COLD HARD SCIENCE.The Physics of Skating on Ice (With SlowMo) – Smarter Every Day 110

Hey it’s me Destin. Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. So in the olympics the most athletic team always wins right? No. It’s actually more complicated than that because there’s physical objects in the olympics. Now the team that is able to manipulate these physical objects better than the other Continue Reading

Swimming vs. Running: Which Is The Best For You?

RUNNING. SWIMMING. RUNNING. SWIMMING. RUNNING! Run off. I’ve got a video to do. Sup guys, Trace here. Thanks for watching DNews today. In High School, I was on the track and cross country teams, but I was ALSO on the swim team. Running is exercise. Swimming is too. They’re both Continue Reading

Image of the Week – Olympic Skiing and Land Change

Images from ASTER onboard NASA’s Terra satellite show how one area in South Korea transformed from a mountain forest to a world-class downhill skiing venue to get ready for the 2018 Winter Olympics. These images show the area in 2013 before the Centre was built, after it was completed, and Continue Reading

How Do You Stay Sane for Months at Sea? | The Swim

As the crew of Seeker progresses on their expedition on to raise awareness for ocean health, they must brave rough weather and long hours of strenuous duties in tight quarters. Being on this boat is a bit like being in a spaceship. What I miss the most from land is Continue Reading

Anatomy Of A Figure Skater: What Are Maé-Bérénice Méité’s Hidden Powers?

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes, to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian. That’s it, come on! As we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF A FIGURE SKATER) Now, what we expect a figure skater to be is number one – strong. Continue Reading

The science behind speed skating

My name is Kjeld Nuis. I’m a long distance skater and my goal is to win an Olympic medal. During my first year on the team, I didn’t get to participate in the Olympics. This year, I hope to fully make up for that. When Red Bull asked me how Continue Reading

An Airbag Bike Helmet Could Save Your Life | HowStuffWorks NOW

A group of researchers at Stanford have put bike helmet air bags to the test. How do they hold up? First, in case you aren’t aware, there are bike helmet air bags. Typically, they’re packed inside a pouch that you wear around your neck. The pouch has sensors on it Continue Reading

Why Get Your Tetanus Shot?

I have this friend who bikes to work everyday, goes hiking in her spare time, and yet… because she’s scared of needles, she refuses to get a tetanus shot. Here’s why that might be a bad idea. I’m Anna Rothschild, and this is Gross Science. Tetanus is caused by the Continue Reading

WORLD’S MOST AMAZING ARCHER in Slow Motion – Smarter Every Day 130

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. I know when you think about archery you think about Nottingham, and one guy in particular, Robin Hood. But I’m gonna tell you about a guy today in my home town that might even be better than Robin Hood. You’re Continue Reading