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23 Reasons to be Cheerful (Thanks to Science!)

23 Reasons to be Cheerful (Thanks to Science!) Links to all these awesome stories below! Finish 2016 on a high note and SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Want to wear your love for science? We’ve got merch: http://dftba.com/besmart 1. Gravitational waves: http://www.nature.com/news/gravitational-waves-1.19321 2. AlphaGo beats Lee Sedol: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/03/the-invisible-opponent/475611/ 3. CRISPR tested…

Inside the World of Fire Ants!

Inside the World of Fire Ants! A song of ants and fire… and ant-decapitating flies Tweet this video ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSants Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSantsFB ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Get yourself an awesome IOTBS shirt! http://dftba.com/besmart Special thanks to Dr. Rob Plowes from the University of Texas at Austin fire ant research…

What Is Fire?

What Is Fire? T-SHIRTS! http://dftba.com/besmart Tweet ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSfire Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSfireFB ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Why does fire burn? What’s the chemistry and physics of a flame? This week, learn about the beautiful science happening inside a flame! Michael Faraday’s Christmas lectures on candle chemistry: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cocktail-party-physics/christmas-with-faraday-the-chemical-history-of-a-candle/ http://www.bartleby.com/30/7.html Flames in space:…

Why Do We Laugh?

Why Do We Laugh? Several jokes were harmed in the making of this video Tweet ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSlaugh Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBSlaughFB ↓ More info and sources below ↓ T-SHIRTS! http://dftba.com/besmart Laughing is a universal human behavior, one that transcends borders of language and culture. But it’s also REALLY WEIRD. Why do we do it?…

Is Santa Real? (A Scientific Analysis)

…and other Christmas mysteries answered with science! Subscribe to It’s Okay To Be Smart: http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: http://instagram.com/jtotheizzoe Happy Holidays! Ever wonder how Santa could possibly manage to deliver all those presents in a single night? Or what gives…