What Will Being Born in Space Mean for Future Generations? Nothing Good, Probably
With humans continuing our long, slow journey into space, it's only a matter of time before children are conceived and born in space, whether it's on a space station like the ISS or a colony on Mars. But future generations of space babies -- and perhaps Martians, technically speaking -- could run into a number of problems. Humans are pretty good at having babies on Earth, because we've been doing it for quite some time, but other environments might not be so kind to developing fetuses, which couldn't be expected to recover from the stretched spines and swollen faces that astronauts return to Earth with so easily.Read on...
We Love Playing Games, But Why Do Humans Play At All?Here at Geekosystem we love games. Video games, board games, card games, really any way we can assert our dominance over each other here at headquarters. We haven't thought much about what makes a game, but thankfully Vsauce has. Their new video looks at what separates games from other forms of entertainment and challenges, and they even explain why soccer is football and football is soccer.Read on...
Can We Ever Really Know if Red is Red? [Video]
It's kind of a classic stoner question. Are the colors I see the same as the colors you see? Is there any way of knowing? Strawberries look red like the one on the left, but how do you know the one on the right isn't what I'm seeing as red? The question has puzzled first semester philosophy students for times immemorial. Thankfully, Vsauce is on the case to answer the question once and for all, or at least to explain why the question is such a difficult one.Read on...