You Are Two

You Are Two

Your brain is two brains. Two hemispheres each doing half the work of being you. Half your vision goes to each and half your movement directed by each. Right controls left and left controls right. Your two brains co-ordinate through a wire of nerves, but...

This Video Will Hurt

This Video Will Hurt

## This Video Will Hurt Please, put on your headphones — I promise that there won’t be any loud sounds, but this video is going to hurt. There’s a study about hypersounds and how they cause headaches: these sounds are too high-pitched to hear —...

Americapox: The Missing Plague

Americapox: The Missing Plague

Between the first Europeans arriving in 1492 and the Victorian age, the indigenous population of the New World dropped by at least 90%. The cause? Not the conquistadors and company — they killed lots of people but their death count is nothing compared to what...

The Simple Solution to Traffic

The Simple Solution to Traffic

Stuck at an intersection, you always watch unfold the Fundamental Problem of Traffic. On green, the first car accelerates, and then the next, and then the next, and then the next, and then you, only to catch the red. Had the cars accelerated simultaneously you...

7 Ways to Maximize Misery 😞

7 Ways to Maximize Misery 😞

Happiness — many will advise you how to obtain it but maybe you’re not trying to be happy. Your actions aim for the opposite. You want to be the saddest saddo sailing on the sea of sadness — much easier to achieve and this video...