Science

Watch 32 Metronomes Sync Up (It’s Science!)
We realize asking people to stare at a bunch of out-of-sync metronomes is kind of a hard sell, but this is actually really cool. For a while it seems like it's not going to happen, then, magically (note: technically physics, not magic), they do. Here's why.
College Professor Sets Off Ping-Pong Ball Explosion
Dr. Roy Lowry wanted to demonstrate a few basic principles of science, notably the behavior of liquid nitrogen under pressure. But how to get that across in a way that even the least scientifically curious student would think of as awesome.
Easy: Just add ping-pong balls!
Bill Nye Explains Why the Chicken Crossed the Road
If you ask a six-year-old to tell you a joke there is a good chance they'd respond with the classic groaner "Why did the chicken cross the road?"
However, as you can see in the video above from YouTube explainer Vsuace and Bill Nye The Science Guy, "Why did the chicken…
Build Your Own Solar Mobile Phone Charger in Five Minutes
Paying for electricity to charge your phone is so 2011. In the future, all the cool kids will be hacking their phone charger so they can just leave their phone on the windowsill when the battery's low.  Here's a video tutorial in five simple(ish) steps.

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