whole bunch. Or do, because it's basically all my fault. It's also AsapSCIENCE's fault, but at least they'll teach you why you yawn (or the best explanation we currently have) in return.

    Read on...
  6. Science

    Can You Drink Too Much Water? AsapSCIENCE Explains Water Intoxication [Video]

    Short answer: yes. But don't worry, because odds are that you're probably not drinking enough water to begin with, so it's probably not something you have to worry about unless you're a world-class marathon runner. Just in case, though, AsapSCIENCE wants you to know what happens if you drink too much water at once.

    Read on...
  7. Science

    AsapSCIENCE Explains the Diet of Olympic Athletes

    What should Olympic athletes eat? What do Olympic athletes eat? As part of their daily series of Olympic videos, AsapSCIENCE tackles the question of Olympic diet, and how it changes from athlete to athlete and sport to sport. Sports aren't really our thing, but we sure do love science and food.

    Read on...
  8. Science

    Why Are Olympic Records Always Broken? Let AsapSCIENCE Explain

    Are we evolving as humans? Is it the scientific breakthroughs. AsapSCIENCE explains why we keep breaking records, from the innovations to the fact that there billions of tiny people just booming with potential to be athletes.

    Read on...
  9. Science

    Can Music Improve Athletic Performance? AsapSCIENCE Explains [Video]

    In honor of the Olympics, AsapSCIENCE has been putting out more interesting videos than usual, and we totally love them for it. Not as much as we love jamming out to some hardcore tunes while we're working out, though. Good think AsapSCIENCE is here to tell us why that is in the first place.

    Read on...
  10. Science

    Let AsapSCIENCE Teach You the Science Behind the Olympics With Their Daily Olympic Video Series [Video]

    What's an athletic competition without a healthy dose of science? The Olympics start on Friday, and AsapSCIENCE has a 19-episode daily Olympic science video series starting on Thursday, February 6. You can watch the first five episodes early right here to learn about meteors in Olympic medals and other great Olympic science.

    Read on...
  11. Gaming

    Play Along at Home as AsapSCIENCE Shows You How Video Games Make You Smarter [Video]

    When you're playing video games, are you unwittingly training your brain? AsapSCIENCE's new video has a bunch of compelling evidence and a couple of games for you to play along with at home. So, hit play to test your cognitive abilities and find out how a daily dose of Super Mario 64 can make you smarter.

    Read on...
  12. Science

    Can Plants Think? AsapSCIENCE Makes a Surprisingly Compelling Argument

    Some people don't eat meat because they don't like the idea of killing and eating an intelligent creature. (*raises hand*) So this video by AsapSCIENCE that makes a case for plants having a certain level of thought might give some people weird feelings about their salad. So, how do plants think?

    Read on...
  13. Science

    Does Being Cold Make You Sick? AsapSCIENCE Looks at the Age-Old Question

    Parents have been telling kids to bundle up before going outside forever (at least since clothes were invented,) but can being cold actually make you sick? Our friends at AsapSCIENCE look at the issue, and the results are pretty surprising. Don't throw that parka out just yet.

    Read on...
  14. Science

    Here, Have A Yule Log Video From AsapSCIENCE

    Based on the classic Christmas tradition, "Yule Log videos" are long, looping clips of fires burning in fireplaces that sometimes go on for hours. And sure, they're pretty and all, but they're not very educational. At least, they weren't until AsapSCIENCE made their own, which shows you all the chemical components that go into making a fire burn.

    Read on...
  15. Science

    AsapSCIENCE Blows Your Mind With Awesome Science Facts [Video]

    It's easy to forget that we're all just specks of nothing, made of even smaller bits of nothing, stuck on a ball spinning around in space, using weak and fallible senses to understand our surroundings. AsapSCIENCE does not want us to forget this. Nope, you're gonna watch this video and you're gonna be amazed as heck at the end of it, you got that?

    Read on...
© 2014 Geekosystem, LLC   |   About UsAdvertiseNewsletterJobsPrivacyUser AgreementDisclaimerContactArchives RSS

Dan Abrams, Founder