This is the ultimate video to illustrate that “the dose makes the poison.” ASAP Science explains how much seasoning, how many cherry pits, and how much loud music will murder you.
Does chicken soup really have healing powers? Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? And what's so special about garlic, anyway? This short video from AsapSCIENCE breaks down the science behind sick remedies that work (and don't).
Finally, AsapScience gets to the scientific questions I want to know! Namely, why people find the odor of their own farts more tolerable than other people's. As it turns out, we should be focusing on why we find other people's farts so noxious, not why ours smell okay.
The latest installment of AsapSCIENCE opens with a demonstration of the McGurk Effect, a powerful auditory illusion that demonstrates how what we see influences what we hear. But even more baffling is the Shepard tone illusion – a sort of sonic barber's pole that seems to continually ascend in pitch, without actually…
Ever wonder how your hearing compares to the average person your age? Give this hearing test by the folks at AsapSCIENCE a listen – then learn why you can (or can't) hear the frequencies being played in the video.
Bill Nye teamed up with Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE to address one of the most pressing not-if-but-when questions in recent memory: how do we stop a major asteroid from colliding with Earth?
Whether you need to brush up on your chemistry, or just love it when someone sets the Periodic Table to music, AsapSCIENCE's The NEW Periodic Table Song is for you.
The average human body is covered in millions of hair follicles, and follicle density is particular dense on the head. Whether those follicles are actively pushing out medulla, cortex and cuticle, however, is another story entirely.
Hey you. We see what you're looking at in that private browser window. Don't be ashamed. Everyone knows the internet was made for porn (well... porn, cats and social media, to be exact — and sometimes all three at once). Just remember to be careful out there — internet porn addiction may not be officially recognized…
I only half paid attention to this new installment of ASAPscience about how the mind can affect genuine physical change in people, but I'm pretty it basically says I can stop actually exercising and just think about exercising. Basically. I'll let you guys know how that works out.
Raise your hand if you're drinking this weekend! Okay, that's a lot of hands. Now keep it raised if you understand how the beer/wine/cocktail/backwoods moonshine you'll be nursing actually gets the job done (the job being getting you drunk).
Morning glory. The early riser. The ol' ante meridiem bedsheet tent-pitch. Nocturnal penile tumescence. Whatever you call it, much of society has experienced morning wood in some capacity — but why? How? How does it work? Don't pretend you're not curious.
Why do our faces go red and hot when we feel embarrassed, ashamed or guilty? No other species is known to do this, and yet most humans can recall experiencing something that made them blush at one time or another.
Anyone who's had one will tell you: lucid dreams are ridiculously, comically, and sometimes obscenely fun — but they're also notoriously difficult to experience. In their latest video, the folks at AsapSCIENCE serve up a series of quick, scientifically informed tips on how to experience nighttime reveries on your…
Think you know orgasms? In the latest installment of asapSCIENCE, Mitchell Moffitt and Gregory Brown serve up a quick, but extensive, overview of the science behind la petite mort.