“Eating Cholesterol Doesn’t Raise Cholesterol” Debunked
Articles, Blog

“Eating Cholesterol Doesn’t Raise Cholesterol” Debunked

I’m Mike, and today, one of America’s favorite slogans: “Eating cholesterol doesn’t raise cholesterol.” We’re gonna look at the two tricks that industries use to manipulate science to get to that conclusion. And also we’re gonna crack open some studies showing what actually happens within your body after you eat cholesterol, on an hour-by-hour basis. There seems to be a…

Continue Reading

How We Could Prevent a Global Rice Shortage
Articles, Blog

How We Could Prevent a Global Rice Shortage

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow! To learn more, go to Brilliant.org/SciShow. [♪ INTRO] More than half of the world’s population depends on rice to survive. But as the population grows, that demand is becoming harder to meet. Right now, rice yield just isn’t growing as fast as the global headcount, and there’s only so much room…

Continue Reading

Speaking of Psychology – Raising Children Responsibly in the Digital Age with Roberta Golinkoff, PhD
Articles, Blog

Speaking of Psychology – Raising Children Responsibly in the Digital Age with Roberta Golinkoff, PhD

Hello and welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a podcast produced by the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kim Mills and I’m speaking to you from APA’s Technology, Mind and Society conference in Washington. This is an interdisciplinary meeting aimed at assessing current efforts to understand and shape the interactions of human beings in technology, for identifying priorities for future…

Continue Reading

Galveston Seawall & Grade Raise-Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]
Articles, Blog

Galveston Seawall & Grade Raise-Texas Parks & Wildlife [Official]

[waves] Texans have always lived with weather as a determinant of their history. Hail, sleet, tornados and hurricanes have been a tremendous historical force in shaping the destiny of the Lone Star State. [wind and rain] Hurricanes along the Gulf Coast have been regular feature impacting the existence of the French, the Spanish, Mexicans and Anglo-Americans settlers from the first…

Continue Reading

Articles

How to Make Rice Noodles (Using Science)

The number one comment I get when people are trying to make drunken noodles is: “Dude, I can’t find these noodles.” You’ve got all the ingredients to make the noodles! And guess what? It’s science-y and you’re going to look like a kitchen hero. I like to start with the water, a pinch of salt, corn starch, and white rice.…

Continue Reading