Month: November, 2019

The Pea-Sized Gland That Controls Your Thoughts

The human brain is made up of three levels that correspond to different stages of our evolution. We look at the more advanced level as the “thinking” level that makes us human. But the lower level, less evolved parts of the brain have a lot more control over us than we think they do.

Are Solid State Batteries About To Change The World?

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As the world becomes more electrified, the race is on to build cheaper, longer-lasting, more energy-dense batteries. One of the most promising technologies in this space is the solid state battery, developed by an absolute legend in the battery world, one of the inventors of the lithium ion battery and recent Nobel Prize winner John B. Goodenough.

The Gut Bacteria That Control Your Mind

The war of bacteria vs man has been waging since the beginning of time, but there are some bacteria that we can’t live without, and some that even control our mood and behavior. So when you say you’re thinking with your gut, you’re kinda right.

How To Hack Your Memory

Memory champions are capable of seemingly superhuman feats of memory, but it’s something we can all do – if you know a few tricks.

Also if you’re on Netflix, check out the documentary Memory Games.

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Is Shrinking (Also, Jupiter Is Insane)

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot has been the biggest storm in the solar system for centuries. But lately, it seems to be shrinking… and nobody’s sure why.

So this video was supposed to just be about the Great Red Spot but honestly the more I looked into Jupiter, the more I was struck by how insane the planet is. So it kinda became about that.

Why Do We See Ghosts?

Ghosts and hauntings have been a part of the human experience for as long as there have been humans. But are they really spirits of dead people trapped on Earth? Or are there other explanations for ghostly phenomena?