"Caught in the middle of the present and the future; the finite and infinite, it is a difficult balance this species must strive."
This short video details how a popular iteration of a 3,000 year old Japanese cooking urn is being made in the 21st century.
Scientists use fossils to reconstruct the evolutionary history of hominins, our brothers and sisters from very distant and different mothers.
Ed Currie is the hot pepper evil genius who developed the Carolina Reaper, which impacts the palate with 1.642 million Scoville heat units.
The Engineer Guy breaks down the evolution and clever design of the ubiquitous aluminum beverage can.
The "video dropping out and the sheer exhilaration of the flight had my hands shaking and my heart pounding by the time I landed."
A signal processing engineer put together a Gregorian chant generator so he (and we) could mix our own holy(ish) tunes.
A forensic scientist and an art historian detail the five steps they follow to tell a forgery apart from the genuine article.
It's crazy that it's all so well preserved. Even so, I don't think I'd be able to stomach trying any of it. Not even the cigarette!
Watch Julian Baumgartner of Chicago's Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration work on a self portrait of Emma Gaggiotti Richards.
His real name was Kenneth S. Osgood, but he was known to all simply as "Spider" on account of his speed and agility.